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Why Mikey Eyebrows left Tough As Nails after a dramatic episode that also sent Tara home

Updated with an answer from Phil Keoghan about why Mikey “Eyebrows” exited. Two players left Tough As Nails between its second and third episodes—Tara and Mikey—which is highly unusual for a show that doesn’t actually send any players home.

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Tough as Nails is CBS’s best new reality competition in years, but it’s also quite patronizing

Tough as Nails spends way too much time insisting its blue-collar contestants are better than other people, but once you get past that, there’s a fascinating competition with solid challenges here.

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