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True Beauty?

John Foley —  July 23, 2010

I hate to admit this, but the show True Beauty just sucked me in. Here is how ABC’s website describes the show:

The attractive contestants assume they’re being judged solely on their physical attributes when, in fact, the episodes will showcase two sides of each person, one that displays outer beauty as well as one that exhibits inner beauty. One person will be eliminated each week based on their behavior and how well they ranked in each challenge, as they’re evaluated and critiqued by the judges. At the end of eight episodes, one winner will be declared who has successfully demonstrated both inner and outer beauty. That winner will receive a $100,000 cash prize and a feature article in People magazine.

The show revolves around a cast of people who believe they are being judged solely on their physical beauty when in fact, the main point of the show is to judge how they act when they think no one is watching.  At the end of the show, the judges show the eliminated contestant hidden camera footage of how they acted when they thought no one was paying attention.

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