Uchenna says gate agent “was compelled to call the pilot” because she’d lied to them.

Uchenna says gate agent “was compelled to call the pilot” because she’d lied to them.
Not that this will shut the conspiracy theorists up, but here is perhaps the final word on The Amazing Race 6‘s plane-related controversy. Uchenna and Joyce talked to 96X’s BJ and Shannon (how many BJ’s work in radio? just curious) via phone. Their 17-minute interview is on the station’s site, and provides more insight into the mystery of the American Airlines plane.

First, Joyce reminds us that this exact same thing happened earlier this season, when a smaller plane “re-opened the doors to let Rob and Amber on.” So, it’s nothing new. Second, Uchenna says that Rob “told the ticket agent not to tell us about that flight.”

Then, when Uchenna and Joyce got to the gate, they found “that same ticket agent who had lied to us and said there was no flight. They didn’t air the fact that I yelled out, at the top of my lungs, ‘You lied to us.’ So she was the one that was compelled to call the pilot because, okay, there’s cameras everywhere, she’s standing there having just lied to me telling me that there was no flight.” Joyce adds, “And it looks like, you know, would American Airlines lie to the passengers?”

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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