Mark Burnett’s controversial comment was just “flip.”

Mark Burnett’s controversial comment was just “flip.”
A Survivor spokesperson told MSNBC.com’s Jeannette Walls that Mark Burnett’s controversial comment about what would happen to a camera operator who tried to help Michael rather than keep filming (“I would have fired him on the spot.”) were “flip.”

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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, 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.