“Reality Rocks” Bring The Reality Stars Together
With celebrity panels, casting calls and one-on-one autograph sessions, fans had many ways to meet their favorite stars and learn more about the popular television genre in the process.
Here’s a look at what some of the stars had to say about their shows, experiences on television and much more.
Jim and Alexis Bellino “Real Housewives of Orange County”
The “Real Housewives” stars were a big part of the “Dating and Love in the Reality Spotlight” panel held Saturday. The couple known for their strong bond and Christian values said they don’t return messages from people of the opposite sex on their personal Facebook pages. Regarding the new season of Housewives, Alexis made it clear, “our show is real” and “Gretchen’s my girl.”
Chet Cannon and Sarah Rice “Real World: Brooklyn”
When asked about what cast members they keep in touch, Chet and Sarah agreed Kenny is a great friend who is always willing to help with anything. Sarah said she is planning a trip to Brazil for a month with former castmate Suzy. Whether they would return to reality TV, both enthusiastically said yes and would even love to be on “Survivor.”
Kent and Vyxsin “Amazing Race”
The dynamic duo now battling it out on the current “Amazing Race” all-star edition were two of the friendliest people at the event. Compared to their original season, both agreed all-stars is much more stressful. In addition, their favorite groups this time around have already been eliminated. Both feel they are blessed to be able to get a second chance and tour the world on an amazing show.
Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez “The Bachelorette”
The famous couple, who are still together, were friendly and down-to-earth Saturday during autograph sessions. With all the failed relationships from past seasons, what makes this pair stay together? One big reason is they are no longer in the Los Angeles scene, Ali said. “Living in San Diego, people don’t bother us.” The couple was also joined by Tenley Molzahn, Vienna Girardi, “Bachelor Pad” winner Natalie Getz and other stars from the popular ABC series.
Michael Moloney “Extreme Makeover Home Edition”
Interior Designer Michael Moloney was excited to meet fans on his brief break from filming “Extreme Makeover.” The show films eight months out of the year and work begins again in June. Out of all the celebrities that have helped out, Moloney enjoyed Mariah Carey, Elton John and Christian Slater the most. He also admitted Jennifer Lopez was close to volunteering, but couldn’t with her busy schedule. “She really wanted to help,” Moloney said. “American Idol and the twins left no time.”
Destin Pfaff and Rachel Federoff “Millionaire Matchmaker”
Patti Stanger did not attend the expo, but the next two biggest stars of the Bravo series were able to. Destin and Rachel said they are filming another season now which should be out later this year. Los Angeles has much more material than New York according to Rachel. One of the most memorable millionaires: Robin from season four. “We could have filled three episodes with her,” Destin said.
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