While many of you have expressed a love/hate relationship with Teen Mom 2 (and I can’t say I blame you), I can say with great confidence that all who watched Tuesday’s episode were thrilled to see that Leah Messer and Corey Simms’ daughter Ali wasn’t suffering from brain abnormalities which could lead to mental incapacity. While developmentally she is behind her twin Aleeah, she is healthy and doing well. In a recent interview, Leah opens up to Life and Style about getting the good news.
Upon hearing the diagnosis the young mother remembers, “I was relieved. The worst thing I could’ve heard would be that there’s something wrong with Aliannah’s brain.” Leah reveals it was difficult to mask her fear in front of her twin daughters, stating, “It was pretty hard and emotional as a mom to know that something could be wrong with my child.” Of Ali, who is continuing with physical therapy, Leah exclaims, “She’s doing great!”
Coy with the magazine about her new love, Jeremy Calvert– the guy she met and moved in with in a matter of months — Leah reveals, “Jeremy and I do talk about getting engaged.” Do tell!
And tell she does! Of course, by “she” I mean her ex-husband Corey’s new girlfriend Summer Taverez who gives an exclusive interview to HollywoodLife.com in an effort to jump start her fifteen minutes because apparently her plan of just dating Corey for fame didn’t work.
Summer begins in June (sorry, couldn’t resist), “I think Corey would be very supportive of [Leah’s potential engagement]. He likes Jeremy a lot. Jeremy is a good guy.” Summer tells the site, “Him and Jeremy get along great. Actually especially just with me just hanging out with him, I was really surprised how they get along great.” I am the last one to talk smack about someone’s grammar (as you all know mine isn’t always well good!), but really?
“They co-parent very good. Corey gets the girls when he is supposed to and then Leah has them,” the paramour shares. Summer even discusses her first meeting with Corey’s ex-wife, recalling, “[Leah] was polite. She said ‘Hi.’ Jeremy and Corey talked a lot because they’re cool with each other. It wasn’t awkward or anything.” Teen Mom Swingers? MTV, are you paying attention?
Continuing her love fest for her — follow me — new boyfriend’s ex-wife’s maybe future fiance, Summer concludes that Jeremy is great because “the way he treats Leah and the girls is awesome.” Awe. Some. Summer, I think I hear a clock ticking… fourteen, thirteen, twelve…
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF SUMMER’S INTERVIEW? SHOULD SHE BE DISCUSSING LEAH’S BUSINESS? DO YOU BELIEVE THINGS BETWEEN THE COUPLES ARE AS CHUMMY AS SHE’S MAKING IT SOUND?
The former duo are involved in a bitter custody dispute over their King Cavalier Spaniel puppy Charlie – -who is surely going to have a major complex if his parents don’t work things out! Hugh recently took his frustrations over the puppy custody issue to Twitter, because what else is person to when they are annoyed but announce it to the world!
Hef Tweeted: “I told Crystal she could keep the engagement ring and Bentley (a wedding gift) if I could have our puppy. But now she wants all three.” Frankly, the most shocking part about this is that an 85-year-old is on Twitter! Color me impressed.
In response to Hef’s dilemma his very public ex-girlfriends Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson — both of whom very publicly don’t like Crystal — tweeted to his defense! Holly immediately tweeted Crystal: “Why did you voluntarily give the dog to Hef (who loves him too) after you left, only to ask for him back a few months later?” Reasonable enough question.
The Holly’s World star then reached out to Hef, tweeting:”Dogs shouldn’t be yanked from happy homes on a whim. She needs to quit attention-seeking!” I love that Holly is using correct grammar on Twitter. YES!
Kendra also gave her ex some support, saying she was “sorry” Hef had to “go through this.” Kendra then added: “That dog loves you so much. She abandoned him and now she wants him back. She’s mean, mean, mean.”
Crystal didn’t respond to the Twitter onslaught, but when a fan tweeted: “@crystalharris just wants to keep her baby. @hollymadison should but out of everyone’s business,” she didn’t delete it!
Really, people — is email obsolete these days? Is nothing private?
[Photo Credits: WENN.com]
SO WHO SHOULD GET THE PUPPY? SHOULD HOLLY AND KENDRA STAY OUT OF IT?
Sources tell the site that Kim, 47, sought help at the insistence of Bravo after a Thanksgiving that had her loved ones very concerned about her health.
“On Thanksgiving Kim was stumbling and stuttering. It’s her normal,” a source close to Kim tells Radar. “She definitely abuses alcohol,” the source added. Kim herself has admitted on the show to taking a concoction of prescription pills, which includes Lexapro, Trazadone and Topamax.
“The pressures the women face being on the show are enormous,” the source told Radar. “Kim was basically told that if she wanted to stay on the show then she had to get help, so she did. Kim doesn’t have any other significant source of income and she needs to keep her job on the show.”
RadarOnline adds that Kim plans to continue her treatment with outpatient therapy.
PEOPLE magazine also confirmed Radar’s report with a source telling them Kim had indeed checked out of rehab. However, just moments after the report came out Kim’s rep insisted to PEOPLE magazine that she has yet to check out. In fact, while Kim’s sister, Kyle Richards, isn’t confirming whether Kim is still in rehab or not Kyle did reveal she visited Kim last night on her Twitter page.
“Happy night w/ my sister @KimRichards11…” tweeted Kyle last night along with a picture of herself and Kim. That pic is posted below. “Loved the time I got to spend w/ my sister @KimRichards11. I love u and am so proud of u. Xoxo,” tweeted Kyle today.
“She’s doing okay,” a source tells PEOPLE. “Everyone is hoping for the best.” The source states that Kim’s daughter Kimberly was also part of the visit. “They were all happy to see each other,” adds the source.
As reported a while back, this isn’t Kim’s first rehab stint. “Every time is a new time, and everyone just hopes this sticks and that she gets the help she needs,” another source told PEOPLE earlier this month when Kim first checked into rehab.
Two conflicting reports. I will say though that for PEOPLE magazine to originally report Kim had left rehab means they had to have had a very credible source. My guess is that Kim did indeed leave rehab before the end of her 30-day stay and her rep is now doing damage control. But only time will tell.
In the meantime, below is a picture of Kim and Kyle from yesterday.
[Photo Credit: WENN]
TELL US – THOUGHTS ON THE CONFLICTING REPORTS? DO YOU BELIEVE KIM’S STILL IN REHAB?
CLICK THE CONTINUE READING BUTTON TO SEE THE PHOTO OF KIM IN REHAB -
Man, I’ve missed Real Housewives of Atlanta while they’ve been on Holiday Hiatus. Come back to me soon crazies! In the meantime we’ll all have to console ourselves with some Atlanta gossip!
Sheree Whitfield has taken time out of her busy schedule of arguing with Bob Whitfield and lying about building Chateau Sheree to talk dating and her clothing line with Madame Noire! And Cynthia Bailey recently landed the cover of Denim Magazine looking amazing, where she also gave an impassioned testimonial about her friendship with NeNe Leakes!
Sheree’s sit down Madam Noire was all about the gossip surrounding the Housewife. According to Sheree, anytime she is seen with a guy there are rumors she is dating him — most recently Kermit Quinn from Blackstreet who she says is actually just a “good friend.” Poor Sheree complains that she “can’t even be seen with guys!”
There is one man she would like to be seen with though — the recently separated Kobe Bryant who she calls her “celebrity crush!” Oh, lord Kobe hide your wallet watch out! Sheree said she’s liked him because he seemed like a “great guy” and she fell for all his nonsense about respecting marriage, sadly she met him once and was so nervous she “clammed up.”
When asked which of her co-stars she would like to be stranded on a desert island with, Sheree says it would definitely be Phaedra Parks or Kim Zolciak because both of them are “funny as hell.” She also thinks Phaedra has a “good head on her shoulders” and the Southern Belle would be able to come up with shelter, etc for the stranded ladies. Sheree certainly didn’t feel so confident about Phaedra’s abilities when she was her lawyer!
As for her now shuttered clothing line, She by Sheree, Sheree promises it’s not dead yet! “She by Sheree got very, very expensive and I put a lot of my money into it. It is my passion, I love fashion,” she explains. Yet the company is moving in a different direction. “I’m actually in talks with a couple different people on bringing it back as a fitness apparel line. She by Sheree fitness with a DVD, kinda moving into the whole health and fitness arena.” I actually think this would be perfect for Sheree and I hope she does this!
Sheree tells us one of the unfortunate things about being a Housewife is dating! “Guys, when we go on a date — I don’t wanna talk about the show the entire date. I don’t wanna talk about those girls!”
“If you’re trying to date me, court me,” Sheree warns. “Let me know that you’re interested in me, not the girl you see on the show.” I agree – because the girl we see on the show can sometimes make a pretty bad impression — and that goes for ALLLL the ladies of Housewives.
“And of course, there’s no dates in Atlanta so I have to get it in when I travel,” Sheree complains, adding that it’s really tough balancing motherhood and entrepreneurship with dating. “I haven’t found anybody special, but I do try to, you know, meet different people.”
Another drawback to being on RHOA is that people always think they know you based on what they see on TV. Sheree says she always tries to “steer the conversation” in another direction and avoid discussing what viewers think they know about her life based on a television show. Is this Sheree admitting that storylines are fabricated?
Hopefully things will move in a more positive direction for Sheree in 2012. It was actually a great interview and surprisingly NeNe wasn’t mentioned once!
Speaking of NeNe, Cynthia recently talked her friendship with the infamous Ms. Leakes in an interview with Denim Magazine. Cynthia was on the cover looking insanely gorgeous. That cover is below. She had this to say about NeNe:
“NeNe and I are friends on & off the show. She has shown me nothing but love and loyalty. We connect because we are both strong and independent. There is zero jealousy and zero insecurity. We lift each other when we are down, and applaud each other when we are up.I love NeNe because she owns who she is, and I respect that.”
Not only does Cynthia love her some NeNe, Peter Thomas does as well! “My Husbandand NeNe also connect for the same reasons. Peter and NeNe are both straight shooters, and always keep it real. They are friends because they say what they mean and never apologize for being themselves. I love both for that.”
Interestingly enough MediaTakeOut is reporting that NeNe and Peter were once more than friends! According to one of their “trusted” sources, who is a former colleague of Peter’s, they used to be an item a few years ago!
“This was BEFORE he met Cynthia,” the insider discloses. “Peter was a ladies man and dated a lot of women, NeNe was one of many… it wasn’t serious.” No word if this relationship happened before NeNe was married to Gregg?
Even worse, Cynthia has no idea about their past involvement! “Peter is not one of those KISS AND TELL guys, I’m sure he never told Cynthia.” But what of her good friend NeNe — Does she owe it to Cynthia to fess up? Poor Cynthia if this is true.
[Photo Credit: WENN.com]
THOUGHTS ON SHEREE’S INTERVIEW – IS SHE BY SHEREE FITNESS A GOOD IDEA? WHAT ABOUT CYNTHIA’S COMMENTS ABOUT HER FRIENDSHIP WITH NENE? DO YOU BELIEVE NENE AND PETER USED TO DATE?
CLICK THE CONTINUE READING BUTTON TO SEE PHOTOS FROM CYNTHIA’S DENIM MAGAZINE SHOOT!
TMZ is reporting today that a former nanny is shopping a tell-all book, detailing her time with the family before they became famous, you know, before Kimmie’s sex tape “leaked!”
The ex-nanny, Pam Behan, also served as a personal assistant and cook for Bruceand Kris Jennerfor years. And judging from what Pam, who spent a ton of time with the Kardashian girls as well as Brandon and Brody Jennerhas to say, it’s clear she wasn’t a fan of some of the Jenner-Kardashian clan!
TMZ reports that Pam states in the proposed book that she couldn’t stand Bruce’s sons, calling them “extremely spoiled and disrespectful.” She also reveals she almost lost her job once for apparently slapping Brandon. Ummm child services anyone?
When it comes to the Kardashians, Pam reveals she had a love/hate relationship with Kris Jenner though she loved Bruce. Pam also promises to reveal some juicy information a.k.a. “intimate details” about Kim and Kourtney Kardashian. Sources close to the girls tell TMZ they are surprised by Pam’s book as they were very fond of her. Evidently, the feeling is not mutual.
As of the moment, Pam is still shopping the book around and has yet to sign a book deal.
…Moving on to Kimmie Kakes, who just revealed the other day that she had turned a new leaf following the backlash that resulted from her 72-day marriage.
Well, that new leaf seems a lot like her old one as Kimmie is reportedly set to make major bank to host a New Year’s Eve party in Las Vegas! How make does Kimmie stand to earn? Just a mere $600,000! The fee is said to be part of a large, multi-event deal. In comparison, Katy Perry, you know, a celebrity with actual talent is said to be asking for $250,000 to host a NYE party.
As we reported a while back, the TAO nightclub where Kimmie will be hosting the NYE party is charging club goers $200 for general admission! Wowzers.
[Photo Credit: WENN]
TELL US – WOULD YOU READ A TELL-ALL BOOK ABOUT THE KARDASHIANS? THOUGHTS ON KIM GETTING OVER HALF A MILLION TO HOST A PARTY?
If you’ve been keeping up with the second season of Love & Hip Hop, you know we’ve been getting two cast mates for the price of — or should I say at the cost of – one. Emily Bustamante’s BFF, the level-headed/match-making/one-liner slinging (three-one-thrizzle, anyone?) Teairra is a staple in recent episodes. Not to mention, viewers have recently been introduced to Erica, the “model” who has a penchant for hair-pulling and hating on video chicks.
So, where is Somaya Reece? The season one alum, musician and resident pot-stirrer has been increasingly absent as the new season progresses. So much so, in fact, that Twitter recently erupted in pleas to bring back the fan favorite… for more than just the opening credits. In a recent interview with the site MommysDirtyLittleSecret.com, the VH1 star opens up about her recent edit (to put it mildly!), her relationship with her cast mates, upcoming opportunities and whether we’ll get so see her again this season.
Excerpts from her discussion are below.
Monica: Why don’t we see you as much on Love & Hip Hop this season?
Somaya: I was in the first few episodes. I have no idea what happened because I did have a lot of story to add yet I don’t see it on the show. The fans made sure they bought me back! There was so much you didn’t see this season, my life is on fast forward right now with great stuff happening and they showed none of it. Like what happens with Swift, the album, the developing friendship with Chrissy [Lampkin], my rap single Eh Mama, my re-negotiation with Barry, my family issues, the image development, my signing with the top talent agency in Hollywood that I got by myself? What happened to all of that?
Monica: Speaking of music, what’s up with your music career?
Somaya: They are covering everyone else’s music process and career development on Love & Hip Hop….interesting! After I signed with my investor I made a mix tape series called “Rebel with a Cause” drops in Jan 2012. Each tape has future album cuts on it! They didn’t show my team. Grammy award producer Richy Pena and a Denver team KMG. I just signed with Rebel entertainment partners who also rep Mario Lopez, Eva Longoria and the list goes on! I have evolved so much since season 1… But fans didn’t get to see any of it!
Monica: Did you know you were cut out of so much of this season of Love & Hip Hop?
Somaya: Not at first, but I honestly am in such a good place, I am working on so many projects that it wasn’t until my fans got pissed that I realized how much I mattered to the show. I’m humbled by the love from the fans.
Monica: What is your relationship with the other girls from the show like now?
Somaya: Do not mistake what you see on TV to be real relationships! None of those girls reach out to me really. I like the girls regardless but truth is the ones that reach out off the show are: Mama Jones, Kimbella [Vanderhee] and Yandy [Smith] once in a while. Emily now and then!
Monica: How many more episodes will we see you in?
Somaya: Love & Hip Hop is on episode 6 out of 10 but I’m only on one more episode! Later there is drama with Kimbella and someone else… I walked Kimbella off the edge, I was a mentor because she is a nice person, I don’t want her to lose her children or go to jail. I realize what she said was just bad timing at Emily’s party. But she is a likable person in real life. I don’t want that to happen to anyone, I’m just not cold hearted like that. Oh and back to this note to anyone though, I can forgive but if you bring s*** to me it’s on! But I’m not looking for it.
Monica: Are you coming back for another season of Love & Hip Hop?
Somaya: Ratings are good but…… I need to decide what I’m going to do because other TV projects that will respect and see the value in my story are scouting me. I’m excited no matter what I decide. I love TV.
Somaya ends the interview with her own star struck situation of late, revealing, “I recently met Beyonce while we were shopping for shoes and she said, “Congratulations Somaya on your career and what you’ve accomplished I’m proud.'”
She continues, “Remember I told Olivia about Beyonce? Beyonce has everything she wants in life and did not have to even acknowledge my presence. Yet she was so humble and took the time to talk to me and tell me she knew me from the show and congratulated me. Now that shows class, and that is how all artists should be. If you know you a bad b***** then you don’t have to hate on another artist. I nearly fainted at her humility! She has inspired me to go harder.”
Here are the pluses I take away from this interview: First, Beyonce is a Somaya fan — that’s pretty Sasha fierce! Second, she still keeps in touch with Mama Jones… and let’s be honest, if I were ever involved in some way, shape, or form with rap videos, “dating” hip-hop moguls or birthing the next generation of adorable little mini-players, Mama Jones would be my most favorite friend and ally. Because I’m “phsychotic.” Finally, she’s being “scouted” for other television venues? Seems like VH1 needs to jump back on the bandwagon it created. And to think, Somaya used to get on my nerves!
[Photo Credit: Mr Blue/WENN.com]
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF SOMAYA’S INTERVIEW? ARE YOU SURPRISED SHE GOT THE BOOT SUCH A SEVERE EDIT THIS SEASON? THOUGHTS ON HER ONLY KEEPING UP WITH A FEW OF THE LADIES? WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE MORE OF SOMAYA?
Sonja Morgan, the sex-crazed Real Housewives of New York star recently got the opportunity of a lifetime. The Bravolebrity was tapped to play hostess to firefighter models from Nation’s Bravest for Rusk’s “Being Sexy” Product Sneak-Preview! Sonja also promises that the upcoming season of RHONY will be the best yet. I’ll believe it when I see it!
It’s no surprise that Sonja was thrilled at the opportunity to ogle some hottie firefighters. “I have worked over the years with Katherine Kostreva who produces the charitable calendar featuring the nation’s sexiest firemen,” Sonja informed OK Magazine. “I once attended an event of hers with local FDNY firefighters to benefit the ASPCA, a charity near and dear to my heart. I support animals, artists, the LGBT and children. I also admire what these men do to keep our families safe and let’s be honest… they are HOT!” Indeed, that’s the important thing!
And since Sonja is ALLLL about sex, she shared what’s sexy to her. “Intelligence, confidence, power, humility, sense of humor and an ability to take care of his home.”
As for how Housewives is going with the new additions, Sonja is excited for the new season which is currently filming. “Every season is so different because our lives are rapidly changing at all times,” she explained. “This season will be the best season ever. TRUST ME!”
Sonja also shared that she spent her holiday vacationing in Palm Beach, Fl. Lucky lady!
Speaking of holidays, Jill Zarin apparently survived a power outage by the light of her Menora! While she was vacationing in Aruba a Christmas day blackout at the Aruba Surf Club Marriott caused her to grab the candelabra she packed for Hanukkah celebrations and light up!
“My Hanukkah menorah saved me.” Jill told the NY Post, “I have the craziest stories. It’s unfortunate that the cameras don’t follow me anymore.” Right — didn’t she just say in a recent interview that being on reality show turned her into a “monster“?
Jill said she put the emergency lighting in her grandchildrens’ room so they wouldn’t be in the dark. Sadly for Jill the power outage prevented her from hearing her name announced as a guest judge on Top Chef! “I couldn’t even watch myself on ‘Top Chef,’ ” Jill lamented.
Wait — Why exactly is she judging Top Chef? Does this mean La Zarin will be judging this season’s finale? Say it ain’t so!
[Photo Credits: WENN.com]
DO YOU THINK THIS WILL BE THE BEST SEASON YET OF RHONY? WHAT ON EARTH IS JILL DOING JUDGING TOP CHEF?
Well, it’s official part of the Jersey Shore cast is going their separate ways — at least temporarily! Pauly D is getting his own show set to air this spring on MTV!
DJ Pauly D has just wrapped filming for a new reality show and fans can look for it on the network “very soon!” No word yet on what the concept of Pauly’s new show is, but hopefully it will focus a little more on his DJ-ing! “The show is done being filmed,” a source tells HollywoodLife. “Pauly is really excited for the spinoff — he wants to be a part of the Jersey Shore franchise until he’s a senior citizen.”
In other Seaside Heights news Snooki has officially reached her goal weight of 98lbs! The pint-sized guidette has become even more pint-sized as she recently Tweeted that she is now the same weight as she was in high school. Snooki tells fans she has been working out hardcore to achieve her goal and can’t wait to tone up.
The newly svelte Snooks has been posting a plethora of photos on Twitter advertising her new teeny tiny frame and I have to say she looks fantastic! Some of Snooki’s new Twitter pics are below.
Snooki warned Jersey Shore fans that they won’t be seeing her new body on the upcoming season. “Bcuz I was still heavy wen we filmed in July&tats wat ur gonna see Jan 5th. I dont give a shit tho, i feel great now & thats all that”
In the past, Snooki has admitted to struggling with an eating disorder so hopefully she is losing weight healthily. Despite her new healthy lifestyle and physique, it doesn’t seem like Snooki has given up the booze that made her famous. In several of her TwitPics she’s seen holding a glass of libations!
Snooki seems much happier these days and things with her boyfriend Jionni LaValle are apparently going very well based on her Twitter action! Snooki recently wrote, “Had an amazing Christmas with jionni’s family! Love my future husband ;)”
WILL YOU BE WATCHING PAULY D’S SPINOFF? WHAT DO YOU THINK OF SNOOKI’S WEIGHT LOSS?
CLICK THE CONTINUE READING TO SEE PHOTOS OF SNOOKI’S NEW BODY!