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Jahel
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Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?

Friend of mine and I were debating this, and I've heard people say that those "you aren't the Father" shows are fake and they are just paid actors.

But I saw that he's been on Air for 20 years, 5 days a week, that's like 5200 shows, and with 4-5 reveals that's like 10(couples) + mothers,sisters,new GFs for support....that's like over 60,000 actors Maury has hired who were professionally trained on how to act like trash?

Fake or not?


Placebeaux
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
Oh GOD I hope so


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Walt OReilly
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?


yes


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LSUTygerFan
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
tv=fake


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Hulkklogan
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
I think it probably started out as real and then became fake once they realized what kind of ratings it gets them.


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Jones
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
i believe some are fake but most are real


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CurDog
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
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Fake or not?


absolutely not. all of those shows are real


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Broseph Barksdale
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
Its fake


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Patrick O Rly
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
Guyz, is wrestling fake guyz?


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Walt OReilly
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
"Jamal, You are NOT the father of this baby"


Jahel
Member since Nov 2011
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
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"Jamal, You are NOT the father of this baby"


Where did Jamal get his training? What was his motivation to put him into character?


Teddy Ruxpin
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
I want to say from what I've seen is that its mostly real, but the show producers and such really encourage the trashy behavior for a kick back to the guests.

So there is a nugget of conflict for the people to be mad about, but they encourage them to have stronger feelings about it then they really would so they can get the ratings.


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Broseph Barksdale
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
You're really underestimating the number of unemployed "actors" in LA. Ever been there? 60k is nothing.


supatigah
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
It is real people with fake or exaggerated stories

It isn't Shakespeare


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Jahel
Member since Nov 2011
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
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It is real people with fake or exaggerated stories

It isn't Shakespeare


So was there doubt in a pregnancy, are the kids real, did the people actually sleep with each other?

I'm not sure I could get up on stage and pull it off. might start laughing or something


supatigah
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
They are paid to act the ass


threeputt
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
Maury used to have a legit talk show. Not exactly sure when he went all jerry springer on us.


Jones
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
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You're really underestimating the number of unemployed "actors" in LA. Ever been there? 60k is nothing.


well the show is taped in connecticut


Jahel
Member since Nov 2011
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re: Is the Maury Povich Show Fake?
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well the show is taped in connecticut


the actors' agents fly them out on their personal jets?


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