Evan Marriott says “The 15 minutes is up” but says he’s “in overtime.”

Evan Marriott says “The 15 minutes is up” but says he’s “in overtime.”
Joe Millionaire Evan Marriott says, of his fame, “The 15 minutes is up; it was up months ago.” He qualifies that, telling The Toronto Star that he’s now “in overtime. And as we know, many great events have gone into overtime.” But he goes on to talk about his luck and success with what the paper terms “a surprisingly refreshing perspective.” For example, although he’ll have small roles in two films, he turned down a job with Entertainment Tonight “because he didn’t want to be ‘that guy’ standing on red carpets.

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.

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