Reality-style TV programming has been around for almost as long as TV itself. However, our generation has experienced an explosion in the genre's popularity. In the last ten or so years, reality TV has become an almost essential, if trashy, form of escapism. And during those years, certain TV stars have made their way to the forefront of our culture's collective memory, and become icons of our current social climate. Because of this, they've all had to change over the years in order to keep up with the times.