Reality show star Richard Hatch intentionally failed to report his $1 million prize from the hit CBS television show “Survivor” to avoid paying more than $200,000 in taxes, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.

But Hatch’s lawyer insisted in his opening statement in the reality show star’s federal tax fraud trial that Hatch wasn’t trying to dodge his tax bill, he’s just a bad bookkeeper suddenly thrust into fame and personal turmoil.