If there’s still a need to prove reality television’s pervasiveness and influence, an interview with a TV star and a segment from a TV show should provide sufficient evidence. In an interview with Out magazine, Neil Patrick Harris, star of How I Met Your Mother and, previously, Doogie Howser, M.D., said that when he was… continue reading
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Scott Wolf and Kelly get married. Actor Scott Wolf and The Real World New Orleans‘s Kelly Limp got married Saturday in Fayetteville, Kelly’s hometown. Judging by the specificity in the AP’s headline (“Scott Wolf weds Real World star”), you can see who the more famous member of the pair is. They’d been engaged for about… continue reading
The Real World New Orleans’ David arrested for paying $10 for oral sex. Apparently, being an MTV celeb hasn’t helped The Real World New Orleans David Broom get any action. He was so hard-up–literally–for human affection that on Wednesday, he paid $10 for oral sex. Or, according to an awesome sentence in the police report,… continue reading
Danny reveals that Paul left the military, where he was an Army captain. The Real World New Orleans’ Danny’s boyfriend Paul was a captain in the Army, and after 12 years left the military in Feb., Danny writes in an essay for New York Metro. He says that living in Wilmington to be with Paul… continue reading
drug use used to be allowed outside Real World houses; Julie slips, says Danny “was a huge pot head.” In a write-up (first discovered by Tubescan) of a The Real World lecture at Slippery Rock University, an attendee reports that Puck told the audience drug use was, during his season, permitted by producers away from… continue reading
Melissa charges that a “really, really staged” Real World used actors. Speaking to a Cornell University audience last Friday, The Real World New Orleans cast member Melissa Howard charged that participants on her season of the show–specifically Elton, the group’s boss at the TV station–were actors. “How the producers sleep at night, I do not… continue reading
Danny’s web site’s message board has a “real-world impact” for gay people. Danny Roberts created his web site–which is down now, but his journal, hosted on another server, is still live–and its accompanying message board during the airing of The Real World New Orleans. On it, gay people have “found a network of people who… continue reading
Julie and Melissa from New Orleans almost flew on flight 11 to LAX. Julie and Melissa from The Real World New Orleans planned to fly standby on early-morning flights from Boston to L.A. on Tuesday morning, but eventually decided not to; on her web site, Julie talks about seeing flight #11 hit the World Trade… continue reading
Melissa says The Real World’s angle is “look at these fools.” The Real World New Orleans‘ Melissa has some advice (and “warnings”) for potential cast members. Among other things, she says the show isn’t about “you’ll love these kids,” it’s about “look at these fools.” She also says, “You will lose sleep. You will cry…. continue reading
New Orleans’ Jamie arrested for jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. The Real World New Orleans’ Jamie Murray was arrested Saturday after he jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge–and then got tangled in his bungee cords and had to be rescued. He said he did it to “spread love,” and in a statement he released,… continue reading
Matt: “I’m just the most obnoxious, irritating punk.” Why, yes you are, Matt from The Real World New Orleans. Yes you are.
entire Real World New Orleans cast and other alums to speak Saturday. A Real World “reunion” will take place Saturday at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Joining the New Orleans cast will be Puck (San Francisco), Jon (L.A.), Dan (Miami), David (Seattle), and Teck and Colin (Hawaii). Plus, the musically inclined–New York’s Heather… continue reading
chat live with “Princess Melissa” tonight. The Real World: New Orleans’ Melissa will chat live tonight at 8 p.m. EST about her Web site, princessmelissa.com, her art, and her post-show life.
rumor: New Orleans’ Kelley and Peter have married (and Matt likes ‘N Sync). rr-rwweb.com reports that The Real World: New Orleans’ Kelley may have married Peter, the man she started dating during taping of the show, and also suggests she could be pregnant. Although the site cites The Times-Picayune as the source, the paper’s wedding… continue reading
Real World New Orleans ends tonight with two-hour finale. The network that ironically brought your Choose or Lose is skipping election coverage and airing a two-hour finale for its biggest show, election returns be damned. After the one-hour final episode of this season’s The Real World at 10 p.m. EST, the cast will reunite (already?)… continue reading