Maybe it was worth it to Richard Peterson.
His 15 minutes of fame on the Jerry Springer show cost him three days in jail.
The 30-year-old man was sentenced for violating his probation after he and his girlfriend got all-expenses-paid trip to appear on the show.
According to the Gaston Gazette his probation officer spotted him on the television program. He was sentenced for leaving the state to travel to Connecticut where the show is taped.