RI reality star wants sentence thrown out

In this photo provided by NBC Universal, Richard Hatch appear on NBC's "Today" show, in New York, on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

July 15, 2011 11:19:02 AM PDT
Reality TV star Richard Hatch is asking a federal appeals court to throw out a nine-month prison sentence handed down earlier this year for failing to pay taxes on the $1 million he won on the first season of the hit CBS show "Survivor."