The reality star says he's glad he went public with his diagnosis. As it turns out, the public has embraced Donato, who is currently appearing on Couples Therapy. Donato has been flooded with encouraging messages on social media. Donato, 51, has always attended charity events, but lately he has been increasing his visibility. Last week, Donato joined other reality stars — including former Bachelor Bob Guiney — in a new initiative to help fight the childhood-obesity epidemic.
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The reality star reveals he has been living with the disease for more than three years. Jenn Berman. One had come back positive and the other had come back negative. Two hours later, Donato learned the life-changing news. With little explanation, Donato left the show.
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Our favorite reality TV stars cannot get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to social media to share even more of their lives with us. And we would not have it any other way. Thank you VH1! And of course Dr. Jenn Bermann is back to work her magic.
Dick Donato is best known for winning "Big Brother 8" back in , with his attitude and gameplay earning him the nickname Evel Dick. Today, Donato has returned to reality TV, appearing on "Couple's Therapy," and he's using the spotlight to open up about his personal struggle: living with HIV. The year-old appears on the show with his girlfriend Stephanie Rogness-Fischer, and on Wednesday's episode of the VH1 show, Donato reveals to the rest of the cast the diagnosis he received in that changed his life. They had done two HIV tests.