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Parents' Guide to

Kell on Earth

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Reality series reveals the seamier side of the fashion biz.

TV Bravo Reality TV 2010
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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

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Kelly's business ethic may be admirable, but her attitude is slightly pathetic. She doesn't exactly treat people well.

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After losing its prized Project Runway to Lifetime, Bravo's finally getting its fashion mojo back with Kell on Earth, a surprisingly riveting -- albeit lamely titled -- look at the people who keep the fashion machine running behind the scenes. As the star of the show, Cutrone is every inch the hard-nosed businesswoman who makes things happen, a reality "character" we've seen many times before (because, frankly, it makes great TV). But the refreshing twist in Kell on Earth is that her no-frills personality actually comes off as genuine and real. She's not putting on a show for the cameras, she's just living her life ... and daring you to keep up.

Of course, there are some things that seem staged, like when Cutrone's friend Ashley Dupre (who played an infamous role in the highly publicized Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal and famously caused a problem for Cutrone at a 2009 fashion show) pops in for a visit right before Fashion Week. And certainly Cutrone is no stranger to reality TV, having appeared prominently on both The Hills and The City. Still, we get the sense that since she doesn't have time to sugarcoat her comments, let alone leave the office to get her nails done, she's hardly got room in her schedule to put on an act for the sake of ratings.

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