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Controversial Combo Looks Fab On “The Biggest Loser” Host Alison Sweeney

When Annika posted about how to wear black and brown together, some of you still couldn’t get behind the color combination. Commenter Chicka Chicka Boom Boom even said, “This is one trend I will definitely not be following.” Well, last night, while watching “The Biggest Loser,” I noticed that host Alison Sweeney paired a brown leather belt with a simple black dress for the weigh-in. She looked great, and considering that she’s a pretty mainstream dresser (not in a bad way, she just doesn’t wear anything too crazy), I’d say the rule forbidding these two colors from being combined is gone for good. Keep reading »

Has Tough-Love Therapy Gone Too Far?

It’s no secret that we’re a society of tough-love advocates. Simply turn on the TV, and any self-help series has at least one critical, blunt caregiver or role model trying to motivate participants wanting to change for the better. Each week, we can watch Dr. Phil, “The Biggest Loser” trainer Jillian Michaels, Simon Cowell, and countless others offer no-nonsense opinions and advice that often incite anger, frustration, and crying jags before they inspire change. Keep reading »

OCD On VH1

We’re all a little bit crazy. I know I am. After battling a bout of depression in my teens, going through therapy in my 20s, and ultimately becoming a happy, more well-adjusted person, I decided to get my masters in psychology. Why? Because people are endlessly fascinating and complex. So I get a little too excited watching shows like “Intervention,” “Obsessed,” and “Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.” Sometimes my friends make fun of me, pointing out that I am the one who is “addicted” or “obsessed” with these shows. Laugh all you want, but I don’t watch because I get off on other people’s problems. I just think it’s important to have empathy for what other people are going through. I watch to be a better person, darn it. And that’s why I am so psyched that VH1 has created a new reality series that follows people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder. Keep reading »

Star Couplings: Marc Jacobs Is Engaged!

  • Marc Jacobs might be engaged to his boyfriend of more than a year, Brazilian ad executive Lorenzo Martone. Marc has reportedly already purchased $13 million love nest in the West Village. [WWD]
  • Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are moving to Santa Monica because she wants to act more and needs to be on the west coast to do that. Maybe they can make “Glitter 2″ together. [Perez Hilton]
  • After giving birth last September, Mark Wahlberg’s girlfriend Rhea Durham is pregnant again with their fourth child. My, they work fast. [Dlisted]
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