Reality Television

September 8, 2017

Is Jake Paul a Social Media Genius or a Jerk?

LOS ANGELES — With grave concern, a television reporter for KTLA described the mayhem in the upscale Los Angeles neighborhood of Beverly Grove in July: The […]
September 2, 2017

EJ Johnson Is ‘Not Just Some Other Rich Girl’

“Today we are talking about breaking boundaries,” EJ Johnson declared from the stage of Beautycon, a two-day cosmetics festival held in August at the Los Angeles […]
November 5, 2016

‘Vanderpump Rules’ Cast Pours It On During a Bar Crawl

In the middle of an anxiety-inducing World Series Game 7, six days out from a presidential election, a bar crawl in New York City offered a […]
October 19, 2016

Cultural Studies: During a Social Media Break, Kim Kardashian West Offers ‘More Me’

The publication of the new, expanded edition of Kim Kardashian West’s 2015 book of self-portraits, “Selfish,” comes at an unusual moment for the reality star. Following […]
September 24, 2016

Why the Fashion World Is Obsessed With ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

Her shoes were thigh-high, bedazzled platform moon boots. Her outfit was encircled by a tutu tilted at a particularly rakish angle. Her capelet, cresting in tusklike […]
August 12, 2016

Vows: From Reality Show to Reality: A Bachelor Finds Love

Vows By LOIS SMITH BRADY In December 2010, Ames Brown was traveling home from Uzbekistan when he got a call from “The Bachelorette,” the reality TV […]
July 27, 2016

Kid Models (and Their Moms) Trade Summer Fun for City Auditions

Five children, in brightly colored T-shirts and wrinkled jean shorts, chattered in an eighth-floor office in Manhattan on a recent June day, taking breaks to lick […]
April 26, 2016

‘Real Housewives’ Invited Me In. How Could I Say No?

By KATIE ROGERS April 26, 2016 On a cold April morning in Manhattan, Ramona Singer, a cast member of “The Real Housewives of New York City,” is teetering […]