Though ABC is set to officially announce the new cast on tonight’s finale of The Bachelor, entertainment reporter and co-host of Los Angeles’ KEARTH 101′s morning show, Lisa Stanley, was able to confirm that the Jon & Kate Plus 8 mom is already in LA practicing her dance moves at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel “under a shroud of security.” Her eight kids are said to be back home in Pennsylvania.
This shouldn’t come as a big surprise as Kate, 34, previously revealed to Jay Leno on his prime-time show that she’d like to appear on DWTS, despite having two left feet. “I want to laugh at myself. I so cannot dance. It would be a sad sight,” she said.
In other DWTS news, TMZ is now confirming Paula Abdul has rejected ABC’s offer to have her appear on the show. As we previously reported, ABC had offered Paula a $1,000,000 development deal to do the show. According to TMZ, Paula is still in talks with American Idol judge Simon Cowell, about becoming a judge on his upcoming new show - The X Factor.
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Scott Disick has been taking quite a beating lately in the tabloids as he has been pegged as being a cheating, hard-drinking boyfriend and inattentive new father. Fortunately for Scott, he now seems to have his girlfriend’s sister, Kim Kardashian, on his side.
Kim is defending Scott in a new interview with UsWeekly, revealing that the new dad to Mason Disick, 9 weeks, is a changed man. “He’s always at home helping Kourtney,” Kimreveals. “It has for sure brought them closer.”
Kim also reveals that Scott,26, texts her a new photo of Mason daily. “Scott is so attentive to him,” Kim says. “Mason has contributed to Scott growing up a lot.”
“Everything changes when you have a baby,” adds Kourtney Kardashian, 30. “You forget the petty stuff and see what’s important. Everything is amazing!”
And though Bravo is set to begin filming the 3rd season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta next month, Kim surprisingly revealed she has yet to come to an agreement with the network because she is holding out for more money. “They need to up it … It was very dramatic and very traumatic last year. I’ve got to at least get paid what it’s worth.”
It has been reported Bravo has offered the ladies $150,000 each to do this season, a 50% increase from their pay last year. Kim however confirms Bravo has asked all five housewives back, what she cannot confirm is whether or not it will be as dramatic as the second season. “All the girls, we’re all getting along. We’re in a different place, we kind of know what to expect,” she says.
If you recall, Jason,33 famously proposed to Melissa, 26, on the Bachelor finale only to then dump her on the reunion show for Molly, 25.
Melissa has however previously said that she is “happy” for the two. The wedding ceremony will reportedly take place at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Bachelor alums Jillian Harris, Ed Swiderski, Trista and Ryan Sutter are expected to be in attendance.
As for what the wedding will be like? Molly revealed, “We don’t want an hour-long ceremony and assigned seating and fancy food. I’d rather have people walk away saying, ‘That was the most fun, badass wedding I’d ever been to!”
ABC is set to air the wedding as a two-hour special, The Bachelor: Jason and Molly’s Wedding, on March 8.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta ladies have been rather busy lately. The good news is no evictions, foreclosures, or short sales have been reported for any of the housewives in almost a year. And though a new housewife (reported to be Phaedra Parks) has been added to the mix for the third season, Lisa Wu Hartwell revealed exclusively to Hollywood life that no housewife will be leaving.
This is good news for Lisa, as she was heavily rumored to be the housewife getting the axe. As for her feelings for the new housewife, Lisa has none as she revealed she doesn’t know the newest housewife. Lisa also recently made her TV acting debut when she guest starred on the TBS sitcom – Meet The Browns on Monday.
Sheree Whitfield – It seems Sheree has found out the hard way that starting a fashion line is never easy, as she has now decided to move on from her infamous She by Sheree fashion line. “I’ve slowed down quite a bit,” Sheree told HoneyMag.com. “It’s a lot of work and I’ve got so many things that I’m really passionate about. Don’t get me wrong that’s my passion, but right now it’s hard trying to find the right group of people to come together and help out. You can’t do it by yourself. It takes a team. And being in Atlanta it’s very hard. If I was in L.A., if I was in New York, if I was in Paris, you have those type of like-minded people. I can’t find people with the same business sense that I have.”
Nene Leakes – The always loud outspoken Nene had quite a bit to say about the rumored upcoming Bravo housewives franchise – The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. “If they do the Beverly Hills Housewives, they’ll probably be all plastic – big lips, fake tits, tummy tucks,” she told Pop Tarts. As for her favorite Bravo housewife? Nene reveals that “Gretchen Rossi (of the O.C) is the only one that I truly, truly love,” she added. “I think she’s fun, beautiful and she’s making all the bit**es mad and I love it. Make ‘em mad girl! She has great hair; we talk all the time and just had dinner together in Beverly Hills. Did I say she has great hair?”
Kandi Burruss – Blogger SandraRose recently reported that Kandi’s newly opened boutique store, Tags, might be going out of business very soon. According to the blogger, business has been slow for the store, which opened last November. The blogger also claimed the store was being closed during business hours and phone calls were going unanswered. Kandi however denied this story in an interview with AJC. “Our store is doing very very well,” she said, while also acknowledging that January was slow but that’s a traditionally quiet month for clothing retail anyway. Kandi revealed November and December were very strong and that the boutique just added online shopping as well at www.tagsatl.com.
The 3rd season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is scheduled to begin filming next month. The housewives will reportedly become the highest paid Bravo Housewives at the rate of $150,000 each, which makes sense considering their series is the most watched.
VH1 has now announced the all new cast of their second season of Sober House, set to premiere Thursday, March 11 at 10PM ET/PT.
The cast this season will combine patients from both “Celebrity Rehab 3″ as well as “Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinsky.” They include Tom Sizemore, Heidi Fleiss, Dennis Rodman, Jennifer Ketcham, Seth “Shifty” Binzer, Kendra Jade Rossi, Mike Starr andKari Ann Peniche.
Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House will follow the above celebrities as they attempt to maintain sobriety and transition back into society free from addiction. Returning as the Sober House manager is Jennifer Gimenez from season 1.
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Addicts enter rehab as an emergency measure geared at saving their lives. But what happens after the twenty-one days of intensive, in-patient treatment are complete? “Sober House with Dr. Drew” chronicles the all-important transitional period beyond the safety of rehab when the real work begins and patients initiate their move back into society. World-renowned addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky facilitates the continued path to healing for several of his most challenging patients in eight new episodes of “Sober House with Dr. Drew.” The new season is set to premiere on Thursday, March 11 at 10pm*.
Dr. Drew and his staff will keep a watchful eye over all that goes on at the Sober House. Throughout the course of the experience, patients will have the opportunity to meet with Dr. Drew in both one-on-one and group counseling sessions in an effort to understand and solidify their sobriety.
In the end, we will witness the real life struggles of these celebrity patients whose sobriety hangs by a thread as they experience the pressures of daily life outside of rehab. Dr. Drew and his team will strive to give the patients the tools they need to maintain sobriety when they leave the house and return to the public eye of their celebrity lives.
PHOTOS AND BRIEF BIOS OF EACH CAST MEMBER BELOW:
Kari Ann Peniche (Sex Rehab, Celebrity Rehab 3) Kari Ann held the Miss Oregon Teen USA and the Miss United States Teen USA titles. When nude photos of her appeared in Playboy, she was stripped of her United States title. Kari Ann became a patient on VH1’s Sex Rehab, but was removed from the show early because of her erratic behavior. After successfully completing Celebrity Rehab, Kari Ann now continues her journey at the Sober House.
Heidi Fleiss (Celebrity Rehab 3) - Former “Hollywood Madam,” in 1997, Heidi was convicted in connection with her prostitution ring with charges including procuring and tax evasion. Since getting out of prison Heidi has moved to Nevada where she lives in the desert with dozens of exotic birds. Dr. Drew treated Heidi for a severe addiction to methamphetamines in Celebrity Rehab 3, and now Heidi continues her journey toward sobriety in Sober House.
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Star magazine got the exclusive photos that show Vicki,47, kissing a 25-year-old college student on the lips while partying in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, just last month. That photo, scanned from the new issue of Star magazine, is posted below.
“Vicki was extremely outgoing and having a great time, like a sorority girl,” said University of Manitoba student Mike Pullin to Star about his wild night with the mother of two. “We clicked immediately and danced to rock ‘n’ roll by Bon Jovi and Journey. She was living it up. She kept talking to me. She was a big flirt.”
According to Mike, he bought a round of tequila shots for their group which led to Vicki giving him a very special thank you — a big kiss on the lips. The two continued to drink through the night, and were eventually full-on making out.
Mike also reveals he recognized Vicki from the Bravo hit show and even asked her about her husband Donn Gunvalson, “He’s not out tonight,” replied Vicki. “She was very vague about it, like she didn’t want to answer me. I didn’t want to push for an answer… I just wanted to enjoy myself,” said Mike.
Mike also shares that Vicki is a “very good kisser.” Sure Donn would be very happy to hear that. Mike says he gave Vicki his phone number and email, but she never contacted him after that night.
This isn’t the first time that Vicki has been caught in some questionable behavior. Back in June 2009, she was also photographed dancing on some guy’s lap, and photos of her getting a tattoo on her butt while bent over and revealing her thong in a bar were also published by RadarOnline last year.
This is somewhat not surprising considering Vicki’s continuous questionable behavior with other men, both on and off the show. There was an episode from last season during which Vicki kept trying to kiss a friend’s husband on the lips. I’ve always wondered if Vicki and Donn had an “open” marriage or an understanding. If not, then must say I feel sorry for Donn.
A new episode of the OC Housewives airs tonight. You can read more about this story in the newest issue of Star Magazine.
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The season finale of Keeping Up With The Kardashians featuring the birth of Kourtney Kardashian’s first child, was the most watched program in the history of the E! network. Drawing in 4.8 million viewers, it’s safe to say the Kardashians will not be going away anytime soon.
Some have questioned whether such an intimate moment such as childbirth should have been shown on national television, one person who strongly disagrees is new mom Kourtney.
“She’s 100 percent happy she did it,” Khloe Kardashian, 25, told UsWeekly Tuesday while in NYC. Khloe however revealed she was a little ‘traumatized” with being in the delivery room.
As for her current relationship with her sister’s boyfriend, Scott Disick, whom Khloe is not a fan of, she reveals that “Everyday is different,” when it comes to Scott.
In other news, the NYPost is reportingKhloe Kardashian almost started a cat-fight amongst two Bravo NYC housewives, Kelly Bensimon and Ramona Singer, a during her recent appearance at a NYC night club.
Apparently Khloe was chatting with Kelly, during which Ramona got jealous and decided to pounce in on their conversation in the VIP area, thus causing a ruckus. According to a source, “Ramona barged her way through the VIP area and practically jumped over a table to get to Khloe.” Kelly was reportedly “mortified and left immediately.”
Kelly declined to comment on this story while a rep for Ramona insists she “did not steamroller her way in — Khloe invited her.”
The new season of The Real Housewives of NYC premiers exactly a week from today. You can view the official cast photos here!