Erin gets “consolation prize” if she’s turned down and denied the $2 million.

Erin gets “consolation prize” if she’s turned down and denied the $2 million.
For Love or Money 2 could end with Erin Brodie walking away with nothing, rather than the $2 million prize, for which she gave up her $1 million For Love or Money winnings. But as the credits point out, she’ll receive “a consolation prize in connection with her appearance if she does not receive the $2 million grand prize.” The New York Times reports that that she “may not be giving up all that much in hard cash anyway,” since the prize, if won, was to be paid out over 40 years.

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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