Go-karts. Airplanes. Steve-O squirting lime juice into his eyeballs. These were just a few of the oddities capping off season 2 of True Beauty. I felt like the only thing missing were giant pandas wreaking havoc in electronic stores and Johnny Knoxville prepping his crotch for target practice. (Maybe Executive Produce Ashton Kutcher is saving that for Season 3...?)
In the final episode, we watched Erika Othen, Taylor Bills, and Craig Franczyk keep their eyeballs open for record amounts of time while they ate, drank, danced, and go-karted their way through Las Vegas. Despite Steve-O's attempt to boost morale by burning his corneas at a Greek restaurant and speaking in code ("sometimes you gotta break some eggs to make an omelette"), the three contestants--well, mainly Erika--were exhausted by the time they made it to their final challenge: shoot a commercial. Not an easy feat when you're fatigued and full of booze. And because the producers hadn't flexed their mean muscles enough (Tyra, you know I'm talking to you, girl), each person had only one hour to memorize their lines before the cameras started rolling. Cue Erika crying, claiming that she doesn't want to win the show anymore, recanting when she remembers that $100,000 can buy her all the shoes and lip gloss she'll ever want.
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