No doubt the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has shaken the entertainment industry. Some of the most popular shows on television are starting to cautiously resume production, but too many studios are in a weakened financial state. Recently, Love & Hip Hop creator and producer Mona Scott-Young broached a once-unthinkable subject: could there be a Love & Hip Hop city cut from the franchise when it resumes filming?
RHOD Season 5 is just around the corner. But will this be the show’s rumored swan song? Or are we actually in for a surprising and fun season? There’s a pair of dueling reports out there about the show; based on the latest talk, though, one scenario looks more likely.
THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP – Just when you think the gossip has died down, the subject of the gossip comes along and stirs it back up! The topic today is Khloe Kardashian plastic surgery, because Khloe would like you to know that she’s actually never had any performed. And apparently “micro-injections, laser work, and facial contouring” don’t count
CELEBITCHY – Netflix’s adaptation of the bestselling and problematic memoir Hilbilly Elegy finally has a trailer. The movie stars Amy Adams and Glenn Close, both of whom are getting Oscar buzz for their roles. Based on reaction to the trailer, if they do win it’ll be for the same reason Martin Scorsese won for The Departed
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – Kate Gosselin, who’s reportedly been living off of TLC residuals for the last year or so, is said to be “struggling with money” and has put the Kate Plus 8 house on the market for $400,000 less than what she paid
REALITY TEA – According to Real Housewives of Orange County star Emily Simpson, her co-star Braunwyn Windham-Burke has become such a point of contention that every single one of the show’s cast members unfollowed her on social media and none of them are speaking to her
JEZEBEL – And on that note: “The Real Housewives of Orange County is officially back for season 15, sans a few of its longest running stars, and it is truly worse than ever”
GO FUG YOURSELF – Let’s just come out and say it: Irina Shayk’s top looks like it has two perfectly symmetrical if misaligned breast holes in it. Abraham Lincoln used to go barefoot to let his feet breathe; maybe the designer of this shirt had the same thing in mind, but for boobs
DLISTED – This house in Riverside CA has such realistic-looking Halloween decorations that neighbors have called various authorities several times. The kicker is the fake flames shooting up from the windows, complete with at least one heavy-duty smoke machine, which has led the fire department to come out more than once
THE BLAST – When Chadwick Boseman died in August, he didn’t leave behind a will. His wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, is now petitioning an LA County judge to make her the executrix of Chadwick’s estate
LAINEY GOSSIP – South Korean sensation BTS’s company, Big Hit Entertainment, went public yesterday in their native country. The resulting surge in stock price made the seven members so wealthy they essentially turned into “proper moguls” in a day
VOX – Lo and behold, when an entire country decides to listen to scientists for advice on dealing with a pandemic, that country is better able to handle the pandemic than its neighbors
* * * SPOILER ALERT * * * Love After Lockup couple Heather and Dylan are no longer together, and she has been making all sorts of allegations about her ex on social media! Check out the video clip that Heather used in her order of protection filing against Dylan and read her numerous comments claiming that Dylan is a gay con artist and more!
The fallout from Real Housewives of Potomac‘s Monique Samuels fight continues, but its instigator says she accepts blame for her role in it. In a pair of updates, Monique has been candid about the beating she gave Candiace, explaining that there was a lot more going on than viewers could possibly have known.
The second Brandi Dreier baby is here! The My 600 Lb Life star just announced that her newborn baby has arrived as healthy as could be, and a few days before Brandi’s due date. Earlier this month, we broke the story of Brandi’s second pregnancy; keep reading for the details, plus a ton of gorgeous baby pics!
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – News of Thomas Ravenel engaged broke via the former Southern Charm star himself, after playing an innocent game of Twitter Q&A with his followers. The lucky lady is Heather Moscoe, the woman who gave birth to Thomas’ newborn son this past summer
LAINEY GOSSIP – The Crown Season 4 trailer is here and in a predictable yet welcome note of fan service it goes “HEAVY on Diana,” who appears “like a fresh breeze swirling through the palace” while everyone else is dour and stale
GO FUG YOURSELF – When it comes to terrific headlines, GFY is behind only Bossip. Here’s their take on a notable Kim Kardashian paparazzi roll from 2014: “This Labial Strip Was Doing a LOT Of Work” (and it was!)
JEZEBEL – Supreme Court nominee Amy Comey Barrett sure doesn’t seem to have a lot of opinions on the sorts of things about which one might expect judges to be able to speak intelligently
DLISTED – Fresh off her “WAP” collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion, it looks like Cardi B may have recorded a secret track with her former longtime enemy Nicki Minaj. Since the gossip started, Cardi has coyly revealed she is about to drop a new single, so we’ll find out soon
REALITY TEA – Oh, and speaking of “WAP,” RHONY star and OG cast member Bethenny Frankel is a couple of months late in going in on the track, but she came out fervently against it after her co-stars Leah McSweeney and Tinsley Mortimer’s viral dance clip to the song
VOX – The still-within-the-COVID-window President is openly asking if he can kiss his fans at his maskless, non-social-distanced rallies
CELEBITCHY – Aimée Osbourne, now 37, is still happy she moved out of the family house at age sixteen to avoid the reality TV circus that was The Osbournes: “It was definitely challenging and kind of scary at the time. But it was never something that I ever regretted not doing”
The My Strange Addiction furry episode was one of the show’s first, and helped set the tone for increasingly outlandish later seasons. But Lauren Atkins, the woman behind the costume, has dished on the series’ production, and revealed exactly how legit the My Strange Addiction furry episode was…