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Jonathan blames the editing, himself.

Jonathan blames the editing, himself.
The Amazing Race 6‘s resident obnoxious, spouse-abusing bad-boy Jonathan Baker blames the editing (and Red Bull) and says that he’s not really the dickhead that we’ve seen on our TV screens. “The editing wasn’t kind to me, was it? They used everything bad that was there. Victoria and I are like any married couple, we fight sometimes, but not like that. … We do love each other. But the way we’re represented, I’m abusing her,” he tells the Providence Journal. But wait! He also actually blames himself, which either shows media-induced schizophrenia or remarkable self-awareness. “I did this to myself. I went in wearing crazy colors. I didn’t want to play the nice guy. I wanted to be colorful and over-the-top. I didn’t want to be just nice. It wouldn’t be fun. It wouldn’t get any attention. … if you just be real, it will be boring. If you take it to a heightened level, it will be interesting,” he says.
+ also: critic: “I’m tired of reality TV giving people in dysfunctional relationships a platform to showcase and celebrate their troubles.”

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