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As a professional stand-up comedian living in London, my job is to create laughter, which can be a by-product of happiness. But laughter does not mean happiness and happiness does not mean vitality. In fact, this article isn’t even about comedy, it’s about my other passion: yoga. Well, yoga and depression.

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Bad boys, bad boys...whatcha gonna do? Maybe get arrested for not handing over what you owe when you lost your sexual harassment lawsuit and probably illegally hiding your luxury cars and lying about being bankrupt? If you're new to the Bikram rape suit saga, his potential arrest may come as a surprise (then, again, if [...]

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That Bikram Choudhury episode of HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, the one where he calls his alleged victims of sexual assault liars and "trash," claims 5000 women a day want to sleep with him and that his sperm is worth a million dollars, and proceeds to have an R-rated meltdown on camera, is nominated for [...]

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When a yoga behemoth reaches peak scandal status. The Bikram Choudhury Saga (short for the multiple rape and sexual harassment lawsuits and the subsequent downfall of The Don of yoga), is getting the true crime treatment courtesy of ID (aka Investigation Discovery)'s Vanity Fair Confidential. The episode, “Bikram Feels the Heat,” premiering this coming Monday, March [...]

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January 4, 2017 The woman who won her sexual harassment case against Bikram Choudhury last year is getting her due, big time. This may be the most empire-crushing news to date—as if the multiple sexual harassment and rape allegations coupled with his infamous reputation of being an impossibly narcissistic asanahole weren't enough to tear up the sweaty carpets of [...]

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If you caught the Bikram Choudhury segment on last Tuesday night's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, we're very sorry. Because perhaps you went through the same roller coaster of emotions we did sitting through the 20 minutes that felt more like a year, stuck in 105 degree heat, with no water and no exit. Real Sports [...]

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Bikram Choudhury gets the Bryant Gumbel treatment on the October 25 episode of HBO's Real Sports. And if you thought he said outrageous things before, this is a whole new level for the shockingly outspoken yogapreneur. In the segment, Real Sports correspondent Andrea Kremer goes to India to question Choudhury on the multiple claims of sexual [...]

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Could this be? A news report out of India says hot yogapreneur Bikram Choudhury is closing up shop in the U.S. and is heading back to India. A series of lawsuits and allegations of sexual assault, rape, and abuse of power along with the subsequent major public fallout could be to blame. Or maybe it's [...]

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UPDATE: On Monday Bikram Choudhury was ordered to pay $924,500 in compensatory damages for sexually harassing and retaliating by firing his former legal advisor, Minakshi Jafa-Bodden. Tuesday, the jury ordered an additional $6.47 million be paid in punitive damages. "I want to thank my trial team for standing by me during this fight against a [...]

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