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Man Sues After Reality TV Gay 'Wife Swap'

"Wife Swap" may have gone too far this time.

An Oklahoma husband is suing the show for sending a gay man to live with him and his family as his half of the swap.

He's seeking more than $10 million in damages.

Jeffrey Bedford, who lives with his wife and kids outside Muskogee, assumed he was swapping wives with a heterosexual couple. He also said "Wife Swap" producers refused to let him talk to his wife while the show was being taped.

The episode was taped in October 2004 but has not aired yet.

An ABC spokesman said the contract for the show specified that the swapped spouse "could be either male or female.

"The show is meant to challenge a family's norms," the spokesman told a local Muskogee newspaper, which first reported the suit over the weekend.