I read that Jon Gosselin's antics are in violation of a morals clause. Is that a TLC network thing? Do studios still use them in contracts?
—Marignygirl, via Twitter
I reached out to the attorneys for TLC, and they didn't want to go there, but the short answer to your question is, in general, yes.
Most stars—TV celebrities, famous endorsers, even just your average movie actor—have probably had to sign some piece of paper regulating his or her behavior at one point or another. You'd think that studios would have done away with such restrictions sometime around the Normandy invasion, but no.
What kind of star get stuck with the harshest, most wide-ranging list of no-nos? Is it the Jon Gosselin types? Well ...