Bravo is venturing out, taking viewers to places that bucket list dreams are made of with their upcoming docu-series, “Tour Group.” Eleven strangers from all walks of life will be guided by three expert travel guides as they explore places like the Maldives, a lush nation in the Indian Ocean known for beaches, blue lagoons and coral reefs. Viewers can also experience the awe-inspiring adventures of the travelers attempting to ride elephants in Thailand, or watch them take part in nail-biting mountain gorilla expeditions in the “land of a thousand hills,” the East African country of Rwanda.
The three expert travel adventurers leading the group are Brandon Presser (pictured right), an avid globetrotter, who has penned over 50 travel books, as the result of his visiting over 100 countries. Rachel Grant (pictured center), who has worked as a correspondent will also lead the pack and brings to the table a background in photography, travel blogging and a ravenous appetite for travel that has led to global thrill-seeking adventures extraordinaire. The final member of the group’s leaders, Sandhurst Miggins (pictured left), who has been deemed a “daycation specialist,” earned the title after having catered to a wealthy, fastidious, clientele seeking worldly travel-related fantasies in his line of business, the luxury travel industry.
Tonight’s Dance Moms was filled with mini meltdowns and mega drama. The ALDC mothers are concerned because Abby Lee Miller is introducing a new, younger team to replace their girls. She barely has time as it is to coach her competition team, and now these little ones are going to eat up even more of Abby’s time. Abby can’t be bothered with their fears…she needs to find her next Maddie, and the way the ALDC performed at last week’s competition has her convinced it’s the best decision. Her girls didn’t have one first place finish!
Kendall is on the bottom of the pyramid for not being able to express emotions through her facial expressions. She’s tired of Kendall just being pretty…not to mention, Kendall placed third in her solo division. Nia and MacKenzie round out the bottom…they both have super successful videos and songs on iTunes, yet they can’t snag a win. Brynn takes the third spot from the top for being middle-of-the-road, and JoJo is excited to be second with Abby praising her stand-out performance in the group routine. Kalani takes her rightful spot at the top of the pyramid for rocking the group dance…and becoming a big sister. Kira and her baby brother are healthy and happy. Kendall is given the promised solo for having the highest individual score, and Jessalyn reminds Abby about Kendall’s make-up breakdown. JoJo gets the second solo, but she’s going to have to give up the bow for her dark hip-hop number. The girls cheer when they learn that the group routine will also be hip-hop, and Abby brings in their choreographers. She’ll be too busy working with her minis.
Well it’s bottle popping time! The Real Housewives of Atlanta’sCynthia Baileyand the show’s alum, NeNe Leakes have mended their broken friendship and are now in a better place, or so it seems. On Sunday night’s RHOA episode, the show’s former “IT” diva, NeNe, appeared on Cynthia’s doorstep in her usual grand fashion and overdone from head-to-toe.
When Ms. Leakes, along with her shiny long blond tresses, skin-fitting designer duds and husband Greg Leakes in tow, rang Cynthia and Peter Thomas’s doorbell, she then greeted them boisterously. During NeNe’s catty commentary for the segment, she proclaims with a beaming oversized toothy grin, “Yes bitches, I am back!” She then gives RHOA co-star Kandi Burrussa dig, then announces to all of her haters, “Pick your faces up off the floor, she’s back,” followed by a quick fingersnap.
As you recall Shannon and David’s massive crystal-nebulized, anti-toxin home is in the same ‘hood where Terry and Heather are building their 22,000 square-foot spread. After their first season on the show Shannon and David put their home on the market for a whopping $12.99 million. We could have assumed their decision to sell had something to do with their marital problems and The Affair. After several months with no bites, they dropped the price, then took the home off the market over the holidays.
Today I was just thinking about how I hope season 4 of Little Women: LA (premiering January 27 on Lifetime) pans out to be a kinder, gentler season than last year’s. Alas, this troubling news item popped up today and crushed those dreams in one fell swoop.
TMZ is reporting that 4-season LWLA cast member, Christy McGinity Gibel was hospitalized with a brain injury after being attacked by two cast mates over the weekend. What the WHAT!? Which cast mates injured Christy is anyone’s guess at this point, and I will refrain from conjecture…for now. But whoever it was did some major damage, apparently, as Christy left the brawl with not one, but TWO brain contusions.