Marcus Schenkenberg, Chyna are dating.

Marcus Schenkenberg, Chyna are dating.
We already know that The Surreal Life 4 spawned a romance between Adrianne Curry and Chris Knight; now, there’s a report that a second surreal romance has resulted from the series. Marcus Schenkenberg and Joanie Laurer, aka Chyna Doll, “were seen locking lips at Scores West in the wee hours of Saturday morning,” Page Six reports. Perhaps more disturbing was when Chyna’s nudity. First, “Chyna got buck-naked and jumped into the fish tank at Coral Room as Schenkenberg filmed her with a video phone,” the Post says. Later, at Scores, she started stripping. The manager of the place “let her, in the spirit of good fun. She was topless, but after she went bottomless, they told her she had to stop,” an anonymous person tells Page Six. Why did she have to stop? The second part of this post probably explains it.

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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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.