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On the upcoming episode of the Real Housewives of New York City, Jill Zarin borrows the buzzword of her BFF Kelly Bensimon when she accuses Simon van Kempen of cyber-bullying her.

In fact on the last episode, Jill’s husband Bobby Zarin confronted Simon, hubby of Alex McCord, wanting to know if he was “actively involved” with a hate-mongering blog, which Simon denied.

So let’s examine both claims shall we. The blog Bobby is referring to is a blog called the “I Hate Jill Zarin” blog. The blog was created last year to cover Jill during the climax of her unpopularity with fans of the RHONY in light of her feud with Bethenny Frankel. However today, the blog covers a variety of different topics and reality shows.

So what is Simon’s involvement? Well at one point last year, Alex and Simon were doing their book tour during which they made a stop in Chicago, the same city the owner of the IHJZ blog resides in. A meet and greet was organized for Alex and Simon to meet local bloggers and fans which included the writer of the blog in June 2010. The writer blogged about the event and posted pictures on the IHJZ blog. In her Bravo blog this week, Alex states that was the extent of their involvement with the blog. Below is an excerpt –

I don’t know how that translates into Simon or me being investors, content writers, posters, or even members of the blog. We don’t own it, we don’t have money in it. We don’t write for it. There is a link on the blog to a recap of the Chicago fan event held for us with pictures, and as the blog covers the whole Housewives franchise, we along with all other cast membersare regularly discussed on it. That doesn’t mean we are doing the discussing.”

The owner of the IHJZ blog also states Simon is not involved with the blog.

And speaking of Bravo blogs, Jill accused Simon of “mean tweeting” about her and Kelly in her latest blog. It appears this is what she means by “cyber-bullying” on the upcoming episode. So does Simon sometimes “mean tweet” about the NYC housewives? Absolutely. However, Jill appears to take the cake when it comes to “mean tweeting.” In fact, a fan question called her out on it during her recent appearance on Bravo’s WWHL.

Below are just some of tweets made by Jill about her cast mates (mostly Ramona) in recent weeks –

  • “Mixed message? Your a hypocrite!” tweeted Jill about Ramona on June 23rd.
  • “Just watched next weeks episode. It’s like soft porn. Gross!!! Then Luann takes down a housewife. Want to guess who? Such great episode!” tweeted Jill on June 11th.
  • “We r dying laughing watching Ramona fake cry.” tweeted Jill June 9th.
  • “She is just using me to try to get more twitter followers. Desperate move don’t u think? She did that with b too. Sad.” tweeted Jill on June 5th.
  • “I agree its gross.RT @jlrtweets101665 “@Jillzarin I think RHONY has become a 1 hour advertisement for Ramona’s beverage and it is becoming very very annoying.”” tweeted Jill on June 5th.
  • “Actually a producer!RT @KNeddie “@Jillzarin didn’t ramona hit a cameraman during filming?” tweeted Jill June 2nd.
  • “I think so too!RT @AbbieLLear “@Jillzarin what a selfish heartless bitch..Ramona is a prime example of bullying! I would be mortified if I were Avery! Jennifer is GORGEOUS.” tweeted Jill May 20th.
  • “What did I do that hurt Ramona to her face. She publicly attacked me. Big difference, you admit u put your foot in mouth and that’s ok?” tweeted Jill May 19th.

The tweets with RT in front of them were tweeted to Jill by fans, and her response is in front of the RT. May 19th is where we decided to stop with the tweets though we could have went on and on and on. And just 2 weeks ago, Jill Zarin posted a poll question on her official facebook page asking “Is Ramona a hypocrite?So we ask, will the real cyber bully please stand up?


Vicki Gunvalson Boyfriend Brooks
Very negative publicity and unflattering reports of arrests for a DUI and unpaid child support in tow, Vicki Gunvalson is standing by her man.

In the current issue of UsWeekly magazine, the Real Housewives of Orange County star not only defends beau Brooks Ayers, but also denies she cheated on her estranged husband Donn Gunvalson with him. A report came out a week ago with an ex-girlfriend of Brooks stating Vicki had been involved with him since 2007. Even more puzzling was the handwritten letter Vicki sent to a judge on behalf on Brooks last August, two months before filing for divorce from Donn.

“We never had an affair,” states Vicki, 49 of her romance with Brooks, 44. It however appears Vicki took a page from the book of her BFF Tamra Barney as the UsWeekly article states she has been dating Brooks for the past 8 months. Just when did Vicki file for divorce? Exactly eight months ago in October. Did she start dating Brooks hours days after filing for divorce???

The report of the 8-month romance is even more surprising because when the reports about Brooks first came out, Vicki downplayed their relationship claiming “I’ve only just started dating this guy, we’ve had like three dates.”

Vicki also takes a page out of Gretchen Rossi’s handbook when she denies Brooks was a deadbeat dad despite his two arrests for being just that. “He fell back on payments,” she admits but says he’s paid $100,000 to his ex over a span of years. “Is that a deadbeat dad?” asks Vicki.

And during her Sunday night appearance on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live, Vicki went a step further when she revealed she is in love with Brooks adding, “I knew everything. There wasn’t any secrets and lies.”

When asked about the hypocrisy of her situation, you know, being that she has called out Slade Smiley for not paying his child support once or twice, Vicki attempted to defend herself. “If the viewers saw me the last year” said Vicki. “I never talked about Slade. It’s his business and his life and I don’t want him in mine.” Well those in glass houses have no business throwing rocks.

And speaking of Slade, Gretchen tweeted a photo this week of him with his eldest son Gavin Smiley with the caption “Having lunch with Slade’s oldest son Gavin and his girlfriend Kenna! Love them! Gavin is such a sweet and good kid!” That photo is below.


Kim Kardashian is wasting zero time in moving ahead with her wedding plans!

Just weeks after fiance Kris Humphries proposed to her, the 30-year-old Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has set a wedding date for August. “The date that close friends of the family are being given is toward the beginning of August,” an insider tells Popeater. “They are looking at private estates in Los Angeles, since location will make it much easier for guest flying in to attend.”

And this time around, pimpmomager Kris Jenner is planning to go all out as she has more time to plan this wedding than she did for daughter Khloe‘s quickie wedding to Lamar Odom.

“The last Kardashian wedding was insane,” a family friend reveals. “This time Momma Kris wants time to plan and prepare and make sure the entire family has time to enjoy getting ready for the big day. Kris deserves this moment … and she fully intends to make sure every detail is just perfect.” Kris deserves this moment???

Oh well, Kris’s moment aside, the E! network will air Kimmy’s wedding as a 2-hour special similar to the way they did Khloe’s back in 2009. “Kim really wants her fans to celebrate with her on the most important day of her life,” says a source. Well that and also that massive check from E!

In other KUWTK news, Khloe Kardashian is revealing she recently lost 10 pounds and is now a size 8! Khloe tells UsWeekly she did it the healthy way. “I like working out and eating well,” she said, adding that her diet is “all about moderation.”

However sources tell UsWeekly Khloe lost the weight due to pressure from her mom who wasn’t happy with her weight. If you recall, the pimp known as Kris slammed Khloe months ago citing her weight makes her a bad spokesperson for the Quicktrim diet supplements she endorses.

“Khloe felt really low after that,” a source says of the 5-foot-10 star. The source however insists Khloe didn’t shed the pounds for anyone but herself. Uh uh. Above is a recent photo of Khloe taken June 18.


On last night’s episode of the Bachelorette, Ashley Hebert finally got the closure she had been looking for from douche-bag contestant Bentley Williams.

While in Hong Kong, host Chris Harrison revealed Bentley had returned and wanted to speak with Ashley. While Ashley had been hoping Bentley would return to stay and fight for her love, she got her heart broken a second time when Bentley revealed he was there to end their “relationship.”


The good news? Ashley was surprisingly strong and finally realized Bentley was a d-bag who never cared about her to begin with. “I cannot believe I wasted so much time on Bentley,” said Ashley after her meeting with Bentley. “He’s such a player. He disrespected me to the core and I don’t understand what I did to deserve this. Bentley, if you’re watching this, f–k you, I’m done with you.”

In her latest blog for PEOPLE, Ashley explains why she wasn’t able to see through Bentley’s BS earlier on. An excerpt is below –

“In last night’s episode, I hope you were finally able to see what Bentley was consistently doing in each conversation with me. His ego and competitiveness made him want to “get the girl,” but you know, as well as I do (now), that I was certainly not what he wanted.

But he continually fed me lines like, “I didn’t think I would miss you as much as I did,” and, “Come to Salt Lake City.” It was only at this meeting that I was able to clearly see the way he would try to smooth talk his way into my heart and then attempt to crush it on his way out. Looking back, one would think that I would be fearful that my judgment was not intact. However, I am more fearful of the fact that there are men out there so convincing of untruth.”

Ashley also adds that she’s happy to close the B chapter, for good this time. “You will never have to hear the B–– word again,” promises Ashley.

Meanwhile, Ashley decided to come clean to her guys last night causing one of the men, Ryan “Mickey” McLean, to throw a tantrum and leave the show. “You lied to us,” said an angry Ryan. “I just don’t see what the hell you saw in that guy. I thought we had a lot in common, but if that’s what you’re looking for, send me home. I’m just not interested.” Safe to assume Ryan probably wasn’t interested to begin with and was just looking for an excuse to exit the show.


According to a shocking new report by the Hollywoodlife, Real Housewives of New York City stars Alex McCord and Cindy Barshop will not be returning next season.

Cindy’s non return is a no brainier as she is normal boring and way out of her league, but Alex’s is however a shocker. The Hollywoodlife blog, which doesn’t cite whether or not Bravo is axing the ladies or whether it is their choice to leave, simply claims their source is an insider very close to the show.

We’re very skeptical of this report because for one, Alex is a key part of the cast and has been involved in a lot of drama this season. And quite frankly, both Alex and Bravo are denying this report.

“No decisions have been made regarding next season and everything at this point is rumor,” says a rep for Bravo. Alex also issued her own denial via twitter. “And @BravoTV told you that no decisions have been made so your ‘story’ is false, but when has that every stopped you from writing BS?” she tweeted to the blog.

Alex then gave a statement to Popeater revealing she suspects the “insider” is one of her castmates. “If I had a dollar every time an ‘inside source,’ i.e. a cast member, leaked a ‘story’ that I was out of RHONY, I’d be a multi-millionairess!” said Alex.

Alex does have a point as a similar report came out last year stating Bravo had fired her from the cast. This was of course false as she is still on the show. We’ll let you figure who Alex suspects is the cast member leaking out unflattering stories about her to the press. Plus axing Alex from the show makes no sense as she is currently the most liked aka the least awful cast member according to our poll. The only reigning fan favorite to ever leave a show was Bethenny, who left to do her own spin-off.

It also makes no sense that Bravo would keep Kelly Bensimon and Sonja Morgan over Alex. And the final reason? It’s just way too early on at this point in the season. There are still four regular unaired episodes, plus at least 2 episodes of the reunion show.

The HollywoodLife blog also contacted former NYC Housewife Bethenny Frankel who chimed in on the report. Bethenny reveals she isn’t surprised to hear Cindy will not be returning. “I’m not surprised about Cindy — she was new and maybe too normal,” continues Bethenny. “She looked a little overwhelmed with everything, but it’s great for her business and it definitely brought awareness to it.”

And when it comes to Alex, Bethenny states, “And Alex — I don’t know, I honestly haven’t watched enough to know.” Bethenny adds, “I know it almost happened last year, but then she really got into a lot drama.”

Bethenny once again makes it very clear how awful the show is and how happy she is to be off it. “OMG not at all! I’m happy to be off,” says Bethenny when asked if she misses the show. “I wouldn’t want to be on the show. I wouldn’t be proud to show that to my daughter. I’m proud of my show. I wouldn’t want her to see women being rewarded for bad behavior.”


Basketball Wives star Jennifer Williams files for divorce take 2!

After seemingly filing for divorce on this season of Basketball Wives, TMZ is reporting Jennifer actually just filed for divorce from husband Eric Williams on Friday.

Jennifer finally pulled the trigger, filing the papers in Hudson County Superior Court in New Jersey. Jennifer, who cites irreconcilable differences, married Eric in the Bahamas back in 2007. The marriage was however cursed from the start as Jennifer has stated in the past that Eric cheated on her days before their wedding.


Eric also reportedly had an illegitimate child out of wedlock, which Jennifer was well aware of.

Jennifer is requesting alimony, plus an “equitable” distribution of the couple’s assets. They have no kids together.

Moving on to tonight’s all new episode of Basketball Wives. On the 5th episode this season, Evelyn and Tami feud, which hangs a dark cloud over a trip to New York. Meanwhile, Jen lines up a date on the rebound from Eric; and Evelyn mends fences with her long-absent father.

The episode airs at 8/7c and a preview clip is below!


Have we all been bamboozled? According to TMZ, that answer is yes!

The site reports Playboy model Crystal Harris, 25, is trying to cash in on the $90,000 engagement ring given to her by Hugh Hefner, 85. Crystal visited a pawn shop in San Diego over the weekend to get an appraisal on her bling.

According to TMZ, the owner asked Crystal if she had any documentation on the quality of the ring (cut, clarity, etc.,) but she did not. So she called the Playboy Mansion on speaker phone to request some information about the ring. The person on the other end of the line offered to fax Crystal the info at a later time causing her to leave the shop.

But this is where things get interesting folks. See TMZ states a witness overheard the owner telling Crystal he was sorry to hear about Hef, to which Crystal replied, “Are you kidding? It was all for publicity.”

If the witness’s claims are true, this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. Immediately following the engagement, someone close to Hef told the press he was certain the wedding would not take place. And on the day news broke of Crystal calling things off, Hef tweeted a link to Crystal’s new music single which was also released the same day. Plus Crystal capitalized on the whole fiasco by hosting a party with Heidi Montag on the day of her supposed wedding.

After TMZ posted the story, Crystal tweeted, “All the false stories flying around are sad.” Meanwhile, Hef is moving on just fine. He stepped out this weekend with his new girlfriend Anna Sophia Berglund who also happens to be Crystal’s BFF. All like a badly written soap opera.

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Joe Gorga

On the most recent episode of the Real Housewives of New Jersey, the feud between sisters-in-law Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga took a turn for the nastier when Teresa accused Melissa of being a gold digger.

In a new interview, Melissa is now defending herself stating she married Joe Gorga for love and not for money. “When I hear her call me pretty much a gold digger, it’s like putting a knife in my heart and twisting it, because I know that she knows that’s not true,” Melissa told E! News.

Melissa continued, “Joe and I have been married for seven years and have three kids.” She goes on to add that she has stuck by Joe through financial difficulty. “We went through a time where we couldn’t even buy diapers. We had to sell every house we lived in…Did I go anywhere? Would I ever? No. It hurts me that she would even put that out there, to put that in someone’s head. And it doesn’t even hurt me as bad as it hurts her brother,” said Melissa.

Melissa also revealed that while she got along with Teresa in the beginning, they were never really BFFs. “Before the show came around, Teresa and bumped heads, but we always worked it out,” she said. “It wasn’t like we hated each other. We’d always be in the same rooms, but we never were best friends. You know, some people just don’t click.”

And similar to Tre, Melissa states she is also getting into the liquor business. “I have a champagne that I’m coming out with,” she said. “It’s called Magnifica Giornata and it stands for ‘magnificent day.’ It’s like a motto, ‘Every day’s a magnificent day.'” Seems like Ramona Singer has some competition coming her way!

Moving on to tonight’s all new super-sized episode of the RHONJ. On the 7th episode this season titled “Teresa’s Got a Gun,” Teresa and Melissa attempt to make peace, after which some of the gang journey to the Catskills. Back in the Garden State, Kathy savors the flavor of scouting for restaurants and Melissa prepares for a holiday dance recital. This spins into motion a family reunion that won’t include Teresa.

The episode airs at 10/9c and a preview clip is below. And finally, Melissa, who was in Los Angeles this week to do press for the show, linked up with OC housewives Tamra Barney and Peggy Tanous on Friday. “At a club w/ Melissa and Joe from jersey… I luv them!” tweeted Tamra. A photo of Melissa with Tamra is below!

Watch What Happens Live – The show is also super-sized tonight with guests Vicki Guvanlson, Jacqueline Laurita, and Dina Manzo.


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