Recently engaged Melissa Rycroft says wedding plans are coming along well with the help of her fiancé Tye Strickland.
“Tye is planning more than I am,” the former Bachelor and Dancing with the Starscontestant confessed to PEOPLE Monday night at the Verizon Wireless Matt Leinart Foundation Celebrity Bowl in Hollywood. “At this point, I’m probably the worst bride in the history of brides.”
Melissa and Tye dated on and off for about 2 years before he proposed on June 26. With wedding plans underway, Melissa says she would rather be a bad bride than turn into a bridezilla. “I’m the exact opposite [of a bridezilla],” says Rycroft, 26. “I don’t know if we’ll get married ever by the way that I plan it!”
For Melissa, an important part of the ceremony is getting fit to show off the wedding dress. “I’ve heard the stress alone of planning a wedding helps you get into shape for it, so we’ll see if I need to stress myself out a little bit to lose that extra pound!”
Not sure what Melissa is talking about because she definately looks fit to me.
Here is your daily dose on Jon Gosselin and his 22- year-old girlfriend Hailey Glassman. Several sources have reported that Hailey who is now dating the Jon & Kate Plus Eightstar is desperately seeking fame.
According to the sources, Hailey has tried out for some reality shows including MTV’s Real World and Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club.
Hailey already changed her facebook status to “In a relationship.” Pictures have been floating all over the web showing the love birds holding hands
“I think after realizing she had a connection to Jon through her father and that Jon and Kate’s marriage was rocky, she saw an opportunity to get famous,” one of Glassman’s pals tellsUs.
Tell us: Do you think this relationship is going to last and is Hailey dating Jon for her 5 minutes of fame?
Alexis who is from Newport Coast is described as a stay-at-home mother of three. There are conflicting stories on wether or not Alexis is replacing OC veteran, Jeana Keough. The OC Register is reporting Jeana will not be back, while other reports have stated Jeana will be returning.
The one thing we are certain of is that Alexis will be on the show. Alexis’s husband is Jim Bellino, 47. Jim is described as an entrepreneur who use to own a pool table business that was an $8 million-a-year-profit company.
In a new interview with the OC register, Alexis describes filming with the other women – “It has been amazing. I already knew Gretchen. Lynne (Curtin)’s a sweetheart. She doesn’t have a mean bone in body. Vicki (Gunvalson) and I joked and laughed and had a good time. But there’s drama anytime you get five women together.”
Unlike Kelly Bensimon of the NY Housewives, Alexis describes herself as an addict of the show and has seen every single episode.
This should make for an interesting new season. I love the fact that she just happens to be a friend of Gretchen. Alexis is obviously easy on the eyes as is Gretchen. So it might be safe to say Tamra Barney will spend the entire season on trying to “out” her on something, or accuse Alexis of trying to be like her.
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The latest in your daily update of Jon Gosselin’s very public midlife crises is news that his 22 year old girlfriend, Hailey Glassman, is very upset over the bad press she has been receiving.
Apparently Hailey is unhappy with the recent news of her 2005 arrest as well as the party girl photos of her that have been leaked. “U.S. press is all over stories about her being some slutty party girl with a history of arrests,” a source tellsUsmagazine of Hailey. “She was upset tonight.”
Designer Christian Audigier has also denied the report that he will be collaborating on a children’s clothing line with Jon & Hailey. “Christian is absolutely not starting a kids’ clothing line with Jon,” a rep for Audigier said on Monday. “As of right now, there is no clothing line in the works between them at all.”
And the photo above was taken yesterday while Jon and Hailey were leaving a Gucci store in the Cannes. Nothing screams romance like lighting each other’s cigarettes. One can only hope Jon realizes that paying child support for 8 children will not be cheap. It might be a better idea to relax a little of the shopping sprees for his new girl.
The last episode of The Bachelorette ended with Jillian Harris tearfully sending Reid home. Jillian was very emotional about her choice and is calling the decision “heart wrenching” in her new blog. Reid was seen by a lot of fans as being the favorite, so this choice came as a surprise to most.
What Jillian doesn’t touch on was the problems that she supposedly experienced in the bedroom with Ed. The implication from last night’s show was that Ed couldn’t rise up to the occasion, but fans of the show suspect the producers of the show might have staged the whole thing to throw us off. The rumor is Ed might be the winner with Kiptyn being the new bachelor. I honestly have no idea. It will be interesting to watch it all unfold.
Jillian however touches on her very steamy date with Ed. The Bachelor(ette) shows seem to be focused on pushing the envelope nowadays. These shows are getting more and more trashier by the minute. It seems they are trying to keep up with the VH1 dating shows.
The steamy massages with Ed and Jillian wasn’t that bad in my opinion. However the implications that Ed couldn’t get it up in the bedroom was a bit much and unnecessary for the viewers. They could have left out that storyline.
Excerpts from Jillian’s blog about this week’s episode is below -
It’s a little harder to write my blog now that there is less fun, juicy gossip and more deep, heartfelt feelings. How do you put this into words? This week was a hard one to watch — that heart-wrenching goodbye with Reid, the close-to-inappropriate steamy scene with Ed, (um, did that almost top my hot tub scene!? Yikes!) and me almost barfing on myself on that totem pole with Kiptyn! I have to admit that a lot of feelings came rushing back when I watched the episode this week.
Reid’s date was very bitterSWEET (I capped the sweet because it was more sweet than bitter). See, Reid and I had a very good energy together. When we were together, it was like an old high school crush. We rarely worried about the specifics and were always just so flighty together. What you didn’t see was that we actually got a couples’ massage on the beach before dinner. Soooo romantic! I highly recommend it (if you happen to be slumming around the beaches of Maui looking for something to do)!
So, that feeling that I have been looking for was definitely there with Reid, but the promise of any sort of commitment or partnership wasn’t there. And because I have been hurt before by not being realistic, it made me put up a wall and inevitably led to me letting Reid go. I will have to agree with Chris in saying this had to be the most emotional goodbye in Bachelorette history.
Now Ed’s date. I definitely have to say Ed and I fit A LOT into that day — the catamaran ride, cliff jumping and swimming in the ocean, but the best part of the date was not something I had planned … it was Ed’s surprise. I was SHOCKED when he told me he brought his parents to Hawaii. I had been hearing about this Judy for so long, she became sort of a legend to me. I am positive I was more nervous than she was. And how about Ed’s dad and his classic quote “What the hell are we doing here?” That was another belly laugh moment. After all the hometown dates, I will have to say this was definitely one of my favorites. So real.
Again, I have to say that this episode tugged on the heartstrings. I have been blessed with these three individuals who are not only bright, genuine, charismatic, gorgeous and down to earth — but who respect me and adore me. I can now say with 100 percent conviction that it is possible to fall for more than one person when you are presented with individuals of this caliber.
Jillian Harris is down to her final 3 men since eliminatingWes the jerk. Tonight will include romantic dates with each of the men left. Below is a sneak peek of what is to come. Plus we finally get to find which bachelor it is that had a hard time being romantic with her, pun intented.
The three men left include Kiptyn, Ed, and Reid. Check it out!
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As we reported earlier, Kelly has signed on for the 3rd season, but she is uncertain as to which other housewives will be returning. “I am coming back,” says Kelly. “But I actually don’t know who else is coming back. They don’t really tell me.”
Kelly is however uncertain is the new season will be able to match the drama of the other housewives’ franchises. “We start shooting in two weeks,” she said. “And it’s going to be interesting now because the bar is so high. When Gretchen [Rossi from The Real Housewives of Orange County] is getting a motorcycle at a party and Teresa [Giudice from The Real Housewives of New Jersey] is throwing over the table, what’s going to happen?”
She goes on to talk about The New Jersey Housewives – When I met Danielle, she said, ‘Thank you so much for being supportive of me. She was just really excited and flattered that I supported her. Unless you do something wrong to me, I will give you a chance.”
And what about Caroline Manzo? She’s “the all-time mama bear,” Kelly said. “And actually, she was really sweet and really nice.”
Kelly has also gotten close with some of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, “I was going down to Atlanta to open a hotel, so I called NeNe [Leakes],” Bensimon said. “I took out NeNe and Lisa [Wu Hartwell] and we had so much fun. They’re crazy, fun and spirited. They’re awesome girls.”
Jon Gosselin is speaking out on his new gig with Ed Hardy designer Christian Audigier, as well as briefly touching up on his new 22 year old girlfriend, Hailey Glassman, in a new interview with People.
We posted photos of Jon with new GF Hailey this weekend, taken while the two were in St. Tropez. It now seems Jon was mixing business with pleasure as he also met up with Christian Audigier to finalize a deal to design his own line of children’s clothing with Ed Hardy.
The best part of this story? Jon says Hailey will also help with the designs, “She’ll have a lot of input with Christian,” Says Jon. “And I will, too.”
Jon is also making sure to keep the Plus 8 involved saying that his eight kids, who spent the weekend with Kate at the family’s Pennsylvania home, will model his designs in ads for the line. Audigier says he approached Gosselin with the idea after noticing that Jon often wore his tattoo-inspired T-shirts on Jon and Kate Plus Eight.
Sources go on to describe the new couple as looking very happy together. Jon also tells People that he felt “very relaxed” about his weekend with Hailey.
Sighs, must be nice to not have a care in the world other than your child bride 22 year old girlfriend. Check out the facebook photo of a very classy Hailey below.
Plus a picture of Kate Gosselin taken this weekend with this kids below as well. Kate was also seen still wearing her wedding ring this weekend. Not sure what that signifies but umm allrighty Kate.
UPDATE – Us Weekly has posted the mugshot below of Hailey. She was arrested for drug possession in 2005.