Rich: “I have no doubt that I could win again.”

Rich: “I have no doubt that I could win again.”
Maintaining the cockiness that helped to earn him $1 million the first time around, Richard Hatch said, after watching just the first episode, that he “could win again.” The cast on Survivor 2, he says, just “weren’t applying anything” from the first season. Rich also says that Colby is “very, very sharp…and stunning,” and joked that he “[l]oved those cute Backstreet Boys and all those sweaty football players” at the Super Bowl.
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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, 37, 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.