pre-Apprentice, Jennifer’s company gave her a bonus, job promoting the company.

pre-Apprentice, Jennifer’s company gave her a bonus, job promoting the company.
Sensing the potential publicity over Jennifer Crisafulli’s forthcoming appearance on The Apprentice 2, her company offered her a one-year contract and “a signing bonus that was ‘not more than $10,000′” to keep her from fleeing to a rival firm, and then ran full=page ads about her and promoted her appearance on their web site. Her new job, according to her lawyer: “increase the image and presence of Douglas Elliman in the market place.” Little did the bosses at Douglas Elliman know that this would soon come to bite them on their asses; they fired her over comments she made on the show. Her lawyer tells The New York Times that she’s “disputing that the basis of the termination was proper” and “hopes that Douglas Elliman will reconsider their position and continue to compensate her as the contract requires, until she finds another position.”
+ plus: Stacie J. says Playboy wants her to pose.
+ and: season one’s Troy has “shot two television pilots” and colleges are offering to enroll him.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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.