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Subject: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 06/29/10 at 11:31 pm

Don't know why I didn't start this topic 5 weeks ago but oh well....

this would've been the perfect show to live blog because the contestants come off with some real gems like:

Yeah I read....well when I have time I read....the last book I read was about 10 yrs ago...
            -dude you're 26 the last book you read was in high school!


Or- after being told they have to memorize stuff about vegas and act as tour guides the contestants are handed a "book" it was slightly larger than the old TV guides-  okay it basically held the dimensions of an iPad.... so you know- palm sized.... and consisted of 10-pages. They acted like they were give war and peace and told to memorize the whole thing  ::)


Anyway- if you're not familiar with the premise this series is produced by Ashton Kutcher and Tyra Banks.  The idea is to bring beautiful people together and see if their outer beauty runs deep because "True Beauty is found both in and outside"  or some crap.


Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 06/29/10 at 11:38 pm

It's too long so I'm breaking it up...


season one was mildly interesting - the contestants were told they were competing to be models or the next reality star or something. Along the way they had tasks to complete and always- always set up with a challenge during the task to test their inner beauty.

This season is slightly different because they are competing to be the "face of Vegas" and have to do things around Vegas to prove they are the person for the job and- just like last season they are challenged with tasks to test their inner beauty.



Some of the inner beauty challenges have been:
will you help a woman look thru the garbage for her engagement ring
will you peek at the questions of a man on the street Q&A before you're allowed (all the women failed this task  ;D )
Will you steal an item from a costume shop if you go over budget on the perfect outfit
will you help a woman struggling to untangle her dog's leash from a sign (while she's blocking the door) several people just stepped over her.

You get the point....

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 06/29/10 at 11:38 pm



This year's contestants are far more stupid than last year's and that's really hard to attain. 

One girl didn't know how to make coffee or iron a shirt.
One contestant was told he came off as smug... another said "Smok? What's smok?"  ;D


Oh and they drink and gossip and back stab and basically make those real housewives and bad girls of reality tv look like angels!


this is the cattiest group ever and I don't really think any of them have "true inner beauty"

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 06/29/10 at 11:47 pm


Funny thing is.....the judges aren't all that "beautiful" either...  They mock and make fun of the contestants while watching footage of their antics.

The judges are:

Vanessa Minnillo ("former host of ET") returns as a host and judge for "True Beauty" Season 2, but will only reveal herself to the contestants once they're eliminated.

Carson Kressley ("Queer Eye for the Straight Guy") will host as well as judge, and will put his spin on things in a way only he can on "True Beauty" on ABC.

Beth Ostrosky Stern, the self-described "King of All Media" Howard Stern, will be making her broadcast television debut and share her opinion on beauty, being a former model herself  OH.... THAT'S WHO SHE IS!!! I HAD NO IDEA...



Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 06/29/10 at 11:48 pm

The funny thing about Vanessa Minnillo is that she hosted Season One - she would come out every ep and talk to the contestants and tell them what their tasks were that day.  then she would have Cheryl Teigs and someone else  (Nole Marin some fashion designer with poor fashion sense) as her assistant judges...

What's funny about it is that this season Carson and that Beth chick intro the tasks...and tell them who's in the top and who's in the bottom.....  the two in the bottom go to a judging- have one final inner beauty challenge....and then fight for the oppurtunity to be saved for one more week... the person saved goes back to the house - the person being eliminated gets to met Vannessa who comes out and says hello there's more to this competition than meets the eye.... Carson, Beth AND I  (That and I is said with great emphasis) as if the contestants actually know who she is .... they never seem to have any recognition of her tho And I doubt any of them saw the first season.  ;D


Okay I think I'm done..... thanks for letting me get that all out!  ;D

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: Dagwood on 06/30/10 at 6:39 am

I love this show.

To me it seems like Vanessa hides so the contestants to recognize her and figure it out..the way she steps out it is like she expects them to go "oh yeah, I know her"  So far none of them have seemed to have a clue as to who she is. ;D

Liz was a real piece of work, I was glad to see  her go.  She was pretty until her mouth opened and it is what made her ugly.  Sorry, you can be gorgeous on the outside but if you are ugly on the inside it kills the outside as well.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 06/30/10 at 12:55 pm


I love this show.

To me it seems like Vanessa hides so the contestants to recognize her and figure it out..the way she steps out it is like she expects them to go "oh yeah, I know her"  So far none of them have seemed to have a clue as to who she is. ;D






exactly.  

I mean - the only reason I know who she is is because I'm watching the show and I watched it last season so I made the connection. If she just came up to me on the street I would have absolutely no idea who she is.... and that's sort of what it must be like for these contestants. I'd love to see an exit interview with them and find out how many of them saw the first season. I am willing to bet not one of them watched it.....




Liz was a real piece of work, I was glad to see  her go.  She was pretty until her mouth opened and it is what made her ugly.  Sorry, you can be gorgeous on the outside but if you are ugly on the inside it kills the outside as well.



yeah she didn't possess one redeeming quality. not a one. She was evil, rude, loud, angry, not very smart, and did I say rude? She also lied, cheated, stole, fought (well pushed and threatened - same dif) and threw tantrums.... what's attractive about that?  I hope she doesn't become one of those reality stars we have to endure on other shows because she's the kind of person producers like to cast in their series to build tension...every show needs a villian I guess.

I really want to get a job in reality show casting/production. I want to know how much of the pot the producers stir.... i wonder if they tell them be this way or that... I wonder if- say- she was hired solely to be the villian and she was told go in there and be as bad as you want to be and we will pay x amount of money. you won't win the series.... but you'll be the one people remember and talk about the most.


That guy eliminated last week- David? the astrologist who (as someone said) looked like Vanilla Ice with a spray tan  ;D  that guy was not attractive... his face was a little weird. Like it was too perfect so much so it was obviously flawed...Its something about his mouth I didn't like... and the hair was too much!

Craig with his cocoa butter is ridiculous too...

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: Dagwood on 06/30/10 at 5:12 pm




That guy eliminated last week- David? the astrologist who (as someone said) looked like Vanilla Ice with a spray tan  ;D  that guy was not attractive... his face was a little weird. Like it was too perfect so much so it was obviously flawed...Its something about his mouth I didn't like... and the hair was too much!




The problem with his mouth was the brightness of his 8,000 teeth next to his spray tanned face.  It was too much.  I was glad to see him go, too.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 06/30/10 at 8:07 pm


The problem with his mouth was the brightness of his 8,000 teeth next to his spray tanned face.  It was too much.  I was glad to see him go, too.





so true....but also the spiky hair does not compliment his angular face or oddly shaped jaw line.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: Dagwood on 06/30/10 at 8:56 pm



so true....but also the spiky hair does not compliment his angular face or oddly shaped jaw line.




He was just plain old weird looking

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 12:23 am


Watching True Beauty right now... The wedding challenge (Mom belittles overweight daughter)... it's hard- because I don't know if I'd say anything either. 

I mean- as someone who's overweight I know exactly how it feels to have someone not just call attention to it but judge because of it- but, that's that chick's mom. I might have said the girl looks great but really I might just as easily have walked past and avoided eye contact because I wouldn't want the girl to feel worse and, in some way, drawing attention to the incident feels bad to....plus it's her mom. Sure the girl is thinking her mom's a bitch but if I say it then I become the bitch....

I like the way Erika handled it tho....


I missed the first 5 minutes because I was waiting for the other dispatcher to leave so I don't know what the fake challenge is.... looks like they are trying to sell themselves as the perfect best man and maid of honor?


Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 12:27 am

so I was pretty much right about the challenge. wonder how many of these weddings are going to last  :P


The first couple is in.... the contestants are trying to sell themselves.....it's pretty much a lame challenge.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 7:04 am


Interesting secondary test....

The woman handling flowers tells the contestants she can arrange for her friend to pick them.....

Amy actually passed the test.....well I figured as much because I don't remember her getting picked at all... I had a malfunction and couldn't finish watching until about 6 hours later I didn't go back and refresh my memory...  anyway-  really all the contestants are annoying but Amy may be the most annoying.....  so I'm hoping she goes home....although the windbag michelle could easily walk....

gotta see if Michelle cheated.....


Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 7:07 am

meant to mention- I went back and watched the first 5 mins....WTF is up with the guys getting all nakey?


I mean they are actors on a reality show and stuff so you expect them to be a little outrageous....but - this is their job.... and getting naked, making your "co-workers" uncomfortable.....that's just straight forward sexual harassment....  I assume the girls have something in their contract that says they can't sue if someone drops trous....but I would double check that cuz I bet if the guys touched them or something some money would be coming their way....

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 7:07 am

My guess is Michelle is going home

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 7:08 am

I was right and Amy is stupid......  ::)


Carson: Michelle you will be going home...

AMY: Home as in Planet Hollywood or home as in home?



duh....



Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 7:11 am

okay lets see how bad Michelle effed up that last challenge....


I will say Amy was not only direct about not wanting to cheat but also very sincere about congratulating the woman on her "pending nuptials"

Here comes the bribe.....


huh... It wasn't like she accepted the offer or said Yeah! Do it.... please have your friend pick me....  she just kind of waved it off with laughter... nervous laughter.... LAME...

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 7:12 am



And to the contestants not reading this  :P  Please stop telling us how you are really considerate people in the real world but shelved your "natural instinct" to do what's right for the contest... no one is buying this particular load o' crap!  ::)

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: Dagwood on 07/06/10 at 10:07 pm



And to the contestants not reading this  :P  Please stop telling us how you are really considerate people in the real world but shelved your "natural instinct" to do what's right for the contest... no one is buying this particular load o' crap!  ::)


That does get annoying.  As much as I hated Liz, at least she was honest when she found out.  She proved what a bitch she really is.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/06/10 at 11:48 pm


That does get annoying.  As much as I hated Liz, at least she was honest when she found out.  She proved what a bitch she really is.



so true!!!

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/13/10 at 1:08 pm

Watching last nite's ep.

Gawd Amy is stupid!

Craig looks like he could be dealing black jack in a casino.
He's not very good at it but he looks the part.

I hated that 1st challenge. Who the he'll are they to tell a pregnant woman what she can or cannot do. I think it'd be stupid for a pregnant woman to drink and smoke but it's not my place to tell her so and I doubt the welfare & institutions code covers it.

Hmmm when I get back to work I'm gonna look it up.

Granted that covers Cali not Nevada nut now I'm curious.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/13/10 at 1:26 pm

Yay!!! Amy's gone!

I gotta say, for the first time I think it work. I think Amy was stripped to the core and finally saw what she lacks. She may actually change and if that's the case then the show wasn't a total waste.

I think Erika will win.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: Dagwood on 07/13/10 at 7:28 pm

I agree that first challenge was dumb.  It doesn't mean you are a horrible person if you don't tell a pregnant woman she shouldn't smoke.  You could get decked for telling her that.

I agree, Erika will win.  If not then it should be Taylor.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/20/10 at 2:21 am

Aw it's over.

Hands down this reveal was my favorite.

I wonder what it feels like to find out you're a doyche on camera?

I know I wouldn't come off well I talk too much crap.

Okay so I watched a lot of the eps online or while doing something else. Today I sat down and watched without distraction  I gotta say....Erika- not so pretty in high def  :D

Craig comes across as calculated. In that one direct camera interview- where he yawned- he kinda looked like Adam rich lol.

Erika sounded fake and desperate in her plea. And Taylor somehow seemed more charismatic tonite.

I swear someone told them to point out the dude on the bus. You know they didn't recogniE him. I think that sign was a glimpse into graphs future  ;D

Oh well it's over but it didn't hurt. I had a few laughs.

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: Dagwood on 07/20/10 at 5:27 pm

Erika did come across as totally fake during her plea.  I am glad Taylor won.  They really didn't find much bad about him.  So he was angry when he thought his favorite pants were lost.  I would have been mad, too. 

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: snozberries on 07/20/10 at 5:37 pm


Erika did come across as totally fake during her plea.  I am glad Taylor won.  They really didn't find much bad about him.  So he was angry when he thought his favorite pants were lost.  I would have been mad, too. 


he did throw a tantrum tho. I'd've been upset but in the end it's just jeans...  ;D

plus that tantrum he threw when he was criticized by the focus group. I mean come on... take it like a man...  ::)

Subject: Re: True Beauty on ABC

Written By: Dagwood on 07/20/10 at 11:15 pm

The focus group tantrum was bad. 

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