Says the Log Cabin Democrat:
David Druey, who is running the 2012 Stuck on a Truck contest, said Root was disqualified because his history of being a professional contestant and questions surrounding his residence "were not in the spirit of the contest."
Root's Facebook page says he resides in Miami, Florida, but his residence application in this contest says Hot Springs. Contest officials confirmed each contestant must be an Arkansas resident. Root is also known as a professional "handathoner." A Web site, www.brianroot.com, was active on Wednesday but as of Thursday had been taken down. On his site, Root had been pictured with Rosie O'Donnell after appearing on her television show as a professional handathoner.
You might remember Gerard Matthews did a feature on the Toad Suck contest back in 2009.