Assessment of Endemol
"Fidelbogen, be extremely cautious when dealing with Endemol. Endemol is one of the biggest (if not THE biggest) producers of trash TV here in Europe - stuff like cheap game shows, talk shows and generally "entertainment" for the masses appealing to the lowest instincts. I'm sure you have a similar category of TV shows in the U.S.
"They'd reduce the whole MRA movement to simplest catchphrases and make any intelligent discussion impossible by deliberately inviting feminazis from hell. They probably just want to produce a confrontational shouting match - the moment the sparks fly the highest you'll see the Dollar sign appear in the eyes of the Endemol producers. Avoid at all cost!
"Endemol proves day by day on European TV screens that it is the exact opposite of intelligent TV. They produce the kind of TV shows that keep the TV-watching masses dumbed down and unable of critical thought in the first place.
"I'm sure Endemol has the same interest in the men's movement (and probably even in feminists) like vampires have in blood: It sates their hunger for a while, but they don't care if they leave their victim dead afterwards."
To which Plonkeroo adds:
"Sound advice. As I recall they are a Dutch company making money hand over fist by producing twaddle programmes."
Well, that sounds about right to me - since I consider my own dealings with Endemol to be concluded.
But I have no doubt that the Endemol "talent scouts" are still sniffing around and beating the bushes, looking for indiscreet simpletons to say compromising things that might put the Movement in a counter-productive light. Sadly, such people DO exist - I cannot tell a lie!
And unfortunately, Endemol might just accomplish their design at some point in the future. Not on my watch, of course, but you never can tell how things will eventually roll. All I can do is advise my fellow workers in the Movement to stay clear of Endemol and its agents, and show zero interest if approached. I would likewise advise bloggers and other online Movement types to pick up this story and propagate it in various ways, in order to forewarn and forearm as many people as possible and also create an historical record if we need to write the official chronicle of this affair some day.
**Post Note: Michael has made further remarks in the comment section.