Mirna says Colin “threatened me” and “told me he was going to break my legs.”

Mirna says Colin “threatened me” and “told me he was going to break my legs.”
Mirna says that her mortal Amazing Race 5 enemy Colin “told me he was going to break my legs.” She tells TV Guide that “He threatened me and started acting on his threats. I don’t think he could stand being beaten by a couple of girls.” At one point, she says, “top-level security was on him when they saw him trying to make me fall at the ticket counter.” Sound unbelievable? Mirna admits that “some of the things I’ve said that have sounded outrageous, you will come to understand them in due time. Trust me on that.” Did they play the game aggressively? Charla says, “We had to be as aggressive as we could in order to play this game, because that’s what we were there for. And we used what we had.” Talking about their loss, Charla says that “we kind of feel like we let people down and ourselves down almost. We expected to get to the end and win. People are proud of us and we’re grateful, but we kind of expected more!”
+ also: should Charla “be tarred with the same brush as her wildly unpopular cousin”?

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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.