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Adam wins back job after appearing on 'Beauty and the Geek'

HE went on Beauty and the Geek to find his true love.

But instead Adam Marshall came up empty-handed - and lost his dream job as a weather observer with the Bureau of Meteorology.

Now, after a 16-month court battle, the Federal Magistrates Court has ordered the Bureau of Meteorology to reinstate him.

It had sacked him after he asked, while he was on sick leave for recurring anxiety and stress, to appear on the reality television show which airs on the Seven Network.

His doctor told Mr Marshall, after he was off work for an extended period, that participating in the show - in which geeks are paired with beauties - could have ''health benefits''.

 

Read more at Brisbane Times

Topics:  beauty and the geek



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Reality and virtual reality collide. Picture: Supplied

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Lloyd (voiced by Dave Franco) in a scene from animated adventure film The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

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