Edward Archbold claims victory in the contest that took his life.

Edward Archbold claims victory in the contest that took his life.

*We’ve all seen the dare-devil shows like “Fear Factor,” right?

I always wondered what happened to some of the contestants forced to eat bugs, hairballs and other live, disgusting things once the cameras was turned off. Yeah, we saw many of them regurgitate on-camera; but for the fiercely brave – those who didn’t dare let us see them sweat – what happened to them after they left and went home? Surely there must have been repercussions for eating these things?

Unfortunately, the victory was short-lived for one Florida man who participated in such a contest and won. Edward Archbold was required to eat live cockroaches on-air; which he did, en masse, but he paid the highest price for his er, bravery.

He paid with his  life.

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