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American Idol fans saw judge Jennifer Lopez break down Wednesday night as she informed Illinois native Chris Medina that he did not make the top 24 contestants.

“It was just honestly a pleasure to meet someone like you,” a teary Jlo 41, told Chris, 26. “It was a blessing and a moment in my life I’ll always remember. Jennifer then got even more emotional “I just didn’t want to tell him no,” a sobbing J.Lo expressed. “I felt so bad.”

Jennifer continued to sob despite being consoled by her fellow judges Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. “I didn’t feel like I told him in the right way,” she said. “You did it in the best way possible,” consoled Randy.

Chris wowed the judges and viewers during the audition rounds, not only due to his voice but also due to his personal story of his paraplegic fiance. Chris’s fiance Juliana Ramos was in a car accident that left her with brain damage two months before they were set to be married.

“What kind of guy would I be if I walked out when she needed me the most?” said Chris during his first audition. But despite getting emotional upon hearing the news that he would not be part of the top 24, Chris vowed to focus on his music and his fiance.

“I’m going to go home and keep writing music,” Chris said. “I’m going to take care of my fiancée and make a miracle happen.”

And despite his elimination for AI, Chris’s story does seem to have a bit of a happy ending as fans have donated a handicapped van, a home furnace and more than $29,000 to his girlfriend. Plus Chris is also scheduled to perform on The Tonight Show this Friday.

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It’s actually happening!

Just two months after announcing their engagement, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner and playmate Crystal Harris have set a wedding date.

Hugh, 84, and Crystal, 24, both appeared on the Piers Morgan Tonight show this week, during which they confirmed they will be tying the knot on June 18.  In fact, the two are planning to tie the knot at the Playboy mansion.

“It will be intimate with a close number of friends here at the mansion,” Hugh said of the nuptials. “No big blowout affair. Something very personal.”

An insider reveals to UsWeekly that they’ve set the list at less than 300 guests, adding that Crystal is close to making one other important choice: the wedding gown.  Crystal, who’s engagement ring is worth $90,000, is reportedly eyeing a strapless dress by designer Romona Keveza.

As for Hugh’s ex Holly Madison, she made it clear two weeks ago that she will not be in attendance.

Weeks after bumping the Real Housewives of NYC, Bravo premiered the Real Housewives of Miami last night and so far, the reviews today have pretty much panned the show, but more on this later. The Miami franchise definitely felt like a mix between Basketball Wives and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Is this a good mix you ask? Well, let’s find out!

On to the recap – the premiere episodes of the Bravo housewives are usually a bit ADD and all over the place but something about the RHMIA just seemed slightly more all over the place.

In the first scene, we are introduced to snob #1 Lea, a “people collector” who finds joy in collecting crazy people, as I breathe a sigh of relief that Lea wasn’t around pre-Lincoln days. Some of the people collected by Lea include rapper Rick Ross and former NBA hot mess star Dennis Rodman. In this scene, we also get a glimpse of drag queen Elaine Lancaster in the background. Elaine was rumored to have been a cast member back when the show was still titled ‘Miami Social Club.’ It will be interesting to see if Elaine is in a lot of scenes through out the season. So okay, not a big fan of Lea but what the hey! There are 5 more ladies left so let’s go!

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In today’s Nene Leakes is not going to be happy about this one news, Kim Zolciak graces the latest cover of Life & Style magazine!

The six months pregnant Real Housewives of Atlanta star dons a bikini to show off her growing baby bump. Kim reveals to the mag that she is drama-free and happier than ever during the bump-revealing photo shoot with Life & Style on Feb. 20.

Kim also opens up about her belly, her baby’s daddy to be Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, 25, whom she’s been dating since May, and the possibility of another baby in their future.

“I’ll be 33 when I have this baby, and I’m more in touch with my body now,” she tells Life & Style. Kim, who already has two daughters, Brielle, 13, and Ariana, 9, from a previous marriage, says she’s gained about 20 pounds so far. “I’m definitely eating a lot more now than I did with my girls.” Not that she — or her man Kroy — minds a little extra weight. “Kroy loves me pregnant. I don’t remember my ex-husband being that into it, but Kroy loves it. He tells me I’m so beautiful.”

Following nearly 10 months of dating, Kim reveals she and Kroy are finally moving in together in Atlanta, just in time for their newborn’s June arrival. “We’ll be moved in before the baby is born,” she says.

So are wedding bells in the near future? “Kroy’s perfect for me, but we’re not engaged,” Kim tells Life & Style. “If we get married, Kroy would like to have one more child, and I want one too!”

You can read more about Kim’s pregnancy in the latest issue of Life & Style magazine. A full shot of Kim’s growing belly is below -

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Ai ya ya! Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi is proving you can be sexy at any age!

The 40-year-old mother of one, who gave birth to daughter Krishna just one year ago, showed off her amazing bikini body as she took a dip in the ocean on Sunday in Nassau in the Bahamas.

As for how she snapped back so quickly after giving birth, Padma credits water. “I drink a ton of water,” she told UsWeekly last December. “Water really flushes everything out.”

Padma is currently in the middle on a nasty custody battle with her daughter’s father Adam Dell, brother to billionaire Michael Dell of Dell Inc. Adam filed a suit for full custody on Jan. 25, with his lawyer, Bill Zabel, stating Adam is upset with the amount of time Padma allows him to have with his daughter.

Sources reveal Adam is also upset with the name Padma chose for his daughter and is unhappy he is not even listed on her birth certificate. According to the filing, he’s asking for his name to be officially listed as the father and for Krishna to take his last name along with Padma’s.

Moving on to tonight’s episode of Top Chef’s All Stars. On the all new episode titled ‘For The Gulf,’ the remaining meal mavens employ a deep fryer in an attempt to please culinary star Paula Deen’s precise palate. Later, the chefs serve up seafood at an event that benefits fishermen of the Gulf region. Paula and chef John Besh are guest judges.

Thoughts On The Season – I finally caught all the episodes of this season thanks to Monday’s marathon and whoa! I have been missing out. What a great season with the all stars! I was a bit disappointed to see the hotness Angelo go home on the last episode as I honestly thought Tiffany should have been the one to go. My favorites are Carla, Antonia, and Dale. I think Carla and Dale are both neck in neck to win it all. It’s been a while since I’ve watched Top Chef but I’m definitely hooked on this season. Plus I had missed Padma’s extreme enthusiasm for her job. With that said, can’t wait to watch tonight! I plan to start writing more about it.

More bikini photos of Padma below!

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ANTM Season 16

Ready or not, they’re she’s baaaack! Tyra Banks that is as the 16th cycle of America’s Next Top Model premieres tonight, because you know, all the previous winners of the 15 past seasons have all went on to become “top models.”

The show returns tonight with 14 new hopefuls competing for a contract with IMG Models, a fashion spread in Vogue Italia and an additional spread and cover of Beauty in Vogue; plus a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics.

Tyra leads the panel of judges, which includes fashion editor André Leon Talley and photographer Nigel Barker. Jay Manuel will serve as the photo shoot creative director while Miss J Alexander returns as the runway trainer. The full cast list is below -

  • Alexandria, 21; Height: 5′ 10″ Hometown: Newport Beach, California
  • Angelia, 20; Height: 5′ 10″ Hometown: Landstuhl, Germany
  • Brittani, 19; Height: 5′ 10″ Hometown: Beech Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Dalya, 21; Height: 5′ 9″ Hometown: Clear Lake, Texas
  • Dominique, 23; Height: 5′ 9″ Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Hannah, 20; Height: 5’10″ Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Jaclyn, 20; Height: 5′ 10″ Hometown: Belton, Texas
  • Kasia, 26; Height: 5′ 9″ Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois
  • Mikaela, 21; Height: 5′ 9″ Hometown: Boca Raton, Florida
  • Molly, 22; Height: 5′ 10″ Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
  • Monique, 19; Height: 5′ 11″ Hometown: Hebron, Illinois
  • Nicole, 20; Height: 5′ 11″ Hometown: Orlando, Florida
  • Ondrei, 18; Height: 5′ 7″ Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sara, 18; Height: 5′ 10″ Hometown: Rio Grand Valley, Texas

And on to tonight’s premiere as Tyra continues to prove she has no shame in her game by punking the 14 contestants. Yes, Tyra begins the show by telling the 14 finalists they didn’t make the cut and will be going home. The girls weep of course and try to find their luggages, only for Tyra to reveal it was all a joke! Very funny indeed.

Below is also a promo video in which Tyra mocks some of the most common types who appear at “ANTM” castings aka the girl that doesn’t really want to be there, the girl that is not there to make friends etc.  It’s actually pretty funny.

America’s Next Top Model airs tonight on the CW network at 8/7c.

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Jonathan "Jo" Rivera

Another day, another drug arrest for a Teen Mom 2 “star.”

The latest to get arrested is Jonathan “Jo” Rivera, father to Kailyn Lowry‘s son, Isaac. Jonathan, 19 and his brother Edward, 23, were pulled over by cops last Wednesday in Lopatcong, Penn, when they noticed sparks coming from the undercarriage of their car.

Both men were eventually arrested for being under the influence of marijuana. His elder brother was also charged with driving under the influence of marijuana, driving with a suspended license and driving an unsafe vehicle.

In other Teen Mom news, RadarOnline is reporting today that Amber Portwood is currently experiencing another pregnancy scare.

Amber, 20, has reportedly tested positive at least three times during home pregnancy tests in recent weeks, which has her friends and the potential baby daddy convinced she is pregnant again.

“When Amber tested positive, she decided to go to a local clinic to have a doctor tell her once and for all if she is expecting,” one source close to Amber revealed. “It’s confusing because Amber is telling people that the doctor said the test was negative, even though the home pregnancy tests came back positive, and there were a number of them too.”

This isn’t the first time Amber has experienced a pregnancy scare, with the most recent happening back in December. Back then, Amber denied being pregnant. “I’m working hard to be the best mom to my daughter,” Amber said on December 17, adding: “I have no plans to have more kids anytime soon.”

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The Real Housewives of Miami

Following a sneak peek on Sunday night, the Real Housewives of Miami officially premieres tonight on the Bravo network!

On the premiere episode tonight titled ‘Paradise Cost,’ the RHMIA ladies are ready to bring the heat, starting with back stabbing and trash talk right from the get go. Adriana is off to a bad start when the ladies make fun of her during a fake strut down the catwalk, and things aren’t much better for some of the housewives at what should be a fun cooking party. 

The Real Housewives of Miami debuts at 10/9c on Bravo.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MUGSHOTS OF MARYSOL AND HER MOTHER!

Watch What Happens Live – Joining Andy Cohen in the Bravo clubhouse tonight will be Miami housewives Alexia, Lea and Adriana plus Andy promises a “special surprise.”

Meanwhile, some of the Miami housewives are speaking out in a new interview and the big question was are they worried about “editing?”  That answer is no according to Lea Black. “I think you have to give people the material,” said Lea. “And if they edit you … I mean, as long as it’s in context, I don’t think you can blame anyone but yourself.”

Lea, a Miami socialite married to criminal defense attorney Roy Black goes on to add, “No one can force you to say things that you say. Now if you’re making a joke and you’re saying something and it’s taking it out of context and put into a mean spirit then I might have an issue about the editing.”

Meanwhile, Alexia Echevarria reveals they haven’t seen the final cut of the show yet, telling reporters “it’s been a while, it’s been almost a year since we filmed but – so it’s going to be interesting.”

A preview clip of tonight’s episode is below -

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