If you’re a big fan of “The Bachelor,” or “Real Housewives” you may want to make an appointment with your therapist as a study has just discovered that people who love reality TV have a greater chance of being a narcissist.

The study looked at over 500 university students and found that among those who watched reality television, there were trends towards narcissism. That meant that reality show fans were more likely to be obsessed with fame and fortune, feel cocky or over-confident, and feelings of entitlement.

It’s not too surprising that individuals who have those qualities would be more likely to watch shows that espouse and endorse these same qualities.

The study was not able to determine if the reality shows made people more self-involved, or if conceited people were just drawn to the television shows. Either way, it’s not a good sign for your die-hard Jersey Shore friend (but you always knew something was wrong with her anyway).


People Who Love Reality TV Are NarcissistsIf you love reality TV you’re probably a narcissist

Posted by NowThis Entertainment on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at srobinson@ringoffireradio.com