Diem Brown, now 25 years old, was first featured on MTV's "Fresh Meat" located in Australia in September of 2005. After being chosen for the MTV challenge show, Diem was diagnosed with Stage 2 ovarian cancer. Due to the cancer, Diem had one of her ovaries, several lymph…more
Diem hates flying
Diem has been speaking around the country for the past 2 months.
Because of Diem's messy bed during The Duel it was called 'the toy chest' by other castmates
Diem attend NYC Fashion Week
Diem is Catholic.
Diem was eliminated from The Duel by Aneesa after failing to pick up 150 coffee bags in I CAN.
Diem was interviewed by Jane Skinner for Fox News on November 28th about her foundation, L4TC and her battle with cancer.
Diem's partner in Fresh Meat was Derrick.
"The Know It All" by A.J. Jacobs is Diem's favorite book.
Diem's favorite song is AC/DC's "You Shook Me All Night Long".
Diem spoke at the Step Up Womens Network in NYC on Nov 29th.
Diem is the oldest of four siblings.
Diem is a non-smoker.
Diem is a "red-state" Republican.
Diem was raised an "army brat" because her family always moved around with the military.
Diem had on-screen romances with Derrick in "Fresh Meat," and CT in "The Duel".
Diem was interviewed for "Glamour Magazine". The article is titled "My Story" and you can find it on the website. The article is in the November 2006 issue featuring Faith Hill on the cover.
Diem is a vegetarian.
Diem attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. She graduated in 2003 with a bachelor's degree.
Diem belongs to the sorority Delta Gamma.
Diem and CT share their first kiss in the episode 'Stacking Stairs' in the challenge "The Duel".
Diem has won the following challenges in "The Duel":
Diem was eliminated from "The Duel" after losing to Aneesa in the 'I Can' Challenge.
Diem's cancer treatments and her video diary were recorded by MTV for a documentary which will be shown in the fall of 2007.
Diem originally applied for "Real World" but didn't make it. Later the producers called her back for "Fresh Meat".
The foundation started by Diem is Live for the Challenge. This foundation is a wedding-type registry that allows cancer patients to register for prescriptions, wigs or anything else that helps them manage their illnesses.
The only castmates that knew about Diem's cancer in Fresh Meat were Aviv and Derrick.
Tina and Kenny did not know that Diem had cancer until after they sent her into Exile in Fresh Meat.
Diem was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after she was chosen for Fresh Meat. The producers did not even find out until she told Derrick.
As of 2006 Diem was diagonised with ovarian cancer.
Diem: I'm a very athletic person and I love extreme sports, so when I made it on the show, I was thrilled. After I was diagnosed, I knew that if cancer kept me from going, I'd be so depressed heading into treatment. My doctor gave me some rules, but he said I could do whatever I felt up for. I know it sounds cheesy, but I felt doing the show would give me the strength to get through cancer.
(This is how Diem responded when asked why she would want to go on a reality show after being diagnosed with cancer)
Diem: CT is amazing, because we live across the country there are no titles or anything, but he is a part of my life.
(This is how Diem responded when asked about her relationship with CT in "The Duel Aftershow.")