TV Picks: TLC delivers the shock and awe with tonight’s “My Strange Addiction” we encounter two new unique individuals.And by “unique” I really mean messed up in the brainiod. Big time.
Kyle, in the links below, is addicted to dating older women. If you are 60, that’s as low as he goes. He has an active sex life and juggles several girlfriends at the same time. Dentures are a big turn-on, as teeth can be removed before…
But you won’t find Kyle hitting on girls at bars or going on blind dates. Kyle is more likely to meet his “type” at a nursing home or bingo hall.
31-year-old Kyle is addicted to dating much older women. Unlike most young men, Kyle is excited by sagging skin, wrinkles and gray hair. Although Kyle’s friends pressure him to meet someone his own age, he insists his passion is for women in the grandma-stage of their lives. Kyle even proclaims “I love dentures. Women, they can be self conscious about dentures. Ladies, I promise you, telling your man you have dentures will not turn him off. It will put a smile on his face, it’ll put a smile on his pants.”
The episode airs tonight at 10/9c on TLC
And later, 30-year-old Adam is addicted to becoming Madonna. Adam’s addiction has cost him over $175,000 in cosmetic procedures and a closet-full of Madonna inspired costumes. Adam’s devotion to Madonna is devastating for those close to him, particularly his boyfriend, who will leave if the Madonna obsession continues.
The new season kicks off Wednesday, January 7th at 10/9c with more stories of people living with unusual compulsions. The season kicks off with a one-hour special that shows the world of the female maskers: men who dress in rubber suits and masks to look like life-sized, shapely female dolls.
During the course of the sixth season we get to know other unique individuals including:
26-year-old Evelyn has been addicted to drinking air freshener for 3 years. At least fifty times a day, Evelyn reaches for her can and sprays a mouthful.
For the past three years, 56-year-old Linda has been happily married to “Bruce,” a 70-foot and 60-ton carnival ride. She has rekindled her love for Bruce since 1981. Linda is a self-proclaimed objectum sexual, which means she has romantic feelings for inanimate objects. Other past romantic relationships include a locomotive and an airplane.
29-year-old Patrice is a happily married woman in London who has been addicted to eating bricks for the past 12 years. Her addiction is so intense that she chewed a 2-foot hole in the wall of her bedroom. and consumed parts of her grandmothers home in secret. Patrice has not gone a day without eating brick since she was 17.
When it comes to love, Kyle is an old-school player. He has an active sex life and juggles several girlfriends at the same time. But you won’t find Kyle hitting on girls at bars or going on blind dates. Kyle is more likely to meet his “type” at a nursing home or bingo hall. The 31 year-old Romeo is addicted to dating elderly women.
The one-hour season premiere special MY STRANGE ADDICTION: MEN IN DOLL SUITS is produced by Firecracker Films for TLC. All subsequent episodes in the season are produced by Violet Media for TLC.