Zach Bates Is Engaged!

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Man, has it been a busy fall for relationships with kids from huge reality TV families! Jessa Duggar is the first Duggar daughter to enter courtship, which means she should be getting engaged fairly soon unless something major happens, and Erin Bates and Chad Paine are getting hitched in November. But Erin isn't the only Bates kid settling down - her brother Zach Bates just proposed to his girlfriend Whitney.As is typical with the Bates clan, mom Kelly Bates announced the big news on the … [Read more...]

Vanna White’s Son Is a Hare Krishna Now

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Vanna White, known for her years of turning letters around on Wheel of Fortune, is reportedly "devastated" that her 19-year-old son Nicholas Santo Pietro has become a member of the Hare Krishnas.The National Enquirer reports that Vanna's son, who goes by the nickname Nikko (that's a younger version of him with Mom when she got her Walk of Fame star), got involved in the religion while a student at the University of Arizona. According to the magazine, Nikko has become devoted to a … [Read more...]

Alexis Bellino Gave a Fellow ‘Real Housewife’ a Swarovski-Encrusted Bible

On The Real Housewives of Orange County, Alexis Bellino is usually the odd woman out. However, new cast member Lydia McLaughlin seems to be joining Team Alexis, as the two bonded over their Christian faith. They bonded so much, you see, that Alexis gave Lydia a Swarovski crystal-encrusted Bible as a present when she joined the show. But it it also hot pink? … [Read more...]

‘Sister Wives’ Star Kody Brown’s Brother Curtis Has Died

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Sister Wives husband Kody Brown (pictured) is mourning a death in the family - his brother Curtis. Curtis leaves behind a wife,Erica Brown, and three children. He died after getting in a motorcycle accident.Curtis has not appeared on the show, but he and Kody were reportedly close. Kody tweeted the announcement about Curtis' death and a photo of his brother earlier this week, and first wife Meri Brown has been tweeting words of support at Erica. Curtis lived in Montana, where he and Kody … [Read more...]

Paula Deen Invokes God in ‘Today Show’ Mea Culpa

After initially bailing on a scheduled interview with The Today Show, embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen finally sat down with Matt Lauer to try and apologize for her actions over the past few weeks. (In case you just got back from a visit to the wilds of Siberia and missed this story, Deen admitted under oath to having used the N-word and has been fired from the Food Network. Also, how was Siberia? Hope you took a lot of pictures.)At the beginning of the interview, Paula said "I believe … [Read more...]

Paula Deen’s New Faith-Themed Book Might Not Come Out This Year

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In case you've been on a remote island this week, you probably heard that celebrity chef Paula Deen has been let go from the Food Network after admitting to using the N-word and making other racist comments. But my personal favorite little tidbit - besides the butter-flavored lip balm she sells at her restaurant - is the fact that her upcoming book, Paula Deen: New Testament, may not come out in October as originally planned. Deen has already released a memoir and several successful cookbooks, … [Read more...]

Josh and Anna Duggar Welcome Son Marcus Anthony

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Josh Duggar and Anna Duggar have paid me the ultimate compliment by naming their third kid Marcus. Josh and Anna are following Duggar tradition by giving all their kids names that start with the same letter - Marcus' older siblings are Mackynzie and Michael. Like his older siblings, Marcus will have his birth featured on television - TLC is airing promos for a Father's Day-themed episode in which Anna goes into labor. Let's hope that she didn't have to give birth on a toilet this time, ok? This … [Read more...]


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