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MTV's Duel 2 Sets New Standard for Confrontational TV

By: Edgar Griggs - Published: Apr 14, 2009 • References: youtube and mtv
For those familiar with MTV (and if you’re not, then where have you been hiding?), the reality contests they have featured between the cast of “Road Rules” and “The Real World” have been legendary. Of course, the main ongoing “love confusion” between CT and Diem has helped to keep MTV’s ratings sky high, and viewers on the edge of their seat begging for more.

In the “Duel 2”, although CT and Diem have not been together for 5 years, the sparks fly when Diem hears a rumor that CT slept with one of the other contestants. After viewing a previous conversation between Adam, and Diem, CT goes on a rampage, and after a short verbal confrontation, gets into a fist fight with Adam that not even 5 guys can help to contain.

CT and Adam get kicked off the show, but smelling a ratings blitz, MTV quickly puts together the RW / RR Aftershow featuring the trio to spend 30 minutes talking about a fight scene that only takes up a couple of minutes of air time. How will the remaining contestants capitalize on the absence of two of the strongest players MTV had to offer? You’ll have to tune in and find out!