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In what might just be the worst kept secret of all time, Donald Trump and NBC are finally revealing the cast of Celebrity Apprentice season 5!

The network unveiled the latest crop of D-list celebrities who will compete for a $250,000 cash prize for their bank accounts favorite charities! And just as we reported back in October, Italian sisters from another mother — Victoria Gotti and RHONJ housewife Teresa Giudice are a part of the cast!

In fact, Victoria revealed a while back that Teresa and her ended up getting into a major blowout during filming. C.A.N.T. W.A.I.T!

“This season of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ will be the most exciting yet. The show will be great, with a record number of contestants and 15 episodes. We are thrilled to bring 18 new and talented celebrities who will help me make ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ one of the hottest shows on television this spring,” promises The Donald.

Unfortunately for Teresa’s fake BFF Dina Manzo, Tre did not pick her Lady Bug charity for the show. Ouch!

Below is the full list of the cast and their respective charities —

Teresa Giudice, Bravo Housewife, 39: The NephCure Foundation
Victoria Gotti, Famous mobster daughter, 48: Association to Benefit Children
Tia Carrere, Actress/Model, 44: After-School All-Stars
Debbie Gibson, Singer, 41: Children International
Lisa Lampanelli, Comedian, 50: Gay Men’s Health Crisis
Dayana Mendoza, Former Miss Universe, 25: Latino Commission on AIDS
Aubrey O’Day, Singer, 27: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Cheryl Tiegs, Model/Actress, 64: The Farrah Fawcett Foundation
Patricia Velasquez, Model, 40: Wayuu Taya Foundation

Clay Aiken, Former American Idol runner up, 32: The National Inclusion Project
Michael Andretti, Race-car driver, 24: Racing for Cancer
Adam Carolla, Radio and TV personality, 47: Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters
Lou Ferrigno, Incredible Hulk star, 59: Muscular Dystrophy Association
Arsenio Hall, Actor and Former late-night host, 55: Magic Johnson Foundation
Penn Jillette, Magician, 56: Opportunity Village
Dee Snider, Twisted Sister frontman, 56: March of Dimes/Bikers for Babies
George Takei, Star Trek actor, 74: Japanese American National Museum
Paul Teutul Sr., 62: Make-A-Wish Foundation

The new season of Celebrity Apprentice will premiere Sunday, Feb. 12 at 9/8c on NBC.

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Can you feel the heat? Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Melissa Gorga and husband Joe Gorga hit the beach this weekend in Miami!

The NJ couple were in Miami to host a New Year’s Eve party, but before their hosting duties started they took to the beach for some fun in the sun.

Melissa, 32, a mother of three, showed off her hot bikini body in a small black bikini while taking photos with fans. Joe Juicy Jr. also went shirtless on the beach!

More photos below of Melissa and Joe!

Meanwhile, it appears Melissa’s sister-in-law Teresa Giudice was busy taking some shots at her over the weekend while she was in Miami.

See, apparently Teresa feels she is a better mom than Melissa it’s very important to spend NYE with her four daughters, and made certain to blog about that on her website the same weekend her brother and his wife were away in Miami spending NYE away from their kids!

“Joe and I celebrated New Year’s Eve like we have every single year–at a huge party with our family and friends. All of Joe’s family was there, my parents, my kids, our friends and their kids… it was a magical night,” wrote Teresa.

Teresa added: “I can’t imagine not spending it with my kids, it’s one of their favorite holidays. They LOVE New Year’s! It would kill me to just leave them home with a babysitter. They had such a great time, dancing and toasting with their sparkly juice.” Shots fired.

Oddly enough, Teresa just spent a few weeks away from her kids and husband last year while filming the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice.

In fact, a RHONJ source exclusively told Reality Tea back in October that Teresa was becoming an absentee mom due to her career and pursuit of fame, while adding that her nanny/baby sitter was pretty much with the kids all the time.

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TELL US – THOUGHTS ON MELISSA’S BIKINI PHOTOS? AND WAS TERESA TAKING A SHOT AT MELISSA?

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Some Teen Mom 2 news to report today!

First up is a not so shocking report by OK! Magazine which states Jenelle Evans continues to choose partying over her son Jace. If you recall, Jenelle’s mom Barbara Evans currently has custody of her 2-year-old son.

While Jenelle has publicly claimed she is working hard to regain custody of her son, her actions are proving otherwise. “Her relationship with her mother is terrible. She has almost no real relationship with her son. She’s not a bad person, but she’s acting like an idiot right now,” says Sarah Walker, a former friend of Jenelle’s.

And despite spending 30 days in rehab last year, Jenelle is telling people she still loves to party. “She brags about it,” states Sarah. “It’s really a shame because she really is such a smart girl. But the cameras follow her everywhere on this tiny island and she thinks she’s above the law and untouchable.”

Jenelle has also reportedly “bragged to everyone on [Oak Island] that she went into rehab for the publicity and that MTV thought it would help her image.” Yikes.

Moving on to another Teen Mom that continues to make bad decisions a.k.a. Chelsea Houska. According to OK!, Chelsea’s troubled baby daddy Adam Lind continues to be a screw up.

The latest? Adam, who has previously been arrested for underage drinking, reckless driving and burglary, just finished serving a jail sentence! On Nov. 25, Adam began serving a court-ordered 30 day sentence for driving with a revoked license and speeding.

“He also seems to have a drinking problem,” says an insider. “He was court-ordered to attend AA but never went.”

The insider, however, claims that despite his behavior on the MTV hit show Adam really loves his daughter Aubree. “His worst fear is that one of these days Chelsea is going to start listening to her father,” say the source. “He’s scared she’ll dump him for good and take the baby.” Might not be such a bad idea…

A new episode of Teen Mom 2 airs tonight on MTV at 10/9c.

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON JENELLE CHOOSING PARTYING OVER HER SON AND THE LATEST WITH ADAM?

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards is now responding to reports which stated her sister Kim Richards planned to live with her upon release from rehab.

Late last week, reports came out that Kim had left rehab and was moving in Kyle for out patient care. It was later discovered that while Kim did attempt to leave rehab before the end of her 30 day mark, her loved ones convinced her to stay longer.

While talking to the Rumor Fix blog, Kyle made it clear that Kim, who has been living with her boyfriend Ken Blumenfeld, is moving into a new house once she leaves the Betty Ford Clinic. The rumor now is that Kim has broken up with boyfriend Ken who is said to be “controlling.”

“She won’t be living with me,” says Kyle, “We’re a little too old for that.” Kyle adds that her sister is, however, “doing really well.”

Sources tell the Rumor Fix blog that Kim has completed her 30 days in rehab, but the folks at the Betty Ford Center have recommended she stay for an additional 90 days of aftercare. Kim has reportedly agreed to stay at the facility until early February and will reevaluate things at that time.

A report came out days ago stating Kim was having a hard time in rehab and being defiant at times.

In other news, Kyle recently released her book titled — Life Is Not a Reality Show: Keeping It Real with the Housewife Who Does It All.

Unfortunately This isn’t a sordid tell-all as the book description promises Kyle will reveal “how she achieves that perfect mix of celebrity and normality. In this collection of the best tips, advice and strategies she knows, Kyle’s talking friend to friend so you can create that blend of glitz and know-how in your own life.”

Below is an excerpt from her book about infidelity —

“I know some people say that flirting can be totally innocent and harmless. I don’t agree. I believe that a relationship, especially after marriage, needs to be protected and sheltered from the outside forces that could potentially undermine it.

One incident, a single mistake, is one thing, but I would not tolerate a repeat offender.

A woman friend came to me once very upset, and she started crying because she did something with someone other than her husband. I took her hands and said, “Look at me. It did not happen. Do you understand me? Stop! It did not happen. You’re moving on and it didn’t happen. Because otherwise you’re going to ruin your life.” There’s no need to hurt the other person unless you’ve put him at risk and have a responsibility to let him know. Do what you need to do to acknowledge in yourself and to God what you did. Don’t forget it; just learn from it and try to move on. When you face conflict in your marriage, look at the bigger picture of what is valuable in your life and what you want to hang on to. That might mean forgiving your husband or yourself.”

So Kyle’s advice on infidelity is to not tell your partner? Interesting. Kyle also shares tips on her family, hair, men & her beauty in the book.

Moving on to tonight’s all new episode of the RHOBH. On the 17th episode this season titled Leis and Lies in Lanai, Taylor grapples with marital hardship as the other ladies fly to Hawaii for a sun-and-fun getaway. But there’s a nasty Hawaiian punch when Kim misses her flight. Worse, she misses her second flight as well.

The episode airs at 9/8c and a preview clip is below!

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TELL US – THOUGHTS ON KYLE’S COMMENT & HER NEW BOOK? PLUS THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S RHOBH EPISODE?

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We’re just days into 2012, and unfortunately for the sanctity of marriage, its stock continues to take a dip!

In today’s Real Housewives of Beverly Hills news, Brandi Glanville really wants some attention has married again!

Yes, the RHOBH extra star tied the knot with Darin Harvey over the weekend in Las Vegas and tweeted all through the experience.

“Getting married @darinharvey !!!,” tweeted Brandi on Saturday night, later adding “Follow my new husband! @darinharvey. Getting my ring tomorrow! Yes I did really do it!”

In fact, Brandi even posted wedding photos (those are below) from her Vegas nuptials. Following Brandi’s tweets many fans began to wonder if she actually tied the knot and it turns out she really did!

Brandi confirms to E! News that her and Darin, a MMA talent manager (who she refers to as her BFF), did indeed get married. “Yes, we had a New Year’s ceremony,” Brandi said. “He is just a BFF — we will annul it.”

Indeed, hours after tying the knot, Darin, a single father, tweeted “Don’t worry @BrandiGlanville and I had a crazy Vegas moment. Getting annulled tomorrow.” Brandi also admitted to E! News that her decision to get married was a spontaneous and drunken one, saying, “It’s all a blur.”

So there you have it folks! Brandi is married… for the time being. Brandi’s ex-husband actor Eddie Cibrian, married his former mistress LeAnn Rimes back in April. Brandi’s wedding photos are below!

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UPDATE – Brandi just posted the following on her twitter page following some backlash by fans –

“Its a new day & i’ve been reading all my replies & just wanna say I’m taking all ur comments seriously! Ringing in the new yr in Vegas w/ my gals & BFF of many yrs @darinharvey was SO much fun & we got carried away by getting married! I didn’t realize what we did wuld affect Others so seriously! in my head I was just having fun w/ my best friend who I adore & has been there for me during all my tuff times!

I didnt mean to offend anyone! I beleive everyone shud be able to get married & maybe even embarass themselves in Vegas ;). This yr has been. Great for me in many ways! Im gr8ful for all the ppl I met thru RHOBV. Bare w/ me, Im gonna make mistakes, but I always learn from them! xob.”

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The Bachelor 16 Cast Photo

The short long wait is over as the new season of The Bachelor returns tonight on ABC!

On the 16th season of the ABC hit show, Ben Flajnik, who was rejected by Bachelorette Ashley Hebert last year after getting down on one knee to propose, returns to find love amongst 25 desperate eager bachelorettes!

When asked if he found love on the show, Ben plays coy stating “I obviously can’t tell you that. But I’m happy with my decision in doing the show. Another good experience. Another cathartic, therapeutic adventure for me.” Hint – He did and is now engaged!

CLICK HERE FOR THE BACHELOR SPOILERS & BEN FLAJNIK’S FIANCE!

So what is Ben looking for in a potential mate? “It’s important for me to be with someone who’s well-rounded, cultured and flexible,” says Ben, 29. “Not someone who is so used to routine. Because my life is very sporadic. Being in the wine industry, no two days are the same. So those were important qualities that I looked for.”

Ben is also asked if he’s concerned that, you know, pretty much 99% of the show’s relationships end up not working out. “Relationships end whether you’re on a TV show or not. Some haven’t worked out and some have. There are some celebrated relationships on this show,” claims Ben. Good answer!

Ben also assures us that when “all of this is said and done, I just want to go back to my life in Northern California, where most people really don’t know who I am. And I’d prefer it that way.”

As for what we can expect on tonight’s premiere, sensitive New York blogger Jenna has an emotional breakdown over Ben while another contestant Monica — who is reportedly bisexual — shows more interest in a fellow contestant than in Ben! And Brittney tries to snag a first impression rose by bringing her Grandma on to meet Ben.

The Bachelor premieres tonight at 8/7c on ABC.

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON THE NEW SEASON OF THE BACHELOR & TONIGHT’S PREMIERE?

Happy New Year in advance! To wrap up this amazing year of 2011, we are bringing you our Top 15 Stories of the Year. The top story is none other than Jersey Shore star Snooki and her weight loss photos! Apparently, the world loves a good weight loss story!

The Real Housewives of New Jersey were a big hit this year as they had some of our most popular stories, a total of 7 out of our top 15! We can thank Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga for that!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR TOP STORIES OF 2010!

Thank you for being a Reality Tea reader and we hope to bring you better stories plus a better site in 2012. Here’s to hoping 2012 will be your best year yet! Wishing you a safe and happy new year!

More Snooki Weight Loss Photos! Plus How She Lost The Weight210,841
The Bachelorette Spoilers – Ashley Hebert’s Fiance Revealed!206,743
PHOTOS: Real Housewives of New Jersey Before They Were Famous Part 2!188,091
Teresa Giudice Reveals She Has Anxiety About Hubby Joe Giudice Going To Prison170,039
PHOTOS – Kim Kardashian’s Honeymoon Pictures! Reveals Biggest Regret About Wedding162,186
Evel Dick Leaves The Big Brother 13 House! Explains Reason For Quitting152,465
PHOTOS – Shocking Taylor Armstrong Abuse Photos Released147,709
PHOTOS – New Teresa Giudice Bikini Photos! Denies Joe Left Her144,450
PHOTOS – The Real Housewives of OC Before They Were Famous!139,569
PHOTOS – Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Before They Were Famous!138,566
Kris Humphries Found Out About Kim Kardashian Divorce Through TMZ; Kim Releases Statement; Reasons For Divorce133,812
See Leaked Nude Photos of Jennifer Williams from Basketball Wives!130,941
PHOTOS: OC Housewife Alexis Bellino Bikini Photos! Plus Simon Denies Harassing Tamra125,961
Report – Bravo Will Fire Caroline Manzo & Jacqueline Laurita, Plus Teresa Giudice Is Friendless; Jacqueline In Trouble With Bravo120,058
PHOTOS – Real Housewives of BH Before They Were Famous Part 2!118,633
PHOTOS – Is Bethenny Frankel Pregnant Again With Baby #2? 95,438
PHOTOS – NJ Housewives At Posche Fashion Show! Jacqueline Laurita Calls Teresa Giudice “Scum” 83,865
Report: Taylor Armstrong “Struggling” Financially; Russell’s Life Insurance Policy? Plus More PHOTOS from Pandora’s Wedding!77,152
NJ Housewives’ Joe Giudice Arrested Again, Faces Up To 10 Years In Prison76,644

 

The above stories are based on page views and not comments. Plus the stories had to have been written in 2011. Without that criteria, the top story for the second year in a row would have been Alexis Bellino’s messy divorce details which received well over 300,000 views this year alone despite being written in 2009.

The number to the right is how many views each story received this year. What are your thoughts on our most popular stories of 2011? Surprised? What you expected?

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Ai ya ya. It seems the widely rumored lesbian fling between Taylor Armstrong and Fernanda Rocha did happen after all!

The National Enquirer first reported back in September that Taylor, star of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, was seen having a hot and heavy make-out session with former Real Housewives of Orange County star Fernanda.

Taylor denied it back then calling the report “ridiculous”, yet Fernanda admits it all in the latest issue of In Touch Weekly magazine. According to the mag, on August 15, just four days before her 47-year-old estranged husband Russell Armstrong took his own life, Taylor, 40, was spotted kissing openly gay Fernanda, 34, after sparks flew between the two during an earlier fashion show.

Later that evening, the two women groped their way through dinner at a restaurant and shared passionate kisses in Fernanda’s Lexus SUV before heading off to a party together.

A scorned Fernanda tells In Touch that despite their crazy chemistry, Taylor had no problem tossing her aside once she realized the hookup wasn’t good for her image. “Be responsible for your actions and don’t dismiss the other human being that you are connecting with,” is Fernanda’s message to Taylor today.

Fernanda adds that Taylor warned her to keep her mouth shut about what happened between them. “When people started asking, it was like, ‘Don’t say this, don’t say that…’ That is hurtful,” said Fernanda who admits she decided to remain mum after Russell’s passing because she was “protecting” Taylor.

Fernanda goes on to add that she doesn’t appreciate being used by Taylor. “A lot of straight girls want to have an experience with another woman, but they don’t take into consideration that we’re human!” is Fernanda’s PSA.

This isn’t the first time Fernanda has been used and dumped as her former costar Tamra Barney also did the same to her on the last season of the RHOC. “When I saw her joke about it in interviews, she was a little bit dismissive,” says Fernanda of Tamra adding, “Gay people are not something to play around with like a toy.”

You can read more about this in the latest issue of In Touch Weekly.

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