Jerri: “I couldn’t afford to pay a publicist to get this kind of promotion.”

Jerri: “I couldn’t afford to pay a publicist to get this kind of promotion.”
Despite the fact that most of the free world can’t stand her/her Survivor 2 character, Jerri Manthey is content. “Hate is one of the most powerful emotions you can have. … If anything, I’ve created a stir among viewers. I couldn’t afford to pay a publicist to get this kind of promotion. I honestly think the show will do nothing but help me,” she told The New York Daily News.

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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.