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GOLD RUSH Parker Schnabel on getting married, Todd Hoffman, and more

Todd Hoffman Parker Schnabel hair and beard swap

Gold Rush young gun Parker Schnabel recently did a Facebook Live Q&A with fans in which he answered a wide range of questions including: Does he plan to propose to girlfriend Ashley any time soon? Does he feel bad for Todd Hoffman’s less-than-triumphant return to the US to mine this season? And what’s the story on his infamous “Ugly Kid” sweatshirt? Keep reading for those answers and more — including Parker’s bombshell Schnabel baby announcement!

GOLD RUSH Grandpa John Schnabel passes away at 96


We have some very sad news to report for viewers of Gold Rush, as fan favorite Grandpa John Schnabel has died. The warm-hearted, always-smiling grandad of Parker Schnabel reportedly passed away in his sleep last night at the age of 96. Keep reading to watch the memorial video posted by Discovery, and read Parker and brother Payson’s loving messages.


VIDEO Gold Rush Season 6 preview trailer and premiere date

Christo Doyle, Gold Rush Executive Producer and host of The Dirt, ended months of speculation by taking to Twitter and Periscope to announce the Gold Rush Season 6 premiere dates for the US and the UK! Plus, he revealed a two-minute preview trailer for what looks to be yet another dramatic season chock full of drama, blunders–and, of course, GOLD!

VIDEO Gold Rush’s Todd Hoffman shows off basketball skills, Parker Schnabel not impressed


Any fan of Discovery’s popular reality series Gold Rush knows that Todd Hoffman is extremely skilled at…ummm… Well, anyways, who knew the portly aspiring miner has some mad basketball skillz?!? Todd took to his Facebook page yesterday to share a video of himself doing some fancy dribbling and even dunking by jumping over a car! Still, his on-screen rival Parker Schnabel was unimpressed, and the 21-year-old took to Facebook to do what Todd does so well — throw shade. (See what I did there?) Keep reading to watch the video, read Schnarker Schnabel’s comments, and also find out how you can get a job on the Hoffman Crew!

Facebook fans interview Gold Rush’s Grandpa John Schnabel


Tonight’s episode of Gold Rush is dedicated to fan favorite 94-year-old grandpatriarch John Schnabel, and in honor of the event, Discovery managed the seemingly impossible and got Grandpa John on Facebook to answer questions from his millions of fans! The result was just as you would expect — informative, heart-warming, and often hilarious.

Gold Rush’s Parker Schnabel says Grandpa John Schnabel is cancer free


Gold Rush star Parker Schnabel shares some great news with fans, revealing that his 94-year-old grandpa, and fan favorite gold miner, John Schnabel is cancer free after four years! Keep reading for Parker’s joyful announcement and see a throwback photo of grandpa John as a young man when he was a spitting image of Parker!