Reality TV turns to sperm donors

After watching Hogan Knows Best, Gastineau Girls or yet another bug-ingesting episode of Fear Factor, you may think reality TV has explored just about every subject under the sun. But you’re forgetting about sperm donors! This week, the Dutch will air a new reality-TV show titled I Want Your Child … and Nothing Else! The program is a one-off by Big Brother creator John de Mol and features a 30-year-old woman, “Yessica,” who screens out potential sperm donors on camera. I Want Your Child is part of a reality-show competition that also features a show about five former prostitutes who start a cafe. Hmmm …

—Posted by Lisa van der Pool

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