Category: Explainers

   

Does My 600 Lb Life pay? Do they pay for surgery? The show’s payment structure, explained

It's one of the most successful shows on TLC, and has only gotten more popular with each new season. But does My 600 Lb Life pay its cast members? And does the show pay for surgery, or relocation to the Houston area so the cast can be treated by Dr. Nowzaradan? We've learned about some of the show's standard contract details; read on to find out more.

Do Ben and Erin Napier have a store? Their Laurel enterprises and custom furniture line, explained

The stars of HGTV's Home Town rep their own home town of Laurel, Mississippi as hard as possible on the show, employing local craft and tradesmen for nearly every job and featuring local businesses in every episode. But do Ben and Erin Napier have a store of their own? Read on for a breakdown of all their enterprises -- including their just-launched furniture line.
   
   

MOVIES: What were the monsters in A Quiet Place?

A Quiet Place has been a major horror hit in 2018 both with audiences and critics. It takes place on an Earth that has been decimated by terrifying creatures who can’t see but may leap out at you at astonishing speeds if they hear you make a sound. Of course, there are some liberties taken with this theory since human breathing and bodily sounds can make noises you can’t control. Still, this concept is enthralling and keeps the viewer on edge throughout the film. What are these monsters and where did they come from?

How many grandchildren does Kris Jenner have? Full timeline of Kardashian Jenner grandkids

The Kardashian/Jenner dynasty is growing (almost) as quickly as The Duggars. With the births of Chicago, True, and Stormi this year, 62-year-old matriarch Kris Jenner's grandbaby count is almost into the double digits. Below is a breakdown of all of Kris Jenner's nine grandchildren as of May 2018.

Why Meghan Markle won’t ever be a ‘Princess’ ??

Lately, the British Royal family has been nothing short of a non-stop fairytale. On Monday, Kate Middleton gave birth to a new prince (the public is still eager to learn the new royal baby's name). And next month, American actress Meghan Markle will wed Prince Harry. Last night, Meghan left her career as an actress behind with a touching wedding on her TV show Suits. She'll soon be swept away in the everyday pageant of royal life -- but she'll never officially bear the coveted title "Princess." The business of British royal titles is pretty complicated, and related closely to bloodlines.

A tour of Roseanne Barr’s husbands

Roseanne Barr constantly has the media in a frenzy over her support for Donald Trump and penchant for conspiracy theories, but the rebirth of her self-titled sitcom Roseanne is still pulling in great ratings. Roseanne’s polarizing personal viewpoints are no doubt helping her ratings even as people seek to boycott the show over them, but a huge part of the Roseanne‘s appeal is the power of nostalgia and the effortless comedic talents of the entire cast. She’s back with her TV husband John Goodman and it feels so right.

In 2011 Roseann admitted to New York Magazine that she had secretly been in love with co-star John Goodman for a time. John Goodman was surprised when he found out. Although “Dan and Roseanne” were never a real life item, Roseanne did have two of her husbands on the show.