Handy Andy told Hildi her room sucked; Gen couldn’t understand him.

Handy Andy told Hildi her room sucked; Gen couldn’t understand him.
Trading Spaces designer Hilda Santo-Tomas asked Changing Rooms designer “Handy” Andy Kane what he thought of her room during the crossover episode, and he told her “it was awful,” he tells Zap2it.com. “They were quite shocked at the fact that someone turned around and said that to her, which was the truth,” he says. He says liked Genevieve Gorder’s room, but Gen might not have been able to understand his complements. She says, “Half the time, I needed subtitles” when he was talking to her.
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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.