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8 Reality TV Stars With Drug Problems

We were totally shocked when we saw former “America’s Next Top Model” contest Jael Strauss — who’d appeared on Cycle 8 of the series — would be appearing on a “Dr. Phil” episode devoted…

Julie Gerstein |

“The Real World”‘s Tonya Cooley Claims She Was Raped With A Toothbrush By Castmembers

Tonya Cooley, who appeared on MTV’s “The Real World: Chicago,” is suing two of her male cast members on “The Real World/Road Rules Challenge” for allegedly raping her with a…

Jessica Wakeman |

What’s Inside An MTV “Real World” Cast Member Contract: Humiliation, STDs And Possible Crazy People

Would you sign an employment contract that warned you of humiliation, exposure to STDs, physical violence, or death? Me neither. But that’s all in a day’s work for cast members…

Jessica Wakeman |

Gay Porn Star Dustin Zito Joins Cast Of “Real World: Back To Las Vegas”

Today in Maybe, Possibly, Supposedly True News: my fave LGBT news blog, Queerty, reports that gay porn star Dustin Zito is in the cast of “Real World: Back To Las…

Jessica Wakeman |

Sorry, Reality TV Producers, But Your “Scandals” Aren’t Interesting Anymore

OMFG Snooki got punched in the face! OMFG the boys call ugly girls “grenades”! OMFG Ryan called Preston a “fag”! OMFG he’s trying to shove his girlfriend down a waterslide

Jessica Wakeman |

“Real World”‘s Lowest Point Ev-ah: Cops Called Over Toilet Toothbrush Incident

It’s the “Real World” episode we’ve all been waiting for: somebody’s toothbrush is scrubbing the toilet.

If you haven’t been watching, a little background: Preston is…

Jessica Wakeman |

“Real World: New Orleans” Castmate Says Roommate Peed On His Toothbrush

What happens when people stop being polite and start getting real? A “Real World” cast member scrubs a toilet bowl with your toothbrush and then pees on it.

On…

Jessica Wakeman |

Erika From “The Real World D.C.” Admits She Lied About Cancer

One “Real World: D.C.” cast member might have a bit of trouble with the show’s “start getting real” part. The show’s resident “rocker chick,” Erika Wasilewski, revealed that she once…

Jessica Wakeman |

Andrew From “Real World D.C.” Likes To Draw Rape-y Cartoons

Cartoonist Andrew Woods, the most irritating cast member on MTV’s “Real World: D.C.,” is even more unscrewable than originally thought. Amanda Hess at The Sexist ransacked his student newspaper archives…

Jessica Wakeman |

“The Real World: D.C.”: Looks Like That Series Has Finally Stopped Sucking

Oh, look, a plot of MTV’s “Real World” that revolves around something other than hot tub threesomes and body shots! Much to the chagrin of their cranky blogger neighbors,…

Jessica Wakeman |

Do You Have Bisexual Tendencies?

Watching “The Real World: Cancun” makes me feel old for multiple reasons.

1. I am five years too old to actually be cast on the show.
2. It’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

D.C. Isn’t Thrilled About MTV’s “Real World” Filming

Some D.C. folks have not rolled out the welcome mat for “The Real World: D.C.” cast members and the whipped cream/hot tub/fake lesbian make out sessions sure to come. Quite…

Jessica Wakeman |

Quick Pic: D.C. Is Becoming The Reality TV Capital City

This is the house Bunim/Murray Productions will turn into a swanky pad for the next crop of horny cast members on “The Real World: Washington D.C.” MTV will also air

Annika Harris |

Under Cover Penis Lover

Sometimes you know a friend of yours is gay, but it’s hard to put into words. While Ryan from the “Real World: Brooklyn” tried to help Chet come…

Simcha |