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The family of the late Michael Jackson is reportedly at odds over whether his three children should star in an upcoming A&E reality show about the famous family.

The buzzed-about program will reportedly include Michael's kids - Prince I, 12, Paris, 11, and Prince II (Blanket), 7, although not everyone's happy about it.

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Count eldest sister Rebbie Jackson, 59, who has refused to be in the series (called The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty, set to air in December) among the detractors.

Rebbie, who has been rumored to be a potential guardian for the three children now and down the line, along with her mother Katherine Jackson, "feels Michael would be rolling in his grave if he knew his kids would be on this show," says a source.

Given that Michael fiercely guarded the children's privacy and raised them with the hope they would lead the normal life he never had, she's probably correct.

The children of Michael Jackson at the star's July 7 memorial service.

While youngest sister Janet Jackson, 43, is on board, mom Katherine, who the kids are currently living with "is just going along with things," a source continues.

Still, one of the creators of the program - which will be either five one-hour episodes or 10 half-hour episodes - says the entire family shines on the series.

"We have 23 cast members with the last name Jackson," executive producer Jodi Gomes said. "They've done a great job opening up about losing a brother."

In addition to coping with the loss of their father, the children have all been the subject of paternity rumors since he passed away. Should they be left alone?

Should Michael Jackson's children be on a reality show?

 

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It's hard to believe that just a few short years ago, before she was a household name, Kim Kardashian was just some rich girl getting tapped by Ray J.

Somehow, their sex tape catapulted Kim to stardom, while the R&B singer and sometime actor / rapper has mostly faded into the background. Mostly.

Ray J is back for another year of his self-titled reality dating show, For the Love of Ray J. Last season, Cocktail won Ray J’s heart. Then they broke up.

But why should that halt Ray's quest girl of his dreams? Just because things didn’t work out with Cocktail doesn’t mean it wasn't a blast for the man.

Come Monday, November 2, 19 classy women will be competing for the love and affections of William Raymond Norwood, Jr., a.k.a. Ray-to-the-J ...

For the Love of Ray J 2 Cast

Like last season, Ray J has nicknamed his potential playthings.

The finest girls from around the country have been summoned to his sex pad mansion in the Hollywood Hills and will be put through challenges, dates and eliminations to discover the ladies that are smart, funny and hot enough to survive the cut.

This is television at its finest. ABC should just sign Ray J as The Bachelor.

Here's a look at some of the aspiring women competing For the Love of Ray J 2. Our money's on Fettucini or Popper. But watch out for Heartbreaker ...

  • Popper
  • Lava
  • Jaguar
  • Heartbreaker
  • Fettucini
  • Caliente
  • Adorable
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This much we know for certain: Bethenny Frankel is getting her own reality show.

When the Real Housewife of New York City exits her current series is another matter entirely.

According to Life & Style, there's already a deal in place that will replace Frankel with fellow socialite Sonja Morgan. While the former will still be around, the latter is rumored to make her first appearance around episode five of the season.

"It was just signed yesterday," an insider told the tabloid. "It's not pretty between Bethenny and the other cast members in the episodes that they've already taped... the show is going to explode this season!"

Rising Reality Star

Frankel, however, insists she isn't going anywhere. She Tweeted this week:

the rumors about me not being on housewives are false. you're stuck with me!!! I repeat:I'm on housewives for season 3!!

As usual, and as Bravo of course wants us to, we'll need to tune in and find out.

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We know. You have no idea who that is. It's okay.

Tinsley Mortimer is a blonde socialite who lives in Manhattan. Someone at the CW must have met her and realized she didn't have a reality show yet.

Cha-ching, they thought.

The network will explore the lives of the young and wealthy in a "docu-soap" series following the socialite, one of "New York's most famous faces."

She's been described as "New York's pre-eminent young socialite" and was rumored to be shooting a reality show when she appeared at a party with cameras in tow.

Wherever Tinsley Mortimer goes, drama is sure to follow. Apparently.

This is Tinsley Mortimer. She's getting her own show.

Mortimer has appeared on the CW before, having made a guest appearance on the second season premiere of Gossip Girl, playing herself of course.

She was also a guest judge on Bravo's Fashion Show this summer.

The CW ordered eight episodes of the Tinsley Mortimer reality show. She recently separated from husband Robert Livingston (Topper) Mortimer, who's also rich.

The celebrity gossip rags in New York are tracking each development there. It's hard to blame them. It's been a really slow couple of weeks in gossip.

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It's official: The Girls Next Door are all back on television.

This comes as little surprise, considering the lack of skills possessed by Bridget Marquardt, Kendra Wilkinson and Holly Madison outside of wearing bathing suits on national TV.

Earlier this week, Madison announced that Planet Holly would start shooting in Las Vegas on October 12. We'll wait for your excitement level to return to normal...

Stuck in a Pickle

This is way too easy. Please insert your own Holly Madison caption based on this photograph.

Of the new program, Madison says:

“There will be elements of The Girls Next Door in my show because there is such a fan following for it. It’s all good-natured and not mean like other reality shows. I’m really excited about the new series because I am also getting a legitimate co-producer credit for all the work I do behind the camera. It’s not a vanity credit. I’m super excited to learn from the best and take on new responsibilities.”

Meanwhile, Holly's former, ancient boyfriend is also coming back to TV. Hugh Hefner, Crystal Harris and company premiere The Girls Next Door 2.0 on E! next month.

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The nation's capital is already its own reality TV show. There's fighting, scandals, controversial fashion choices.

But Bravo will soon be expanding its "Real Housewives" series and its next destination is Washington, D.C. Unfortunately, Sarah Palin is not on the list of rumored series stars.

Instead, the following D.C. socialites are expected to hit the airwaves in the near future, making viewers cringe with their spoiled antics and staged arguing:

  • Mai Abdo (pictured): Mother of two, married to Jim Abdo of Abdo Development.
  • Mary Schmidt Amons: Mother of five; founder of the District Sample Sale.
  • Lynda Erkiletian: President of a modeling agency; wife of Christopher Reiter, owner of furniture/clothing boutique. 
  • Michaela Salahi: Former model and wife of Tareq Salahi, president of America's Polo Cup and owner of Oasis Winery.
  • Lisa Wernick Spies: Married to Republican fundraiser Charlie Spies.

Can Mai Abdo become the next Danielle Staub? Viewers will soon find out.

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Forget Jasmine Fiore for a moment. There was another victim in the Ryan Jenkins murder/suicide rampage:

Reality star Megan Hauserman.

Reality TV Addicted

Due to the fact that one of the contestants on her latest series, Megan Wants a Millionaire, turned out to be a cold-blooded killer, VH1 canceled the dating competition before a winner was crowned.

This left Hauserman without a reality TV vehicle for the first time in ages. But that will soon change for the former Beauty and the Geek, Rock of Love with Bret Michaels, I Love Money and Rock of Love: Charm School contestant. She's getting yet another program.

“VH1 is giving Megan her own reality show,” a source told Radar Online, adding that the network "promised Megan her own show... that’s how they bought her silence.”

Really? We're guessing her silence could have been bought with a free tanning session and a manicure.

The insider said Hauserman won't anchor another dating-themed series because, well, you saw what happened the last time she tried that. Instead, look for some sort of unscripted program that will likely involve very little clothing.

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Ray J has already starred in a reality TV show.

Now, the other men responsible for the fame of Kim Kardashian have landed their own series.

Konfirmed Split?

PR gurus Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck have already shot a pilot for a new show, which is likely to air on cable next year. Kardashian is serving as a producer on the program, which she describes as "the next step in my career."

"I've always wanted to get into producing. After my reality TV show is done, the next step is producing. I definitely see myself in the producing chair," Kim told People.

What is stranger: Kim Kardashian's outfit? Or the thought of her as the producer of anything but sex tapes?

Exhibiting the sort of vocabulary and intelligence expected of a producer, Kardashian added:

"I've definitely seen the ins and outs of reality TV. I definitely love reality TV shows. It's something I'm passionate about... It'll show all the ins-and-outs or PR. It's going to be really fun. It'll show how there's lots of drama and crisis in the PR world."

So, just to reiterate: the series will be within the genre of reality TV and it will depict the lives of people in PR? Is that correct?

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Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian are set to take Miami to new, pathetic, low depths.

Their E! reality show premieres this Sunday night and the better-looking of the two sisters recently talked about it with PR.com. Here are excerpts from the interview:

3 Krazy Kardashians

On Miami: "It has this energy. It's sexy, and everyone there is always on Miami time. People don't work, or they work in the nightlife and they all sleep in and go to the beach every day."

On her and Khloe's pretend exercise routine: "Every morning we would run on the beach and just seeing the ocean every morning, it puts you in such a good mood.  You feel like you're on vacation."

On guys in Florida: "Just like in every city, there are definitely normal nice cool guys, and there's definitely the cheesy Miami guy and what you envision. The stereotype definitely doesn't come from nowhere."

** REMEMBER: A Hollywood Gossip staff member went undercover and will actually be included on an episode of Khloe and Kourtney Take Miami. It's the only reason to tune in to this garbage.

Okay, there's one more reason (below, right)...

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So much for her own reality show.

Following rumors that she had signed a deal to star in a series titled Skinny and the City, only to then be threatened with a lawsuit for copyright infringement, Bethenny Frankel is going back to the show that made her (unfortunately) famous.

She'll be a cast member on season three of The Real Housewives of New York City.

“I’m definitely going to do the Housewives this season,” Frankel told People over the weekend. “It’s been great... I love it. I understand we start filming [season 3] in September.”

Book Shill

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Frankel pretty much shot down talk of a spin-off series, choosing instead to shill for her SkinnyGirl Margarita beverage.

“The drink has 96 calories per serving, so it’s less calories than wine," she said. "The tequila already comes in the bottle and it costs $12.99. It’s being sold in restaurants as well as liquor stores."

As for her supposed engagement to Jason Hoppy? It looks like sources can make things up in order to garner publicity for their clients be wrong.

“You don’t see any ring,” Bethenny said.

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