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TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« on: January 21, 2010, 11:04:38 AM »
Carol and Brandy--Dating





Carol Rosenfeld
Age:  47
Hometown:   Los Angeles, Calif.
Connection to your teammate:  Dating
Current Occupation: Consultant
Pet peeve about your teammate: She’s a biter
Favorite hobbies: Reading, the theater, art, architecture and travel
Achievements: Coming out, starting my own company
Lifelong to do list: Learn to play the piano, re-read all the classics, become a really good chef and a wine connoisseur
If I could switch places with someone: Diana Krall -- I’d like to know what it would be like to have that kind of talent
Role Model/Hero: Any strong, accomplished women, female writers, politicians, artists and musicians
What are you passionate about: My dog, equal rights, mountains and the ocean
What would you do if you won the million dollars: Travel
People would be surprised to learn: That I am shy
Favorite place you have ever visited: Paris
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Communication
What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks)? Choosing to participate in the Race is very out of character for me so the fact that I am doing it is an accomplishment


Brandy Snow

Age: 40
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Connection to your teammate: Dating
Current Occupation: Actress
Pet peeve about your teammate:  She is much more structured and schedule-oriented than I am, which at times limits a go-with-the-flow, spontaneous attitude
Favorite hobbies:  Speaking Spanish, my dogs, traveling, cooking, music, art, hiking.
Achievements: I am an accomplished, independent, talented, creative and kind woman who is committed to constantly learning and growing
Lifelong to do list: Speak Spanish fluently, learn to dance the tango, create a charity that helps educate and offer better quality of life to children, leave a positive impact/imprint on the world, lead a life with purpose
If I could switch places with someone: No one  
Role Model/Hero: I draw inspiration from too many people to list here    
What are you passionate about? Integrity, honesty, intelligence, compassion, constantly striving to better myself
What would you do if you won the million dollars? Pay off debts, purchase a new car, start a direct sales children's educational game company with a portion of the profits going to fund a foundation dedicated to building schools.  I would also like to create and host a travel show based on going to villages throughout the world and participating in projects that better the community
People would be surprised to learn:  That I'm bisexual
Favorite place you have ever visited:  Mexico, Greece and sailing through the waters of the Caribbean
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: We will likely be competing against teams that are younger, stronger and faster than us which may be difficult and daunting
What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks)? To challenge myself physically, mentally, emotionally and to discover the extent of my competitive spirit


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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2010, 12:36:56 PM »
While we've had lesbians before, it's about time the show cast some lesbian girlfriends.  And they look like they're in great shape, so I can see them lasting for a while.

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2010, 04:24:25 PM »
I hope they don't win. :(

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2010, 05:15:37 PM »
Um . . . something wrong with them?

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2010, 06:25:37 PM »
Um . . . something wrong with them?

I don't think my answer would be viewed as anything but "offensive," so I won't elaborate. :violin:


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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2010, 08:06:33 PM »
My hopes better not be dashed this season. :funny:
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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2010, 12:36:06 AM »
brandy reminds me of liza minelli
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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2010, 01:58:59 PM »
Um . . . something wrong with them?

I don't think my answer would be viewed as anything but "offensive," so I won't elaborate. :violin:
Either way, they're my favorite, and I'll be rooting for them like mad.

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2010, 09:46:06 AM »
I'm also rooting for this team! They may be one of the strongest female team ever, and I really think they have lots of chances to be in the final 5 or even F3!
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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2010, 11:53:26 AM »
loveee them


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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2010, 12:36:16 AM »
Hope they're like Dustin and Candice  :tup:
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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2010, 09:16:10 AM »
this team's gott a lot of potential to be in the final 3. they look strong.

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2010, 11:12:14 AM »
this team's gott a lot of potential to be in the final 3. they look strong.
If they make it there, they'd be the oldest women's team to make it.  The last four to make it there were all in their twenties (Dustin & Kandice, Jaime & Cara) and thirties (Lyn & Karlyn, Charla & Mirna).

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2010, 04:07:24 PM »
Um . . . something wrong with them?

I don't think my answer would be viewed as anything but "offensive," so I won't elaborate. :violin:

I would like to know why...can u message me about it? I'm curious what you have to say...but i hope these ladies do well!

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2010, 08:17:35 PM »
Why is the video private?

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2010, 09:29:56 PM »
Wow...looks like CBS has made ALL of their youtube videos private...link doesn't work either.

Fingers crossed that it is just temporary...
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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2010, 12:57:14 AM »
Since Carol has a schnauzer, y'all know how I feel....
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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2010, 08:14:01 PM »
"Our fans are pretty good. They don't give away too much. Sometimes people love dropping spoilers, but our fans are good. They tend to do it in such a way that doesn't ruin it for fans who don't want to know."--Phil Keoghan

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2010, 02:51:30 PM »
They're cheerful like Ozzy & Danny, and semi-evil like the Guidos...and female :lol:
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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2010, 11:19:11 PM »

http://www.tvguide.com/News/Amazing-Races-Carol-1017214.aspx
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Amazing Race's Carol and Brandy: Caite "Very Clearly Had a Problem with Us As Lesbians"
 

Caite Upton and Brent Horne seemed to have it out for Carol Rosenfeld, 47, and Brandy Snow, 40, from the beginning of The Amazing Race this season — which was news to the couple. "We both had separate conversations with her and Caite talked about [her infamous answer at Miss Teen USA 2007]
and how she overcame it. I remember specifically saying, 'Good for
you,' so to find out how much she hated us was a complete shock," Carol
tells TVGuide.com. The models' self-described hatred culminated in them
U-Turning Carol and Brandy in Sunday's episode, leading to their
anger-filled elimination. Get the duo's take on the so-called "feud,"
why they think Caite in particular was after them, and if they would've
used the U-Turn on the models.

TVGuide.com: What was your first thought when you saw that you were U-Turned by Brent and Caite?
Brandy:
Just shock. In a common-sense world, strategy dictates, you know, "take
the stronger team out." They didn't do that. I had no idea how personal
it was. We never really had any negative interactions with Caite or
Brent. We didn't seek out a friendship with them, but we also didn't
have an opportunity to race alongside them except in Malaysia when they
passed us on the stairs. When they did that, you didn't see us pissed.
I actually told Caite that she did a kick-ass job. Just like how I said
to Mike, "You're a rock star." We both were very complimentary and
supportive of the other racers. To watch the name-calling and hatred
unfold has been an emotional rollercoaster. It's also surprising
because you don't know it's happening until you watch it. You know,
them calling us "the mean lesbians."

Amazing Race's Steve and Allie: Elimination was "hard to swallow"

TVGuide.com: They hardly ever referred to you by your names.
Brandy: Yeah, it's like, "I have a name!"
Carol:
I don't want to go to the point where I say she's homophobic because
that's a pretty severe indictment of somebody. I don't know. People
will have to be the judge of that, but you watch it and you don't know
this is going on, and you like to think that in this day and age,
people of a much younger generation would be a little more open-minded.
It is what it is. She was clearly obsessed with beating and eliminating
us. I think she very clearly had a problem with us as lesbians, not
with us as individuals because she never individually indicts one of us
as having done anything specifically wrong to them.

TVGuide.com:
She seemed to be hung up on your tiara comment in the first episode and
said you guys were always mean to her. Did you make other comments or
jokes about her that we didn't see?
Carol: No. The whole
joke is, "Is she racing with her sash and tiara?" That's not even mean!
I don't think it is at all a personal attack or a value statement about
it. We made the same joke about the cowboys: "It's amazing the cowboys
raced in their magic hats." I think it would've been hysterical had she
shown up in a sash and tiara. That would be props to her. ... She liked
to use the word "haters" about people who latched on to the YouTube
sensation. You kind of wonder if "hater" maybe applies back the way she
spoke about us. And having gone through that, you think maybe she
would've been more sensitive to that.

Amazing Race's Jeff and Jordan: We like to make mistakes

TVGuide.com: So you had no inkling at all that they would U-Turn you?
Carol:
We had no idea. Our goal was to fly under the radar. ... As I look
back, I think she maybe thought Brandy was stealing her spotlight. She
said on the show she would like to be the only girl left. Brandy's a
beautiful woman and she's a former model. This is what Caite aspires to
be. I don't think she expected a woman to be on there who was every bit
as attractive as she was. I'm not blaming Brandy, but you know, if
anyone is to blame, it's me for making a joke Day 1. I'm a joker! You
saw it on the zipline. Brandy was like, "Why are you going faster?"
"Because I'm fatter than you are!" ... I make jokes about myself before
I do about anyone else. If you don't have a sense of humor about
yourself, I don't know how you get through life. If you choose to put
yourself out there, you better have a sense of humor.

TVGuide.com:
The cops "trained" Brent and Caite to U-Turn you in an effort to avoid
being U-Turned themselves. What do you think about that?
Brandy:
While I don't like the way the cops played the game, they get props for
being smart. Two weeks ago, watching them stand on the mat and calling
us out, I was heartbroken because we were friends with them. Talk about
feeling blindsided. This was on the tail of having a very private and
personal conversation with Michael about his wife, his daughter, his
anger-management issues, so that shocked us. Maybe I was just naïve in
not realizing the level of gamesmanship.

Amazing Race's Joe and Heidi: Morse code challenge was "an impossible task"
TVGuide.com: A lot of fans think you would've U-Turned Brent and Caite if you had gotten there first. Would you have?
Carol:
No! We would've U-turned the cowboys. There's a clip online from the
Malaysia leg where Phil asked us, "Who would you like to see leave?" We
said, "We wouldn't really want to see anybody go." We were like, "Let
everybody do their best and the chips will fall where they may." We
knew the U-Turn was part of the game. Our strategy then was that the
cowboys appeared to be the strongest team and then the second strongest
team was Mike and Louie. They've each won the most legs.
Brandy:
The cowboys set a record in Malaysia. No one had ever before gone from
last to first with a Speed Bump. They're strong competitors, they're
smart competitors, and we were focused on the race, not the racers. We
would not have made it personal — not that we had a reason to make it
personal with any team.

TVGuide.com: From your point of view, there was no feud between you and Brent and Caite at all?
Brandy:
Right. What we find fascinating in the way this has been skewed, that
there is a feud. There was no feud. You have to have two parties
participating for there to be a feud. We were the object of her hatred
and derision. There wasn't a feud until [Sunday's] episode where it
exploded! I don't like being attacked. I don't like being blindsided
and that's exactly what happened when they U-Turned us. Seriously,
we're in the Seychelles and I'm bonding with Caite over a kitty! It was
very stunning for it to happen. We had no clue they would U-Turn us or
that they hated us like that. Now America's starting to believe there
is a feud.

Amazing Race's Monique and Shawne: We hated "that stupid wooden horse"

TVGuide.com: You were angry after getting U-Turned. Do you think your anger affected your performance afterward?
Carol:
No. The fact of the matter is, while we were toast, we caught up to
Louie and Mike, and Jet and Cord at the Roadblock. I'm also amazed
because ... Louie and Mike were the ones running around like chickens
with their heads cut off. They couldn't do the drums, they tried to do
the Fast Forward, they went to the ice cream. We were still in the
running. We always knew from a physical standpoint that we weren't
going to outrun anyone. It would take three of my strides to match one
of Brent's. So for us, it was to stay in it. We didn't hope mistakes on
our other people. We'll do our best and that's all we can do.

TVGuide.com: What are you up to now?
Brandy: Work!
Carol:
Yeah, work. I recently had a death in the family ... so dealing with
that and trying to ignore all this hoopla. Being called a "mean
lesbian" versus losing a parent, you know, [the former is] not going to
affect me the rest of my life. Now we're going to be the fierce
lesbians!

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #20 on: April 13, 2010, 01:31:46 AM »
Gosh. If Carol & Brandy are accurate in their assessment (I'm not 100% sure they are), this was probably the worst incident of editors creating a feud that wasn't really there. That sort of thing is really disappointing to see coming from TAR. We've had more than enough of this; TPTB should throw it out the window now before it gets worse.

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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
« Reply #21 on: April 13, 2010, 08:36:22 AM »
Exclusive: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow talk about 'The Amazing Race'

   
By Reality TV World staff, 04/13/2010

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After finishing the two of The Amazing Race's last three legs in second place, the "Dating Couple" team of Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow appeared to be beginning to peak just as the Race was entering its final legs.

 
 However unbeknownst to them, they had earned the ire of "Dating Models" Caite Upton and Brent Horne -- who opted to use the ninth leg's special U-Turn option to force Carol and Brandy to complete an additional Detour task that resulted in the women becoming the seventh team eliminated from The Amazing Race's sixteenth edition.

On Monday, Carol and Brandy talked to Reality TV World about their The Amazing Race experience -- including how they were surprised to learn Caite had an issue with them, what "mean things" they believe they had actually said to Caite, whether they feel the fact that Caite only ever seemed to identify them as "the lesbians" may have suggested she had additional issues with the women, and what they thought of some of "Detectives" Louis Stravato and Michael Naylor's gameplay tactics.
 

Reality TV World: Other than the "tiara" comment the producers kept showing another team telling Caite you'd made about her again and again and again, what other "mean things" did you ever say directly to Caite?  That's all they ever seemed to show.

Brandy Snow: That's all they HAD to show!

Carol Rosenfeld: Yeah.

Brandy Snow: I mean let's be honest.  (laughs)   

Carol Rosenfeld: I think watching the last several weeks, when it started with "the lesbians" and "the mean lesbians" and "the lesbians" and "the mean lesbians," I think we were both kind of blindsided because to have this painted as some kind of feud with Brent and Caite, we were completely unaware of any kind of feud.

We were never really in the same place with them until we were a good five or six legs into the Race.  We were on different buses in South America, on different planes leaving South America, and I have yet to see a tape of us being mean or rude or less than polite.

All I've seen is a lot of "good job you guys" and "good luck today."  So someone's going to have to show me and prove it to me.  Whether they were manipulated by Mike and Louie into believing that or she thinks or lesbians are mean, I really don't know.

Brandy Snow: (laughs)

Reality TV World: "The lesbians" seemed to be the only way Caite ever referred to you during the Race, and it seemed to reach the point on last night's episode where Jordan finally broached the obvious question of whether her dislike of you was simply because you're lesbians.  What's your take on that?

Brandy Snow: I think it is.  Carol is actually hesitant to use the word homophobic, as am I because I don't think she's specifically homophobic.  I think she has a problem with lesbians.  I think that they call into question -- you know look, she was raised in a pageant world, she competed in pageants. 

There's value placed on being beautiful and a lot of different things that kind of go along with that.  And I think the way that Carol and I are, the way that we operate in the world -- who we are and what we stand for -- is very different and called into question and perhaps threatened who she is or what her core values were.

And I have to say for me, this was my national coming out party.  Like, I'm on national television.  Work acquaintances and people like that are like, "Oh, I had no idea!"

Because I'm just a very private person.  My family had met many of my past lovers in past relationships and things [but] I didn't run around broadcasting anything because I'm just a very private person.  So being on national television, having it being my national coming out party, and then being labeled and hated -- that label has been a really interesting, sort of devastating, very emotional kind of experience to have to go through.

And Caite posted something on her Facebook last night about how she doesn't hate gays and lesbians, she actually loves them and supports them, but well then it's like if you had a specific issue with either one of us, or either one of us had said something that offended you -- specifically -- [then] call us out and use our [actual] names, don't lump us together and label us.

Carol Rosenfeld: I'm not buying she doesn't.  I mean it wasn't like they took the "tiara" comment and played it over and over in terms of her saying -- I mean it was every week on more than one occasion. 

So Brandy said the exact thing -- I would be very hesitant to call anybody homophobic because I think it's a pretty harsh statement and criticism of somebody, I'll let other people be the judge of that.  But it is kind of with the hate and derisiveness with which she says it in kind of that snide way, and it's like "wow."

I think also, to some degree, she also felt -- and I'm not blaming Brandy at all -- that Brandy was stealing her thunder.  There's another very beautiful woman on the show, she's been a successful model in Europe, and I think Caite was a little probably surprised and intimidated by that. 

It was funny because we were like "good job," "you guys rock" -- I mean we knew that they were younger and faster and stronger than we were.  So it's kind of odd to see that people may have also been intimidated by independent, half-intelligent woman.

Reality TV World: [But] you guys did go off on her after you found out you'd been U-Terned...

Brandy Snow: Oh yeah... are you kidding me?

Carol Rosenfeld: You haven't even seen -- if she thinks I'm a mean lesbian, that was even nice of me. 

Brandy Snow: (laughs)

Carol Rosenfeld: You haven't even see me...

Brandy Snow: Carol was censoring herself, I did not.

Carol Rosenfeld: I was totally censored myself.

Reality TV World: Well what I was going to say was, do you have any regrets about that or do think at that point all bets were kind of off?

Carol Rosenfeld: No, I'm sending dictionaries for Hanukah.

Brandy Snow: In my mind I have zero regret, I couldn't have done it any differently.  I was very invested in the Race and was completely blindsided and attacked.  And I don't like being blindsided and attacked and I'm not going to take it lying down,

Carol Rosenfeld: You're in the heat of the moment...

Brandy Snow: I'm going down kicking and screaming. Because I wanted to stay in the Race and compete and see how far our best could get us...

Carol Rosenfeld: Based on our own merit...

Brandy Snow: ...and we were robbed of our opportunity.

Carol Rosenfeld: Based on our own best.  And we were robbed [of] that opportunity.

Brandy Snow: And I had, like I said, zero idea that she hated us so much!  I had bonding moments with her, great conversations with her -- I mean I know things about her based on conversations.  P.S.  She doesn't know that much about me, based on those same conversations, because she was very self-focused.

I didn't know who she was until Jordan did his imitation -- which by the way, he's not being called to task or being [called] "mean" on.  It was a genuine imitation.  I had never seen the video, didn't see it until after the Race ended.

And I work with celebrities.  I was not particularly thrilled -- thrilled is the wrong word -- I was not particularly in awe of her.  She was just another racer.  Don't have much in common  with her either, so while I was not overtly friendly because I'm not disingenuous, I was certainly kind and respectful and encouraging when it was appropriate. 

Apparently that wasn't good enough.  She wanted more attention from us.

Carol Rosenfeld: There's not a bunch of tape of me being mean or of us being mean.  It's like I said, we were not even near them for the first third of the Race in terms of being on the same planes, the same buses, etc.

And we were not at all focused [on them].  I mean I knew they young and they were fast and I thought they were good competition from that respect, but you know we weren't even around them so it would be impossible for us to be mean.   Someone's going to have to show me the tape of all that. 

We're on the mat at one point in the Seychelles and Phil said, "One word, how do you feel about them?"  And I said "lucky," they're lucky because they had made a couple of pretty significant mistakes but it didn't come back to bite them in the sense that they were eliminated.  So they were fast enough to overcome those mistakes, it was like props to them.

But to watch it all and, like I said, see the derision is kind of just shocking.  It really is.  And you know, we've watched this every week for several weeks now and it's like we know what's coming and it's like "Wow, this is really very surprising."

Reality TV World: Did you ever consider going for the Fast Forward?

Brandy Snow: No.

Carol Rosenfeld: We knew that we had gotten to the opera house significantly after some other people and we just thought that somebody would have already gone for it.  And especially because we didn't see Dan and Jordan -- everyone else we saw running around the opera house looking for Mr. Wu. 

And we never saw Danielle and Jordan so I think I assumed at that point that they just had gone for it.  They had just found it and gone for it. 

Once we left that train station, we never saw Danielle and Jordan again.  We saw Brent and Caite.  We saw Jet and Cord.  We saw Mike and Louie.  So it was like they must have gone for it, by process of elimination that's where they were. 

So no, we were too far behind and everything we had seen and studied [was] that for a second team to pursue a Fast Forward usually came back and really bit them in the ass.

Reality TV World: What made you both initially decide you wanted to do the "Pounding Drums" Detour task instead of the "Pounding Pavement" option?

Brandy Snow: I just instinctively thought the ice cream truck thing sounded heavier or harder, it sounded like it was going to take longer.

Carol Rosenfeld: Yeah, also it was really early in the morning when we first got that [clue].  I want to say it was before 10AM, and my thinking was, "Who is buying ice cream before 10AM?"  And I was game [for the drums].

And we got over there and Brandy was much more adept at it.  I struggled, I was probably a little more like Jet at it -- I thought he was hysterical last night. 

I struggled with it.  We went to the first [instructor] and it was the tiniest little boy, he couldn't have been three feet tall.  And we were like, "Okay, we'll switch drummers."  And our second instructor, the kid was great and hysterical.

But I struggled with that and I think it would have been hard to sell ice cream [that] early.  Had everything been an hour later I would have been, "Oh no, it's hot, we can do this."

In hindsight, we blew through the ice cream so fast [when we had to do it as part of the U-Turn afterwards] but when we were doing it, again, it was an hour later and was lunchtime.

I think the drums were still the right choice, I just wish I had picked it up a little faster.  Hey, if I had picked it up faster then Brent and Caite wouldn't [have U-Turned us] and we wouldn't be having this conversation.

Reality TV World: About how long do you think you were at the drums before you completed it?

Carol Rosenfeld: We were there an hour before we got it, but Brent and Caite [only] went up on the stage right before us.  I mean we were literally right behind them.

Brandy Snow: We were 15, maybe 10-15 minutes behind them at the most.  At the very most.  We watched them go, that sort of kicked us in the ass.  We ran through one more time, got the okay from our teacher -- who by the way, that little kid was the cutest, sweetest boy. 

We're all out there dying of heat -- it's hot -- and he's getting red in the face and he was just so patient and so sweet and so kind.  I just loved him, I just wanted to take him home with me, he was very cute.

Reality TV World: So I guess in hindsight, it wasn't -- given the early morning time that you would have selling the ice cream -- a situation where you feel you might have beat Brent and Caite to the U-Turn if you had chosen the ice cream Detour task right away then?

Carol Rosenfeld: You know, we might have.

Brandy Snow: I've wondered that, we might have.

Carol Rosenfeld: Yeah, now you sit back and now that it's all done you second guess every decision you made.  Hopefully that will end soon!   But maybe we could have gotten through the ice cream, even at that hour of the morning, faster.  Who knows?  It is what it is.

Reality TV World: When Louis and Michael did the ice cream task they ended up selling 10 of the sandwiches to their own cab driver, which seemed a little sketchy to some viewers given they could have basically just repaid him with a big tip later.

Brandy Snow: Yeah...

Reality TV World: What were your own thoughts on that, were you aware of that?

Carol Rosenfeld: Did they actually end up selling him some?  I mean I know he said to his cab driver "You look hungry," but did they actually end up selling some to him?

Reality TV World: I believe they sold 10.

Brandy Snow: Yeah, they sold 10 of them to him.

Reality TV World: Their last 10.

Carol Rosenfeld: Are you kidding me?

Reality TV World: Their last 10, I believe.

Carol Rosenfeld: Oh, I didn't know that. 

Brandy Snow: Yeah, you know that's amazing because we oversold by like five or 10...

Carol Rosenfeld: Yeah...

Brandy Snow: We didn't stop, people kept wanting ice cream from us.  But it's interesting to know that because that actually is kind of shady.  They could have had a deal with him and repaid him later and you, it is what it is, you can't -- I don't know. 

A game is a game and it kind of comes down I think [to] Mike and Louie are playing a smart game [but] it's a little disappointing because it seems like it's dirty and kind of personal.  But for them it's keeping them in it.

Reality TV World: How were you cast on the show -- whose idea was it?

Carol Rosenfeld: You know, it was neither of our ideas.  We were actually approached.
  We were asked to interview, we went on the interview [and] we didn't think the interview went well at all. 

[But] low and behold, the next think we knew we were finalists and I think we just kind of embraced that and said let's have fun with this and whatever happens, happens. 

It was this unique opportunity that came to both of us at the same time.  It was like, "Hey, want a one in 11 chance to win a million dollars and travel around the world?"

And it was very out of character for both of us so obviously you're given this amazing gift on a silver platter, it's something you want to embrace.



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Re: TAR 16: Carol Rosenfeld and Brandy Snow--Dating
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Carol Rosenfeld: You know, it was neither of our ideas.  We were actually approached.

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With each new season we're seeing more of it. The "over the transom" team might turn into an extinct species.

Of course, if they approach ME, I'll turn a complete 180 on the subject.


 

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