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EW asks, “is Tonya crazy?” plus: Julie and Melissa fight via their blogs.

EW asks, “is Tonya crazy?” plus: Julie and Melissa fight via their blogs.
“Is Tonya crazy?” “Yes,” says Entertainment Weekly’s Josh Wolk, who analyzes The Real World Chicago cast member’s bizarre behavior and finds that “[s]he’s a character type we’ve never seen before on the show: a meld of nuttiness, manipulativeness, hypochondria, and, uniquely, sociopathy.”
+ plus: New Orleans’ Melissa and Julie get into a blog war: first, Julie wrote that Melissa’s “views [on race] were limited somewhat.” Melissa replied on her site, asking Julie “how, oh how, would you categorize yours? I mean, you called black people colored….,” and also tells Julie that she, Melissa, “[has] taken the high road for a mighty long time with and regarding you. … So please, don’t talk shit.”

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