Archive for: Reality Show

From the Streets to the Kitchen: A NYC Chef’s Inspirational Story

From the Streets to the Kitchen: A NYC Chef’s Inspirational Story

Pedro Rodriguez isn’t afraid to smile despite years of drug addiction and homelessness that have left his teeth eroded and discolored – the only indication of his past that remains. On this brisk March morning, he is running around the basement kitchen of the New York City Rescue Mission like […]

 
 

Sophie Mitchell Turned Sweet 16, But Did She Turn Sweet at 16?

Sophie Mitchell Turned Sweet 16, But Did She Turn Sweet at 16?

The former Super-Sweet-Sixteener dishes what really happened on her 16th birthday and how she rose above the harsh backlash. by Julia Morpurgo On August 15, 2005, Sophie Mitchell and her mother sat back in the plush seating of P. Diddy’s luxurious New York Dream Hotel, watching the video of Mitchell’s […]

 
 

Parisa Montazaran from MTV’s “Real World: Sydney” on Finding Success after Reality Television

Parisa Montazaran from MTV’s “Real World: Sydney” on Finding Success after Reality Television

How the NYU graduate survived the most famous reality show without any (lasting) injuries By April Rueb As expected, another season of the “The Real World” found drama in the saga of “seven strangers…picked to live in a house…work together and have their lives taped.” It was the 19th season of […]

 
 

Karla Garcia Thinks She Can Dance

Karla Garcia Thinks She Can Dance

The bruises and battered spirits have healed over for this former reality show dancer By Kelsey Kloza Looking around the studio on 8th Avenue where she teaches, it’s difficult at first to pick out the leader of the class. Everyone is dressed in sweats or tee-shirts and tube socks. But […]