Brittany banished.

Brittany banished.
Continuing the trend, the most interesting/slash-controversial/non-boring person was banished from the Big Brother Wednesday; this time, it was once-pink haired Brittany. A campaign by George’s wife and people in Rockford, Ill., to oust Brittany seems to have been successful–that, or they’ll just get the blame for Brittany’s banishment, since, in order to protect George, they organized a free phone bank for people to call in and banish Brittany. (Note to reality TV show producers: Maybe it’s not the best idea in the world to let the public vote people off your island; how long would Rich–and the suspense and interest–have lasted if the public had a say in the voting on that other show?)

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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