Ytossie and Taheed: “We were actors going on the show for publicity.”

Ytossie and Taheed: “We were actors going on the show for publicity.”
At a press conference about their lawsuit against the producers of Temptation Island, Ytossie and Taheed said that they did it for the exposure, not the temptation. “We knew we were not going to be tempted,” Ytossie said. She also said producers let her call her kid regularly.

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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.