Please don't click off this article because you think you are too good for reality TV. You turn your nose up at the thought of Dallas women mouthing off at one another. And you think it's sad some desperate Dallas woman went on TV to get married. Please. You're not too good for that kind of entertainment. No one is too good for that.
Like every year, Dallas showed up in reality TV. There was Married At First Sight, some Dallas people were on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team, and how could we forget, The Real Housewives of Dallas.
Here are our favorite Dallas reality TV moments.
1. Mia was detained at the airport on Married At First Sight
This season's Married At First Sight — a show about marrying a stranger before ever laying eyes on them — took place in Dallas, meaning all three couples lived here. After Mia and Tristan's wedding, as they were heading to Mexico, Mia was detained in the airport for a warrant out for her arrest. Turns out, she had stalked an ex-boyfriend. Mia was eventually released and told her few-days-old husband it was all a misunderstanding. You're going to be shocked to hear this, but they are not still married.
2. Arie dumping Becca and choosing Lauren B.
But you know who is almost married? Arie and Lauren B.! It was a match made in uh-oh heaven. Arie, the star of the 22nd season of The Bachelor chose Becca, a woman from Minnesota, during the final rose ceremony. Flash-forward a few weeks and suddenly Arie can't stop thinking about his runner-up, Lauren B., a woman who claimed Dallas as a home. Arie then proceeded to dump Becca on national TV and ask for Lauren B. back. She said yes and now they are expecting a child and will marry in Hawaii in January. You are so much happier for knowing all of this, aren't you?
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
3. Taylor T. didn't know what the #MeToo movement was
Oh, Taylor T., where do we begin? On an episode of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team, a show about women trying out for a coveted spot on the NFL cheerleading squad, hopeful Taylor T. was put through a mock interview with a TV reporter. When the TV reporter asked about the #MeToo movement, Taylor T. froze. Cheerleaders director Kelli Finglass was left speechless and appalled and Taylor T. was cut from the chance of wearing the iconic blue and white uniform.
4. Stephanie Hollman's face when her castmates argue
During a scene in episode 6, season 3, fellow Housewives D'Andra Simmons and LeeAnne Locken get into an argument about Simmons' bank account. Hollman, the non-confrontational friend of the group, sits there in awe of the two women fighting. Her facial expressions is one of the best things we saw all year.