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Excess Baggage – Do I Need A Degree In Mathematics?

There is a problem when you need a tertiary degree in mathematics to work out the weight loss/fitness formula on a weight loss reality TV show. It was far to confusing. However good news for Kevin Federline and Renae as they appeared to be the winners of the week with $10,000 going towards K-Fed’s charity.

The other thing we learnt last night was that eliminations won’t start for another four weeks. Hopefully there will be other tension inserted into the show to keep the viewer watching.

I am sure some of The Biggest Loser contestants would be wanting to hire Gabby Milgate to have a word to their trainers. Last night she got into a stoush with trainer Christian about whether they were being pushed too hard and that was making injuries occur. Anyway as usual the trainer had the last word and they kissed and made up. But fair ask I reckon considering Dipper injured himself sprinting.

It appears the change of timeslot and channel has angered one cast mate with Ajay Rochester blogged her displeasure.

According to the Herald Sun Ajay said:

In a rant on her blog entitled “Channel 9 have some balls”, Rochester implored Nine to reconsider.

“I am currently stuck on the bum’s f— end of Australia, Kangaroo Island, when the ratings/channel say that we should move channel,” the former Biggest Loser host wrote.

“I know that I risk not ever being employed by channel nine again, but I also did that with channel 10. Don’t flick US (our show) off onto another channel in the first week without standing behind the product you sell. SHAME ON YOU.”


1 Colleen { 02.09.12 at 1:01 pm }

I disliked the first show, Then the beautiful scenery made it very watchable until last night. Now that was pathetic. Really boringly, bad and had it not already been taken off I would not have watched again.

2 Culinary Boner { 02.09.12 at 2:25 pm }

Today’s headline – ‘Ajay gets a load of her mind’.

#CBoner shuffles coyly, despite being a middle-aged stud-muffin silver fox*#
‘Ahem, Ajay’
‘When you get a break from being famous, you wouldn’t perhaps mind helping me get a load of my mind?’

* Some of this description…ah…well…ah, fuck it, most of this description is made up….Though not the middle-aged bit. That’s true.*

3 littlepetal { 02.09.12 at 2:31 pm }

Of course Ajay will kick up a fuss. It’s her last chance to be on prime time TV. After this show, she will be forgotten

4 Culinary Boner { 02.09.12 at 2:36 pm }

D’oh… that should be “off” (not “of”) as in “mmmm, getting off”.
Double D’oh…
FFS, Ajay you may give me the horn but I don’t wanna know what’s on your mind nor do I want it un-loaded onto me… I may be a desperado for the ample contents of your gym tights, but I do have some standards.

5 Picnic { 02.09.12 at 3:53 pm }

ahh CB, I did wonder if this latest waffle from Ajay would be the straw that broke the boner

6 smauge { 02.09.12 at 10:05 pm }

CB – you should be writing porn.
4 weeks?? That was optimistic of them to think we’d be still watching after that long. I’m easy to please in the television stakes but that’s even pushing the friendship with me.

7 Reality Raver { 02.09.12 at 11:54 pm }

Smauge: The four weeks is far too long. I think in real life it is fantastic for all those involved in the show, however for the viewer there needs some dramatic tension.

CB – why don’t you go to her blog and introduce yourself send in a nice picture etc, stun her with your wit and sense of humour.

8 smauge { 02.10.12 at 7:25 am }

I was also going to mention that when you first posted on Twitter that you wondered if all the numbers were too much for the viewers to handle, I said you might be underestimating the viewers. I was wrong. After that second check up I had NO IDEA what was going on! I admire their intention of a wholistic approach, but it doesn’t make for good viewing.

9 Hill Top Dreamer { 02.10.12 at 7:46 am }

And the home viewer has a fat Tardis just laying around ready to step into and tell them this weeks fat %. Mind you saw a pic of Dippper on Julie Goodwins feed and he is looking very trim.

10 Anonymous { 02.10.12 at 12:11 pm }

Apologies for the all-caps but I CAN’T STAND AJAY!!

I have not seen a flattering on-screen depiction of her … ever. She comes across as an utter bogan, without a self-aware bone in her body.

She’s also burnt more entertainment bridges than Sam Newman.

Rant over.

11 Culinary Boner { 02.10.12 at 12:39 pm }

Smauge, I’m planning to move straight into directing or, better still, talent scouting.

Raver, the nice picture part leaves me a bit stumped.

12 Andrea { 02.10.12 at 3:03 pm }

Yeah. I dont understand any of it, all I want to see is the weight loss on the scales to see if its its working or not. I tried to give this show a chance but I just dont like it. Im sick of all the outdoor locations, the lectures from Dr Jo and a boring trainer etc, and the voice of Kate Cerabo somewhere in the background. And, who in their right mind would want to swim in a waterhole with crocodiles anyway, I dont need to face my fears that way, no matter what the psycologist says. Sorry, but the whole thing is boring, at least the contestants got to see a lot of Australia!

13 smauge { 02.10.12 at 4:24 pm }

I know! What was that about?? Crocs kill, and do so in a very evil way. And unlike sharks, they love the taste of humans. He can accuse me of not facing his fears all he likes.

14 brain dead dave { 02.10.12 at 6:29 pm }

Yes ,crocs kill but these were freshwater crocs. Not known for attacking humans. Maybe if one was to tread on one. The waterhole would have been carefully checked for estuarine salties,which pucker sphincters like few other creatures.

A few years back TBL contestants swam with some undernourished minnows that were called “sharks”.

When it comes to bunging it on,these weight loss freak shows can’t be beat.

15 smauge { 02.10.12 at 7:09 pm }

I stand corrected BDD but I’m still not going in. I think that’s a genuine reason for piking it. Unlike Hamish Gloop not swinging off a rope on last nights BL because “I don’t want tooooooo”.

16 brain dead dave { 02.10.12 at 7:39 pm }

Sure. Saltwater crocs have been known to get past netting and into public swimming areas in the NT before. The local indigenous people would know …I’d certainly not be taking advice from personal trainers and shrinks from the big smoke about it.

17 Andrea { 02.10.12 at 8:32 pm }

I’m with you Smauge and BDD, why even take a chance with crocs? I noticed the shrink didn’t go in did he? I realise they probably checked it all out first and there was a big group of people there but still they give the impression that we all need to do it and face our fears. Hamish needs to grow up fast, but I still feel a bit sorry for him.

18 brain dead dave { 02.10.12 at 9:01 pm }

Poor Ajay must feel so alone on Kangaroo Island, a place colonised by free settlers and relatively unaccustomed to hosting a D list celebrity convicted of fraud. No fast food stores to steal condiments from, as well. It must be hell.

19 Lisa { 02.10.12 at 10:20 pm }

Great concept but terribly boring show.

20 brain dead dave { 02.11.12 at 12:39 am }

Excess Garbage might have been a better title for it.