Jeff avoids the gay question on Howard Stern.

Jeff avoids the gay question on Howard Stern.
Last week’s Survivor 2 victim told Howard Stern Monday that “he doesn’t want to say one way or the other if he’s gay or not,” according to Why? “…Jeff said that he’s got a bunch of gay friends and he doesn’t want people to think that he’s discounting their lifestyle.” Jeff Varner also told Howard that Kucha used tampons for toliet paper, and said that he masturbated in the woods once, just so he could say he did it (scroll down to 3/12/01, 8:45 a.m.).

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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