‘Will You Be My Wifey?’ No Thank You!: VH1’s Tool Academy Gives Us Perspective


2 a.m. this morning, I found myself watchig Vh1’s latest version of their favorite reality show format:  Find a group of screw-up’s…a sarcastic host and a random expert and create some sort of competition to see who is most dedicated to correcting their imperfections.  That’s right–we’ve seen it with Charm School, Rock of Love Charm School and now… Tool Academy. 

What makes this show interesting is the fact that they find women who are in love with “tools” (the word alone always makes me laugh) and want to turn them into proper gentlemen who may one day take them seriously or to the alter–whatever comes first.

Pretty much all of these men have multiple women, but keep their number 1 aka. wifey a.k.a. bottom bitch on the side, a theory that all of us are all too familiar with.  For whatever reason, these women chose to dig into their boyfriend’s past and secret lives and put it all on the line on Vh1 for the world to see.  I don’t get it–they could just check their cell phones if they really want to know!  (not that I know anything about that!)

It’s pretty interesting to see how these men react when their girlfriends find out how they really get down. It’s actually pretty sad.  Check out a clip from the premiere below.

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