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Refugee board rejects Nigerian man’s claim

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Is there a ‘faux-mo’ in Winnipeg? A Nigerian man may be deported back because, in his case for asylum, he had no one to vouch for him, got his gay bars confused and didn’t know what Egale does. Yikes, that sounds like half the gay men I know!

Now we know why 46-year-old Simon Lee, one of the judges from the CBC’s talent searchHow Do You Solve a Problem like Maria? missed the final episodes this past weekend — he was arrested at his Yorkville hotel and charged with “assault and forcible confinement” of a man in his 20s. Fellow judge John Barrowman is notorious for his saucy one-liners but, as always, it’s the quiet ones you have to watch out for!