Ted Haggard & Gary Busey on Wife-Swapping Show Is a New Reality Low

Hey, remember Ted Haggard, the evangelical anti-gay pastor who was deflocked in 2006 when it was revealed that he'd been doing crystal methamphetamine and also, ha ha, paying a male prostitute for sex for three years? And how about Gary Busey, the bizarre brain-injured drug-addict actor who used to do movies but recently has become known for being arrested and appearing on Celebrity Rehab and Celebrity Apprentice?

Some producer who is either clinically insane or an evil genius apparently thought these two freakshows would be two great tastes that taste great together, because they're both about to appear on a new ABC reality show, Celebrity Wife Swap.

Yes, you heard that right: there is going to be a show about Ted Haggard and Gary Busey swapping wives. Oh, you thought nothing could be worse than Jersey Shore, but you were SO SO WRONG.


The premise is this: each episode of Celebrity Wife Swap will follow the couples as they switch wives for two weeks. During the first week, the wives must live by a rule book left behind by the departing spouse, and after that, the wives take charge in order to try and change the way their "new" families live.

Oh boy! I can't wait to see if Haggard cheats on his new spouse, or if Busey gets arrested for attacking his new wife the way he was arrested for spousal abuse in 1999 AND 2001!

While this might seem like a strange pairing, to say the least, there are some connections between Haggard and Busey. For instance, Busey is a born-again Christian and a devoted minister with Promise Keepers, and Haggard has returned to the ministry as pastor of the non-denominational St. James church in Colorado Springs. Also, they each have unusual marriages: in February 2011, Haggard came out as bisexual, and Busey actually isn't married at all to his 25-years-younger babymama.

In conclusion, everything about this show is completely demented, and if you don't believe me, I've got a couple videos to prove it. Please enjoy Ted Haggard at his hypocritical finest, and Gary Busey being ... well, uh, Gary Busey:

Will you be watching Celebrity Wife Swap when it airs?

Image via TedHaggard.com

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