Brendon VillegasWhen I first heard Rachel Reilly from Big Brother 12 broke up with Brendon Villegas because he was cheating, I had to go with the whole girl power "good for her" response. Then I read why she was mad: he sent naked pictures of his pee-pee to another woman. Oh, Rachel, that's not cheating. That's just plain stupid.
More from The Stir: Sexting Is the New Foreplay
It's certainly in worse taste than videotaping your apology to your girlfriend and posting it on the Internet instead of, say, going and chatting her up face-to-face (ahem, are you listening Brendon? That was a jerk move), but can you really consider this cheating? Let's examine the details.
A sext -- in this case a photo of a naked penis -- does not mean there was any physical contact between the guy taking the picture and the cell phone recipient. If you believe there has to be actual penis in vagina action to be cheating (although you're pretty rare), this doesn't count.
If a sext contains pledges of love,Read More »from Lessons From 'Big Brother': Sexting Isn't Always Cheating