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The ToughBlog : The Primer

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Hey guys, and welcome to my first attempt at writing a blog here on the interwebs. I thought I'd give this a try, as I've been a keen reader of many blogs here on EWN, and for as far as I've seen, there doesn't seem to be a blog based around this, so I thought I might try to fill that void .

Now, since Tough Enough returned the eve after Wrestlemania, I've personally found myself pleasantly surprised with the quality of the show, considering how little enthusiasm I had when the show's reboot was originally announced. Whether it's the diversity of the contestants, the nostalgia of seeing Austin back on WWE TV or the plain hilariousness of a person saying their favorite match was Melina vs. Alicia Fox, I find the show to be pretty entertaining. However, I also found that there has been little conversation about the show, which surprised me. So, I thought I'd take it upon myself to talk about a show which is an interesting and different take on WWE programming.

But, the purpose of THIS blog is just to clear a few things up before I start writing the real thing at a later date (providing it's actually worth making, and there is at least a little bit of interest, lol). To start with, I know I'm starting to do this series a little late as we're already going to be in week 5 of Tough Enough this coming Monday, but the idea only really came to me yesterday, so hey... what the hell.

And secondly, I thought I'd address what's happened up to this point, to bring you up to speed on my thoughts so far.

1st elimination: Ariane
I really shouldn't have to explain this one, she really had to go. For those who didn't watch, let's just say the "favorite match" incident mentioned above...was not her finest moment.

2nd elimination: Matt

Probably the only elimination I was unhappy at,as this guy was real good. I don't think it was all that fair eliminating him for not doing th crazy stuff he can usually do, with many of the contestants being pretty green, and probably not knowing how to take those moves without injuring themselves. Just search up M-Dogg 20. Proof of awesomeness right there.

3rd elimination: Michelle
Well, it wasn't really an elimination, but hey. Sure enough I respect her decision, but I can't helpbut feel annoyed that someone more dedicated could've survivied in her place *cough* MATT *cough"...

4th elimination: Mickael
Didn't really like this guy, mainly for one reason. I mean, playing a heel is one thing, but generally being a dick to everyone for the sake of being a dick is something else. Hated his attitude towards everything. And yes... his name is spelt like that.

5th elimination: Rima
Seemed like a likeable girl, and obviously had the perfect look for the Divas of today. Pretty relieved to see her go though, as it always seemed they focused on her more than the others just because she was Miss USA. Maybe it's just me.

So, that's the current state of WWE Tough Enough. For the sake of this blog not being any longer, I won't go into the remaining contestants into much detail. Putting it simply I'm backing Andy and have some weird sort of soft spot for Ivelisse . But anyways, I'll be hoping to release my thoughts on Tough Enough weekly as the episodes are released, with my next blog being for 2nd May. Expect that about a day or two after it's release (I don't get the channel it's on, so I have to download it).

So, please tell me what you think, if there's any interest here or maybe even your views on what's currently happening in the world of Tough Enough! Let me know in the comments below! (unintentional rhyme FTW!)

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Updated 04-30-2011 at 09:54 AM by Hakumen

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  1. WWTNA Mark's Avatar
    TBH, I never got the hype of Rima. Sure, she worked hard and stuff but I don't like how they tried to make the show revolve around her like you said. Matt should have stayed tbh. He really looked like he wanted to win so bad too. The others deserved to leave especially Michael or however you spell his name. Great blog man.
  2. Anyrysm's Avatar
    I have been really enjoying the show, but one guy I hope gets booted soon is Eric. Yeah he has a compelling back story, but every week it seems that he is on the verge of hurting someone because he's not in good enough shape. Plus, if I hear one more time that he has "the look" I might throw my shoe through the TV. At some point looking like a wrestler can't be enough; especially when you've sent home a contestant the caliber of Matt.
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