Who Were the Worst Reality TV Stars This Week?
While he didn't make the final list, we'd like to give a special shout-out to good old Rudy from "Survivor" who went out of his way to use the word "queer" on national television. Being old doesn't excuse all bad behavior.
Derek ("Best Ink")
What a sore loser. Even though he was consistently in the bottom and constantly ragged on about the quality of his tattoos, he boasted to the judges that his client was satisfied with the mediocre tattoo he created. Then once he (and his inflated ego) finally got eliminated, he started spouting off about how the judges didn't know anything and this competition was worthless. Wasn't so worthless when you thought you stood a chance of winning, was it?
Samy and Amy ("Kitchen Nightmares")
These charming Arizona restaurateurs have a "the customer is never right" policy and had no actual desire to make their restaurant better and were seemingly just using this show for more exposure. They drove Gordon to throw in the towel because they didn't remotely want to take his constructive criticism. These horrible people berated their customers in public, swore at them when they dared to complain about food, treated their staff like infants, and stole tips from underappreciated waitresses. In one classy conversation with Gordon, Samy said, "I am the gangster, not you," and Amy called an employee who asked a question a "poisonous little viper." Just shining examples of humanity.
Watch Samy and Amy drive Gordon Ramsay crazy in this full episode of "Kitchen Nightmares":
Abby Lee ("Dance Moms")
She made her final appearance for the season in true Abby Lee fashion by going on and on about how well-off her students are and how they have nothing to cry about, and then continuing to chastise them for crying when she is in an emotionally abusive state. They are small children. Can we ever take a second to remember that? Occasional tears are okay.
Nia ("The Real World")
How can one person be this terrible? The way she talked to the owner of the pizza shop and belittled her for having to actually work for a living was terrible. And her atrocious actions as she was fired, claiming that her former boss was only doing it for publicity, were just stupid. Her lazy, disgusting ass got fired because she didn't show up for work and when she rarely did, she sat outside and took extended breaks. Snooki was more productive at the Shore Store. Not only was she rude about getting fired, but she also got a Kegel ball stuck inside of her and felt the need to share the news... loudly.