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VIDEO PHOTOS Total tearfest highlights Couples Therapy Season 2 Supertrailer
VIDEO PHOTOS Total tearfest highlights Couples Therapy Season 2 Supertrailer

In what looks like one glorious heaping hot mess of reality bliss, VH1 has rolled out the Supertrailer for their upcoming 2nd season of Couples Therapy. The big get for the show was Doug Hutchison and his teenage bride Courtney Stodden but most of the other participants manage to squeeze out some serious eyewater while going through the on-camera rigors of trying to straighten out their relationships. Get yo’ tissues ready for almost 4 minutes of train wreck joy and a gallery of screen grabs featuring almost everybody, including the doc, crying.


Farrah Abraham filming spin-off, gets musical support from Simon van Kempen
Farrah Abraham filming spin-off, gets musical support from Simon van Kempen

Ever since the finale of Teen Mom aired two weeks ago, there have been spin-off rumors about both Catelynn Lowell and Maci Bookout. But now, Farrah Abraham has shocked everyone by announcing that she is the one getting her own spin-off.


Alex McCord and Simon Van Kempen to appear on Couples Therapy season 2
Alex McCord and Simon Van Kempen to appear on Couples Therapy season 2

Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen haven’t been off TV for long, and already another network has come knocking at their door wanting them on their reality show. It was announced today that the Big Apple duo will be on VH1’s second season of Couples Therapy! This makes them the first axed Real Housewives of New York stars to make a reality TV return. (Though not on a reality show, Jill Zarin will also be returning to the small screen by joining Good Afternoon America for a weekly segment discussing reality TV. Kelly Bensimon, you’re up next!)


PHOTOS Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen in Lily and Herman Munster costumes
PHOTOS Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen in Lily and Herman Munster costumes

Former Real Housewives of New York City stars Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen aren’t going to let a little firing get in their way of having a blast! The couple livened up the red carpet at the Pop Art Halloween event last night in hilarious Lily and Herman Munster costumes.


Real Housewives of New York firings confirmed by Bravo, the ladies respond
Real Housewives of New York firings confirmed by Bravo, the ladies respond

After days of tepid denials and “nothing’s official yet” statements, the rumors that surfaced earlier this week claiming that Bravo is cleaning house on the cast of The Real Housewives of New York City have finally been officially confirmed by the network. Keep reading for the responses from those let go, including Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Simon van Kempen and Cindy Barshop!


Jill, Kelly, Alex, Cindy fired from Real Housewives of New York City
Jill, Kelly, Alex, Cindy fired from Real Housewives of New York City

It’s been rumored for months that Bravo was planning on overhauling the cast of The Real Housewives of New York City and that appears to be the case as Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon, Alex McCord (which include’s Alex’s husband, and honorary “housewife,” Simon van Kempen), and Cindy Barshop were all reportedly contacted by Bravo earlier today and told they would not be back for the fifth season of the reality series. Keep reading to see what Jill, Alex, Simon and Cindy had to say about the news!


The Real Housewives of NYC prepare for Hurricane Irene
The Real Housewives of NYC prepare for Hurricane Irene

I’m sure the first thing that popped into your head when Mayor Bloomberg announced an evacuation of much of lower lying New York City and a shut down of the public transit system was, WHAT ARE THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY GONNA DO!!!!?!?!?!? See an update from all our Big Apple girls as they keep us updated via Twitter (except for Sonja).


PHOTOS Real Housewives show up to support Andy Cohen at his Hamptons magazine cover party
PHOTOS Real Housewives show up to support Andy Cohen at his Hamptons magazine cover party

Life just keeps getting better for Bravo executive producer and Watch What Happens: Live! host Andy Cohen! On the same day that it was announced he had signed a book deal with Henry Holt publishing the exuberant joy spreader was the guest of honor at a party celebrating his cover story in the latest issue of Hamptons magazine! Keep reading for lots of dandy Andy and find out which housewives came out to support their gaytriarch. (The answer may surprise you!)


NYC Househusband Simon van Kempen keeps it ‘real’ with debut single
NYC Househusband Simon van Kempen keeps it ‘real’ with debut single

New York City Househusband Simon van Kempen has joined the stanks ranks of Danielle Staub, Kim Zolciak and The Countess by releasing {gasp} his own song. It’s called “I Am Real” and it’s a dark exploration of Simon’s inner demons, that you can dance to! Take a listen if you dare.


PHOTOS Real Housewives of New York City Season 4 premiere party
PHOTOS Real Housewives of New York City Season 4 premiere party

Tonight is the season premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City on Bravo and the ladies got together Tuesday night for a premiere party at Covet in NYC to celebrate the event!

Jill Zarin and Countess LuAnn were the only cast members absent from the festivities as Ramona Singer, Alex McCord (with honorary housewife Simon van Kempen), Kelly Bensimon, Sonja Morgan and Bethenny Frankel replacement Cindy Barshop were all looking great in a wide variety of formal and informal attire. Keep reading for the pics and find out which surprising gal took home my best-dressed honors!


 

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