Shannon: “I went…to see if he would cheat”; John went to prove otherwise.

Shannon: “I went…to see if he would cheat”; John went to prove otherwise.
One of the couples that made it through Temptation Island 2 with their relationship intact talks to Shannon Rutledge says she did the show “to see if he would cheat on me,” citing her “really rocky past” relationships. John Dolan says he went on the show in part to “prove to Shannon that not every guy would cheat.”

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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