Hon, where have you been? That's been the purpose of the judges from the very beginning of the series. They are there only to do the producers' bidding and are not allowed to have opinions to the contrary.
You mean there are shenanigans involved? Horrors! It was pretty easy to see throughout this show. I watched the series in two days. I loved it through the first 6 episodes and then it started to seem like just another reality show full of manipulation. That bit with Nadia and Vinnie wreaked of it. I ended up liking Aparna and Vyasar the most. Aparna grew on me and it became obvious later on that she was just playing a role. My favorite part was the talking heads with the older couples and seeing the parents. Nadia's parents seemed to be pretty relaxed and didn't seem as much like the
Bruce and Demi split up at approximately the same time that Sailor was born, so Demi and Christie didn't have to be friends. I think they really did vacation together in the sense that they often vacationed on the same island, the island where Bruce is currently selling a home.
I just checked the ages again and Sophie is 10, so that makes sense. The next two youngest are Dharma and Brooke, both 11. The others are 12 and 13. I haven't paid close attention, have the winners usually been on the older side?
As usual, I'm enjoying the marathon of reruns more than the current show. Still love cutie Matthew from Season 2. :) I'm hoping I'll have a more favorable opinion after tonight's ep and will be able to talk about the newest contestants.