The emergence of reality shows in the television is so popular today. It caters activities performed by people chosen to be part of the show. Featured now are the 7 most cruel reality shows ever made.
There’s Something About Miriam
Six men participated to win the heart of Miriam. At the end of the show, it was revealed that Miriam was not a real woman. She was a transgender. This show awfully played with the emotions of the contingents. Some participants even cried because they were fooled by the producers of the show.
Who’s Your Daddy
The contestants of this unpleasant reality show were adopted children. The goal was to find their real father. However, along the search of the real father, some nuisance people were invited to fake as the real father. The show had negative reviews and flooded with bad reactions from the viewers. It played the emotions of the participants and also brought psychological effects to the contingents.
This American reality show had involved 40 kids left in a small town. The kids managed to handle themselves. They had to cook their meals, wash their clothes, had to run businesses etc. However, some of the participants were also injured in this show. Due to this cruelty, it was highly criticized by viewers.
Naked Jungle was a UK reality show. It was aired on 6 June 2000. The contestants were in a jungle and were required to face several challenges. The twist of the show was that the participants had to wear nothing. Yes, they were all naked. Due of this, the show had gained so much criticisms and popularity.
Dadagiri is a famous reality show in India. This cruel reality show had 3 bullies who had tested the personalities of the contestants. The second season of this reality show had the highest ratings. Dadagiri became controversial when one bully slapped one of the contestants, who then slap back for revenge.
Prize Contest Life
This Japanese reality TV show featured a 23 year old man, Nasubi. He was left alone in an apartment with no bed, TV and clothes. He only had a telephone, reading materials and coffee table. Nasubi was needed to win games from various activities, so that he could use the prizes for his consumption. Nasubi thought that the videos would be edited and would be shown in different programs. But he did not know that he was a famous reality show contestant.
Man vs. Beast
This unusual show was criticized by several animal welfare associations. The contestants need to compete with the animals in different activities. Some of the activities are a tug of war game versus elephants and an eating contest against a bear. This dangerous show was condemned because of its idea of a man competing irrational animals.
These reality TV shows were named cruel reality shows because of their unusual ideas. Some of these had created negative psychological effects to the contestants and viewers as well, while some violated the rights of the contestants.