Man punches Real World Key West crew member

A man punched a Real World Key West crew member on Saturday evening–and the assaulted man kept filming.

According to the Key West Citizen, minutes after cops asked an “unruly” man to leave a bar, “another officer reported seeing the same 34-year-old Key West man harassing the MTV film crew. Officers then saw the man punch a member of the film crew so hard that he nearly dropped his equipment, according to reports.” The assailant was “arrested on complaints of battery, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest without violence,” the paper reports.

But perhaps the most stunning part of the story is that the crew member “continued filming as they [police] handled his attacker.”

Reality TV gets dose of unruly resident [Key West Citizen]

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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.