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A week after revealing she had no immediate wedding plans with her fiancé (isn’t that an oxymoron?) Bachelorette star Ashley Hebert is now revealing details of her dream wedding!

Ashley, who got engaged to beau J.P. Rosenbaum on the last season of the ABC hit show, tells In Touch Weekly her “dream is to be outside in a big open field, very down-to-earth.”

“I thought Kim Kardashian’s wedding was gorgeous, but I want mine to be simpler,” adds Ashley on her potential wedding plans to JP whom she refers to as the “love of [her] life.”

Below are some details of Ashley’s dream wedding!

  • Ashley hopes to have an outdoor ceremony, possibly in the Hamptons
  • A large guest list
  • Ashley admits that she wants to take dancing lessons with J.P. so that they can have a memorable first dance
  • A honeymoon somewhere tropical — “One of those huts on stilts in the water,” describes Ashley
  • Ashley and J.P. will write their vows, and Ashley has already started to write hers: “What bonds us together is the crazy experience we went through. You’re my everything. You look after me, you’re my best friend.”
  • She wants a televised wedding

“I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with him,” Ashley reveals. “He looks after me. We respect each other. It’s cliche, but our personalities just go together.” Feel free to let out a collective awwwww.

[Photo Credit: WENN]

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON ASHLEY’S DREAM WEDDING? WHY IS ASHLEY TALKING ABOUT HER DREAM WEDDING WITH NO FORESEEABLE WEDDING PLANS?

The first season finale of The X Factor aired last night and a new winner was crowned!

So, who won the highly coveted $5 million prize? The lucky winner was  19-year-old Melanie Amaro! Melanie beat out her fellow finalists – Chris Rene and Josh Krajcik to take home the ultimate prize.

Chris was the first finalist to be eliminated, leaving Josh and Melanie to duke it out for the final prize.

“America, thank you for giving this girl an opportunity,” said Simon Cowell. “She is a star.” A very emotional Melanie stated after her win, “Thank you so much! I don’t know what to say. Thank you. God is good.”

Melanie’s win wasn’t exactly a huge surprise as she had one of the best auditions to get on the show. The finale began with the top 12 contestants, including Rachel Crow and Astro, singing Lady Gaga‘s “The Edge of Glory.” This was followed by performances by Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder and Leona Lewis.

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON MELANIE WINNING? DID YOU ENJOY THIS SEASON OF X-FACTOR?

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Proving that she’s just as cray in real life as she is on TV, Bad Girls Club New Orleans star Judith Jackson a.k.a. Judi Jai is now wanted by the police!

According to TMZ, the drama with Judi began last month on November 9 when cops pulled Judi over for driving erratically. She failed a sobriety test and then placed under arrest for suspicion of a DUI.

So this is when things get a little cra-cra folks! See, instead of simply allowing herself to be arrested, Judi decided to climb out of the squad car and run down the street while the police were searching her car.

According to the Illinois arrest report, cops found Judi hiding  in a nearby home and ended up taking her to the police station where she was booked on three charges — DUI, resisting arrest, and theft. The theft charges were a result of Judi attempting to run away with the cops’ handcuffs. Wowzers.

Oh, but it gets even worse as Judi was scheduled to appear in court on Monday but failed to show up. This led to a bench warrant being issued for her arrest.

Why did Judi miss her court date you ask? Oh, she tells TMZ she had more important things to do a.k.a. she had to host an out of town event! However, Judi states she plans to take care of that minor warrant arrest issue asap.

Judi can currently be seen Monday nights on the 3rd season of Oxygen’s Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too!

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON JUDI’S ACTIONS? STUPID OR VERY STUPID?


Bringing you a new photo post this week of your favorite reality stars!

Above is a photo of Real Housewives of New York stars Mario Singer and Ramona Singer attending the Life & Style 2011 holiday party at STK Midtown on December 13, 2011 in New York City

Below, Taylor Armstrong is pictured with Gretchen Rossi and Alexis Bellino, Kyle Richards attends a Disney event, Camille Grammer steps out with her boyfriend! Countess LuAnn and Sonja Morgan attend an event, Lisa Vanderpump and her white Bentley! Plus more photos of Kathy Wakile, Rachel Zoe & more!

Also below Kim Kardashian and her family attend the opening of their new store in Las Vegas, and Khloe Kardashian cheers on Lamar in Dallas, Patti Stanger steps out! Plus Maksim, Holly Madison, & more!

[Photo credit: Dave Kotinsky/Davekotinsky.com]

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Uh oh! Is pimpmomager Kris Jenner about to get the boot from her favorite famous for no reason daughter?

According to a report by Star Magazine, that might be the case! Star magazine is reporting that there are rumblings that Kim Kardashian is getting ready to fire her momager!

The reason? Since the huge media backlash that occurred following her disastrous 72-day marriage, a source reveals, “She’s having serious doubts about keeping her mom as her manager. She thinks Kris has been giving her bad advice and she blames all of this backlash on her.” Ouch!

Even more telling, Kim met up with Hollywood manager Ray Manzella on Dec. 1 at a cafe in Pacisif Palisades to discuss potentially bringing him on to work for her. In fact, Ray confirmed to Star that he would like to take Kim on as a client while also admitting he’s been having meetings with people who are involved with Kim’s company.

Another source, however, states that if Kim does decide to bring Ray on board she still plans to keep Kris in some capacity as a figure head. “Kris will be working together with Ray on Kim’s projects,” explains an insider. “Kim hasn’t fired Kris as her managed yet.”

Meanwhile, the barrage of bad publicity continues for the famewhoring family. The Kardashians grace the latest cover of Star magazine (to be released on Friday) under the heading “Kardashian Sweatshop Scandal – Family’s Fashion Empire Makes Millions From Child Labor.”

According to Star, the Kardashian family are selling and endorsing fashion products manufactured in foreign sweatshops, where workers as young as sixteen years old are abused and virtually imprisoned.

“The Kardashians are in bed with some pretty bad people,” Charles Kernaghan, the executive director of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights, tells Star. “Not only are celebrities like the Kardashians taking advantage of these workers, they are holding hands with a government that spits on democracy and women’s rights.”

Several of the Kardashian brands are said to be involved with the “slave labor.” These include items in the family’s high-end K-Dash by Kardashian label and the Kris Jenner Kollection — which is sold on QVC —in addition to ShoeDazzle, which was co-founded by Kim and endorsed by her. The report states all of the mentioned brands are manufactured in areas of China where government regulations are often ignored and workers are subject to inhumane conditions.

Li Qiang, the executive director of China Labor Watch, is now urging the greedy Kardashian family to take a stand and to stop turning a blind eye to human rights abuses. “People like the Kardashians are producing their products in China because they will get more profit, since the labor cost is so low compared to the United States and other countries,” he tells Star.

In addition to underage labor, the condition of the workshops is compared to being “like minimum-security prisons.” The workers, who earn a measly $1 per hour, are helping add to the $65 million a year fortune of the Kardashians by living in “squalid factory-run dormitories filled with the stench of sewage while toiling up to 84 hours during seven-day work weeks.”

Wowzers. The Kardashians are, however, of course denying they knew anything about this. “This is the first we are hearing about it and take it very seriously as we would never condone this,” their rep Jill Fritzo told Radaronline on behalf of the Kardashians. “We are presently investigating the situation.” You can read more about this in the latest issue on Star!

Moving on to a lighter topic as Kris Humphries has finally been picked up by an NBA team! Even better for Kimmie’s husband of 2 months, he was re-signed by his former team — the New Jersey Nets. According to reports, Kris signed a one year contract with Nets, with ESPN reporting the deal is worth close to $8 million! Not too shabby.

Finally, after releasing photos from their Christmas Card this year, the Kardashians need more attention and have now released some heavily photoshopped behind the scenes pics! Those are below!

[Photo Credit: WENN.com]

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON KIM THINKING ABOUT FIRING KRIS? AND THOUGHTS ON THE SWEATSHOP SCANDAL AND BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOS?

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In today’s not so shocking news, former Real Housewives of DC star Michaele Salahi is accusing her estranged husband, Tareq Salahi, of physical violence in a new lawsuit.

In the suit, uncovered by TMZ, Michaele wants a judge to grant her a separation asap as she states Tareq is a violent control freak who uses psychotic scare tactics and physical violence to control her.

Michaele, who famously ran away with Journey guitarist Neal Schon back in September, says she did so to get away from Tareq because she feared for her safety.

As for the physical abuse claims, Michaele says the final straw came on September 11 when she returned home a few hours late from running an errand. She alleges Tareq waited for her in the dark, in the basement and told her she needed to learn a lesson. Michaele ended up fleeing with Neal two days later.

Tareq is of course denying the allegations, telling TMZ that Michaele is a “chronic liar” while calling her allegations “absurd.”  Tareq insists he truly loved her and did all he could to support her during their marriage.

Last month, Tareq filed a $17 million lawsuit against Michaele and Neal  for what he called “publicly humiliating him with their torrid affair.”

[Photo Credit: INFPhotos.com]

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON THE LATEST? DO YOU BELIEVE MICHAELE’S CLAIMS?

What first appeared to be just rumors now seems like the real deal as a new report is stating Emily Maynard is very close to signing on as the next Bachelorette!

Life & Style magazine reports that Emily, former Bachelor winner and ex-fiance of Brad Womack, has officially been asked by ABC to become the next Bachelorette.

Even better, Emily, 25, is reportedly very interested in the gig! “It’s basically a done deal,” a source close to Emily reveals. “She hasn’t signed the contract yet, but she’s fully on board.”

It appears Emily, single mother to 6-year-old Ricki, has had a change of heart as she stated last summer that she didn’t want the gig following her breakup with Brad.

Life & Style states Emily is ready to find love again and ABC believes she is perfect for The Bachelorette: “Emily is America’s sweetheart,” the source adds. “Fans are going to be thrilled! Everyone loved her.”

TELL US – DO YOU WANT TO SEE EMILY BECOME THE NEXT BACHELORETTE?


Real Housewives of Atlanta star Sheree Whitfield continues to open up about her court case drama with costar Phaedra Parks!

After Phaedra agreed to represent Sheree in her child support case with ex-husband Bob Whitfield, the ladies eventually decided to end their professional relationship amicably as Sheree felt Phaedra was outsmarted by her ex in court. Many felt Sheree was ungrateful as there was nothing Phaedra could have done to prevent her ex from filing an order of contempt against her.

During her appearance on the Watch What Happens Live Aftershow on Sunday night, Sheree went into more details about why she felt Phaedra didn’t represent her well. Sheree’s defense is that Phaedra volunteered to file a contempt motion on her behalf (didn’t she tell Phaedra NOT to file???), but Bob beat her to the punch two weeks later because Phaedra was waiting to get clearance for Bravo cameras.

“I never met with Phaedra outside of your cameras. So to me when I’m meeting with her, and I’m saying this is my life. Like even if the cameras are not there, what you’re supposed to do, I still need you to do it,” said Sheree.

Sheree also talked about Phaedra’s employees hounding her to get the retainer. “I love Phaedra. I didn’t want to end it in a bad way but it didn’t sit well with me when it kind of made it seem like they were hounding me, asking me, trying to get this money when that is not the case. When Phaedra asked me for the money, it was the day before… She had her people call me… I get a phone call. They’re like we need the money. I never got a contract. I never got any kind of paper work,” said Sheree.

DOES SHEREE OWE HER EX BOB WHITFIELD OVER $400,000?

“The money part came in after Bob filed because it takes it to a whole other level. Before it was something very simple when she volunteered to file the contempt but she never did it because the cameras couldn’t get to her in time,” continued Sheree.

Sheree adds that by the time they went to court a month later, Phaedra had still yet to file anything. “The only time Phaedra and I met off camera was with another attorney who is a family attorney who was actually coaching her on how to handle my case,” added Sheree.

And on the actual WWHL show, Sheree fired back at the criticism that she shouldn’t be suing for child support if she can afford expensive items such as a Hermes bag, designer clothes and a Porsche to replace her old seized Bentley.

“This is the ignorant thing that I hate to hear people say,” said Sheree. “Why are you fighting for child support? First of all, I did not make these kids by myself. We did this together. So I shouldn’t have to fight you to be responsible for your kids.”

Meanwhile, Sheree also debuted her new song “Who Gon Check Me Boo” on WWHL. Some are calling it a diss track to her costar Nene Leakes though Sheree denies the allegations. We’ll let you be the judge! Below is Sheree’s song!

In other RHOA news, former show extra cast member Dwight Eubanks was arrested yesterday.

MyFoxAtlanta reports the arrest was made after a traffic stop where Dwight told the cop he didn’t have his driver’s license on him. The cop conducted a check and discovered Dwight’s license was suspended, after which Dwight was taken into custody.

Dwight’s license suspension came about when he failed to appear in court for a previous unresolved matter. He has a court date set for February.

[Photos Credit: WENN]

TELL US – AFTER HEARING SHEREE’S SIDE, DO YOU THINK PHAEDRA REPRESENTED HER WELL? THOUGHTS ON SHEREE’S SONG & DWIGHT’S ARREST?

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