REALITY TEA – It’s been almost a full month since leaked audio of Jen Shah’s tantrum kept the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star in headlines despite Season 1 having aired. Now, almost a month after Andy Cohen confirmed that the audio of a woman berating her employees like Gordon Ramsay at a drive-thru is in fact real, Jen is speaking up in her own defense. Except…her defense is that she claims “I don’t abuse my staff”?
DLISTED – Speaking of eyebrow-raising PR moves, Madonna has responded to the debacle of getting caught photoshopping her head onto a much younger model’s body. Madonna’s counterpunch? Publish a bunch of legit selfies of herself lounging around in underwear she might as well have worn for photo shoots thirty years ago
JEZEBEL – The governor of South Dakota tried beefing with Lil Nas X on Twitter because the video for “Montero” features the 21-year-old doing a lap dance for Satan. Predictably, it did not go so well for the politician. Meanwhile, “Montero” is the biggest song in the world right now
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – The Challenge: War of the Worlds star Ashley Cain revealed the cost of her daughter’s lukemia-related medical care forced her to start a GoFundMe. As of this writing, Ashley has raised 50% more than her goal of one million British pounds — which she says she and partner Safiyya Vorajee will need to live on, as well, since their baby girl Azaylia needs treatment only available in Singapore
CELEBITCHY – Prince Charles and William have hired a pair of crisis managers to help them deal with…everything. Except they won’t actually start work until May? Do they not think there’s enough to manage right now?
THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP – Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick has a plastic surgery addiction, according to the show’s & Angelina’s many fans and haters. In response, Angelina went the Madonna route, more or less
VOX – Wondering why Amazon’s official Twitter accounts have been so salty over the past couple of weeks? Turns out it’s because owner Jeff Bezos, the second-wealthiest person in the entire world, is — wait for it — petty as hell
THE BLAST – Sharon Osbourne is apparently going to sue CBS after the network fired her from The Talk following multiple allegations that Sharon is Piers Morgan with better hair
GO FUG YOURSELF – I can’t stop staring at the lead photo of Joan Allen wearing a dramatic-as-hell necklace long enough to be a cruise ship lifeline at the 2001 Screen Actor’s Guild Awards. I think it’s because Joan is actually wearing her dress backwards, to take advantage of its crazy plunge — but the effect is that it looks like her head is actually on backwards instead
LAINEY GOSSIP – There’s a new Suicide Squad movie and it has a trailer and everything, except it’s also basically a reboot of the franchise DC tried to kick start with the first Suicide Squad movie back in 2016. So…anybody up for a do-over, I guess?