Bachelor Alex Michel applied for, rejected from Survivor Marquesas because he was “too effeminate.”

Bachelor Alex Michel applied for, rejected from Survivor Marquesas because he was “too effeminate.”
SurvivorNews.net reports on an overheard conversation between Survivor Marquesas stars John, Neleh and Zoe. According to it, The Bachelor‘s Alex Michel was one of the 48 finalists for Survivor Marquesas, but “sources say Alex was rejected as ‘too effeminate’ for the show, leaving the openly-gay Carroll as the next in line for that particular Survivor 4 slot,” the site reports. It also says that “John Carroll’s gaydar exploded” upon seeing Alex for the first time.

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John Rocker

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Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

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