TITLE: Rude Awakening
FORMAT: Reality Series
LOGLINE: Teens' lifestyles transposed for an all-new Rude Awakening, experience the drama of completely mixed-up standards of living, from rags to riches or country dwelling to urban alleyways, on MTV prime-time
TREATMENT: Each episode, individuals ages 13 to 19 are confronted with a whole new way of living: a new environment, a different perspective, and a culture and comfort zone flipped upside down. The swapped teens are subjected to "foreign" lifestyles, which opens their eyes to a world they never knew existed. For a solid two weeks, they dodge in and out of high school drama and are forced to deal with unfamiliar and seemingly unsolvable conflicts. For example, a low-class New Yorker, exposed daily to tempting drugs and harsh gun violence, who lives with his divorced, unemployed mother in an apartment could switch with a spoiled, preppy girl who dwells in a four-story mansion in the rural landscape of Colorado. In addition to the culture shock of a new residence, both teenagers must take on all roles and responsibilities of their partner in order to fully experience the opposing lifestyle. First introduced to their respective residences, the course of the show weaves back and forth between the two people, ending with a rehash and the teens' analysis of each other's lifestyles, problems encountered, and surprising quirks.
Monday, August 3, 2009
Actor Bradley Cooper was seen with actress Jennifer Aniston on a date. News reporters assumed they were together and the information was posted everywhere. Apparently though, this was just a rumor and there is nothing going on between the two.
In hopes of fixing the problem, Cooper denies that there was ever a romance to People magazine. He explains that he was only in D.C. where Aniston was during his USO tour. Along with Cooper, Gerard Butler is also denying any relationship with Aniston. He claimed the rumors to be "annoying".
In France Cooper was told of the rumor and simply laughed and denied the whole thing.