It’s a sad day in mindless entertainment drama if the rumor that Bravo fired Danielle Staub from “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” is true. According to Life & Style, Danielle, who brought the crazy and the controversy to the Bravo airwaves like few others, was told she would not return to the hit reality show for season three. Keep reading »
Ah, the final month of summer. The sun is shining, the outdoors are calling, and the last thing you want to do is stay inside watching TV. Luckily, the television gods are right there with you because there isn’t a ton of new stuff on this week. So what should you be recording, besides the obvious? (“True Blood,” “Mad Men,” “Bachelor Pad,” and “The Rachel Zoe Project.”) After the jump, find out what small-screen goodness awaits you.
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Happy 52nd Birthday, Madonna! In honor of the Material Girl, we’ve decided to take a look back at her romantic relationships. And, lordy, have there been a lot. Keep reading »
Our favorite little “Millionaire Matchmaker,” Patti Stanger, announced yesterday that her engagement to Andy Friedman is off, writing, “It hit me really hard that I want kids in my life. You have to agree on the non-negotiables.” The two have been together for six years and just got engaged on Patti’s b-day last year with a gargantuan heart-shaped ring … which hopefully she got to keep. We’re bummed for Patti, but totally support the idea of a mini Patti to carry on the matchmaking tradition. So, to help her out, we’ve found some eligible men for her to make babies with. [People] Keep reading »
There are necessities, like running water, and then there are “necessities,” like HBO and a weekly pedicure. When you’re single and supporting only yourself, you have every right to declare keeping your toes in the latest shade of blush a priority. But once you join budgets with your partner, it’s important that you both agree on which expenses qualify as non-negotiable.
When my husband and I recently re-evaluated our budget, I was ready to slash the cable bill – we have Netflix, and I tend to watch shows a season or two behind. He balked; he’s an avid Atlanta Braves fan and I didn’t realize that without extended cable he couldn’t catch the games during the (never-ending) baseball season. Similarly, he was willing to eliminate our home telephone, while I hesitated at not having a landline in case of emergencies. Having to make these kind of joint decisions just comes with the territory of a shared address, but compromising can be tricky. Toni Coleman, licensed psychotherapist, relationship coach, and founder of Consum-mate.com, offered this advice about creating a household budget you – and your partner – can live with. Keep reading »
“rebelle fleur translates to rebel flower, NOT rebellious flower, its 2 nouns so in that case fleur does not HAVE to be first! Fyi, cuz they will ask.”
– Rihanna responds to the folks questioning her knowledge of French in a text to her tattoo artist, Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy. [The YBF]
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