Former Hills’star Lauren Conrad is finally confirming that she is indeed working on a reality show.
Lauren confirmed the news on Friday to The Hollywood Reporter. The new reality series will follow the 24-year-old fashion designer as she creates a line of evening wear and launches her label. The show is set to air on the MTV network, which was also home to her previous reality shows — Laguna Beach and The Hills.
“I’m so excited to take on this new project that really focuses on my true passion,” Conrad told THR. “I’m happy to be partnering with MTV because I have had such an amazing relationship with them and love being a part of the network.”
Lauren stresses that the show will be based her professional life and not her personal life, citing that her actor boyfriend Kyle Howard “will not be on it.”
Lauren also tellsRyan Seacrest on his radio show that she will start filming in October.
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This season of the Real Housewives of DC has had a theme, which is the phoniness of the gruesome twosome aka the Salahis. Whether it be the couple’s phony grapes, phony party invites, phony house hunting, and now phony cheerleading. If there’s one thing we have all come to know and “love” about the Salahis, it is that their phoniness knows no bounds.
This episode of the DC Housewives begins with the now separated Ommanneys browsing through photos for Cat’s book cover. The scene starts out as a cute scene between the couple, until Cat decides to ask Charles about his upcoming schedule, which gave us a glimpse into the couple’s marriage. Based on Charles’ schedule, it’s all but obvious these two are lucky to even spend a day a week together. Cat’s definitely not exaggerating when she states she sometimes feels like a single mom.
The hilarity begins in the next scene with the Salahis. We see Michaele shaking her phony pom poms in preparation for the Washington Redskins cheerleading alumni dance routine. Michaele arrives at the practice in a white SUV, and not the awful 80s white stretch limo, thank goodness. Immediately, we see Michaele looking rather lost and completely offbeat while attempting to do the routines. Judging by Michaele’s lack of rhythm, and her overly eager attitude, it’s all but obvious we’re watching a 44-year-old con artist live out her fantasy of being a professional cheerleader.
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According to Radar, the restraining order bans Simon from coming within 100 feet of her and limits the time he can spend with their three children.
“She filed a temporary restraining order and the judge approved it,” reveals a source close to Tamra. “Simon can’t go within 100 feet of her and he can see the kids two nights a week and every other weekend.”
Simon and Tamra have three children together: : Sidney, 10, Spencer, 9, and Sophia, 4. Simon responded to the allegations yesterday, citing his refusal to allow their children to film for the Bravo reality show as the reason for Tamra’s actions.
In other news, Tamra recently posed topless for the NOH8 campaign alongside new beau Eddie Judge. Those photos of Tamra below –
According to the latest issue of InTouch weekly, TLC has decided to cancel Kate’s reality show, Kate Plus 8. The reason? Well, it all has to do with Kate’s ex-husband Jon Gosselin.
Sources tell the mag that Jon has refused to re-sign a contract allowing his children to be filmed for the TV show, apparently telling his friends his kids hate being on camera 24 hours a day.
“Kate is beside herself,” says an insider. “She is obsessed with fame and being on TV, so this is making her miserable. Not only that, but she wants more money! She won’t last at home with the kids.”
The insider adds that Kate, 35, is now scrambling to find new ways to prolong her 15 minutes. “She’s buddying up with Bristol and Sarah Palin, among other famous friends,” reveals the insider, adding that Kate “fears that her fame is coming to an end, but she’s more worried that her income seems to be drying up.”
You can read more about this story in the latest issue of InTouch Weekly.
In the latest issue of the weekly mag, Kim, 32, tells the mag she was unhappy with her body’s appearance while looking at some Miami vacation pictures of herself 4 months ago. “My boobs looked crazy and saggy,” she reveals. So, Kim decided to undergo three hours of surgery to replace the saline implants she’d gotten at age 20 with lighter silicone ones.
And despite being happy with the results, Kim reveals she had to go back under the knife once more after tearing some of her stitches. Now healing and happier than ever, Kim says, “I love my new boobs. They’re so perky. I feel fantastic!”
Excerpts from Kim’s interview with the mag below –
So the initial surgery went okay? It went great. I had my nipple moved up half an inch, so my boobs were lifted without having a scar from the nipple to underneath the breast.
What went wrong afterward? I went to the Bahamas with Kandi, Sheree and our kids eight days after the procedure. I went down a water slide and tore some of the stitches.
Ouch! Were you okay? I felt a sharp pain in my left breast but didn’t realize how serious it was until the bandages came off and there was a tear around my nipple. I had to go back to get it fixed.
Will you have more surgery in the future? I’d like to do a tummy tuck at some point to get rid of a few stretch marks.
Below are more photos of Kim, including the photos from her Miami vacation earlier this year. The new season of the Real Housewives of Atlanta will premiere on October 4.
This season of the Real Housewives of DC continues tonight with the 7th episode titled, “Perception Gap.”
On tonight’s episode, Cat works on her book cover. Not to be outdone, the Salahis try to publish their own book. Later, a showdown leaves Cat in tears; parenting issues plague Mary; and religion and politics collide for Stacie.
The new episode airs 9/8c on Bravo.
In other DC news, Bravo is now denying the report that came out last week stating the Salahis would not be returning next season. In a statement to Popeater, the same site that broke the news, Bravo states no cast changes will be made until a second season is green-lighted.
“We’ve had no discussions about a season two — including any casting — and won’t until the freshman season concludes,” a Bravo spokesman states. “Any speculation to the contrary would be absolutely premature. And let’s face it, it wouldn’t be a proper ‘Real Housewives’ franchise without the drama of casting rumors.”
So there you have it folks, the gruesome twosome might be returning next season.
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“Danielle is crazy about Lori, but doesn’t know she’s seeing another woman,” a source said. “Lori is a proud, openly gay woman, and the relationship with Danielle is just an amusing sidetrack for her. She’s really with Courtney.”
The source adds, “And if Danielle expects something serious and long-lasting with Lori, she’s going to end up being one heartbroken housewife.” A picture of Courtney Lynch is below courtesy NJ.com. She is the dancer on the left.
In other NJ news, TMZ is reporting this morning that Bravo has put the kibosh on a classy table flipping contest that was set to be hosted by the always classy Teresa Giudice.
The reason? Apparently Bravo thought it was a dumb PR move. The club owner of The Funkey Monkey in Delaware tells TMZ they will now be holding a Teresa look alike contest.
In a statement released, via the OC Register, Simon, 46, denies any wrong doing and cites his refusal to allow his children to film for the 6th season of the Real Housewives of Orange County, as the sole reason Tamra decided to call the cops on him. Simon also alleges Tamra is now trying to get sole custody of their three children together.
Simon’s statement is below –
“There are a lot of rumors and speculation about the events of September 20th. I am confident and have faith that the truth will come out in the courts instead of the media. This incident was a setup by my ex-wife and she is already using it to make a claim for 100% custody of our children. It stems primarily from me refusing permission for our children to be filmed on her reality show, ‘Real Housewives of Orange County.’
Recently my ex-wife and the production company have pressured me to allow the children to be filmed. I have always refused because I don’t believe it is in our children’s best interest to be exploited in this way. This has not set well with my ex-wife. If she succeeds in obtaining 100% custody, she will then be able to give permission for the children to be filmed even though I object.
I have never been a danger to either my ex-wife or our children, as she has recently claimed. As so many people know, I love our children more than anything in the world. To me, it is tragic that any parent would go to such extreme measures as using custody to allow their children to be filmed on a reality program. I pray for my ex wife and our children all the time.”
According to the OC Register, Simon answered “No” when asked if he threw a plastic dog leash at Tamra. As we reported yesterday, Tamra is already working to get a restraining order against Simon.