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Amazing Race contestant’s toddler’s “suspicious death”: system “failed to protect an innocent child”

The Amazing Race 6 contestant Hera McLeod’s 15-month-old son died during an unsupervised visit with his father, and police are now investigating the 2003 murder of the man’s former girlfriend and 2008 suicide of his mother. Prince McLeod Rams died in late October, one day after he was discovered unresponsive at his father’s home; he …

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FCC finds pixilated Surreal Life 2 scene to be “explicit and graphic”; clears Amazing Race graffiti

On Wednesday, the tight-asses at the FCC fined a number of shows, including CBS for allowing Janet Jackson’s breast to horrify the nation. But besides the $3.6 million they fined CBS for an orgy scene on Without a Trace, breaking the previous record set by Married by America’s fine, they also decided to fine one …

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a conversation with The Amazing Race 6’s Jonathan Baker and Victoria Fuller.

A few weeks ago, I heard from The Amazing Race 6‘s Victoria and Jonathan, who I certainly haven’t been shy about criticizing. They offered an interview; I accepted. There were questions I wanted to ask that other interviews avoided, and while I don’t shy away from my past criticism of what we saw on TV, …

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Kendra says her “breeding” comment was “taken out of context” by the editors.

Kendra says her “breeding” comment was “taken out of context” by the editors. Reality TV show editors must really hate all the blame that gets flung at them by idiot reality TV show contestants. The latest example: Amazing Race 6 winner Kendra Bentley. For example, in Senegal, which she called “ghetto Africa,” she said, “This …

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Jonathan says “I call it reality blurred,” links to this site from his for “karma.”

Jonathan says “I call it reality blurred,” links to this site from his for “karma.” I know I swore off posting anything about Jonathan and Victoria from The Amazing Race 6, but I cannot resist–primarily because both of these items sort of involve me, and I’m a narcissistic bastard. In advance of their Feb. 15 …

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tsunami-related disclaimer precedes Sri Lanka-set episode of The Amazing Race 6.

tsunami-related disclaimer precedes Sri Lanka-set episode of The Amazing Race 6. Watching soaking-wet teams check in to the Amazing Race 6 pit stop in Sri Lanka might have horrified some viewers. Teams had to swim the length of a pool before checking in at the pit stop; that normally would have made for an interesting …

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Jonathan: “the shove in Berlin was wrong”; Victoria: “We don’t fight like that.”

Jonathan: “the shove in Berlin was wrong”; Victoria: “We don’t fight like that.” Unless something really important happens, or unless some nitwit casts them for an all-star Amazing Race, I promise that this is the last time I’ll post about Jonathan and Victoria. Because, to be honest, I hate them both so … much … …

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CBS exec says producers made a “judgment call” about Jonathan’s behavior.

CBS exec says producers made a “judgment call” about Jonathan’s behavior. Following the elimination of Jonathan and Victoria from The Amazing Race 6, CBS execs told TV critics that similar behavior in the future may force elimination from the race. A little late now, huh? According to the Philadelphia Daily News, “CBS entertainment president Nina …

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