“Fabio wishes Larissa … the best.”

“Fabio wishes Larissa … the best.”
The bizarre-ass twist on the finale of Average Joe 2: Hawaii continues to raise questions. Fabio? Fabio? Fabio?! We’ve yet to hear from the cover boy himself, but the Seattle Post-Intelligencer talks to people around him. Fabio’s close friend, who knows Larissa, says, “She’s better off without the guy.” He means without Gil. And Fabio’s manager says that “Fabio wishes Larissa nothing but the best.” The manager also has advice for Gil from Fabio: “if that guy is looking to date someone he (Fabio) hasn’t, he should start dating men.”

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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