Not exactly a startling revelation, but NBA player Rashad McCants this week told the NEW YORK POST that he had already split with Khloe Kardashian when Kardashian taped an episode of her faux reality show about a fraudulent scenario between the two.
There was nothing real about his stint on former girlfriend Khloe Kardashian’s reality show. The shooting guard said Khloe and sister Kourtney, who claimed he cheated on Khloe, “made the whole thing up.” McCants said a “Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami” episode — where they were seen hacking into McCants’ voice mail and listening to suggestive phone messages apparently left for him by a female fan — was staged.
He said the curvy sisters did not have his current phone number and he and Khloe “had already called it quits” in January, before the segment was even taped.
I don’t know if this is the case already or not, but shouldn’t *reality* shows start airing disclaimers before the program airs, to alert viewers that they are being mislead and deceived?
Lamar Odom’s mock marriage carried a professional wrestling-stench to it the moment it was announced. Now, I don’t have a problem with the Kardashians’ leading pretend lives, but airing mockumentaries under the pretense of *reality* is wrong.
It’s no surprise that the Kardashians don’t live an interesting enough life to keep viewers engaged, and now it’s clear that they’ve been lying about their lifestyle for some time now. With that in mind, is there any doubt that Kim and Reggie Bush’s relationship has plenty of fraudulent elements interwoven into it? Are the two even together?
I wouldn’t call what the Kardashians are doing a “dangerous” precedent, but don’t viewers and advertisers want to at least have a handle on what is truly reality?
Or am I just being naive and this all has gone on since the invention of the genre?