the Geek star’s quest
J ESSIE Byrne is in no doubt about her best assets.
Beauty-wise I like my boobs and my legs,’’ the 21-year-old says.
If I had a dollar for every time someone said, I wish I had your boobs’ or, Could I have some of those?’ I’d be a millionaire.’’
It’s that sort of philosophy that makes Jessie the perfect candidate for the second series of
Jessie is one of nine women taking part in the Channel 7 reality show.
Other contestants include Queensland twins Ellie and Brooke (‘‘life is easier being beautiful’’), West Australia’s Linette (‘‘when people first see me, they see blonde, boobs, tan’’) and Tamika (‘‘I’d rate myself a 10/10’’).
They’re set to share a mansion with eight geeky guys including Victoria’s fan David, who confesses he needs to be forced to get out and interact with the real world, mathematicsloving Michael, 23, and Tim, who claims to be addicted to computer games. Former
star Curry is back as host. Curry played baddy Hugo Austin on the Seven soap.
Curry and his wife, Sonya, have a new baby son, Fox.
I had a couple of months helping Sonya out with the bub before the second series of
Curry says. I was offered some work but turned it down. It was important for me to be there for the early part of his (Fox’s) life.’’ Curry says
is out to upset stereotypes.
Beauty and the Geek.
Beauty and the Its host says Beauty and the Geek is all about how people can change, writes
Colin Vickery If I ever have a conversation . . . they look atmy chest, not into myeyes
It is a show about how people can change,’’ Curry says.
The geeks get confidence in themselves as social beings and the beauties walk out realising they’re not as academically challenged as they thought they were.’’
Tell that to Byrne, who admits she flunked out of school and that her idea of a perfect Saturday night is unleashing on the dance floor.
She admits there is a downside to her voluptuous looks and has yet to find Mr Right.
If I ever have a conversation with a man, they look at my chest, not into my eyes.
I want a man who actually looks into my eyes and cares about what I’m saying.’’ The first series of
was a surprise
and the Geek hit for Seven.
It was a gamble last year,’’ Curry says. Seven was desperate to have something for the younger demographic to be a success.
The key is the casting. We have a better cast than we did last year.
They all get along really well (at the start) and then there is a huge amount of drama that wouldn’t be out of place in
‘‘ Beauty and the Geek, Channel 7, Thursday, 8.30pm