Temptation Island’s producer “tells what went on behind the scenes.”

Temptation Island’s producer “tells what went on behind the scenes.”
Temptation Island‘s story producer Dave Rupel talks to Salon.com’s Carina Chocano about the show, casting the couples, and what makes reality TV successful. He says that he thinks Kaya took the show most seriously, and admits they had no idea what would happen during the final confrontations between the couples.

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