Originally Posted by Headliner
I just don't see how that's must see TV. It's trash. Society is different now. Trashy TV was cool in the late 90's because society as a whole was rebellious and trashy. While he most likely got backlash back then, it's nothing compared to the backlash he gets now because society as a whole has changed. Everyone is sensitive to real tragedies and issues, and wants a certain level of respect to those situations.
Trashy TV is still big today. Just look at how successful Jersey Shore and all those teen mom shows are.