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The Shire – Fake Boobs, Fake Tans, And Fake Addresses

Well apparently not all the cast is from The Shire with news that the botox, fake tan babes Sophie and Vernesa don’t even reside there.

The Sutherland Shire Mayor Carol Provan said by the look of them that she knew they were not from the area. The dark skin gave it away apparently. Which has now provided for a spat between the Mayor of Burwood a more multi-cultural area of Sydney and Ms Provan as seen in the Courier Mail.

Ms Provan’s covert racism is more disturbing than the show itself. It should be noted she is not accusing Andy another cast member of the show of being ring-in even though he lives at Bateman’s Bay. Probably because he is the quintessential blond hair blue eyed surfer dude.

She said on the news yesterday that the botoxed, boob-jobbed cast members Sophie and Vernesa must be from Burwood.

If she is worried about the show, The Shire, creating stereotypes maybe she should also stop creating stereotypes of what type of people actually live in the area. However maybe she thinks it is a vote winner in the upcoming Local Council elections hinting that people from different ethnicities could not possibly from The Shire.

The Daily Telegraph today are saying seven of the fifteen “stars” of the show are not from the area. Sophie lives and works in Rhodes and Vernesa lives in Lansvale but works in the Sutherland’s iconic attraction Westfield in Miranda.

Maybe the show’s casting directors could not find enough interesting people that lived in the area.

Anyway if the residents are fake maybe the plot lines are as well. Perhaps Beckaa wasn’t in Dubai getting a nose job, but was getting it done in Bangkok and buying fake designer goods as well. Hopefully her father is not her father but an actor.

For a show that is being disparaged across town, people cannot stop talking about it here are some links to articles:

The Punch – The Shire A Shocker What Were We Expecting;

TV Tonight – The Shire

SMH – Michael Idato’s Review

John Birmingham – Why I loved The Shire



1 brain dead dave { 07.18.12 at 5:03 pm }

The white trash Mayor Carole Provan or whatever the spelling is ,used to flog bogus wrinkle creams, hair removers etc on morning television.

No compelling reasons to take her seriously or believe anything coming out of her mouth. I thought the old redneck would have died years ago.

2 Seb { 07.18.12 at 7:04 pm }

My favourite Shire moment thus far was asking a friend’s mother (well into her eighties) what she thought of it. “I think they accidentally misspelled the title. The ‘R’ and the ‘T’ are right next to each other on a typewriter.”

3 Fran { 07.19.12 at 12:19 am }

The Shite… a place where Juliar Guzzard voters reside/visit in abundance.

4 brain dead dave { 07.19.12 at 12:38 am }

We discuss reality tv here, Fran. I’m not interested in your political views.

5 Culinary Boner { 07.19.12 at 9:04 am }

Samwise Gamgee for Mayor

6 brain dead dave { 07.22.12 at 2:00 pm }

Looks like Ch9 are planning another hatchet job on The $hire on ACA tomorrow night. The incisive segment includes cast members of $ylvannia Waters being interviewed , like that bourbon swilling bag Noeleen. Maybe RR will be on.