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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tasty Tidbit: Bernie the chef one of Cedric's pals?

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Lisa Vanderpump revealed in her blog this week that perhaps the reason Bernie has such malice towards her is his friendship with Cedric. Lisa posted on BravoTV.com's blogs about running into him while cooking with Adrienne, "I had no idea her chef would show up, and also I was clueless of the fact that he had been so vile about me. I don't think I had ever really spoken to him, having only ever been to dinner there once. I now know he is friendly with our ex houseguest. . .even so I would never have somebody who works for me, publicly trash a friend of mine. It just wouldn't happen, and I have to say it was very hurtful." That must be hurtful to see someone who you hardly know making faces and comments behind your back.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Quotable: Kandi Burruss

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"There’s only one queen bee; there are thousands of worker bees. I don’t want to be a worker bee. People work that nine-to-five job that they don’t really like or they don’t want to do … I don’t know if I’ll get a check next week, or next month, but if I go real hard within so many months, I should see something. Sometimes you have to step out on faith and just go for it, [otherwise] you’ll be stuck in the worker bee syndrome forever.”




Source: Rolling Out Magazine

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Lynne Curtin

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Former O.C. housewife Lynne Curtin celebrated the launch of her new jewelry line at a launch party this past Saturday.

Phaedra, Sheree and Kandi hit the sex toy store!

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Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Bethenny Frankel

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Bethenny Frankel was seen with husband Jason Hoppy and baby Brynn taking a walk around New York City on Sunday. Bethenny recently tweeted that little Brynn's teeth are coming in!

ATL Housewives Preview: Kim, Kroy & Sweetie

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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Ramona Singer making her 'acting' debut

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Ramona Singer will make a cameo in the off-broadway's Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage! on October 29th at the 5 p.m. performance. It will mark the show's one-year anniversary.

Melissa Gorga wasn't set up at Posche Fashion Show?

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The RHONJ ladies at this year's Posche Fashion Show.
Teresa Giudice turned into Real Housewives of New Jersey's villan overnight after Twitter and gossip outlets ran rampant with rumors alleging she set up Melissa Gorga at the Posche Fashion Show. Supposedly she organized some of Melissa's former co-workers to come to the show and confront her about her alleged 'stripper' days.  Sources are now stepping forward saying those allegations are false, “Melissa wasn’t set up. The salon that the owner of the boutique did business with that day happened to have a man there that [used] to work at the same club that Melissa worked at. The guy bought a ticket," says the source. The source claims Teresa didn't ask the man to confront Melissa. The Real Housewives of New Jersey insider contined, “He was sitting at the same table as the people from the salon and he walked up to Melissa’s table and said hello. He was her boss. And she said hi and she acknowledged him.“When Teresa and Melissa went in the bathroom, Teresa said, ‘He said you were a dancer.’Melissa flips, calls her husband. Her husband, Joe Gorga, flies in like a lunatic … went after the owner physically. He had words with the owner of the boutique [Kim D.] and accused the owner and Teresa of setting Melissa up. Ridiculous. She is what she is and everybody knew it there. People who had danced with her were there.” What do you guys think? 

Michaele Salahi's on stage make out with Neal Schon!

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Michaele Salahi's boyfriend, Journey guitarist Neal Schon pulled her on stage for a make-out sesh at a San Francisco show! If you think you can stomach it, watch the video below. 


Schon is doing everything he can to give Michaele the Beverly Hills housewife lifestyle she longs for. He even bought a Bentley and even spent $10,000 on lingerie for the for the ex- Real Housewife. The two dated in the 1990s and recently reunited after Michaele left her husband Tareq for the rockstar. 


Quotable: Lisa Vanderpump

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Photo: BravoTV.com
"I was naively unaware of the depths of devastation and anger that had been reached...I was surprised to see Brandi and Dana there, as I knew there was still a huge cloud of negativity hanging over this group. I sat next to Kyle still unaware of exactly what had transpired between all of them, but feeling uneasy because I believed Brandi to be the aggressor and there she was in such close proximity to us all...If I knew then what I know now — things would have been handled differently. But life unfortunately doesn’t afford us those chances."-- Lisa Vanderpump on Brandi vs. Kyle feud

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Adrienne Maloof, Melissa Gorga & Kathy Wakile

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Kathy Wakile, Melissa Gorga and Adrienne Maloof attended AboutFace 2011 Benefit at Trump SoHo in New York City. They're pictured below with Dr. Andrew Jacono. Adrienne and Paul were being honored for their work with victims of domestic violence. Joe Gorga and Richard Wakile were also in attendance. Always great to see housewives from different franchises supporting one another! 

NeNe and Greg Leakes still on?

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The Housewives Hoedown has been hearing from sources that NeNe and Greg's divorce is a sham for quite a while now. There's even pictures from this summer of the two 'canoodling' at a club. NeNe continues to say she's moving on.  Well, the two were spotted together again this past Friday and apparently NeNe looked 'out of it' and like she was ready to pass out. This outing doesn't mean anything in my personal opinion, but I am hoping NeNe is feeling better. What do you guys think? Is this a 'Divorce by Bravo?'

Kelly Bensimon announces shoe line

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Kelly Bensimon is the next housewife after Lisa Vanderpump and Adrienne Maloof to start her own line of shoes. Apparently, a shoe line is the latest door prize you score when you sign on to be a Real Housewife of Bravo. After getting fired from The Real Housewives of New York Kelly has started working on a line of affordable ballet flats. 


In a typical Kelly way, she shared her ideas for the line, "I want to make it super chic but incredibly affordable because I feel like why can't fashion be democratic?" The ballet flats will be sold for $39.99 a pair with $3.99 going to the Breast Cancer Research Fund. Kelly hopes to make a positive difference through this line, she said, "The reason I am doing this is because I'm the mother of two girls. If I can put my name out there on something creative and help generate money to find a cure for this disease then I'm going to do it. I've seen the courage and I've seen the hope and I've seen amazing women persevere through such horrible situations. It's really exciting to be able to help in any way."


I'm actually excited to shop for a pair, because in my opinion- Kelly is easily one of the best dressed housewives! 

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Dana Wilkey

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 Dana Wilkey made an appearance at Gallery Nightclub last night where they gave her a sunglasses cake! It looks fabulous! Dana also ate at Sugar Factory where she and Vinny from Jersey Shore got their sweet tooth on! 

NeNe Leakes looks amazing!

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So I just have to point out the fact that Queen Bee of the ATL NeNe Leakes seems to have lost some poundage and looks super hot! Here's a pic of her on the blue carpet at The Real Housewives LIVE Tour date in Atlanta. Get it girl! Simon Cowell will def be knocking on your door!

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Bethenny Frankel & Andy Cohen

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Lookie here... Bravo superstars Andy Cohen, Bethenny Frankel, and Brad Goreski  having a good time at Studio 54! 

Kim Zolciak trick or treating!

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Housewives superstar Kim Zolciak was seen sporting a sexy Svedka costume for a trick-or-treating photo op! JWoww of Jersey Shore did a similar photo shoot.

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Brandi Glanville, Adrienne Maloof & Kyle Richards

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The gorgeous and fun Brandi Glanville hit up a Pumpkin Patch, with what looks like a new beee to the eff. As in boyfriend y'all! Adrienne Maloof and Kyle Richards were also spotted there. Check out the pictures here.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Reason for Jacqueline Laurita not being at RHONJ reunion

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Right around the time of the taping of the Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion show, some serious dramz went down between Teresa and Jacqueline. Rumors were swirling on Twitter a few weeks ago that Teresa Giudice's husband Joe was spotted at a TGI Friday's with another woman, Davana Medina. Apparently, photos of the two were leaked to the press and soon after all hell broke loose between Jacqueline and Teresa. Jacqueline tweeted photos of a text message conversation between her and Tre.  The texts are in the order Jacqueline tweeted them.




There was also another issue between Melissa and Teresa that started at the Posche Fashion show. This will air next season. Teresa attempted to frame Melissa as a stripper. Jacqueline posted the details on her Twitter. By the way, the "eyes" seem to mean cameras.


This is the woman Joe Gidudice is allegedly cheating on Teresa with. Her name is Davana Medina. A woman named Erin & Kim Granatell are the ones responsible for leaking the photos. 

Taylor Armstrong to be kicked off RHOBH next season?

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It's no secret that this season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has largely been focused on Taylor Armstrong and her marriage. So much so, that many of the ladies were supposedly getting tired of her antics at every get together.  Allegedly, they felt as though the show was being turned into the 'Taylor Armstrong Therapy Show' and even complained to producers.  Well don't you guys fret, our Beverly Hills ladies may be a little self-centered (who isn't?) however they do have compassion and there is no truth to those rumors. Bravo reps told E! Online that Taylor has not received the boot! 

Quotable: Jill Zarin

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Photo: BravoTV.com
"I'm very proud of what I did. It was just a platform for me. I'm grateful to Bravo for opening the door for me in this business that I never though I'd be in — the entertainment business. It won't be the last time (I hope) that I'll be on television. I have a couple things that I'm in the middle of that I can't share yet." -- Jill Zarin on Real Housewives of New York

Another 'Housewives' parody hits YouTube!

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LuAnn de Lesseps working on single with Kim Z's ex !

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Housewives fans still have a little fuel left over in their housewives single gas tank after Jay Mohr's performance of  'On Display' on Watch What Happens Live. But what will we do without singing housewives when Melissa Gorga disappears from our television screens for a few months? Hope for some ridiculous tunes to come out of Real Housewives of Atlanta in November and wait on Countess LuAnn's next song!

LuAnn de Lesseps told StyleCaster, "My good friend Tracy just approached me to do a song with her — and you're the first to know!" Yes... that Tracy! Kim Zolciak's ex-lesbihonest lover Tracy Young! Hmm... wonder what Kim has to say about this one! Which housewife do you want to see come out with a single next? Vote in The Housewives Hoedown poll! 

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Danielle Staub

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Danielle Staub enjoyed Bark in the Park 2011 with her adorable daughters Christine and Jillian. The three of them hosted a doggie couture fashion show at the event benefiting the Liberty Humane Society.

Jill Zarin to write 'Housewives' tell-all

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Jill Zarin is ready to spill the beans about her Real Housewives experiences! The fired Real Housewife of New York is using her extra time to write a tell all book about the ladies and her dealings with Bravo. The question fans want answered is how truthful will it be? Bravo ladies have a tendancy for telling only as much that will keep them in a good light. What do you guys think? Would you read it? I definitely would! 

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Dana Wilkey on Being on TV

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I really am growing to like Dana. I feel like she's trying to learn about herself through the experience and she's open minded. She makes me laugh! 

Taylor Armstrong says Real Housewives saved her life

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Taylor Armstrong headed to Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch this weekend for some Halloween fun. Meanwhile, something she had shared was making headlines. She believes that filming 'Real Housewives'  may have saved her life. Taylor shared, "if the cameras were not in my life, I might not be sitting here today. A lot of domestic violence situations end in murder-suicide, versus just suicide. I have my daughter with me today, and by the grace of god and, perhaps, reality TV, I'm sitting here and so is she."

She also shared she is grateful to be there for Kennedy, "I'm thankful to be here. Imagine if she had two less parents, instead of one. I feel thankful at this point."

Sourcee: E! Onlinet

Adriana de Moura Talks Swimwear

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Russell Armstrong owed at least $250,000 in loan

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RadarOnline is reporting that Russell Armstrong committed suicide due to hist outstanding debts. Taylor Armstrong recently discovered that he had owed a significant amount of money to a private (and probably shady) individual. 


A source close to Taylor shared, ""Russell couldn't repay the loan. Taylor believes the debt is at least $250,000, but it could be significantly more." Russells business associate Alan Schram also killed himself the same week as Russell did. The source continued, "Alan took his own life, because he also owed at least $250,000 to the same person that advanced Russell the large amount of money." 


Shady, shady business. This loan shark must have been super sketchy if it drove both of these men to commit suicide. Originally Russell was planning to just run away, "Taylor has uncovered information that Russell was just going to disappear, and move abroad, and try to start all over again foreign. Taylor will never know why he didn't pursue that plan. What Taylor knows for sure is that Russell took a lot of burden and secrets with him to the grave, that she will never have answers to, and maybe he did that because he was trying to protect her.Taylor is now moving on with her life, yes, she has questions, she always will. However, now she isn't letting those issues consume her, it's not going to change anything now."


Taylor seems to be doing her best to move on. Hopefully nothing will come up to steer away from the healing path she and Kennedy are on.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Countess LuAnn rings the NASDAQ closing bell

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Countess LuAnn de Lesseps is the latest Real Housewife to ring the NASDAQ bell!  She teamed up with You Gotta Believe, a non-profit organization committed to finding adoptive families for teens and pre-teens and rang the closing bell today. She follows in the footsteps of New Jersey housewives Caroline Manzo, Melissa Gorga and Kathy Wakiles as well as former castmates Jill Zarin and Kelly Bensimon. LuAnn is also set to receive a humanitarian award from You Gotta Believe on Wednesday for her extensive charity work.

Gretchen & Tamra act like besties at charity race

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Several cast members of The Real Housewives of Orange County did a charity run in mud! Housewives Hoedown favorites Tamra Barney and Eddie Judge were spotted along with Slade Smiley, Gretchen Rossi and new housewife Heather Dubrow. Looks like Heather found her ally this season, she and Tamra were wearing almost matching running gear! 


Tamra and Gretch were looking like a pair of besties at the race. Which makes me wonder... are they trying to resolve the drama in hopes of saving their franchise from seeing a similar fate as The Real Housewives of New York? The ladies are currently filming their next season, but Alexis and Vicki were absent from the race.


Source: RealityTea

Friday, October 14, 2011

WOOHOO! Briana's thyroid is cancer free!!

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Woohoo! Vicki Gunvalson's amazing daughter Briana had surgery this past week to remove her entire thyroid, numerous nodules and lymphnodes. Fortunately her thyroid was benign! Vicki shared with her fans via Facebook,






The Housewives Hoedown wishes you both love, health and happiness! You are both amazing women! Hope the recovery process runs smoothly. :)

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Kandi & Marlo

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Derek J opened his new salon, 'J Spot Salon' and two Bravo ladies were in attendance to support him. Kandi and Marlo both looked fabulous in black. Check out all of the pictures and the details here

Lynne Curtin is releasing new line with South Bay Jewelry

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Check out her website, Lynne Curtin Designs.

Sonja Morgan is dating again!

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The lovely Sonja Morgan is no longer seeing her artist boyfriend Brian Farrell, but she still has kind words for him. She told Star, "I don’t know what I would have done without him. He’s a class act; all my family loved him.We had a wonderful relationship for three years but it ran its course.” As she begins filming the next season of Real Housewives of New York and working on her toaster oven recipes cookbook, she still has time for dating! “I had a date last night! I am casually dating,” she shared. “If I married again, it would have to be someone very special. Brian was a rock — now I’m looking for a gem!” Here's hoping it gets featured on the next season of Real Housewives of New York! 

Giuliana Rancic has some advice for RHONJ producers

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It's no secret that Teresa Giudice's fellow cast members of Real Housewives of New Jersey are trying to oust her out of the franchise. As they film season four, Teresa has supposedly been stirring the pot like crazy causing problems for sister-in-law Melissa Gorga, former BFF Jacqueline Laurita, and fan favorite Caroline Manzo. Many are calling her the next Jill Zarin as fans are turning on her as quickly as they did on Jill during the Bethenny debacle. E! News host and housewives super fan Giuliana Rancic thinks Teresa should work through the drama and do what she can to stay on the show, “I think that the producers should have her stick it out and try and get her to stay. Giuliana told HollywoodLife.com, “I like watching Teresa on the show. She’s very entertaining and the drama is great. The producers shouldn’t lose her.I really do believe that when you hit the jack pot, when you have a winning hand, why are you going to break up a winning hand? So you’ve got these girls who are ratings gold, why break it up? You have to do whatever it takes to keep these people together and make them happy.” She also went on to say, she wishes they kept Kelly Bensimon, Jill Zarin and Alex McCord on Real Housewives of New York, basically for this reason. I have to disagree with her on the New York ladies, they were too much of a headache to watch and they were not arguing about anything of substance. However, I do agree that they should keep Teresa! Each of the Jersey ladies has something relevant to be angry about and it will make for a deliciously juicy season four!

Quotable: Kyle Richards

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"Last night's episode was tough to see, and I think I was on edge before the evening had begun.It was filmed during a time when my sister and I were working very hard on  mending our relationship. It was hard for me to see my sister come under attack. I love my sister and was feeling very protective of her and I realize that did not bring out the best in me. I am not proud of my behavior. I am not a mean person, and neither is my sister Kim, which made this all the more difficult to watch." --Kyle Richards to US Weekly on her behavior at Dana's game night

Lisa comments on Brandi's IQ

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Catty Comment: Teresa Giudice

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"Caroline told me I was doing it wrong, that I wasn't smart enough, that I didn't have the right agent, the right co-writer, the right anything. My book got picked up. Caroline's didn't. Not one publisher wanted it."-- Teresa Giudice

Lisa Vanderpump suspends tip changing waiter

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After customers complained to the press that their tips had been changed at Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant Villa Blanca,  Lisa suspended the waiter responsible. By the way, he or she increased the tip amount by two bucks. Those cheapos shouldn't be eating at Villa Blanca in my opinion.  If only you could suspend bad tippers from eating out!  

Sonja Morgan talks New Housewives & Toaster Oven Recipes !

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Kelsey Grammer says Housewives was 'Parting Gift' for Camille

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Excuse my language, but wow what a douche!

Why Marlo Hampton didn't make the 'official' housewives cut

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We posted a while back that Marlo Hampton was the newest addition to the Atlanta Housewives. She traveled with the ladies to South Africa, has been spotted filming all throughout Atlanta and with the ladies, however, for some reason she didn't make the cut! Why is that? According to one of the best sources for all things Real Housewives of Atlanta, StraightFromTheA.com, it's because Bravo wasn't aware of her shady criminal past until bloggers like me & maybe you too started posting about it! Another huge reason, was that she was not entirely truthful about her relationship with NeNe's former fling, Charles Grant. Then Marlo decided to make friends with every single one of the women for some extra airtime, but that didn't work either so she got the boot!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Sam's RHOBH Top 5 Episode 5

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What to expect on the upcoming season of Atlanta Housewives

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1. NeNe on the dating scene
2. New housewife & ex-con Marlo Hampton!
3. Maybe some legal dramz for Cynthia and husband Peter (who by the way I met & he was very nice and cool!). 
4. Kim and Cynthia are NOT friends at all.
5. Phaedra's new funeral home business.
6. Baby drama, kiddie drama & traveling baby daddy drama for Kim. All setting her up for a new spin-off!
7. Big blow-out between NeNe and Sheree, with NeNe yelling something like, "I'm rich bitch!" 
8. Kim and NeNe avoiding each other at all costs!
9. South Africa ladies trip sans Kim Zolciak.
10. Kandi launching her new sex toy line.
11. Something about the race of Kim's baby and a fight between Kandi? Sounds bizarre to me.
12. Marlo and NeNe confronting each other about  NeNe having a past with Marlo's fiance.
13. Cynthia launching her new modeling school/agency.
14. PLUS EVERYTHING YOU SAW ON THE TRAILER!


Source: National Enquirer

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Adrienne Maloof

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Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Adrienne Maloof attended an exclusive Versace dinner and fashion event in Beverly Hills. 


Source: HauteLiving

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Puff is a Real Housewives of New Jersey fan

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Lookie lookie what Lady Gorga tweeted! 


Meet Taylor Armstrong's pets!

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Taylor dating Matt Nordgren?

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In what I'm sure is a ploy for Dallas' Most Eligible ratings, Bravo is denying reports that Matt Nordgren is dating Beverly Hills housewife Taylor Armstrong. Apparently the two were spotted holding hands at a Top Chef party in Dallas and the rumor mill went wild with reports that Matt wanted Taylor to 'feel at home in Dallas.'

Danielle Staub's restaurant Lemonbasket closes

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This summer Danielle Staub won VH1's first season of 'Famous Food' and earned part ownership in 'Lemonbasket,' along with another celebrity and The Dolce Group. Unfortunately, it never took off and it has closed down. Doesn't seem like they put forth much of an effort, I mean it was only open a few months!

A few things to possibly expect next season on RHONJ

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1. All of the ladies will be returning.


2. Teresa trying to frame Melissa as a stripper! Basically Posche fashion show madness.


2. Jacqueline and Teresa's friendship falling apart.


3. Kathy Wakile says,  “You’ll see more of my family and you’ll see a lot more of my sister Rosie. I think it’ll be very interesting to see things play out and how our relationships change and develop. It’s going to be a great season!”


4. Joe Giudice... cheating? This rumor has been circulating for like 2 years and nothings come of it yet.


5. Lauren & Vito not getting married anytime soon, but we'll probably see more of her venturing into the make-up business.


6. Blowouts!  Joe Gorga vs. Kim D. Jacqueline Laurita vs. Teresa Giudice. And I'm sure there's more to come.


7.  Maybe Kim D. as a housewife? She had tweeted a while back Bravo was filming her sons birthday.

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Kathy Wakile & Melissa Gorga

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Kathy Wakile and Melissa Gorga  attended an event during Fashion and Beauty Week in West Orange, New Jersey.


Do you care? : Tareq Salahi

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Tareq Salahi owes someone else money. This time it's the state of Virginia. He owes $5,000 in back taxes. Meanwhile, his ex-wife is off running around with that guy from Journey. But really, does anyone even care about the Salahi's at this point?

Heather Dubrow is the newest addition to RHOC?

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Woohoo! Finally a brunette in the bunch! After the news broke that Peggy Tanous would be leaving the Real Housewives of Orange County, Heather Dubrow's name started getting thrown around! Sources say she's the newest addition to the OC! She is a little known actress and her husband is a plastic surgeon who's appeared on The Swan and Bridalplasty. I know virtually nothing about her, but I have a feeling she's going to be the new town crazy.


Peggy Tanous also shared a message with her fans explaining why she decided to leave via Facebook. 

Housewives OUT & ABOUT: Kyle Richards

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Kyle Richards and her adorable little girl Portia Umansky participated in a bake sale for The LA Children's Hospital this weekend. Who could say no to that face?