People in MTV docusoaps are more ideal than real: Obese characters are no-shows in ‘reality’ programs

31 marzo 2015

More midriff, cleavage and muscle is seen in MTV’s popular television docusoaps such as The Real World, Jersey Shore or Laguna Beach than in the average American household. Semi-naked brawny Adonises and even more scantily clad thin women strut around on screen simply to grab the audience’s attention. In the process, they present a warped view to young viewers about how they should look.