Parents' Guide to

The Governor's Wife

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Reality-show trials of ex-con governor and his younger wife.

TV A&E Reality TV 2013
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The Governor's Wife offers a voyeuristic look at the May-December relationship, the nature of which is underscored by comments about Trina's youth and interest in the Edwin family's wealth. It is also an attempt to restore some of the former governor's reputation after being convicted on racketeering charges.

The affection Trina and Edwin show each other has its unique appeal. But the show's real fun comes from Anna and Vicki Edwards, thanks to their blunt conversations with (and about) Trina, their father, and each other. Not everyone will approve of what they see here, but for reality fans, there's lots of entertainment here to be had.

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