We have reality shows that get you voted off the island, get fired, race around the world, live in a house with the same people 24/7 without outside influences and of course shows that help you find the love of your life. I always think that if reality shows were around and as popular when I was in my early 20’s, I would definitely be on one. I’m thinking Amazing Race or Big Brother. I really doubt I would do a dating show. Dating is hard enough these days and I don’t really want all of my uncomfortableness (is that a word? No? I didn’t think so) broadcast for all to see. And I definitely would not want to do it without clothes on. But that’s what VH1 is doing. Not only are they coming out with a new dating reality show but it’s a show where the contestants will be naked???? HUH??? Naked Dating will be a one-hour weekly series that will “explore the art of romance free of pre-conceived notions, stereotypes and clothes.” Each episode is its own date, following a man and a woman as they each date two different — and naked — suitors. At the end of the episode, the two will analyze what they’ve learned and decide on whether or not to move forward with their prospective love matches. In a statement VH1 said, “The series will play with the idea of what it really means to be naked in the search for love…..Apparently, this will all be done in an exotic locale and everyone will be naked because well, why not? VH1 says the series will be edited according to network standards. A premiere date has not yet been announced. I guess we’ve run out of ideas.
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