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Lauren Conrad Gets Animated In Credits For Her Show That Will Never Be


Lauren Conrad has had cameras following her every move and cutesy glance from ages 18 to 22. It sure looked like she would be continuing the trend when she announced in December that she would be shooting a new reality series for MTV, this time focusing on her fashion moguling. But apparently, MTV has nixed the show. “MTV felt the subject matter was too high brow for their audience and offered me the opportunity to change the show by incorporating more of my personal life,” Lauren said. “Sorry MTV didn’t feel their viewers were savvy enough to appreciate it.” Which is code for: no you cannot film me and my boyfriend bickering over the merits of crunchy versus creamy peanut butter. Keep reading »

The Ladies Of “Skins” Show Some Skin In Elle

Considering that those PG photos of the Gleeks in GQ caused such a ruckus, I’m wondering if these images of the ladies of MTV’s “Skins” in the new issue of Elle will get any backlash. Sure, they’re reasonably covered—part of a spread on incorporating underwear into outerwear—but the actresses seen here are 17 and 16, respectively. What do you think? Pretty pictures fitting for a show where sex comes up once a minute, or too little clothing considering their age? [Elle] Keep reading »

Was Anyone Else Deeply Disturbed By The Latest Episode Of “Jersey Shore”?

I know I am late to the “Jersey Shore” bashing party, but I got a little bit behind on my television watching last week. Can we please talk about the latest episode? You know, the one in which Ronnie verbally abused and physically threatened Sammi and, oh, destroyed all of her stuff. Keep reading »

“Jersey Shore” Cast Is Moving To Italy

Mamma mia! The cast of “Jersey Shore” is moving to Italy to film season four, presumably so Ronnie can see what the inside of an Italian jail looks like, too. Sources tell TMZ that MTV is already scouting locations in Italy and working to get cast members their visas. Apparently, a dinner with Vinny’s “authentic Italian relatives” is already lined up, too. Get President Obama on the line … this qualifies as an international emergency, right? [TMZ.com] Keep reading »

Dan Savage May Be Coming To MTV

My very favorite sex advice columnist and founder of the “It Gets Better Project,” Dan Savage, may be a new staple on MTV. Entertainment Weekly reports that he is currently working on a pilot where he goes to college campuses, fields questions about sex, dating, and relationships, and doles out his unique brand of no-nonsense advice. If his TV show is even half as entertaining as his weekly “Savage Love” podcast, it should be a huge hit. I’m thinking “Love Line” for the aughts, but way more LGBT-friendly. It really does get better. [EW] Keep reading »

Will MTV’s “Skins” Run Afoul Of Child Porn Laws?

I smell a publicity stunt: MTV is worried future episodes of “Skins,” its new show about the hormone-laden escapades of a posse of Baltimore teens, will run afoul of child pornography laws because of too much sexxxy sex. “Skins,” which debuted on Monday, is an Americanized version of a popular show in Britain; however, the UK — and Europe in general — have much more liberal attitudes towards sexuality, especially in youngsters. Most of the actors or non-actors on MTV’s scripted programs or reality shows are adults over the age of 18. However, some of the actors on “Skins” are as young as 15 and acting out sexual acts onscreen could, by some interpretations of the laws, be seen as trying to arouse viewers. (Granted, I’m not an expert on the laws regarding this subject.) Keep reading »

Kelly Cutrone Is The New Oprah

Sad about lifestyle guru Oprah going off the air? Well, there’s a new dream-maker in town: Kelly Cutrone. Kelly, of MTV’s “The City” and Bravo’s “Kell on Earth,” is now casting for a new show, where she’s going to help participants realize their goals. “Do you fantasize about making your dreams a reality? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Are you a talented artist?” reads the pitch. “Do you want to design handbags? Start your own jewelry line? You know that you have what it takes, but you don’t know how to get there?” Folks, Kelly Cutrone is going to give you the straight dope on how to make your dreams come true. Keep reading »

What To Expect From This New Season Of “Jersey Shore”

Crap, another season of “Jersey Shore” is on air already? Weren’t they just in Miami last week? (Oh, wait, that was the New Year’s Eve “Jersey Shore” marathon that I watched.) For the third season, the gang is back in Seaside Heights, NJ. You have to hand it to these crazy kids that their livers are still functioning! Let’s see what we can expect from the season ahead of us… Keep reading »

Is “Teen Mom”‘s Amber Portwood Going To Star In A Porn Movie?

“Teen Mom” star Amber Portwood has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. Most recently, she was arrested for domestic abuse, based on footage from the reality TV program that showed the young mother beating the crap out of her boyfriend, Gary Shirley. Now, rumor has it that she’s telling folks that Vivid Video is offering her half a million dollars to star in a porn movie. Vivid, which has put out most of the high-profile celebrity sex tapes of the last few years, has a long history of courting public spectacles for pornos. So what does Vivid say? “We can’t comment on any discussions that we may or may not be having with Amber.” We’re going to take that as a yes. [Hollywood Life] Keep reading »

Tonight: MTV To Air An Abortion Special “No Easy Decision”

Tonight at 11:30 EST, MTV will air the special “No Easy Decision,” in which teen mom Markai Durham of “16 & Pregnant” has an abortion. As first reported by Crushable, Markai got pregnant by her boyfriend James shortly after giving birth to baby Za’karia and decided to end the pregnancy. Two other young women who chose to have abortions will be depicted in “No Easy Decision” as well. According to Jennifer Armstrong at Entertainment Weekly, who exclusively viewed the special, “While pro-life critics will likely find fault with the show just for existing, no one can accuse the documentarians of making abortion look easy or fun.” Keep reading »

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