Chad tried to fake Erin out during finale; Erin pursued by 12-year-old boy.

Chad tried to fake Erin out during finale; Erin pursued by 12-year-old boy.
A part of the For Love or Money 2 finale showing Chad trying to further fake out Erin “was edited out,” The Mercury News reports. He apparently started “acting as if he was about to take off the silver ring given to all of the bachelors at the start of the show.” Erin says she “was looking at him like ‘I am so disturbed right now. I can’t stand it.’ It was gut-wrenching. He was pretty proud of himself.” Erin also relates the story of the time her fame led a 12-year-old boy to give her his phone number.

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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.