What happens when “Jersey Shore” meets “Bridezillas”? The best Worst TV Ever.
On VH1′s new show “My Big Friggin’ Wedding,” the producers of “Jersey Shore” follow five real-life couples — two from Long Island, three from New Jersey — as they try to sober up long enough to walk down the aisle. Meet Tammie and Danny from Massapequa, NY; Amanda and Matt from Elmwood Park, NJ; Megin and Johnny from Wood Ridge, NJ; Alyssa and Tyler from Egg Harbor, NJ; and Sandra and Joey from Lynbrook, NY. It’s got drinking! It’s got the bride’s mom barfing at the bachelorette party! It’s got racist relatives! And it’s got Johnny, the “Meatball King of New Jersey”! (Sorry, ladies, he is obviously taken.) “My Big Friggin’ Wedding” will debut Monday November 1, at 9 p.m. EST on VH1, and yeah, I will so, so be watching this. [VH1] Keep reading »
Do you know what is terrible for teenagers to read about? Homosexuality. They might get ideas! It’s a good thing Glenn Beck’s group, The 9.12 Project, (as in, after 9/11) is on the case. The 9.12 Project has pressured a New Jersey public library into considering removing all copies of Revolutionary Voices: A Multicultural Queer Youth Anthology, a young adult book about gay and lesbian teens, from the shelves. Keep reading »
It’s been a rough weekend for ol’ Snooki
. Not only was the “Jersey Shore”
star arrested for disorderly conduct on Friday afternoon on a Seaside Heights beach, but she also fell off a parked
bicycle. In a video taken by TMZ just before she was arrested, a slobbering drunk Snooki tries to mount a bicycle but does a face plant on the boardwalk. The emotional rollercoaster took its toll on the young guidette. A witness told The Daily News
that she yelled at arresting police officers, “You can’t tell me what to do‚ I’m Snooki. Do you know who I am? I’m f**king Snooki. You can’t do this to me. I’m f**king Snooki. You guys are going to be sorry for this. Release me!” But throwing a tantrum didn’t work: JWoww tweeted
on Friday afternoon, “Going to bail Snooki out of jail … The things I do for this girl, I swear.”
[NY Daily News]
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Gosh. It’s not even 5 p.m., quittin’ time here on the East Coast, and already Snooki is raising hell. “Jersey Shore” star Nicole Polizzi was arrested by police in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, for disorderly conduct, police sources tell TMZ. Was it another drink-throwing incident? A slap fight? Were hair extensions yanked? No details have emerged yet, but currently our girl Snooki is in police custody. Pray for her, dear readers! We will keep you posted on up-to-the-minute details on this important story of spray tans and justice throughout the weekend … unless there’s something good on TV and we can’t be bothered. [TMZ.com] Keep reading »
You thought you had credit card debt: a New Jersey bankruptcy court says Teresa Giudice and her husband, Joe, of “The Real Housewives Of New Jersey,” owe $11 million to creditors.
Court documents claim the couple’s income is $79,000, plus they receive $120,000 in “assistance” from family. Although their combined income of $200K is pretty sweet, it’s not enough to finance their blinged-out lifestyle.
Let’s find out: what the hell were this Jersey girl and her man buying? Keep reading »
It’s never too early to reinforce gender roles!
Wilkins Elementary School in Maple Shade Township has canceled its third grade class’ Women’s History Month fashion show after (wait for it … ) a parent complained that the boys and girls were both asked to create an outfit from a period of women’s history, like the ’20s or the ’70s. Teacher Tonya Uibel sent home a packet for parents (which included photos of style icons like Madonna and Twiggy) and said kids should create an outfit to better understand how women’s fashion and women’s roles have changed over time. Keep reading »
Breaking news: getting plastic surgery off the “black market” is a bad idea! Six Dominican woman from the Newark, New Jersey area have been hospitalized with infections from “black market” butt implants by a fake “plastic surgeon.” Health officials say Dr. Shady injected the women’s derrieres with “a variety of unknown materials,” possibly including silicone, petroleum jelly and hardware-grade caulk. Ewwww. In a second obvious sign of sketchiness, all of the “implant” procedures apparently took place inside hotels. Yes, hotels. Congratulations, New Jersey. You have managed to top the Staten Island, New York plastic surgeon who, in 2003, accidentally gave a woman four breast implants instead of two.
Ladies, I have a better plan to get a Kim Kardashian booty without butt implants: drink one Starbucks mocha Frappucino morning, noon and night, and eat a box of Girl Scout cookies for a snack every afternoon. Works like a charm in no time! [Fox News] Keep reading »
So, guess who praised New Jersey‘s recent decision not to legalize gay marriage? Why, Dina Matos, the scorned ex-wife of Jim McGreevey, New Jersey’s former governor who was caught having a homosexual affair and famously came out as a “gay American,” of course!
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You didn’t have to be Italian to be horrified by “Jersey Shore,”
MTV’s new reality show about a summer share house in the Garden State—it’s exactly what you would expect from the eight trashiest 20-somethings they could find, complete with free-flowing alcohol, macho posturing and dumbass nicknames
But it certainly didn’t matter that producers edited the show so the slurs “guido” and “guidette” appear about 127 times in the very first episode. Unsurprisingly, New York magazine now reports MTV’s publicists are receiving friggin’ death threats, apparently from angry Italian-Americans. Keep reading »
this was going to happen: an Italian-American organization in New Jersey
has complained about MTV
‘s newest reality show, “Jersey Shore,”
because of offensive, stereotypical language it uses to describe Italians. In a promo for “Jersey Shore,” the voiceover promises the beach-going partiers will “keep their hair high, their muscles juiced, and their fists pumping all summer long.” Apparently, a reputation as the “hottest, tannest, craziest Guidos” is not something that the group UNICO National
would like to enforce. Keep reading »