The home in question was designed in 1925 by famed Miami architect Walter DeGarmo famous for the popular Mediterranean-Revival style of historic Miami. When historic preservation groups got wind of the Hochsteins' plans they immediate swung into action and fought to deny the demolition.
Lenny and Lisa bought the home in a foreclosure auction sight unseen. No inspection was done at the time of purchase. Lenny claims they had initially planned to renovate the existing home but then discovered serious structural damage including a sinking foundation and decided it could not be salvaged. The home was NOT zoned a historic property at the time of purchase.
Preservation groups believe Lenny and Lisa planned to tear down the house all along and they are standing up to wealthy homeowners to protect their city.
Bethenny will essentially be playing herself. Entertainment Weekly reports that the episode titled “Mo Purses Mo Money Mo Problems” is shooting this week. Bethenny will star as a business mogul who helps launch Debbie Weaver’s handbag business.
NeNe Leakes definitely wasn't shy around all the big stars on the red carpet at this week's Golden Globes. Posing and blooping in Carolina Herrera, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star dished that next year she plans to be taking the stage as a nominee!
"I'll probably be nominated next year," she kind of joked during a red carpet interview. "I don't get star-stuck," NeNe shared. "I love Angelina Jolie, though. If I see that chick, I'm gonna have to do a shot with her."
NeNe also said the Globes are "a walk in the park" compared to dealing with the likes of Wigs Zolciak and the other antics on RHOA! Too bad reality TV doesn't get their own awards show.
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TELL US – CAN YOU SEE NENE WINNING A GOLDEN GLOBE?
Reality Tea was able to obtain a copy of the talking points. Topic 1) How To Ignore Being Called A C-U-Next-Tuesday on National Television Topic 2) Stand By Your Man… Even When He Embarrasses The Hell Out Of You 3) Cheating? Pshaw… Even Proof Can't Convince Me! 4) Jailhouse Loving**
We once deemed Reza Farahan one of our hottest reality stars and it appears somebody else agrees with us because he's revealing that his naked butt helped make him famous! Just for the record, after his behavior on this season of Shahs Of Sunset we rescind our decision!
Rezatells The Huffington Post naked photos helped nab the attention of Shahs producers.
"When I was going to be on the show, I had to fill out paperwork and one of the questions was basically, like, are there naked pictures of you out there, and my answer was 'yes,'" Reza spills.
Being Jax Taylor is a difficult thing. Being Jax Taylor means swatting away desperate hoards of single women grasping at you like vampires fighting over a corpse. Being Jax Taylor means everyone wants to get you drunk and force you to attend parties with them. Being Jax Taylor means all the guys idolize you. And being Jax Taylor means you are dating Stassi Schroeder which is a whole separate problem of its own. But at least she's hot and lets you crash at her place for free, right?!
Last night on Vanderpump Rules, Jax learned that if he doesn't want to buy his own TV and get his own place, he better listen to MamaStassi and grow up or sleeping in his car won't be a choice, it will be a lifestyle. Apparently grown ups aren't male models, either. Hasn't Stassi seen Zoolander? #BlueSteel
At 33, Jax is a former big thing in the world of male modeling but as he is no longer quite so young and pretty he's become kind of a small thing. However he doesn't seem bothered by this and seems content to sling drinks at Sur. Jax admits it's impossible to grow up when you're him and suffering from Peter Pan Syndrome. Which doesn't sit well with his ever-patient, ever-loving Swedish Princess Stassi. Poor Jax – I mean it's hard to be dumb as a box of rocks and have a gasoline fight with your fellow male model friends while the camera rolls and the Le Tigre pout schmoozes the lens.
Last night's episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is brought you by Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors." And it also confirmed two things I've long suspected: 1) Househusbands are like fleas when it comes to the series; unwelcome guests that just annoy the hell out of us and should stay home (I'm looking at you, Mauricio "Maurice" Umansky) and 2) One should never, ever, ever attend a party thrown by SplitsRichards. Lets just all stick to parties at Yolanda Foster's from now on. I mean, Babs might attend!
Things begin with Scheana Marie Famewhore putting on her best "I feel so sad and ashamed" face that she's been practicing in the mirror for weeks in anticipation of her big ol' TV debut. Unfortunately Scheana feels about as bad about squashing Brandi Glanville's marriage as she did squashing the spider she found in her bathroom last week.
Brandi, on the other hand, is still totally not over Douche King Eddie Cibrian and she narrows her eyes looks right at Scheana and hisses that he's probably cheating on ol' crazy noodles LeAnn Rimes right now. Scheana's eyes get wide, she starts to look nervous, and then Brandi – all 35 feet of her – stands up, looks down at her and breezes out. Scheana does a quick vital signs assessment, realizes she's in one piece, and then runs out as fast as her shaky legs can carry her.
Brandi breezes into the Office de Vanderpump for a counseling session and a glass of much needed rosé. I need rosé on tap too. Lisa Vanderpump – hook a girl up!