Every woman he has recorded crying in the back of a limo knew what to expect, he says. "There are no surprises; they know they're wearing a microphone."But it's impossible to understand the scope of the pressure until you're actually there, with cameras pointed at you 24 hours a day and social media treating your life — and its darkest moments — like sport.
"You have to know who you are before you ever put yourself in front of a camera," says Hartsock.
Allemand had a relationship back home and didn't want to jeopardize it, but the show's editors created a romantic narrative — a showmance — between Allemand and Hayden. "It made [her boyfriend] look bad, so he dumped her.
Gia loved him so much; she just lost it." Allemand spiraled into depression; after she threatened to throw herself out a window, Micheletti hospitalized her daughter, where Allemand was diagnosed with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a condition that can lead to deep depression during a woman's menstrual cycle.
'"Money explained to her family and friends — and eventually her young daughter — that her portrayal was fabricated out of careful editing.
As the show aired, she started to grapple with social anxiety, worrying about how she was being portrayed on social media, fretting about gossip online.
(In her just-released memoir, she reveals that Womack broke up with her by CC-ing her on an email to the producers saying, "Sorry but things didn't work out with Emily and I. "It really is devastating for tons of girls," says Desiree Hartsock, who met her husband on Those amped-up feelings are by design.
He rushed to Allemand's apartment, where he found her unconscious, a vacuum cleaner cord wrapped around her neck.
Micheletti immediately flew to New Orleans; Allemand was pronounced brain-dead at the hospital, and Micheletti made the decision to take her off life support.
) as "50 shades of crazy" and season 17's Tierra Li Causi, who was called "Tierrable." Li Causi shrugs it off: "Every season has one," she says.
"And unfortunately I got that role." It's not just the villains who find the experience exhausting and fraught — the winners do too.
"It was traumatic." 's on-set therapist helped her, says Money, who ultimately found it too stressful to watch her own season.