Dern, a self-proclaimed “introvert,” was solicited for the show by recruiters while flyering on campus last fall.
“I never thought I would be on a reality TV show, never wanted to,” says Dern.
When questioned about it, Dern only echoes disbelief.“Can you believe it? Shaking his head, he answers his own rhetorical question: “I mean...evidently I do.”THE AGONY OF REALITYThe relationship has made several of his peers question the authenticity of his geekiness, he says.
“One criticism is that the producers chose me as, like, a plant, as someone who would be likable, who would look good after the makeover, and who maybe even would hook up with a girl,” he says.
The premiere episode was watched by 23 million people and received the Hollywood Reporter "Young Star Award" for his work in the series.
Throughout his television career, Muniz made guest appearances on the shows Lizzie Mc Guire; Sabrina, the Teenage Witch; and MADtv.
Dern’s good-boy image deepened in the show’s finale, where Dern campaigned against his own team, largely to spite his teammate. Can something change your whole life in only eight weeks?
In a climactic final speech that was highly critical of Gahr, Dern essentially offered the winning prize of 0,000 to contestants Alan D. The tactic worked: Dern and Gahr walked away empty-handed.“I’m happy that Scooter won. His teammate was predictably less thrilled by the outcome.“She’s a little upset at me right now. “I’m hoping we’ll still be friends.”But he’s quick to note that their conflict was largely a figment of the producers’ imaginations.“Even though Cecille is portrayed negatively on the show, in some ways she’s the most honest one,” Dern says. ”As Dern himself once proclaimed on the show, it can.
is an American actor, musician, writer, producer, race car driver, and band manager.
In the early-to-mid 2000s, he garnered fame as the star of the Fox television family sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe Award nominations.
“People talk shit on the Internet.”Six months ago, when Dern entered his name into the all-powerful search engine, he would have been lucky to get a couple hundred hits, most of them tied to other Nate Derns out there in cyberspace.