Love After Lockup star Shavel Moore is no stranger to public attention. In addition to being an aspiring actress, model, and rapper, Shavel and her family were also profiled in a New York Times article in 2012. Find out the unfortunate reason that the family was featured, and listen to Shavel performing under her rap alias Yellowbone!
THE BLAST – Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams was arrested alongside 86 other people (among them Love & Hip Hop New York star Yandy Smith-Harris) for protesting on the lawn of Kentucky Attorney General Danial Cameron over the state’s continued non-arrest of the three police officers responsible for killing Breonna Taylor
DLISTED – Ghislane Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged accomplice in the sex trafficking of minors, has formally pleaded not guilty to the charge of the sex trafficking of minors for the benefit of Epstein and his super-wealthy and well-connected friends. She’s been denied bail and her trial will begin next summer
CELEBITCHY – Chance the Rapper decided he would try to start a groundswell of support for Kanye’s presidential run by endorsing him for some questionable reasons. It took about seven hours for him to get chased off of that particular hill
REALITY TEA – “Wow, what an episode! Last night on Below Deck Mediterranean, we finally got the answer as to why Pete Hunziker has stuck around long past his firing from the show. And the answer is a tried-and-true reality TV staple, yachties: so we, the viewers, could witness his downfall”
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – In her first interview since getting fired from Vanderpump Rules, Kristen Doute says she’s learning “that [she] has so much to learn” about things like racism and unconscious bias and sticking her nose in Faith’s business where it had no business being
JEZEBEL – It looks like there’s going to be another Dirty Dancing sequel, only this time it takes place in the 90s, and will be written by the same people who wrote Five Feet Apart
VOX – “With one twist, RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars became a lot more compelling and a lot like Survivor: A chaos agent got the queens on Drag Race: All Stars to stop playing nice and start getting real.” (So, evidently, it’s also like The Real World now?)
LAINEY GOSSIP – “Here’s Chris Pine with Annabelle Wallis yesterday in LA in an outfit that’s pretty 80s too – pink shirt, white chinos. Is it giving you Steff from Pretty in Pink vibes? If you don’t know who I’m talking about… WHY DON’T YOU KNOW WHO I’M TALKING ABOUT?”
GO FUG YOURSELF – Important mental health break: “Your Afternoon Chat: How Are You Managing to Cheer Yourself Up?”
PAJIBA – Finally, now that you’ve cheered yourself up through venting, catharsis, and community, you can get right back to being depressed with these helpful visualizations of exactly how much money a billion dollars is and how wide the true gulf between the rich and the wealthy
If you’re curious what former Teen Mom 2 dad Nathan Griffith does all day besides working out at the gym, the answer appears to be going on philosophical rants on social media and allegedly stalking and threatening young women that live near him.
Actor Bryshere Gray, who played Hakeem Lyon on the popular Fox series Empire, was arrested in Arizona earlier today after a standoff with police and SWAT that lasted more than 8 hours. Bryshere’s wife called 911 from a convenience store last night after flagging down a woman and getting a ride. She told police that Bryshere assaulted her for several hours earlier that day, including allegedly strangling her and causing her to lose consciousness temporarily. The standoff occurred at the couple’s home after Bryshere barricaded himself inside and refused to exit.
Former Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Eason provides updates from The Land with a lengthy fan Q&A. She also shares a video clip revealing that her husband David Eason is now a blonde!
Breaking news of Naya Rivera found brings a tragic end to the six-day search for the actress, whose disappearance stunned the pop culture world. Anonymous Ventura County authorities confirmed the body they recovered from Lake Piru was that of Rivera, who went missing while boating with her four-year-old son on July 8th.
THE BLAST – RIP Kelly Preston — the 57-year-old actress and longtime wife of John Travolta died Sunday morning after a “private” two-year battle with breast cancer
CELEBITCHY – It seems a three-month lockdown spent in the Cayman Islands may have been too much for the marriage of Armie Hammer and Elizabeth Chambers, who’ve announced they’re divorcing after a decade as husband and wife
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – Lisa Vanderpump confirmed she’s had to close one of her establishments — while PUMP is still open, Villa Blanca, Vanderpump’s other Beverly Hills hotspot, is no more
DLISTED – Britney Spears’ fans think she’s secretly in trouble again and trying to send coded distress signals on Instagram; Britney insists she’s fine. Conspiracy theories abound
REALITY TEA – “Teddi Mellencamp Calls Denise Richards ‘Hypocritical’; Kyle Richards Agrees & Questions Denise For Talking About Her Sex Life On Real Housewives”
VOX – I totally forgot about Palm Springs being available for streaming already, and all the glowing reviews are only making me that much more excited to watch it. Here’s a sample: “Palm Springs is not groundbreaking or quite as compulsively quotable as some of Lonely Island’s previous outings. But it is an oddly perceptive effort, a movie that feels primed in particular for millennial audiences just starting to creep toward middle age who are trying to sort out what life really means, and how best to live it
JEZEBEL – Apparently we can’t trust medical professionals either — this is a genuinely horrifying story of parents who put conspiracy before family and lost their daughter as a result
LAINEY GOSSIP – “I am, to put it mildly, overjoyed about the way this series [Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club] has turned out”
PAJIBA – You had me at Ocean’s Eleven meets The Breakfast Club (which further reminds me that I’ve been meaning to see Brick for fifteen years now)
GO FUG YOURSELF – There’s been a lot of royal gossip over the past week! Get your roundup on
The frequency with which he’s started speaking out against Jim Bob Duggar would seem to suggest that we might be getting a Derick Dillard book after all. Derick, whose views on the transgender community remain not great, has started using his social media platforms to attack the Duggar family patriarch more often, now that Counting On has returned with new episodes. In his latest salvo, Derick compared Jim Bob to the notorious accused sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein, and once again appeared to promise he’ll someday spill all Jim Bob’s tea.