Michael Strahan is officially headed to reality TV. Well, kinda. After weeks of speculation, it was finally announced this morning that he is joining Kelly Ripa as her new permanent co-host! Live with Kelly & Michael here we come!
"Before I bring him out, I just want to take a minute, sincerely from the bottom of my heart, to thank all of you," Kelly announced. "You stood by us . . You're the best audience. I'm not kidding. I love you guys. I really appreciate all of your input during our co-host search."
As Michael began walking onto the stage, Kelly cheered: "It's time for a new era of our show to begin."
Original Apprentice villain Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth has suffered yet another loss. Her fiancé, Academy Award nominated actor Michael Clarke Duncan suffered a heart attack and passed away yesterday morning.
The actor, 54, who was engaged to Omarosa, apparently never recovered from a myocardial infarction he suffered on July 13th, according to TMZ.
Omarosa discovered Michael in cardiac arrest in his Los Angeles home and performed CPR which kept the actor alive until paramedics arrived on the scene. He was convalescing in a hospital and unfortunately passed away there.
Everybody's having boys these days! The latest celebrity couple to welcome a son is Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott! This is the fourth child for the couple who joins siblings Stella, Liam, and Hattie. "It's a boy!!!!," Tori announced on Twitter.
"Please join us in welcoming Finn Davey McDermott," Tori she revealed on her ediTORIal blog. Finn was born yesterday at 5:39 PM. He was 6 lbs, 6 oz and 20" long. Congratulations to the Craft Wars star and her family!
Joan Rivers is brash, outrageous, and really really wacky. In the latest scheme from the gracefully aged star of Joan and Melissa, Joan decided to stage a little shop-in at Costco to protest the chain’s decision to not sell her raunchy memoir.
Joan’s book, ”I Hate Everyone … Starting with Me,” has spent more than six weeks on the NY Times best seller list, but that doesn’t mean the family-friendly Costco chain has to carry it. Well, Joan decided that was simply unacceptable. The 79-year-old TV host arrived at a Burbank, CA store to let them know if Costco hates her, well she hates them right back.
After wowing the world in London by winning the gold over teammate Michael Phelps in the 400 meter individual medley, Ryan Lochte continued to intrigue us with his grill, his bedroom revelations, and, let’s be honest, his abs. If you were worried you’d have to wait four more years to see the guy, fear not! He’s in talks to do a reality show. Check that, he’s in several talks to figure which reality show he’s going to choose.
Ryan hasn’t been shy about saying he’d love to compete on Dancing with the Stars, so perhaps that is an option. Michael Phelps has shared the same sentiment, even challenging his friend for the mirror ball. According Fit Perez, Ryan’s agents reveals, “I cannot tell you the exact shows, but two different reality show concepts have been offered and one additional is being discussed.”
Oprah has gone from handing out cars and trips to Australia to giving away reality shows like they’re part of her Favorite Things gift basket.
Today Oprah’s TV network, OWN, announced several new shows in their fall lineup – including a reality show featuring La Toya Jackson. Life with La Toya will show off the Jackson family sister as she “juggles the many demands of her famous family, her lifelong friends, and her growing entertainment business empire”.
La Toya is no stranger to reality TV, as she starred in that quickly canceled gem Armed & Famous back in 2007 and also did a stint on the British version of Celebrity Big Brother.
TELL US – WILL YOU TUNE FOR A GLIMPSE AT LA TOYA’S LIFE?
Andy Cohen was always the most talkative – until he ended up with a stint hosting Real Housewives reunions and then he couldn’t get a word in edgewise.
In a new interview with New Hampshire Public Radio the puppetmaster behind the Housewives super craze talks how he ended up crafting reality TV shows based on crazy pseudo-rich women and what led him to become the controversial figure at the of helm Bravo.
“My mouth has been my greatest asset and also my biggest Achilles’ heel,” Andy shares. Andy says he always wanted to get into TV, but his “wonky eye” stopped him from being in front of the camera so he got involved in producing and developing TV shows instead.
The creators of Pawn Stars and American Restoration have been shooting a series that follows several Las Vegas housewives, but don’t expect a Bravo-esque housewives show.
The show Vegas Moms has been filming for quite a while in Las Vegas, and it stars Amanda Kouretas, April Swartz (Mrs. Nevada 2009), Francine Sanchez (Mrs. Las Vegas 2011), Shannon Love, Carey Kennedy, and Mickey Norton. Las Vegas Weekly reports, “It is ultra sexy and fun. But they are still moms and homemakers. Yes, there’s crazy stuff and there’s drama, and they live amazing lives. The six of them have a long history together as friends, and their kids all play and know each other.”