Michael: Ralph and Toni knew each other for five years before the show.

Michael: Ralph and Toni knew each other for five years before the show.
Love Cruise‘s Michael answers questions about the show and reveals what happened behind the scenes. For example, he says, “Toni offered the bribe [to Jeanette] on a day when there was no filming,” and says Ralph and Toni were good friends long before the show aired. He also says Toni is “as insane as she appears,” and reveals what was on his censored t-shirts: Curious George and an Oompa Loompa.

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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.