Does reality TV cause bullying?

Phaedra Parks, one of the stars of the Bravo series, “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” thinks it does.

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“Unfortunately, I do think that reality TV has spawned a whole culture of bullying,” she told the Associated Press yesterday. “I believe that the behavior you see on reality TV does not exactly exemplify how adults should be conducting themselves.”

The show, going into its fourth season on November 6th, has been riddled with heated conflicts and drama throughout the previous seasons. But, the star believes that reality shows should depict better examples for their viewers. 

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“We have to say that violence is unacceptable,” says Parks. “We have to learn to resolve our issues by communicating effectively.”

Do you think reality television is too violent?


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