Take a look at 10 times the natives of Buffalo were stars on reality TV
Yes, we are famous! With Buffalonians living all over the country, there have been plenty of people who made the cut in reality TV casting calls. Several casting calls, including American Idol, have arrived in Buffalo. The natives of Buffalo and western New York have been featured on many reality TV shows, here are 10 of them.
1. Angelea Preston – The Next American Top Model
Buffalo-born Angelea Preston was in America’s Next Top Model Cycle 14. She was eliminated in episode 10.
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2. Cami Clume – The voice
The Amherst native turned all four chairs in the 19th season of The Voice. It was originally part of Team Legend but was stolen by Team Clarkson. His race ended in the semi-finals.
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3. #TeamBuffaloWings – Supermarket sweep
Keith Williams, who is originally from Buffalo but currently lives in California, along with his cousin Remonde Levy, who is also from Buffalo, were involved in the Supermarket Sweep reboot. They called themselves “Team Buffalo Wings”.
4. Mulberry Italian Ristorante – Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Joseph Jerge, owner of Mulberry Italian Ristorante in Lackawanna, has featured in Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
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5. Restaurant Park Vue Soul Food – Restaurant: Impossible
Park Vue owners Schenita Williams and Harrita West were featured on Restaurant: Impossible with Robert Irving.
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6. Angelo Castricone Jr. – Labor of Love
Angelo Castricone Jr., who resides in Miami but is from Lovejoy’s Buffalo, was featured on Labor of Love.
Labor of Love is an American game show aired on Fox from May 21 to July 16, 2020. The show was hosted by Sex and the City actress Kristin Davis and starred the former contestant for season 11 of The Bachelor , Kristy Katzmann. ~ Wikipedia
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7. De’Von Waller – Marriage Bootcamp
De’Von Waller, originally from Buffalo, is married to Hazel E of Love & Hip Hop Hollywood. The couple were featured in Season 17 of Marriage Bootcamp: Hip Hop Edition.
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8. Nany Gonzalez – Real World: Las Vegas and the Challenge
Nany Gonzalez, originally from Jamestown, was on Real World: Las Vegas and The Challenge.
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9. John Bassat Stevens IV – American Idol
Stevens came in 6th in the third season of American Idol.
Stevens was born in Buffalo, New York and his permanent residence is near East Amherst. He attended Williamsville East High School and sang in a select jazz band. He auditioned for American Idol in New York, singing âThat’s Amoreâ as a Dean Martin print. ~ Wikipedia
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10. Buffalo Naval Yard – Ghostbusters
The Buffalo Naval Yard was featured in an episode of Ghost Hunters (Central Terminal was also featured in one episode).
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