Quote of the day

“As much as viewers like to see the eventual winners of these shows realise their dream (at least momentarily), they love to see the losers: the untalented, the girls who lock themselves in the bathroom and cry, the ones whose hopes are wrecked. Because to see regular people fail is to feel, “My life sucks, but it doesn’t suck as bad as that guy/girl’s life sucks right now.””
Vanessa Friedman on fashion reality TV, FT