'Survivor' winner wants court-appointed lawyer

Richard Hatch, who was convicted of failing to pay taxes on the $1 million prize he won on the debut season of the television reality series, "Survivor," is shown in this Sept. 19, 2005, file photo in Providence, R.I. Hatch is getting out of a Massachusetts jail Friday Oct. 16, 2009 after serving a 51-month sentence (AP Photo/Stew Milne, FILE) (AP)

August 22, 2011 11:29:40 AM PDT
Richard Hatch, the winner of the first season of "Survivor," is claiming he's "destitute" as he seeks a court-appointed lawyer to help him appeal a nine-month sentence for failing to settle his tax bill in his tax-evasion case.