It’s crying time on reality TV

From The Globe & Mail

As Gordon Ramsay was contemplatively chewing deep-fried porcupine – on the premiere of MasterChef last T uesday – he may have been ruminating about the following:

Can you win a reality-show competition? Or should you win one? Meaning, are you both talented and worthy of big money? And, more important, are you worthy of the audience’s pity?

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