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Daily Mail Australia presents Obsessed!, a podcast dissecting the biggest moments and juiciest rumours from your favourite reality TV shows, and examining why we are still so obsessed with watching ‘normal’ people find fame on-screen. In season one we’re unpacking each week of Love Island Australia 2019, hosted by 2018 fan favourite Josh Moss and Daily Mail Australia's own Crystal Andrews.

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Daily Mail Australia presents Obsessed!, a podcast dissecting the biggest moments and juiciest rumours from your favourite reality TV shows, and examining why we are still so obsessed with watching ‘normal’ people find fame on-screen. In season one we’re unpacking each week of Love Island Australia 2019, hosted by 2018 fan favourite Josh Moss and Daily Mail Australia's own Crystal Andrews.

    What ‘normal’ people can learn from watching reality TV

    What ‘normal’ people can learn from watching reality TV

    The real king and queen of the villa are revealed, with Josh and Anna crowned the winners of Love Island Australia 2019! Crystal and Josh discuss why the series rated so poorly this year; rumours that Angie Kent’s Bachelorette suitors were offered $100,000 to date her; and reveal the positive changes that reality TV can create in the world.


    For more juicy Love Island Australia coverage, head to www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/love-island-australia/index.html


    Follow our hosts on Instagram: @joshmoss and @crystal_jane


    00:30  Did Anna and Josh deserve to win?
    2:45    Would you keep the $50,000 to yourself?
    5:00    Being a real couple vs. a reality TV couple
    8:55    Love Island Australia season three in doubt
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7675803/Is-Love-Island-Australia-facing-axe-Channel-Nine-shows-future-air.html


    16:05  Josh: The Islanders played it too safe
    17:10  Worst moments from the villa
    18:30  Who will remain relevant?
    21:00  Bachelorette contestants allegedly offered $100,000 to stay with Angie
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7645589/Bachelorette-stars-promised-100-000-producers-Angie-Kent-relationship-lasts.html


    25:00  Reality TV creates behavioural change
    26:55  Josh: Reality TV taught me what is possible
    28:55  Crystal: Reality TV has made me more self-aware
     
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    • 32 min
    How much money do reality TV stars REALLY make on Instagram?

    How much money do reality TV stars REALLY make on Instagram?

    With just over a week remaining of Love Island Australia, Crystal mourns the breakup of her faves Cartier and Adam, and Crystal and Josh debate the double standard in the Villa that is unfair to the women, particularly Isabelle and Cassie. In the real world, we discuss how much money reality TV stars can really make post-show on Instagram, and the leaked cast of the new Bachelor in Paradise - honestly, how many times can we watch the same people go back for more?


    For more juicy Love Island Australia coverage, head to www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/love-island-australia/index.html


    Follow our hosts on Instagram: @joshmoss and @crystal_jane


    1:00 Adam and Cartier are over
    5:50 Who's fault was the breakup?
    6:50 Is Matt too emotional or just self-obsessed?
    9:44 Matt was bullying Isabelle
    11:45 Luke and Cassie need to get over it
    14:00 Double standards in the villa
    16:10 How much do reality TV stars make on Instagram?
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7612843/The-incredible-Australias-influencers-earn-sponsored-post-Instagram.html
    17:00 Tammy Hembrow's Instagram fees
    17:15 Jessika Power makes $10,000 a week
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7646117/MAFS-Jessika-Power-reveals-spends-10-000-weekly-Instagram-earnings.html
    20:20 Is 'influencing' the equivalent of owning a small business?
    24:15 Rumoured cast for Bachelor in Paradise 2020
    25:25 Why reality stars keep coming back
    27:00 Predictions for Love Island Australia finale week
     
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    • 28 min
    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 4: Dumping tantrums and ex-MAFS star Davina Rankin on being a TV villain

    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 4: Dumping tantrums and ex-MAFS star Davina Rankin on being a TV villain

    As the stakes are raised in the villa, the dumping reactions are getting borderline embarrassing - but it's child's play compared to what's going on in the outside world. Crystal and Josh discuss the landmark lawsuit, which sees a former House Rules contestant suing Channel 7 for portraying her as a villain. Will this change the way reality TV is made forever? Plus we interview ex-Married At First Sight star Davina Rankin, a woman who knows the realities of being a TV villain more than almost anybody else...


    For more juicy Love Island Australia coverage, head to www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/love-island-australia/index.html


    Follow our hosts on Instagram: @joshmoss and @crystal_jane


    1:00 Can Adam and Cartier win?
    2:40 Cassie and Luke's blow up
    5:20 Eoghan and Jordan's dumping tantrums
    8:20 Channel 7 lawsuit
    9:40 Do the networks have mental health duty of care?
    10:30 Josh explains mental health support on Love Island Australia
    13:50 Davina relives the public backlash to her
    15:45 Davina explains how a villain is 'produced'
    18:55 The 'best' of one character and the 'worst' of another
    20:50 Has being a villain helped Davina's career?
    22:35 Lack of support and mental health: "They don't care about your wellbeing"
    26:10 Will this change reality TV forever?
    28:50 How Davina managed to turn the tide
    30:00 Will Davina let her daughter watch the show?
     
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    • 32 min
    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 3: #TeamVanessa or #TeamMatt?

    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 3: #TeamVanessa or #TeamMatt?

    The double dumping that kicked off the week had us shook! Viewers finally had the chance to get involved, helping to eliminate both Vanessa and Maurice. Crystal and Josh take sides in what was the most tense and bitter dumping to date: Crystal is on #TeamVanessa, Josh is on #TeamMatt, where do you stand?


    For more juicy Love Island Australia coverage, head to www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/love-island-australia/index.html


    Follow our hosts on Instagram: @joshmoss and @crystal_jane


    2:00 Dumped: Maurice
    4:15 It's 'Go Time' for Gerard
    5:15 Dumped: Vanessa
    7:00 Bullying in the villa
    7:55 Crystal is #TeamVanessa
    13:20 Matt's crying: Real or fake?
    15:10 Vanessa blames twins Josh and Luke, is going to hook up with DJ Sam Withers
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7596163/Vanessa-Sierra-blames-twins-getting-eliminated-Love-Island-Australia.html


    19:30 Adam and Cartier's church dilemma
    22:55 Eoghan's refusal to compromise for Jessie
    26:30 How public voting influences the contestants
    28:00 How Love Island Australia reflects real-life dating
     
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    • 31 min
    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 2: Why Cynthia Made the Right Decision

    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 2: Why Cynthia Made the Right Decision

    The first re-coupling ceremony sees the very first contestant dumped from the villa, PLUS the first-ever same-sex coupling on Love Island Australia! Josh and Crystal debate whether Cynthia made a huge mistake choosing Maurice; why it's so significant to see sexually-fluid women on TV; and revelations that Sam was originally cast for Married At First Sight 2020.


    For more juicy Love Island Australia coverage, head to www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/love-island-australia/index.html


    Follow our hosts on Instagram: @joshmoss and @crystal_jane


    1:00 DJ Sam gets dumped, but did Vanessa make a mistake?
    7:30 Why Cynthia had to choose Maurice
    13:40 Cassie and Phoebe's same-sex couple
    16:20 Do same-sex couplings complicate the show?
    19:00 Josh does not ship Adam and Cartier
    19:45 When will we see sexually-diverse men on dating shows?
    20:55 Cartier's controversial same-sex marriage comments
    22:30 Sam cast for Married At First Sight 2020
    26:40 Are we being too harsh on Maurice?
    29:45 Intruders: Twins Josh & Luke
     
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    • 35 min
    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 1: We Need To Talk About Maurice

    Love Island Australia 2019 Week 1: We Need To Talk About Maurice

    After one week in the villa, what do we have to show for it? Crystal and Josh talk about which couplings surprised them; whether or not the casting of Cynthia was tokenistic and low-key racist; and break down all the drama about Maurice and his furious ex-girlfriend Christie Swadling.
     
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    For more juicy Love Island Australia coverage, head to www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/love-island-australia/index.html
     
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    In this episode:
    2:30 Josh reveals the ‘unspoken rule’ of day one in the villa


    6:30 Adam as the surprise favourite
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7548003/Love-Island-Australias-Adam-Farrugia-mercilessly-mocked-quirky-bowlcut.html


    10:20 Will Vanessa and Matt last?


    12:00 Jessie vs. Maurice


    12:40 Maurice’s ex-girlfriend calls him out on YouTube https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7548465/Maurice-Salibs-ex-girlfriend-claims-dumped-TWO-WEEKS-going-show.html


    19:50 Is Cynthia’s editing racist?
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7552109/Love-Island-Australia-viewers-outraged-Cynthia-Taylu-receives-little-airtime.html


    25:00 Producers confirm more intruders than ever this season


    27:40 First impressions: Anna


    29:10 First impressions: Phoebe
     
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    • 31 min

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