Richard: “People were not capable of knowing me.”

Richard: “People were not capable of knowing me.”
Survivor‘s winner talks to The Advocate about his approach to the game (“Who cared if one of the other contestants had kids?”), his relationship with Greg (“…he absolutely never hit on me.”), being gay (“My being gay has never been an obstacle in anything I’ve ever done. It’s always been an asset.”), and more.

about the writer

Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.