Jon Gosselin — and His Ed Hardy Shirt — Join Omarosa and Other Reality Stars For Mock Funeral, Say Goodbye to Reality TV

The Death of FAKE Reality TV event
Jon Gosselin and more reality TV stars have a mock funeral Erik Pendzich/REX USA

RIP! Former reality TV stars Jon Gosselin, Omarosa, Tila Tequila, Big Ang, and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro gathered together on Tuesday, March 31, to say goodbye to reality TV with a mock funeral.

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Jon Gosselin throws away his old Ed Hardy shirt in honor of AOL’s Connected. Janet Mayer/Splash News

Officiated by Omarosa, who was dressed as a reverend, the “Fake Reality” funeral was in honor of AOL’s new show Connected, which focuses on the lives of six prominent people, including Susan Sarandon, comic Derek Gaines, and tech executives Eli and Ido Bendet-Taicher, and aims to document “real life” as one of the “most intimate series ever.”

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Jon Gosselin, Ronnie Ortiz-Mago, Omarosa Manigault, Tila Tequila and Big Ang celebrates The Death Of FAKE Reality TV in New York City on March 31, 2015 Anna Webber/Getty Images for AOL

The Times Square event, which was dubbed as “putting the nail in the coffin of fake reality TV,” also reunited Gosselin with his infamous Ed Hardy shirts. The Jon & Kate Plus Eight alum tossed one of the designer’s graphic shirts into a casket, while Jersey Shore alum Ronnie Ortiz-Magro parted ways with the phrase “Gym, Tan, Laundry” by throwing laundry detergent into the casket as well.

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Omarosa speaks at The Death of FAKE Reality TV event on March 31, 2015 Janet Mayer/Splash News

Connected is produced by Oscar-nominated director Morgan Spurlock.

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