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21 November 2010

Australian Ex Survivor Producer Up For Murder, by Greg Tingle - 21st November 2010

G'day punters, gamers, entertainment news junkies, casino and media millionaires and billionaires, journalists, politicians and one and all. Australian Bruce Beresford-Redman, former 'Survivor' Producer, and ex resident of Toongabie, Sydney, is up for murdering his wife. Media Man and Gambling911 play Cluedo, Columbo and real life Underbelly with this special report...

A former reality television producer is up for murder for allegedly murdering his wife.

Australian Bruce Beresford-Redman, ex 'Survivor' producer, is the prime suspect.

Why would a husband murder his wife? Will the accused survive a trial? Beresford-Redman appears to be gambling on there not being enough evidence linking him to the grizzly crime, but with new evidence and such coming to the surface he may need to change his tactics, if he is to cheat time in the big house can (jail).

Media Man representatives last September were present at Sydney's 'The Basement' celebrating Australian actor Jack Thompson's 70th birthday when an announcement was made over the microphone that "Producer Bruce Beresford-Redman is sorry he can't make it in person tonight as he's shooting in Mexico", or something to that effect. A silence hit the rumor, raised eyebrows, and a light chuckle or two, as some of the audience were clearly in on the (non funny) joke. Most audience members were pissed... that's Aussie for had drank a lot of beer or wine.

The Latest...

The lovely sisters of Monica Burgos Beresford-Redman want a judge to keep her husband away from Monica's assets as they are understood to be afraid Bruce Beresford-Redman will basically raid the bank accounts to pay lawyers who will defend him on murder charges. Lovely stuff hey punters.

The sisters are understood to be worried BBR will strip Monica's estate to post a hefty bail. In legal papers filed earlier, Monica's sisters claim BBR is already under "severe financial stress".

The move comes just days after Beresford-Redman was arrested in connection with Monica's murder.

A Bit Of History...

BBR was arrested by cops his house in Rancho Palos Verdes, outside Los Angeles on the 16th November. U.S. Marshals and the FBI conducted the arrest. The arrest is for extradition to Mexico says various news wires.

Mexican authorities issued an arrest warrant in May for the former "Survivor" producer, in connection with the murder of his wife, Monica Burgos Beresford-Redman.

The feds complaint alleges a forensic expert examined Bruce's hotel room and found blood stains on a pillar in the room, on the sheets and on a railing! Yep, red all over the shop.

And the complaint goes onto say 2 teens in the hotel room below Bruce's were awakened by "screams, crying for help and extremely loud banging from the room above ... it sounded like a woman in extreme distress."

It was on April 9th 2010, The Los Angeles Times reported that Monica had been strangled and her body dumped in a sewer near where the couple was staying. She was born Monica Burgos on April 8, 1969 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The couple had two children, Alex and Camilla. On May 31, 2010, Mexico issued an arrest warrant on Beresford-Redman for the supposed murder of his wife while Mexican prosecutors initiate extradition proceedings to return Beresford-Redman back to Mexico to be "tried."

According to the complaint, "The fact of Beresford's affair was confirmed through a series of emails obtained by the Mexican authorities in which BBR admitted to his wife that he had been unfaithful." The complaint is also claiming an employee at the hotel witnessed Bruce "attempt to physically assault the woman," whom he later identified as Monica. And after Monica disappeared, authorities observed scratches/abrasions on BBR's hands, behind his ear, on his left shin and his right ankle.

We're expecting news from BBR's court room affairs in downtown LA.

From Bondi Beach - Sydney - Vegas - Mexico - LA and beyond, the BBR "Survivor" alleged murderer case remains the talk of the town.

BBR had lived in his Rancho Palos Verdes home with his children since May, although his parents have temporary legal custody of the children, ages 3 and 5. He built his career as a Hollywood reality television show producer. He worked for several seasons on the popular CBS show "Survivor," in which contestants compete against each other in a variety of extreme outdoor scenarios. He was nominated for three Emmy Awards as a producer on the show and was last credited as a producer in 2004. He also worked on NBC's "The Contender" and "The Restaurant," as well as MTV's "Pimp My Ride," according to entertainment media company IMG. Monica Beresford-Redman, a native of Brazil, owned a restaurant in Los Angeles.

Will he survive? Should bookies take odds on the chance of his imprisonment, charged with murder?

The current "Survivor" producer is Brit Mark Burnett. Burnett is frequently referred to as a media and entertainment genius. Burnett has a loose connection to the gambling and casino sector, having produced "The Casino" reality TV show in 2004. It was an American program broadcast on the Fox network that followed two dot-com millionaires, Thomas Breitling and Tim Poster, as they managed the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, located in downtown Las Vegas instead of the more popular Las Vegas Strip. The show was cancelled shortly before the last 3 episodes of the series could be broadcast due to crap ratings. However sister station Fox Reality Channel picked up "The Casino" and broadcast the unaired episodes and then ran the series in reruns until its cancellation from that network.

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Readers... er, punters, how did you like our report? What's next for "The Survivor"? Does he have the eye of the tiger, or is he dead meat? Tell us in the forum.

If you have a bet, please bet with your head, not over it, and for God's sake, have fun.

*Greg Tingle is a special contributor for Gambling911

*Media Man is primarily a media, publicity and internet portal development company. They cover a dozen industry sectors including gaming and offer political commentary and analysis.

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