If you watched any of Kill Reality, then you probably knew what you were getting into with The Scorned. But unfortunately it seems like all the drama was on the behind-the-scenes show and little made it to the actual film, which ended up looking like a bigger-budget college film. There is a reason most of these people are reality stars: They just aren't actors. The only two people who showed any range were The Amazing Race's buffed up Reichen, who played straight almost convincingly, and Survivor's moptopped Ethan, who just landed the best role as a nearly incomprehensible crazy person. Did you catch the "witty" dialogue? "The keg has spoken." I love Rob C., so I expected a little better, but I got a Halloween trick instead of a treat. — AC
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It's "kill or be killed" in the reality world, and that's a philosophy former The Bachelor beauty Trish Schneider truly embraced in the new E! movie, The Scorned. If you watched any of Kill Reality — the Real World-like series that captured The Scorned's filming — you've seen Trish trying to scare up some fun on screen while trying not to kill any costars off screen. Considering that the oft-disgusting Jonny Fairplay literally, um, dumped on her bed and she didn't fly off the handle, she did pretty well. TVGuide.com caught up with Trish as she was preparing for the movie to hit the airwaves.
For former reality stars, competing for acting gigs is a kill-or-be- killed scenario. Survivor: Borneo's Jenna Lewis is determined to come out on top, so she was thrilled to land the lead role in the reality spoof movie The Scorned and its accompanying behind-the-scenes unscripted show, Kill Reality (Mondays at 10pm/ET on E!). The mother of twin girls had a brief glimpse of unwanted notoriety when a sex tape from her honeymoon got distributed last year, but when TVGuide.com gave her a ring she seemed to have recovered quickly from that (and her marriage) and is moving on.
TVGuide.com: How did you get involved with this show?Jenna Lewis: I've actually been working with [Kill Reality's production company] Creative Light for about a year; I do two radio shows f
Jon Dalton, better known as Jonny Fairplay, became one of the most notorious reality contestants ever when he lied on Survivor: Pearl Islands that his grandmother had died. It was an underhanded move that earned the disrespect of his fellow tribe mates, yet apparently helped him land a part in The Scorned. The upcoming movie's cast is filled with former reality stars looking to extend their 15 minutes of fame, and their behind-the-scenes antics were filmed for the new E! series Kill Reality (Mondays at 10 pm/ET). TVGuide.com called up Mr. Fairplay to find out what to expect on the show and to see how his grandma is doing.
TVGuide.com: Did you really have to audition for your part in The Scorned?Jonny Fairplay: Yes and no. There were auditions that were shown for the show, but the character of DQ was written for an