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Margaret Cho: reality TV is “death to entertainers.”

Margaret Cho: reality TV is “death to entertainers.”
The comedian told TV Guide reality TV sucks because entertainers like herself “want to stay special. We can’t have ordinary people going and doing what we do.”

But she also said Survivor is “kind of like The Breakfast Club, but on a beach. I love the hysteria the whole country is going through over it. It’s bringing people close. It’s been a long time since people had parties over a TV show.”

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