Our first official My 600 Lb Life Lindsey update is here, and it looks like things continue to go well for the Season 8 star! Iowan Lindsey Witte, whose perseverance and optimism made her an early fan favorite, appears to be making some tremendous weight loss strides in her latest photos. Lindsey’s also endeared herself to viewers by giving plenty of credit to the people who’ve helped her along the way — keep reading for the latest!
It sure looks like the unthinkable is about to happen on Southern Charm Season 7. Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis, who’ve been in the tumultuous “off-again” phase of their relationship far longer than the baby-making “on-again” part, appear to be back together and angling for a return to the show.
It’s a bittersweet update on My 600 Lb Life Diana now, as the veteran is both celebrating one of the show’s all-time biggest success stories and bidding farewell to her time in front of the camera. Season 5 and Where Are They Now? star Diana Bunch recently acknowledged she’s done with filming and won’t be doing any more follow-ups — but the reason why will have you cheering! Read on for the details!
CELEBITCHY – If your head is still spinning from Meghan and Harry’s renunciation of royal duties and you’re looking to have Sussexit explained simply, you’ll want both this week’s People cover story and Celebitchy’s breakdown of why it’s significant. Also: come for the explainer; stay for the Dutchess Catherine shade
THE BLAST – I get why there was such a sudden backlash against Vince Vaughn after he chummed up to the president at the LSU-Clemson game on Monday night, but also, Vince Vaughn appears to have been a semi-open Republican? Put your cancel energy where it can do the most good, people
DLISTED – Billie Eilish will become the youngest person ever to record the theme song for a James Bond movie when her contribution to No Time To Die drops in a couple of months. Maybe this will be the thing that gets Daniel Craig just the tiniest bit interested in promo before he bids Bond adieu for good
VOX – Stephen King said some contradictory things about the role of diversity in art, proving for the let’s say billionth time that while Twitter is not the place for nuanced discussion (unless you’re writing a thread), it’s the perfect venue for awkward about-faces after you get called out
JEZEBEL – “The Bachelor’s ‘ChampagneGate’ Was a Master Class in Sadistic Producing”
GO FUG YOURSELF – Billy Porter is now the first man to get himself an Allure cover; unsurprisingly, the feature is a standout
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – Shameless Southern Charm stars Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis appear to be back together and Thomas’ excuse for the reason he and his ex are being spotted together is so weak he may as well have just confirmed the rumors instead
REALITY TEA – In other Southern Charm news, Craig Conover now has his own line of pillows and is hawking them on Home Shopping Network like nobody’s business
LAINEY GOSSIP – The upcoming Black Widow movie looks surprisingly complicated in terms of both plot and the cultural mechanics surrounding its creation and release
THE BLEMISH – By contrast, whatever this Jared Leto thing is supposed to be looks…not that
90 Day Fiance star Tania Maduro shared a news clip on Instagram about women protesting the trial of Harvey Weinstein, and she added the #MeToo hash tag. After receiving an eye-rolling DM about her using the hash tag, Tania responded by sharing a screen cap of the DM and revealing that she was “molested multiple times” as a child. Many viewers didn’t know the exact context of Tania’s post, and they jumped on her for trying to use her history of abuse to excuse how horribly she has been treating her fiancé Syngin on screen this season. Instagrammer John Yates shared the post, and then all Hell broke lose in the comments! Get a full recap — and I mean FULL recap.
CELEBITCHY – The 2020 Oscar nominations have been announced, and there’s not even a hint of controversy over the contenders. Just kidding! Once again, the nominees’ surprising lack of diversity has come under scrutiny. Also surprising: a record four movies received ten or more nominations, suggesting that the major awards may be split among them. Anyway, here’s the full list of 2020 Oscar nominations, so get speculatin’
LAINEY GOSSIP – South Korean film Parasite was one of this year’s big Oscar snubs. Despite getting six nominations overall, the critical darling received zero acting nods, a fact that has plenty of those darling-dubbling critics crying foul
REALITY TEA – In non-Oscar news, Real Housewives of Dallas star Brandi Redmond has apparently checked herself into a “wellness center” in response to a recently surfaced video in which she’s acting pretty racist toward Asian people
DLISTED – Anything that brings more Cardi B into the world is a good thing, especially if it’s a political run that irks or inspires Kanye to do something more than just talk about it
JEZEBEL – Possible Headline Of The Week, for multiple reasons: “Thinx Period Panties May Contain Crotch Toxins”
VOX – Evidently Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are about ready to duke it out publicly; here’s why
THE BLAST – “R. Kelly’s Ex-Girlfriend Azriel Clary Shares Family Reunion Photos After Leaving Singer For Good”
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – “Sister Wives Season 14 Episodes 1 & 2 Recap: Unhappily Unpacking & Diving Into Dirty Water
GO FUG YOURSELF – The skirt is a metaphor for Dolittle
THE BLEMISH – Joe Rogan is literally on a diarrhea diet
The father of 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After star Nicole Nafziger is back in jail in Florida after being arrested for possession of Fentanyl and drug paraphernalia. Tyler’s arrest comes just a few months after he was booked for battery and crack pipe possession after an altercation with a female passenger that Tyler had recently helped move.
In conjunction with a Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup episode featuring Shane Whitlow getting very angry with his wife Lacey, she posted a rather graphic photo on Instagram of what looks to be some very serious injuries to her shoulder. In addition to the injury photo, which Lacey quickly deleted, she also shared a couple of posts going after her co-star Marcelino Santiago for not wanting to give up his professional poker player dreams to get a more conventional job.