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Ex-Price Is Right Model Brandi Cochran Awarded $777,000 in Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

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This price is right for Brandi Cochran: $777,000.

The ex-Price Is Right model was awarded that amount after a Los Angeles jury determined Tuesday that the 41-year-old was wrongfully terminated from the show because of her pregnancy, according to published reports.

Cochran claimed she attempted to return to the program in 2010 after going on maternity leave but was turned away by producers.

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To be exact, Cochran—a former Miss USA—won $776,944 (every dollar counts on The Price Is Right, right?) against the show's producers, and now a jury will deliberate whether the brunette beauty should be awarded punitive damages as well.

Her legal team is reportedly seeking upwards of $8 million.

The show is certainly no stranger to court battles: In 1994, then-host Bob Barker was famously sued for sexual harassment by model Dian Parkinson, and last year, model Lanisha Cole lobbed similar allegations against the show's producers.

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The Price Is Right producers believe, meanwhile, that they are in the right in this case.

"We believe the verdict in this case was the result of a flawed process in which the court, among other things, refused to allow the jury to hear and consider that 40 percent of our models have been pregnant and other important evidence to our defense," FremantleMedia North America said in a statement to E! News.

"We expect to be fully vindicated after the matter has been reviewed and stand behind executive producer Mike Richards and the staff of The Price is Right."

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