alleged e.mail from Alex: “the producers made me pick the underdog.”

alleged e.mail from Alex: “the producers made me pick the underdog.”
Was The Bachelor‘s final selection rigged? An e.mail message allegedly written by Alex says, “the producers made me pick the underdog,” according to a chain of e.mail messages posted on the web by Harvard University student and blogger Alex Rubalcava. Rubalcava says the source of the messages, which he reprints in full on his web site, are “unconfirmed” and writes that it “has been making its way around the Harvard alumni and student communities.” The alleged message also says, “[T]here is no doubt that Amanda is much fatter than Trista. … Don’t worry, I bagged Trista.”

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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