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Aug 11, 2010 08:41 AM

Chopped, 8.10.10

Wow, I don't watch most of the "contest' shows, but it was hot, I was clicking mindlessly, and I happened to see a Boston contestant ( Rebecca Newell, of the Beehive) on Chopped. They had edited the whole thing to make her totally easy to hate, from the smirk on her face, that seemed to be her dominating expression, to every self-congratulating comment she made about her own work. Please tell me she's not that arrogant, pretentious, and egotistical a human being...She did win, but they made it really easy to root for _anyone_ else...

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  1. Didn't see it, but a couple of interesting comments here...pretty much everyone agreed with you. :-)

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    1. re: LindaWhit

      OMG! i watched it and I was so mad when she won I wanted to just boycott "Chopped" for at least 3 weeks. She was beyond arrogant and had to keep pointing out that she is not an airhead. maybe someone called her that a lot before and she felt she had something to prove. I did not even like the way any of her 3 courses looked. I have never been to Beehive and thanks to her attitude on the show I never will. I would never step foot in any restaurant where she works...EVER!!!!

    2. Her food seemed mega uncreative, too. Simplistic. And was the little inexperienced girl the best competition they could dredge up?

      1. I was disappointed every single time they complimented her food. I was hoping her first dish would see her chopped. The arrogance (or arrogance edit) was just too much.

        1. I did love the dirty looks Alex was giving her when she made those stupid comments.

          1. Oh, I just watched it, and was hoping and praying that she wouldn't win, but knew she would. She came off as such an arrogant, horrible person, I wonder if she really is that bad! I really liked Yoanne, too bad she didn't pull it off.

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            1. re: sibeats

              I wanted anyone to win but I was rooting for Yoanne though. I was disappointed when she was chopped.