Evan: reverse Joe Millionaire wouldn’t work; “men are the breadwinners.”

Evan: reverse Joe Millionaire wouldn’t work; “men are the breadwinners.”
Commenting on the possibility of a reverse Joe Millionaire, in which men would pursue a not-really-rich woman, the show’s current star Evan Marriott says it wouldn’t work because “it’s an old-fashioned reality that men are the breadwinners.” Instead, he suggests a show called “Jane Big Boobs” in which the woman would reveal at the show’s end that she’s “flat as a f—in’ pancake!”, Evan tells TV Guide.
+ also: producer says Joe Millionaire is a “kind of a meta-reality show” and a commentary on reality TV clichés.

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.

about the writer

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.