Since 2016, Marty Raney and his two children, Matt and Misty Raney, have been serving to folks efficiently transition from collaborating in mainstream society to dwelling off the grid on Homestead Rescue. The hit Discovery sequence is now airing its seventh season, and the household has assisted dozens of households of their quest to stay extra merely.
Through the years, the Raneys have been accused of faking sure storylines for the sake of the cameras, and a few viewers have doubted simply how actual the present is.
Is ‘Homestead Rescue’ pretend?
As homesteaders themselves, the Raneys have quite a lot of expertise in what it takes to get folks to be totally self-sufficient. Patriarch Marty Raney has a holistic understanding of the abilities which might be wanted, whereas Matt and Misty have extra focused expertises. Misty is educated in farming, whereas Matt focuses on fishing and searching.
Like many actuality stars, the Raney household has been accused a number of occasions over time of embellishing sure features of the present for the sake of drama.
Again in July of 2017, Marty mentioned his function on the present with Fox Information.
“[I’m] not essentially [there] to provide them a handout however to provide them a hand up…everybody desires a handout and I am delicate to these folks, and people folks I do not go to… I am extra impressed by the doers and the employees than I’m the talkers and the dreamers,” he shared.
He then defined that he practices what he preaches as a result of he actually does lead a homesteading life.
“What made America was the homesteader, the individuals who constructed their very own properties. These folks constructed this nation, onerous employees, folks not afraid to roll up their sleeves. That could be a dying breed,” he continued. “I do know as a result of I am certainly one of them.”
In January of 2018, couple Wren and Ini (final names aren’t divulged on the present) mentioned their expertise in the course of the filming of their episode.
They even talked about how a lot of it was actual to Ozark County Instances.
“The Raneys are undoubtedly real folks, though there’s, in fact, just a little hype and drama on display screen,” they shared. “Marty is for positive an intense dude and really variety and caring. All of them really got here to assist and are big-hearted, hard-working, actual folks. What impressed me most about Marty was that always when the cameras weren’t rolling, he could be on the market working, bare-chested and sweaty.”
They famous that, for probably the most half, what was proven on-screen was actual.
“As all the time with actuality TV, there’s an immense quantity of movie (days’ value) minimize right down to a 40-minute present. There’s a lot left unsaid and edited out…” the pair mentioned. “We had been actually nervous earlier than we watched the present as to how we’d be portrayed, and we had been actually relieved on the finish end result. Like we mentioned, little particulars right here and there, however on the entire we’re happy with our illustration and had enjoyable watching it!”