Reality TV shows are a big part of the entertainment industry. Popular reality shows like ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’, ‘Selling Sunset’, etc are available on Netflix for the viewers. ‘Too Hot To Handle’ is another unconventional reality show that premiered on Netflix on 17th April 2020. Since its release, the show has gathered quite a fan following. However, the fans are inquisitive about the show’s authenticity. Is ‘Too Hot To Handle’ real or staged?
What’s the show about?
However, there are certain rules in place. To win the show’s prize money, which is $100,000 cash, the contestants may not hook up with each other. This is quite an unconventional premise for a reality show. According to some contestants, they aren’t happy about the show’s rules. Well, to be honest, wouldn’t you be a little unhappy too if you were an attractive individual in a paradise surrounded by attractive people, but let’s not go there.
‘Too Hot To Handle’ Real or staged: contestant’s views
With the show’s eccentric rules, there’s guaranteed to be drama around. Many fans feel that the show is scripted. According to the actors, there are certain scenes that are molded by the directors to appeal to the fan’s taste.
Let’s hear what Harry Jowsey, a contestant from season 1, has to say, “In these situations, if they know that you’ve got a problem or you need to have a chat with someone, they’ll just point you in the right direction to get a result, or to get that conversation happening and get to the end goal,” said the season 1 alumni on an interview with the Cosmopolitan.
Following this, another contestant of ‘Too Hot To Handle’, Nicole O’Brien, puts out a contradictory statement stating that the show is 100% authentic.
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Enjoy this reality TV show exploding with new attractive people each season. As far as its authenticity goes, the rules are quite real. The contestants devoted to winning the price abide by the rules. However, there might be some situations in which the director needs to step in and change. What do you think about the show? Leave your comments below.