'Having Trump As President Actually Makes Reality TV Stars Look Good'

In Part 1 of our roundtable with former reality TV stars Amber Marchese (The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Season 6), Irene McGee (The Real World: Seattle), and Shii Ann Huang (Survivor: Thailand), they discussed the filming process, producers, and how the melodramatic sauce gets made. Here’s the second part of that discussion: a conversation about Donald Trump’s ascension from Apprentice puppeteer to president.

“That man, in my personal opinion...is a genius,” Marchese told the group, adding, “Yes, I do support Trump. Not all the time. He pisses me off sometimes, but sometimes I think he does do a great job.” Huang and McGee did not share Marchese’s sentiments and viewed Trump more as a carcinogenic reality TV figure elected through the conduit of fame. “Having Trump as president actually makes reality TV stars look good,” Huang argued.

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Watch their conversation in the video above. Part 1 below.

Senior Producer: Jennifer Perry; Producer: Zoe Stahl; Editor/Animator: Heather Hass; Shooters: Phoebe Bradford, CJ Dominguez, Santiago Garcia

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Is anyone surprised Amber Marchese is a Trump supporter? 

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