Reality Roundup- December 6, 2014

Snookie ties the knot... Source: Twitter

Snooki ties the knot…
Source: Twitter

On Beyond Bravo by Lesley Rousso

Tuesday night’s episode of True Tori was a train-wreck if I ever saw one. The episode began with Tori (Spelling)‘s mother (Candy Spelling) showing up at one of her grandkid’s birthday parties with Tatum O’Neal. Despite both women being from legendary Hollywood families, Tori and Tatum, did not know each other…and we thought the entertainment industry was small. In the episode, Tatum was ragging on Tori because she was in the house with a headache. Not that I don’t agree, but, desperate for air time much? Meanwhile, Tori doesn’t speak to her mother unless it’s at one of her kids’ parties. Later in the episode Tori went away on a girls’ weekend and basically complained the whole time. She really needs to pull herself together.

Nicole Snooki Polizzi married her baby daddy Jionni Lavalle over the weekend. I saw the pics, she looked gorgeous. Jionni unfortunately spent his first weekday of married life in court copping to a DUI claim. His license was revoked for three months and he’ll have to attend a drug and alcohol education class.

By Tara Cushing (The Bravo Blonde)

Speaking of DUI, Cake Boss Buddy Valastro pleaded guilty on Monday to a similar charge. Valastro, who reportedly told cops, “You can’t arrest me, I’m the Cake Boss,” stated that he was “very disappointed” in himself for the event which occurred last month. Valastro, 37, was pulled over in New York City when police noticed his yellow Corvette was swerving in and out of traffic. Valastro lives in Montville, NJ, the same town as another favorite reality star convict (see next story)…

Credit:Getty/Dave Kotinsky via

Credit:Getty/Dave Kotinsky

Whether you love her or loathe her, you can’t argue that Teresa Giudice makes great TV. She’s the Housewife that changed Housewives and she’s been the unofficial star of Real Housewives of New Jersey for seasons. E! Online reports, however, despite rumors,  the star will NOT be appearing on camera at all prior to her January 5th departure for the big(ger) house. E!, who, like Bravo, is part of NBC Universal, states that not only is Tre not filming before she reports to a Danbury, CT prison, but without her the show may not go on…initially. “Postponing season seven is just one possibility,” the article that was published on Tuesday reads, “…the powers that be are considering all options regarding the future of (the) series and whether Teresa is a part of it or not.” Jacqueline Laurita revealed to us in a recent interview that her own full-time return to the cast of the show is one of those possible options. Would you watch RHONJ without Teresa?

Speaking of Tre, TMZ says they have “obtained” a lawsuit she has filed against her bankruptcy lawyer. Teresa is suing Jim Kridel, for being “a slacker who never even met with her prior to filing bankruptcy docs.” Giudice accuses Kridel of failing to list several key assets including bank accounts, cars, and rental property income. Teresa is suing Kridel for malpractice to the tune of 5 million according to the TMZ article.

Our condolences go out this week to Todd Tucker, husband of Atlanta Housewife Kandi Burruss. Todd’s mother, Miss Sharon, passed on Tuesday unexpectedly. A friend of the family found Sharon unconscious. Todd was in Atlanta and flew to New York to be at his mother’s side where she was comatose in a New York hospital. Tucker, whose father passed when he was young and was raised by his mother, made the following statement via his social media:

“Today I lost my partner, my ride or die best friend! I don’t know what to do? I’m lost! My heart hurts so much! She was a fighter, a warrior for her son! It was me and her agains the world! She’s in a better place!! Mom I love you to death! Rest in peace!”


Nene takes on Broadway! Credit:

Nene takes on Broadway!

In other, happier Real Housewives of Atlanta news, Nene Leakes has taken on Broadway and she’s been attracting Housewives from across the franchises to the Great White Way. Since her first night as the Evil Stepmother in Keke Palmer’s Cinderella, Nene has been cheered on by Melissa and Joe Gorga with their three children, Kathy Wakile, Kristen Taekman, and former RHONY star Jill Zarin. On her website Nene, who is never humble bashful, posted:

“Waking up this morning in a daze like what just happened! I stood before a SOLD OUT Broadway theatre screaming my name! The overwhelming amount of love and support brought me to tears! I have so many people to thank this morning…I can’t believe this. Like I really can’t believe this!”

Based on your behavior on recent seasons of Real Housewives of Atlanta, neither can we! All jokes aside though, it sounds like an amazing show! Maybe I should try to get my glass slippers down there to check it out! The show runs through January (Hmm maybe that could be my birthday present…calling Mr. Blonde…)

Speaking of Nene, it appears she will get another chance to tell Kim Zolciak to close her legs (or stop reproducing). The frenemies are scheduled to have a sit down with Housewives Fairy Godfather Andy Cohen on a December 7th airing of Watch What Happens Live. Despite a tumultuous relationship, the two have both come around to wanting to reconcile, with Kim recently saying that she missed her pal. Could this be a prelude to a RHOA comeback for Kim? Don’t Be Tardy for this WWHL episode!

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Reality Roundup

Bethenny Frankel revealed something interesting on Access Hollywood this week? See the clip below. Source: Access Hollywood

Bethenny Frankel revealed something interesting on Access Hollywood this week? See the clip below. Source: Access Hollywood

By Lesley Rousso

Hey everyone! I’m so pleased to be writing the round up from now on. I have big shoes to fill but I hope to do just that!

Anyway, here’s the scoop from the land of the Real Housewives and beyond…

Reports all over the internet claim the new season of the Real Houswives of Beverly Hills, which begins airing in October, will be a dull one. According to sources in the 90210 Kim Richards and Eileen Davidson are already at odds. Apparently the Young and the Restless star (Ashley Abott)has yet to be confirmed as a castmember, but already thinks Kim is an idiot who has no business being on the show. I have to say, I kind of agree. Besides hanging out with Kingsley what exactly does Kim do? Or perhaps she just wants to nix Kim’s salary to make that reported $750K paycheck, the highest in newbie Housewife history, easier on Bravo‘s payroll department…

The Real Housewives Of New Jersey reunion taping has been pushed back a few days until after  Teresa and Joe Guidice’s sentencing on October 2nd.
Reportedly Dina Manzo is busy doing damage control in advance of the taping. Guess she wants to smooth things over before Andy Cohen starts firing off questions. Now if Tre gets house arrest will they be filming at her place?

Bethenny Frankel, former Real Housewife of New York, admitted to Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush that she has been in talks to return to the show that made her famous. She goes on to say that she’s in talks with Andy Cohen regarding a top secret project. One new not secret project from the Skinnygirl mogul is Cookie Meets Peanut, her new children’s book which released this week. Watch Bethenny’s Acceess Hollywood interview here:

Life and Style Magazine is reporting that, under the advice of his attorney, Mario Singer has moved back into the apartment he shared with RHONY‘s Ramona Singer. Allegedly he’s been sleeping in daughter Avery‘s room while she’s away at college. There must be tons of Pinot Grigio flowing in that house these days…

In the land beyond Bravo, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo‘s Mama June has kicked out Sugar Bear. According to TMZ, June caught him trolling online dating sites. While June’s crew got smaller, Jersey Shore‘s Nicole (Snooki) Polizzis has grown. The former fried pickle eating queen of the boardwalk gets a big Mazel on the birth of daughter Giovanna Marie. Snooki’s second child, she has a two-year-old son, Lorenzo, was born early Friday morning. While his former castmate is giving lukewarm water spongebaths to her newborn,Mike the Situation Sorrentino has gotten himself into a bit of hot water. He allegedly owes 8.9 million dollars and was indicted on tax fraud. What is with these reality stars and their money? Get it together kids! Stay tuned until next week!

Tell us, would you like to see Bethenny back on Bravo?

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