Melania Trump is on record saying she hates decorating for Christmas and thinks it’s a huge pain in the ass. Sources close to Melania are also saying, very much off-the-record, that she considers her marriage to Donald Trump “over.” The odds are very much against it — but will the Melania Trump Christmas 2020 theme have anything to do with the seemingly inexorable split?
VOX – To everyone’s surprise, Trump conceded the 2020 presidential election yesterday (on Twitter, of course), before everyone pointed out what he said and he tried to take it back. Of course, America’s current president acknowledged Joe Biden’s win in a sentence where he also claimed the election was rigged…but it’s a start
DLISTED – To no one’s surprise, it turns out Lil Pump — who you may remember endorsed America’s current president a couple of weeks before the election, and was then referred to at a rally as “Lil Pimp” — did not vote in the 2020 election and in fact is not registered to vote at all
CELEBITCHY – A week after having a weird-but-entertaining food meltdown on Twitter, Alton Brown would like you to know he is sorry for having a post-election meltdown on Twitter, during which he tried to joke about a coming American Holocaust, whether Americans would get to pick which concentration camps they get sent to, and how designer the uniforms will be
THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP – White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany is about three lies short of tying herself into a literal knot avoiding or obfuscating questions about the current president’s dwindling attempts at overturning the 2020 presidential election (the one the current president lost)
LAINEY GOSSIP – Emma Corrin’s outfit from The Crown Season 4 at-home premiere — a custom Miu Miu — is “is fire and ice and bombs and all of it and everything”
GO FUG YOURSELF – “Assuming People’s Sexiest Man Alive isn’t Gritty, or Steve Kornacki, or anyone else causing Twitter to erupt in the past week, Jason Momoa has a pretty good shot. His Super Bowl ad was one of the best. He’s in a ridiculous Apple+ show, See, that got a second season…he’s in Dune, and everyone else from Dune is getting a lot of cover attention right now; he’s doing an Aquaman sequel and a Justice League TV show of some ilk; he’s cultivated something of a He-Man With a Big Mushy Heart aura; and he was reigning champ John Legend’s suggestion”
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – “Party Down South & The Challenge Star Mattie Breaux Reacts After Being Sentenced to Jail Time for 3rd DUI”
REALITY TEA – Meghan King Edmonds is facing a wee bit of criticism for revealing that she went to her son’s (indoor) soccer game after being exposed to COVID and before getting back the test that confirmed she does indeed have COVID
JEZEBEL – “Melissa McCarthy Is Very Sorry for Accidentally Being Involved With a Homophobic, Anti-Abortion Charity”
THE BLAST – “Selma Blair Gets Wet In Cheeky Golden Hour Shots”
Season 5 of The Real Housewives of Potomac has seen plenty of rumors about Monique Samuels getting fired for lashing out at Candiace Dillard. But now that filming is done, it looks like Candiace Dillard fired might be what fans finally see. According to a new report, Candiace is no longer a cast member following a surprise second fight she supposedly started with Ashley Darby.
Just weeks after trying to tap those sweet OnlyFans checks, Tyga’s net worth appears to be shrinking yet again. *Another* landlord is Kylie Jenner’s 30-year-old ex-boyfriend for unpaid rent and damages. Based on new reports, it sounds like Tyga’s cash problems never really went away.
Tributes to and tales about the late, great Alex Trebek have been pouring in since the Jeopardy! host’s passing last week at age 80. There have been some great recollections of the man, whose show business career spanned seven decades. But if you haven’t yet heard the Alex Trebek pot brownies story, you’re in for a real treat.
REALITY TEA – After suffering a miscarriage this past summer, former Vanderpump Rules star Scheana Shay has revealed that she’s pregnant again. Not only that, but we’ve just gotten a Scheana Shay gender reveal — complete with the requisite high-quality magazine photoshoot. Scheana says she’s “just excited to be having a healthy baby”
CELEBITCHY – According to at least two former senior White House aides — one of whom went on record — Melania Trump considers her marriage to America’s current president “over” and is ready to file divorce paperwork the second Joe Biden (who won the 2020 presidential election) assumes power from Melania’s still-husband (who lost)
JEZEBEL – Maria Bakalova, who plays Borat’s teenage daughter in the now-infamous sequel, won’t come right out and say if she thinks Rudy Giuliani was masturbating while in the room with her. But she does say that Sacha Baron Cohen, who broke up Bakalova and Giuliani’s scene, arrived “just in time”
VOX – And speaking of our current political situation: there are two big differences between what’s happening with the 2020 presidential election hangover and what happened in 2000. One is that the 2000 election was extremely close in one state, whereas 2020 is close-but-not-recount-close in five states. The other is that the current president is only “challenging handfuls of votes” — literally a few hundred in total — despite having lost in those five states by a combined total of about 131,000
THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP – “Chelsea Houska: Did She Leave Teen Mom 2 Because Cole DeBoer Was Being Bullied By Fans?”
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – “Former Southern Charm Star Cameran Eubanks Announces Upcoming Book About Reality TV & the Hardships of Motherhood”
THE BLAST – Evidently Kaley Cuoco thinks The Big Bang Theory‘s writers started putting more sex scenes between herself and Johnny Galecki after the two broke up, as a way of “messing with the two stars”
GO FUG YOURSELF – GFY’s throwbacks to 90s red carpets have been giving me life throughout this pandemic and this There’s Something About Mary premiere gallery is no exception
LAINEY GOSSIP – “In anticipation of its premiere on Disney+ later this winter, WandaVision covers Entertainment Weekly. Even though the profile bills EW’s access as “unprecedented”—there have been Marvel set visits before—this is a pretty standard cover feature for Marvel. They give away tidbits but hardly illuminate the whole project for fans”
DLISTED – A teenager who’s spent a fair bit of time over the past few years climbing things while naked decided to climb a 660-foot crane and then hang from the end of it — also naked — because he really wanted to do it before turning 20
In what honestly comes as a surprise, 21-year-old Jed Duggar lost his very first race for public office. And despite the R next to his name and whatever war chest Jim Bob handed him, the Jed Duggar election result was really more like a drubbing. To quote another, better-known Jed, the lad “got rogered but good.”
Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Lisa Barlow and her husband John have owned a successful tequila company for over a decade. But the couple is also Mormon — and Mormonism forbids any consumption of alcohol. So does Lisa Barlow drink? And what does ‘Mormon 2.0’ mean? According to Lisa herself, her faith doesn’t have to interfere with her business. But that faith may be tested when it comes into contact with the Real Housewives lifestyle…