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Whether they're dropping an early-morning f-bomb or just misspelling headlines at the bottom of the screen (the word in question was education, ironically), cable news shows are lowering themselves to our level more and more frequently these days!

Today's offender: CNN!

Amid fears of a salmonella outbreak, airlines are getting complaints from travelers about certain snacks often served in coach. This, unfortunately, forces news anchors to say the surprisingly difficult word "peanuts" when thinking of something else.

Twice!

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We put "amazing" in quotes because he did. We held off on the CAPS lock, though.

Grammatical chiding side, we very much enjoyed reading the latest blog Jason Mesnick has written about the most recent episode of ABC's The Bachelor.

Here's what he had to say about the three amazing dates with Molly Malaney, Melissa Rycroft and Jillian Harris, and what was his toughest elimination to date ...

Wow - another “AMAZING” week.

With all of the incredible things we were up to in New Zealand, I just kept hoping that I wasn’t letting the excitement of it all affect my judgment.

I knew it was entirely possible to get swept away, so it became even more important for me to keep my head on straight. That’s something I was always thinking about and talking to the girls about as well.

There was no better way to see Queenstown than by helicopter tour. [Jillian Harris] and I were on the edge of our seats as we soared over miles and miles of beautiful landscape, and I felt like I was sharing it with a wonderful friend.

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But afterwards, the hot tub with Jillian got pretty hot, and that passion was exactly what I needed to feel with her. We knew we had built such a great friendship, but needed to see if there was something more; and obviously there was.

Bungee jumping was so much fun. I have actually jumped once before, but somehow, I ended up being more nervous than [Molly Malaney].

As for the frightful scream, that was all me! I think that’s all part of the fun, just like going on a roller coaster. There really wasn’t any stalling before the jump.

We got up, did our countdown and then we jumped.

She had so much fun that we actually went up and did it again! It was hard to see on the show, but the rain was really coming down. I loved that Molly was so excited and willing to jump! It really showed me how adventurous she is.

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Laguna Beach made hay of the lives of Orange County high schoolers.

The Hills followed cast member Lauren Conrad to L.A., where the show became a clash of good girls (like Lauren's co-worker Whitney Port) and evil schemers (Speidi).

The form of the show morphed from alleged documentary to something more like a competition, with the cast - most notably Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt - playing within the show and the press to win: though the prizes were unspecified.

So when a third MTV show in this genre was born this winter, The City, starring our friend Whitney Port, about her new life after moving from Los Angeles to New York, Heidi and Spencer's fabulous parting gift to her was their method.

Anyone who would want to be on the show as Port's friend, lover or co-worker could be in it all for himself. Soon after her arrival in New York, someone - Casting? Producers? Port? - found her a love interest; he calls himself Jay Lyon.

Both real and TV Whtiney are young, new in town and surrounded by crazies.

Her job as the star of the new series is, basically, to roll with the unexpected punches from network marionettes - or cry on camera if, say, her boyfriend decides he will get more fame or money from cheating on her. Is she up for it?

Follow the link to continue reading this L.A. Times feature on The City and its heroine, and click to enlarge some more pictures from the article below ...

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The makeup, the costumes, the sets... the unparalleled excitement.

Brace yourselves, because here is your first official look at some boring ass pictures from behind the scenes of Britney Spears' music video for "If U Seek Amy" ...

Even Britney Spears herself appears bored by this video.

Seriously, BritneySpears.com. You know we're always interested in your site, but this is all you've got? Why not put up pictures that are actually interesting - hell, we'll settle for in focus - the next time you want some attention? Just a thought.

Click to enlarge more pictures below, including a shot of Britney's bed (no one in it for a change) and two of Perez Hilton (seriously) on the set ...

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Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss is getting ready to give Shayne Lamas and her "good-looking" family the Kim Kardashian treatment - reality TV show style.

"Not that the Kardashians aren't good looking, but the Lamas  family is a very good looking family," Fleiss said.

"You see Shayne, her sister Dakota and [their brother, former Lindsay Lohan boy toy] A.J. Lamas and obviously [her father] Lorenzo anchoring it with his rugged handsomeness. They're wild, crazy characters, but also very good looking."

Fleiss said the E! reality series starring last season's The Bachelor winner and her family and friends is currently in pre-production - and E! is excited.

"It's very strong. [E! programming executive] Lisa Berger is very happy with it," Fleiss said. "We think it has a chance to be a real hit for them."

Matt Grant, Shayne Lamas

Shayne Lamas received the final rose and a marriage proposal from The Bachelor star Matt Grant on the season finale last May. They lasted a few weeks at least.

The couple called off their engagement in July after a report surfaced that she had traveled to Las Vegas and cheated on him with media mogul Justin Wenerger.

Shayne Lamas denied she cheated on Matt Grant and claimed that although the couple hadn't announced it at the time, their relationship was over long before.

In addition, Shayne attributed Grant's inability to handle her hard-partying Hollywood lifestyle as the reason they spilt. She's a class act, through and through.

We can't wait for the new reality show, that's for sure. Talk about made-for-TV. Click to enlarge more classic pictures of ditzy, skanky Shayne Lamas ...

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  • Shayne Lamas, Lorenzo Lamas
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  • Shayne Lamas and Matt Grant Photo

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She may not be charging elected officials $4,300 to bone her, then giving tear-jerking interviews with Diane Sawyer, but Ashley Dupre is still up for causing drama here and there in New York City, according to the city's newspapers.

The scene: the hooker-turned-famous-ex-hooker somehow landed in the front row of designer Yigal Azrouël’s Fall/Winter 2009 fashion show this week.

Ashley Dupre From Behind

When Azrouël discovered the skank in her seat, he flipped and fired his PR person who placed her there. Turns out that PR flack is none other than Kelly Cutrone of People’s Revolution, best known as Whitney’s boss on The Hills.

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Despite endearing herself to millions of viewers throughout the United States and her native Canada, lovable, laid-back Jillian Harris was eliminated last night.

After last night's episode, The Bachelor field stands at two.

Or is it three?

Could Jason Mesnick possibly end up with DeAnna Pappas after all this time?

She shattered his heart on The Bachelorette. Might he similarly crush the hopes and dreams of both Molly Malaney and Melissa Rycroft in The Bachelor season finale?

The previews airing after Monday's episode of The Bachelor and the previous week's show made quite clear that DeAnna is returning - maybe to beg for another shot?

Some fans believe it's just crafty editing and this outcome is unlikely, but we know DeAnna will play a role in the March 2 season-ender. The only question is what.

So who do you think will win The Bachelor? Will it be Melissa Rycroft, Molly Malaney, or DeAnna Pappas in the biggest reality TV shocker in history?

 

Melissa Rycroft of The Bachelor

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Following three spectacular New Zealand dates on The Bachelor, star Jason Mesnick had to narrow the field of three - Jillian, Melissa and Molly - to two.

Right or wrong, Mesnick elected to eliminate Jillian Harris, a 29-year-old interior designer from Canada, who gave ET the inside scoop on the show...

Molly Malaney, Jason Mesnick Wedding

ET: What was your favorite part of this experience?

Jillian Harris: Before I did the show, I was a little bit worried if I would find my Prince Charming. Being there and feeling those sparks again made me realize that I can have that feeling again. I loved the adventure of it. I loved not being in control for once. I loved traveling. The girls were awesome. Obviously, Jason treated me like gold. I loved that I was brave enough to take a leap of faith. What do they say? You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take.

ET: It has to be hard to get to the final three and not win Jason's heart. If asked, would you consider being the next The Bachelorette?

Jillian Harris: Part of me says, "Jill, stop while you are ahead. Now that you have done this and learned a lot about yourself, do it the old-fashioned way." The old-fashioned way hasn't really been working for me, so the other part of me says, "Jill, just go ahead and do it. You are an adventure seeker. Give it a shot and maybe you can find him that way." I think I have to sleep on it - and maybe have a glass of wine.

ET: You mentioned that you felt you were too slow in letting Jason know how you felt about him. Is that what you would do over? Do you think it would really make a difference, or do people make a true connection, so it wouldn't change things?

Jillian Harris: Very good question. Watching the show now, I think, "Jill, you should have opened up more. Why weren't you more flirty like Melissa?" But a) I am not really like that to begin with, and b) it may have been the connection.

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For the record, Rihanna's camp has declined to officially comment on Chris Brown's first public comments since his felony arrest two Sundays ago.

Sources close to her, however, have described the battered singer as being "appalled" by her boyfriend's statement, issued through a spokesman.

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"All of us, including Rihanna, do not understand how he can say he's sorry on the one hand, but still... does not admit any guilt," a Barbados pal of Rihanna tells the Chicago Sun-Times. "He should have expressed more contrition."

After a week of negative press for Chris Brown subsequent to the alleged assault that took place involving Rihanna, Brown released a statement saying he was "sorry and saddened... over what transpired," but did not go into detail.

It has been theorized that a booty call text message triggered an argument between the couple that spiraled out of control and led to a violent altercation. Rihanna also told police that this was not the first time Brown attacked her.

Rihanna and Chris Brown in happier times.

A source close to Rihanna apparently told the newspaper that she is "royally pissed off" at what she calls Brown's "cavalier and arrogant statement."

Both singers have kept a low profile after the incident, which allegedly left Rihanna with horrific injuries. Chris Brown is due in court March 5.

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Although she's kept quiet since first being romantically linked with Ottawa Senators hockey player Mike Fisher last month, Carrie Underwood publicly cheered for her boyfriend when his team took on her hometown Nashville Predators Monday.

Sitting in a private box in Nashville's Sommet Center, Underwood gripped the edge of her seat as he scored an assist and grimaced as Fisher was checked hard.

At one point, Fisher appeared to look up in her direction and the singer smiled back at him. Ah, to be young, in love and dating a professional hockey player.

It wasn't all fun and games, though. The 25-year-old American Idol champ was briefly shown on the scoreboard for the entire arena to see, and after noticing the cameras were on her, she quickly (and hilariously) tried to take cover ...