Big Brother 2’s Kent organizing cruise; Chilltown counters with their own cruise.

Big Brother 2’s Kent organizing cruise; Chilltown counters with their own cruise.
Big Brother 2‘s Kent, Bunky, Sheryl and Autumn will be on board a Carnival cruise ship for seven days next Nov. as part of Reality on the High Seas. Not to be outdone, Mike “Boogie” Malin, who still refers to himself as a part of “Chilltown” seven months after the show ended, reports to BigBrother2Live.com that they’re organizing a cruise that “will be 15-20% cheaper.” Mike says his cruise will feature Survivor Africa winner Ethan along with other Survivor cast members and even a bachelorette from The Bachelor. On the site’s message board (read under “Mike Boogie Update”), Kent says that Mike, Shannon and Will won’t participate in his cruise because they wanted to be paid to go on it. Finally, Mike also has stunning news: He and Krista broke up.

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Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


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Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

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