The cast includes Mackenzie Philips of “One Day At A Time Show”, Heidi Fleiss, basketball star Dennis Rodman, country music singer Mindy McCready, America’s Next Top ModelLisa D’Amato, Mike Starr of Alice in Chains fame, Ex-Miss USA Teen Kari Ann Peniche and Real World Hollywood star Joey Kovar, and actor Tom Sizemore.
This should make for an interesting season as Tom Sizemore and Heidi Fleiss used to date, and both had a very rocky relationship. In fact, Tom was sent to jail for physically assaulting Heidi. Another familiar face is that of Kari Ann Peniche, who also appeared on Sex Rehab. Mackenzie Phillips also recently made headlines when she admitted having an incestuous relationship with her father, Rock & Roll legend, John Phillips.
As the preview shows, Franks’s mother Susan Maresca will play a big part in the series. Will Frank Maresca aka Frank The Entertainer, 31, finally find the woman of his dreams and move out of his parents basement? Only time will tell!
UPDATE – Some photos of contestant Jenny Jones is below, we couldn’t find the nude ones but a few below are on the raunchy side -
Jenny from Frank the Entertainer – A Basement Affair
Jennifer from Frank the Entertainer – A Basement Affair
Jenny from Frank the Entertainer – A Basement Affair
Danger, who starred in the first season of the VH1 dating show was taken in on a 5150 psychiatric hold earlier this month after an incident involving her newborn daughter. Danger delivered a baby girl last month. The father of her baby isGabriel Cannon, younger brother of Nick Cannon.
TMZ reports Danger shaved off her head after getting into an argument with her baby’s father. Her rep claims she had some personal issues as a result of postpartum depression
and spent a week in a psychiatric hospital in Northern California. The rep goes on to say Danger is now out of the hospital and doing fine, adding, “At this time we ask all of Danger’s fans for support and prayer.”
This news might also explain some bizarre posts that have been posted lately on Danger’s twitter page. The ramblings include her announcing she is once again pregnant, then proclaiming “Pregnant sex is the best sex.” She also makes a public offer to a rapper, saying she wants to sleep with him.
She claimed her twitter page was hacked just a week ago, perhaps it’s been hacked once again. Sad news all around, sending her well wishes.
The long awaited reality show of Frank Maresca aka Frank The Entertainer is finally here. VH1 has released the cast photos and show info today. Judging by the photos of the girls competing, it seems having an orange complexion was a prerequisite to qualifying for the show.
The dating show, titled Frank The Entertainer…In A Basement Affair, is set to premierSunday, January 3 at 8PM on VH1. The Entertainer is well known for his previous appearances on past VH1 shows such as I Love New York 2, and I Love Money. This new show has Frank searching for love in his parents basement. The 15 girls vying for his love will be in for a rude awakening once they realize they will be competiting in Frank’s basement, and not they typical elaborate mansion they expected.
More Info is below from the Press Release -
Frank Maresca, aka the Entertainer from I Love New York 2 and Seasons 1 and 2 of I Love Money is back and looking for love on Frank the Entertainer… in a Basement Affair, premiering Sunday, January 3 at 8PM on VH1.
Fifteen beautiful women traveled to New York for Frank, only to find out that they won’t be living in the elaborate mansion they expected – they will be living in Frank’s parents’ house! Outspoken Mom Susan and Dad Gary are so desperate to have 32-year-old Frank move out of their basement that they have decided to make finding Frank love a family affair.
The girls will have to compete for Frank’s love, and follow Mom and Dad’s house rules if they want to stay in the house. Each week at elimination, Frank will give the ladies keys to his basement, and those locked out will have to pack up, and move out.
Just in case you haven’t had enough of reality shows, VH1 is working on yet another one that will feature the wives and exes of basketball players. “Basketball Wives” will follow and highlight the glamorous lives of the loves and ex-loves of basketball players such as Shaquille O’Neal, Eric Williams, Antoine Walker, Jermaine O’Neal and Udonis Haslem. The 30 min docu-series is set to premiere on March 15, next year.
This is interesting since Shaunie (Shaq’s wife) and executive producer of “Basketball Wives” recently filed for legal separation with intent to divorce on Monday in LA, citing irreconcilable differences.
Below are excerpts from the press release for Basketball Wives:
VH1 has teamed up with the wives and girlfriends of some of the NBA’s most elite players to give the viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the glamorous life of a professional basketball player’s wife in VH1’s original series, Basketball Wives. Production is set to begin on the series in December 2009. The eight-episode 30-minute series is set to premiere on March 15, 2010.
This series is about the insider life of the wives, girlfriends and a few ex-wives of some of the biggest ballers in the game. These ladies live the life. They drive the best cars, live in the biggest mansions, wear designer clothes and jewelry and only travel first class. But living the high life is not all glamour. In order to protect it, they have to deal with the jealousies and dramas of living in — and staying in — the inner circle. They must also keep the groupies at bay while their husbands and boyfriends are traveling on the road for over six months of the year playing ball all-the-while wondering if their spouses are being faithful to them.
The cast is filled with the wives and ex-wives of superstars including Jennifer Williams (wife of Eric Williams), Evelyn Lozada (ex-fiancé of Antoine Walker), Mesha O’Neal (wife of Jermaine O’Neal), Royce Reed, Faith Rain (Udonis Haslem’s girlfriend) and Shaunie O’Neal (wife of Shaquille O’Neal) who will also serve as executive producer on the series.
People magazine is reporting Antonio, 37, stepped out with his new girlfriend, singer-songwriter Cheryl Moana Marie, on Sunday at the Hollywood Christmas Parade, introducing her as “my girlfriend.” The photo of the couple from that night is above.
According to a source, shortly after Sabato’s show wrapped, he and the Hawaiian-born singer began to date. “They are so solid, so happy together,” the source says.
Brooke Barlow, who won Antonio’s heart on My Antonio, said back in October that the two gave their relationship a try, but ended up breaking up after a few months of dating.
With the 2nd season of For The Love of Ray J premiering last week, Cocktail is once again opening up about her break up with Ray J. In a new interview with the season 1 winner, Joanna “Cocktail” Hernandez tells In Touch that Ray J broke her heart and that he only did the show for money and exposure. She also reveals what’s going right with her career.
When did you first sense that things weren’t going to work out with Ray J?
Things didn’t feel right after the reunion. I tried to be his girlfriend, and then we went on tour and there were rumors that he was going to do season two. When I asked him about it, he said “no,” but then I found out the truth, among other things. Ray did break my heart — this whole thing has been an emotional roller coaster. I was offered a guest spot on season two, but I declined. I mean, why make me look stupid again? I’m not about to go on his show and support a season two when it’s all lies.
What are your feelings toward Ray J today?
I care about him, and when I am around him, sometimes the feelings come back again. But I’m at a place now where talking about what really happened is allowing me to move on.
Do you think he’s sincerely looking for love — or looking for fame?
Ray doesn’t have to go on a show to find love. It’s about exposure and money.
What’s your advice for the winner?
Enjoy it while it lasts — it’s a short ride.
What’s next for you?
I have a weekly one-hour show called Hangin’ With JoJo — it’s fun and laid-back. I am focused on my career — in which direction it’s going, I’m not 100-percent certain, but I am in a few upcoming movies. So I am excited about that! For details on me, go to welovecocktail.com.
Would you do more reality TV?
I would do more reality TV for sure — but not about finding love! I would love to do Dancing With the Stars or Big Brother. I can dream, can’t I?
The finale of Tool Academy 2aired last night with Terry Shaw ending up as the $100,000 winner. Terry was given a ring with the option to propose to his girlfriend, Nicole Mattox, which he did.
Nicole said yes and the happy couple rode off together in their limo. The question on everyone’s mind is are they still together? Well, based on a recent interview, it seems the two are still together and making things work. The couple’s exit interview with VH1 also revealed that they plan on tying the know within the next 2 years.
In the meantime, Tool Academy 3 is currently looking for a new set of tools. You can apply by visiting the casting page here.