Tammy has media friends who attended her Survivor premiere party sign a $50,000 confidentiality agreement.

Tammy had media friends who attended her Survivor premiere party sign a $50,000 confidentiality agreement.
Roto tribe member Tammy Leitner invited friends in the media–she’s a crime reporter–to her home for a Survivor Marquesas premiere party, but as the Phoenix New Times reports, she had them sign “four-page confidentiality agreements that would prohibit those special friends from revealing anything about anyone or anything having to do with the party, the show, the contestants, et al., for the next three years.” The penalty for violating it? $50,000 and attorney’s fees.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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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.