Is 'Love During Lockup' scripted? We TV reality show promises look into real-life inmates and their relationship

Is 'Love During Lockup' scripted? We TV reality show promises look into real-life inmates and their relationship
Dalton from 'Love During Lockup' First Look (YouTube/WE tv)

The WE TV show 'Love During Lockup' is about couples who meet while one of them is in prison. While it is an unusual way to meet someone, some individuals feel that the reality TV program isn't all that real.

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Many reality shows have a terrible reputation for being staged for views or situations that are repeated numerous times to ensure they are perfect. According to reports, the show is as real as possible, although some individuals believe that parts of the relationships are fabricated to make the show more intriguing. This captivating WE TV reality series is filled with drama. 'Love During Lockup' chronicles the lives of couples who met while one of them was serving time in jail or prison, offering a plethora of narratives to follow and fuel for the show.

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Is the show scripted?

People may believe that 'Love During Lockup' is contrived because it is a reality program. However, for the most part, the series strives to be genuine. Of course, viewers can anticipate some fabrication and meddling by the creators. Aside from that, the show strives to capture genuine moments of truth. For instance, some convicts discover that they will not be released on the day they expected. The crew is present to document the feelings, lending realism to the presentation.

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The casting process has also been thoroughly detailed. To begin with, because the series is an in-house proposal, the network has no commitments to anybody other than itself. In 'Love During Lockup', the crew looks for sympathetic convicts who are evolving and are set to be released from jail. Most importantly, the convicts must meet their partners while incarcerated.

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As you may imagine, the cast members are chosen after extensive investigation. As a result, the procedure is one-of-a-kind and real. While there are no professional actors in the program, cast members are compensated for their performances. According to some contracts reported by The Cinemaholic, cast members earn approximately $2,000 every episode and roughly $250 per day for filming specials and reunions. They are more likely to be amenable to producer recommendations because they are compensated for their performances.

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Finally, if the show is genuine, do the crew members require extra security? The show's creators have addressed this, stating that all reality shows are emotional and dramatic. As a result, the crew constantly takes measures. However, no extra precautions are taken just because the cast members of 'Love During Lockup' are convicts. Finally, one should not believe everything they see on television. 'Love During Lockup,' on the other hand, attempts to realistically reflect the path of couples hoping to establish a future after serving time.

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Parent show, 'Love After Lockup' has been indicted of hiring actors

'Love After Lockup' has been accused of employing actors to play the show's regulars throughout the years. In the show's 2020 season, Michael Simmons meets Sarah's new lover, Malcolm Woolridge. Malcolm, on the other hand, is believed to be an actor. He's allegedly identified as an actor on Facebook, and his mother has stated that he's been working on new "projects." However, no one has openly verified or refuted this.

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Even if the franchise is 100% true, show editors may make it appear false or depict things in an unauthentic manner. We TV hasn't stated anything regarding the show's editing procedure. Many fans on the 'Love After Lockup' subreddit believe the program is also a fabrication. One thread discusses how editing on an episode starring Shavel Moore and Quaylon Adams shows Shavel's haircut looking one way in one moment and entirely different in the next. It also shifts from red to black.

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The text refers to it as an editing error, but there are so many variances in Shavel's appearance here that it appears to be a major omission. And, because there is such a significant difference, there is the question of what fans would have seen if the first scene had been completed and what was missing from the opening of the second scene.

'Love During Lockup' returns to We tv with a second season on October 21, 2022, at 9/8c.

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