Entertainment Weekly selects “most memorable” reality TV stars of 2001.

Entertainment Weekly selects “most memorable” reality TV stars of 2001.
As part of its year-end issue, Entertainment Weekly has named its selections for “reality TV’s most memorable folk” in 2001. They include Love Cruise‘s Toni, who “[c]ontains more silicone than all of Temptation Island“; Chains of Love‘s silent Locksmith, for his “[a]bility to get paycheck for job that could have been done by a large rock”; Jerri, for bringing “bitchiness to a whole other hemisphere” on Survivor 2; and, of course, The Amazing Race‘s Kevin and Drew, who demonstrated the “[m]ost touching platonic love affair since Butch and Sundance.”

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