Evening Quickies: “Bridge & Tunnel” Was MTV’s “Jersey Shore” That Never Happened


  • Back in 2009, MTV filmed, but never aired, 12 episodes of a reality show called “Bridge & Tunnel” about Brianna and Gabriella DeBartoli, two party girls from Staten Island. I’m sorry, it’s not Staten Island — it’s DRAMA ISLAND! MTV aired “Jersey Shore” instead, which, let’s be honest, was the better $$$ decision. But still, MTV, how could you keep these baby mob wives from us?! All “Jersey Shore” fans absolutely must watch the “Bridge & Tunnel” trailer post-haste. [Village Voice, Gawker]
  • Kat Von D walked out of a “Good Day LA” interview after they asked a question about her breakup with Jesse James. Honey, you are not Paris Hilton, and storming off-set wasn’t even classy when Paris Hilton did it. [The Superficial]
  • James Franco wanted a part in “Twilight: Breaking Dawn,” but director Bill Condon said no because that would have been weird. [MTV News]
  • Ten reasons your “ugly vagina” is actually normal and gorgeous! [Em & Lo]

  • Hugh Hefner will have you know he is great in bed. [Us Weekly]
  • There’s a “serial butt slasher” afoot! Police in Virginia are on the lookout for a man who comes up behind women and slashes their butt with a box cutter or razor blade. He targets teens and 20-something women at malls and retail stores and creates a distraction, like bumping into them, before he slashes. Fortunately none of the women have required stitches. P-S-Y-C-H-O. [NBC Washington]
  • Alexander Skarsgard and Kate Bosworth are dunzo. [Us Weekly]
  • “Mad Men” is adding a “precocious 10-year-old boy” to the cast. Will this be another Bobby, a boyfriend for Sally, or some new character altogether? [TV Guide]
  • Adrian Grenier has the coolest grandma ever. [Team Coco]
  • Shirtless Jake Gyllenhaal photo time! [PopSugar]
  • Taylor Armstrong from “The Real Housewives of Orange County” claims her venture capitalist husband Russell Armstrong physically and verbally abused her during hteir five-year marriage. Two weeks ago, Taylor filed for divorce. [Daily Mail UK]
  • Ke$ha cleans up nicely, doesn’t she? [Celebuzz]
  • Proposal by robot arm = so romantic. [The Mary Sue]

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