Survivor isn't the only reality series vulnerable to controversy. A student from American High relaunched on PBS last night after a brief four-episode run back in August on Fox is charging that the show "poorly portrayed" her as a clingy girlfriend whose life revolved around a guy. Now, High's "principal," executive producer R.J. Cutler, is responding to the flak.
In this week's TV Guide, 18-year-old High star Sarah who in the show's initial episodes was seen doting over beau Robby was quoted as saying she got "torn apart by the media" as a result of Cutler's depiction of her. (The couple have since graduated and broken up.)
"There's a tendency [for the press] to boil the kids down to labels," Cutler tells TV Guide Online. "Bad-boy Morgan, Jock-with-a-soul Robby, Dependent-girlfriend Sarah. And it was heartbreaking for her to be called [that].
"But Sarah is not por