At that moment, Zito seemed like the worst gamble that Marter took while living in Sin City.
Instead, years later, he ended up being the best one.
“My parents gave us everything they could because we almost lost my brother.
But I became more reliable on myself.” Marter was a junior at Monmouth when she saw a flyer for an open-call in Philadelphia for “The Real World.” “I wanted to be a casting director and I never actually thought about getting on the show,” says Marter.
“I went for the career possibility, but it snowballed, and soon I made an audition tape.” The tape, filmed by one of her Delta Phi Epsilon sorority sisters, featured Marter walking around campus.
She was just a “college student with goals” and she didn’t do “anything exceptional” to stand out.
The team who wins the elimination round returns to the game and has a shot at a $300,000 prize, while the losing team is eliminated from the game.
At the end of the season, three teams will compete in the final challenge.
“But then the cameras became a piece of furniture, though I realized how private of a person I really am.
Just having a conversation with another roommate, I had to think about what to say.” And the roommates especially had to think about what to say when it came to them butting heads and not getting along with each other.
“We all really were friends, on different levels of course,” says the all-around nice guy of the house, Michael Ross.
“Funny thing is, in the episodes they made it look like Dustin and I were constantly trying to kill each other, but there was also a span of about a month where we got along just fine!
She didn’t win fame and fortune, but she did win a boyfriend.