What makes a reality star a hero? Is it the ones who go on challenge shows like Survivor and Fear Factor? Or are they the ones that face their fears in public? Wouldn’t facing your biggest fears in front of millions of people make overcoming an emotional or physical dread even more frightening? And who does the public root for? Are the true heroes the reality stars who are battling with production created scenarios, like the Amazing Race, or the people who are battling their own inner, or often outer, demons from their daily lives like The Biggest Loser or Celebrity Fit Club?