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Fab Flash: Ugly Betty - The Reality Version?

Ugly Betty has been such a success, VH1 is developing a reality show called America The Ugly which is said to be loosely based on Betty. The premise of the show investigates what happens to unattractive women who are working in the fashion and modeling industries. Becky Southwick, the fork-tongued former Wilhelmina Models executive who gained fame for calling girls fat on VH1's The Agency, is also involved.

I've been tired of the reality-show phenomenon for some time now, and this show sounds a little low-brow to me - what do you all think?


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gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 10 years
This sounds so tacky.
spygirl658 spygirl658 10 years
I think "Ugly Betty" has such a great message for all women. This proposed reality show is not only a rip-off - it's a complete travesty and a total slap in the face about what "Ugly Betty" stands for.
cocca cocca 10 years
don't really care for ugly betty...
glitterandgold glitterandgold 10 years
I'm so sick of reality shows... I miss shows like sex and the city and they need more like desperate housewives.
Mickey-tee Mickey-tee 10 years
i hate reality tv
Neural Neural 10 years
Don't like that Becky chick but love reality t.v. I'd watch!
crazygirl93 crazygirl93 10 years
Loved the show, this doesn't sound good though...
dmblauren dmblauren 10 years
i'll probably watch it.
tarynpaper tarynpaper 10 years
hey does anyone know how you audition for this show? I think I am the perfect candidate! I work in the fashion industry just like Betty, I'm not "HOT", Betty and I have the same figure shape and I have to deal with models and skinny bulimic people all day who ask me all about things that I could really care less about, LIKE SUPER EXPENSIVE CLOTHING. Although I'm editor-in-chief, I still shop at the salvation army and am known to have a poncho or two.. What's even stranger is that we dress very similar and her company is called MODE, mine is called eModa! ahh does anyone have any information regarding this question, i would reall like to be on this show!
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 10 years
sounds thrashy
Princess-Rebecca Princess-Rebecca 10 years
Who on earth would watch this? I am so fed up with all this lame reality soaps... my onw life is more interesting!
shini shini 10 years
I don't like it...I don't like the sound of it, America the ugly? I think she's had enough of being quoted ugly...
sibalc sibalc 10 years
the idea is lame i love the show, but please... not another reality show!
A_Kat A_Kat 10 years
What would I*** oopsey.
A_Kat A_Kat 10 years
I really hope this doesn't ruin Ugly Betty! I love that show too much! What will I do on Thursdays before Grey's? Homework?! UGH!
Stephfashion92 Stephfashion92 10 years
ugly betty is a great show i love it it was do funny
Stephfashion92 Stephfashion92 10 years
i think that ugly betty is a great show it was so funny
crazyloves crazyloves 10 years
I love Ugly Betty to death but this just sounds dumb.
msshellokitty msshellokitty 10 years
Even if it sucks I'll still probably watch a few episodes.I'm hooked on reality shoes.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 10 years
Sounds stupid. How can it be loosely based on Ugly Betty? It is all about Ugly Betty down to the name.
julietcotton julietcotton 10 years
I'm shameless. Even when a reality show looks like trash I end up watching every episode, ESPECIALLY VH1 shows.
vendeta vendeta 10 years
It might be interested, but I'm just so fed up with reality-shows! They include usually more acting than the shows based on script.
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