Samantha Swetra is a new star on The City. Little is known about her right now other than that she is cute, and a New York City party...

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Paz de la Huerta was involved in an altercation with Samantha Swetra Sunday night.

The Boardwalk Empire actress and The City star attended a party at The Standard Hotel, with sources telling TMZ the former started to hit on the latter's date. When Swetra remarked on how drunk de la Huerta appeared to be, she responded by throwing a drink and a fist into Samantha's face.

Paz de la Huerta Picture

Insiders say shards of the glass became lodged in Swetra's leg, while Lindsay Lohan - yes, she was actually around for the incident - assisted Samantha and Paz was escorted out by security.

The actress was arrested last night. Swetra filed a police report this morning, but no charges have been filed yet.

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On The City this week, Whitney went on a blind date, Roxy's expectations of her new guy are not met, and Olivia impresses at a Brooklyn Decker photo shoot.

Below, The Hollywood Gossip staff breaks down the events on last night's episode of The Hills spinoff, awarding and deducting points as we deem appropriate ...

A Brooklyn Decker Bikini Photo

Roxy Olin imparts sage advice: Never leave food on the counter. Plus 1.

Whitney Port is going on a "full-on blind date." How can it truly be a blind date if he has to sign a waiver beforehand? She knows exactly who it is. Minus 2.

Blind date Patrick on his job description: "Basically I convince people to buy expensive clothes." Plus 4 for honesty, but Minus 2 for lame fashion acronyms.

Roxy and Zac seem like they could be a cute couple. For now. Plus 3.

Patrick encourages Whitney to "join forces" on the bill. We were getting a douche vibe, and this confirmed it. Why not just ask MTV to cover it, Pat? Minus 6.

Olivia Palermo and Erin Kaplan's task for this week involves Brooklyn Decker pictures in Elle. Plus 5, because Brooklyn rules, and so does her husband A-Rodd.

Roxy to Whitney: "You have to come. I need you as my wing man." Poor Whitney. Always a wing man, never the It Girl. Not even on her own show. Minus 3.

Erin goes off on Olivia to Joe Zee about Olivia "expecting her hand to be held." It's almost as if she's calling out the network for giving Olivia the job. Plus 5.

Zac, despite being billed as "Roxy's date," rolls up in the club with a pack of hot girls. Kind of a d!ck move, but Minus 2 for Roxy unjustly berating him for it.

Plus 1 for the blatant Cobra Starship plug. 21st Century payola? Plus 2 more for the guy defending Olivia as "a babe" when Erin complains about her.

Roxy and Whitney annoyingly go on and on and on about their boring boy problems, but like last week, Kelly Cutrone berates their "quilting circle," so Even.

Man, Erin is gonna straight up murder Olivia soon. You can practically see the steam spilling out of her ears. Plus 2, because at least it'll be televised.

TOTAL: +8. SEASON TOTAL: +7. Annoying at times, but at least Kelly calls out Roxy and Whitney, and we can't wait to watch Erin absolutely snap.

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On The City this week, Roxy Olin and Whitney Port went on a work trip to Miami, while Olivia and Erin traveled there as well for Elle. What an amazing coincidence!

Below, The Hollywood Gossip staff members break down events on the new episode of The Hills spinoff, awarding and deducting points as we deem appropriate ...

A Port and a Pal

Plus 9 out of the gate for Kelly Cutrone b!tch slapping (figuratively) Roxy Olin in a meeting. "Why are you talking?!" HA. Kelly's the most real person on the show.

First obvious music tie-in of the night: "Fashion" by Lady Gaga. Poor. Minus 2.

Whitney seems (at least mostly) focused on work, while Roxy just wants to par-tay. Only Plus 2, though, because there's no way Roxy should even have a job.

Whit's pal Nick meets her out, only to leave with Roxy while Whitney's in the bathroom. Minus 3, because that's typical Roxy, and for the sad look on WP's face.

Erin, as usual, is looking to catch Olivia f*%king up. Plus 2, because so are we.

We thought it was a joke, but MTV just advertised a new show called Jersey Shore. The voiceover: "MTV is taking you inside a shore house like you've never seen, full of the hottest, tannest, craziest Guidos." Yes, Guidos. Ones who "keep their hair high, their muscles juiced, and their fists pumping." LOL. Plus 12.

Back to the program. Whitney and Roxy argue about last night unprofessionally at Mara Hoffman's show. Minus 7 (slightly redeemed by Kelly's profane tirade at them).

Whitney Port holds her own with the fashion designers at least. We think. Plus 5.

No Freddie Fackelmayer this week, it appears. Mixed feelings on that topic. Even.

Brooklyn Decker hosted an after-party they went to? They should have made the entire episode out of that. Minus 3 because of the generic filler chosen to air instead.

Back in NYC, Kelly berates Roxy and Whitney: 1. For their lack of professionalism; 2. For Roxy's comment that she isn't nice enough; 3. For their high room service bill: "You owe me $100. Next time go to Taco Bell." BURN! Plus 8.

Olivia on working as a team with Erin: "I... I... I'd really much like that." Minus 7 for being a terrible liar. Who can't even pretend to take the high road for once?

TOTAL: +16. SEASON TOTAL: +9. The best episode so far pulls The City into positive territory for the first time this season. Seriously, someone had to call Roxy out, and at least the Erin-Olivia feud seems to be building toward an epic meltdown.

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This week on The City, the gang headed to the Hamptons for some fun in the sun. Unfortunately, Freddie Fackelmayer was there, but that create some good drama.

Below, The Hollywood Gossip staff breaks down all the events of the latest episode of The Hills spinoff, awarding and deducting points as many points we see fit ...

Gorgeous Whitney Port

Whitney Port and Roxy Olin stripping down to bikinis in the middle of Central Park, acting like there's no one around? Really? Eh, we'll buy it, and like it! Plus 4.

Safe to say Freddie Fackelmeyer didn't become less of a tool since last week's episode. Minus 2 for his hilariously fake tennis banter and attempt to look casual.

Erin Kaplan and Olivia Palermo are doing a feature on bloggers. Sure, they're fashion-oriented, not celebrity gossip-oriented, but nice industry shout-out! Plus 3.

Whitney, Roxy and Samantha Swetra roll to the Hamptons as "Good Girls Go Bad" plays. They talk about ... good girls going bad. Plus 3 for the Cobra Starship and Leighton Meester song, but Minus 3 for obviousness, so Even.

Olivia interviews some celebrity fashion bloggers and - here's a shocker - Erin doesn't think she does a good enough job. Seriously, the same plot every week? Minus 5.

Freddie Fackelmayer gets jealous when his 19-year-old brother Harry kind of flirts with Whitney. Lame, but we'll buy it, because Harry is much better looking. Plus 2.

Harry "lets it slip" (i.e. rats out) that Freddie has a girlfriend! Gasp, is it true? WTF! It's like The Bachelorette: Manhattan Blue-Blood Yuppie Family Edition. Minus 4.

Wow, Eric Zee finally lays the smackdown on Olivia! Plus 8.

Whitney: "Harry told me you have a girlfriend." Freddie: [pause] "But ... I don't know." Compelling response, you douche. Minus 3, but Plus 6 for Roxy chiming in, almost as an aside, that Harry was cock-blocking his older bro.

Another eye-rolling music tie-in: Beyonce's "Ego." Minus 1.

TOTAL: +8. SEASON TOTAL: -7. The City has picked up its game in recent weeks. We hate to admit it, but sometimes you need a complete putz like F-squared to stir up trouble. Sorta like The Bachelorette and Wes Hayden.

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This week on The City, Whitney Port went on another date with Freddie Fackelmayer, while Jay Lyon also wanted to know the status of their relationship.

Below, THG staff members pick apart the latest episode of the Whitney-centric Hills spinoff, awarding and deducting points as we see fit throughout ...

Whitney Port, Lauren Conrad Photo

In the opening moments, we learn that Whit basically booty-called Jay Lyon while he was back in town, then quit him for good. Hence the title. Plus 8.

Kelly says how she started her own company to promote things she believes in. Wow, now our interns are even less motivated to write this. Minus 2.

Olivia Palermo actually interacts with Roxy and Whitney this week! Amazing. It's almost as if she has a reason for being on the show. Almost. Plus 4.

Freddie Fackelmayer invites his father, Fridolin, out to dinner with Whitney. Minus 2 for Fred's faux pas, and Minus 1 more because Fridolin was so awk.

It takes Roxy Olin 12 seconds to realize Olivia is bad at her job and painful in general. She's perceptive, but Minus 1 because we still had to tolerate Olivia.

This is off-topic, but Roxy was on Brothers & Sisters this week and wasn't terrible. The fact that her parents are both on that show helps, but still, Plus 5.

Could MTV have set Whitney up with a lamer guy? Dude fake tans, bleaches his teeth, spends way too lonf on his hair and is not even interesting! Minus 10.

Samantha Swetra and Whitney debate if a dude can be a socialite. We don't know the answer, but if so, Whitney's fake boyfriend is so the epitome. Plus 2.

How long until Erin Kaplan goes postal on Olivia? Plus only 2, because they're dragging it out and she's too passive-aggressive, not aggressive-aggressive.

We never thought we'd say it, but we missed Jay Lyon. He's not without fault, but at least the guy has personality. Too bad this was just a cameo. Minus 3.

TOTAL: +2. SEASON TOTAL: -15. Scores were boosted by Olivia's integration into the rest of the show and the remergence of Jay and romantic tension.

It's got a long way to go, but positive steps, City. Positive steps.

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Last night on The City, Whitney Port decided it was time she started dating again. MTV apparently agreed and dug up some guy named Freddie Fackelmayer.

Below, our staffers review the latest episode of The Hills spinoff and quote-unquote workplace drama, awarding and deducting as many points as we see fit ...

Whitney and Samantha Swetra compare designer shoes to boroughs of New York City. Even Gossip Girl wouldn't try to fabricate those stereotypes, but Plus 4.

At Elle, Joe Zee totally loves Olivia Palermo. Erin Kaplan totally doesn't! This not only feels contrived, we've been over it about 375 times by now. Minus 5.

Roxy Olin hangs out with a guy named Zac and expresses that she's jealous of Whitney and her life. Refreshing honesty, and use of a bra as a top. Plus 3.

Whitney decides she's going to date again. Enter Harry Fackelmayer, Sam's cute friend, who totally has a hot older brother! What are the odds? Minus 2.

Whitney agrees to meet up with Freddie Fackelmeyer at a barbecue. One that happens to be held at the apartment of Adam Senn and Whit's ex, Jay Lyon (who's out of town). How downright Kristin Cavallari of Whitney Port to show. Plus 7.

Kelly Cutrone tells Whitney to pee on the wall of the apartment to mark her territory. Plus 5, because that's funny stuff to hear from your boss, although we would have preferred if she instructed Whitney to top shelf the bathroom.

Adam Senn is a moron, but no longer really on the show, so just Minus 1.

Speaking of people who need to get kicked off the show, when will MTV pull the plug on Olivia Palermo? She has no redeeming qualities, her life is boring and has nothing to do with Whitney. Break out the pink slip already! Minus 24.

Putting aside the fact that his name is Freddie Fackelmayer, this Freddie Fackelmayer seems like a fairly large douche. La dee freakin' da, he works on Wall Street, wears preppy clothes and talks about surfing. Are we supposed to care? Minus 17.

Throw in another Minus 10 for the fake tan. In the Northeast.

But Plus 16 because we heard that they broke up before we even knew they dated, which is both hilarious and slightly comforting. Whit is redeemed. A little.

TOTAL: -24. SEASON TOTAL: -17. This week's scores are skewed by the sleep-inducing awfulness that is Olivia, but still, mediocre overall. Step up, City!

Whitney Port Cleavage Photo

Whitney Port and Freddie Fackelmeyer. Yes, that's really him.

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Last night on The City, Whitney again took Roxy's advice and tried to further her fashion aspirations, while Olivia butted heads with Erin yet again at Elle.

Below, our staffers review the latest episode of the new "workplace drama" (slash The Hills spinoff), awarding and deducting as many points as we see fit ...

Whitney and Lauren: VH1 Divas

Whitney Port has by far the best pronunciation of any celebrity. Girl paid attention in school. We even love how she says "Previously. On. The. City." Plus 2.

This isn't really relevant, but Spencer Pratt seemed pretty certain on Twitter that Whitney had plastic surgery in high school. Say it aint' so, Whit! Minus 1.

Roxy Olin on Whitney's designs: "I would definitely wear like half of those sketches. I'm very impressed." Plus 1 for that obviously backhanded compliment.

Surprise, surprise, Olivia Palermo looks bored and passive-aggressively feuds with Elle PR boss Erin Kaplan for the third consecutive week. Zzzz. Minus 3.

Kelly Cutrone rules. Plus 4. She doesn't beat around the bush at all when criticism is needed, but also tells Whitney Port she'll always be her "loyal bitch."

At the Roberta Freyman Showroom, and Rachel Roy's offices, Olivia attempts to show that she can hack it in this business. Can she? Still unclear to us, but apparently yes, according to her boss. Plus 2 for how much Erin hates it.

Minus 1 for Samantha Swetra trying to rip off that cute Lauren Conrad hairstyle!

Roxy is the Stephanie Pratt of The City. Useless, and just kinda there. Minus 3.

The Bergdorf Goodman buyer Whit meets with is named Sunni. Yes, Sunny, only spelled wrong. Minus 1. But Plus 2 for giving it to Whitney straight and kind of blowing her off. You can't expect to be a famous designer overnight!

Kelly on Whitney's visit to Sunni, which was Roxy's idea: "Yeah. It's always a good move to take advice from a girl from California who's been in New York all of two weeks and knows [bleep]." Burn! So sarcastic. So true. Plus 5.

Whitney Port as a celebrity fashion designer is something we can actually kind of buy. She seems invested in her career and at least semi-legit. We're only giving it a Plus 3, though, because that doesn't always make it fun to watch.

TOTAL: +10. SEASON TOTAL: +7. Not necessarily the most compelling half hour, but refreshingly light on the staged confrontations and BS this week.

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Last night on The City, Whitney Port's pal Roxy Olin made quite a splash during one of her first days on the job, while Olivia Palermo struggled yet again at Elle.

Below, our staff reviews the latest episode of the new "workplace drama" (and The Hills spinoff), awarding and deducting points as we see deem appropriate ...

City Pair

Roxy Olin: "I feel like I can get Kelly in, like, a second. I am, like, so serious about work." No. If you have to say that, girlfriend, it ain't true. Minus 7.

Kelly Cutrone drives a Ford so she doesn't get carjacked in NYC. Plus 4.

Meanwhile, over at Elle, Erin Kaplan assigns Olivia Palermo to buy some fake handbags off the street for an upcoming segment they're doing. The mere thought of this has gotta hurt for a silver-spoon fed rich girl like Olivia. Plus 3.

Their little sting not only involves a girl who's a quasi-famous socialite and on a reality TV show, but involves an MTV crew filming it. Real discreet. Minus 5.

In the end, Olivia can't even do this right. Work is, like, so hard compared to what she normally does. Which is, like, go to fancy parties and stuff. Minus 2.

Holy hell, that is one skinny model at the photo shoot. We're talking like Mischa Barton style. Minus 3. Way to promote a healthy body image, gang.

Roxy's big idea is for the model to get topless. A model for jeans. This is treated as if it were a revolutionary concept. Has no one seen a Calvin Klein ad before? All of their models are topless! Not that we're complaining. Even.

Plus 5 for Whitney warning Roxy that Kelly would be pissed if she didn't ask her before pitching this idea, and for being right. Always trust sage Whitney.

Poor Whitney Port worries that she's seen as the little girl that people walk all over. Don't be silly, Whit. You're the tall girl people walk all over. Minus 2.

The shady bag dealer is wearing a Konvict Muzik jacket. Akon would be proud. Plus 5.

TOTAL: -2. SEASON TOTAL: -3. Try it they might to make all this interesting, The City sort of falls short on execution. A lot more could have been done with Olivia's handbag drama, and there was far too little Whitney in general.

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Last night on the season premiere of The City, Whitney Port was greeted by old friend Roxy Olin, who she tried to help find a job at People's Revolution. Meanwhile, at Elle, Olivia Palermo clashed big-time with new boss Erin Kaplan.

Below, our staff reviews the first episode of the new iteration of MTV's Whitney-centric Hills spinoff, awarding and deducting points as we deem appropriate ...

Whitney Port, Jay Lyon Photo

In the opening intro, Whitney reflects that nothing is the same as when she first moved to New York. In other words, MTV revamped the whole thing. Minus 2.

Roxy Olin makes her grand entrance two seconds in. Peeps are sure to mention her first and last names whenever they reference her. Solid marketing. Plus 3.

Whitney lives in the West Village now. Even, since both that area and Gramercy Park are quite trendy. Just pointing out that EVERYTHING is SO different now.

Olivia Palermo was apparently retained, and got a job at Elle magazine. Erin Kaplan is introduced as her boss. She's a tough cookie! Must. Create. Conflict. Minus 1.

Erin and her boss discuss how they're going to "break" Olivia and knock this "social" off her high horse. We're holding out hope for full-on hazing. Plus 6.

Whitney and Roxy meet for lunch and talk about how great it is to be single. Roxy reminds us a little of Stephanie Pratt. That's not a compliment. Minus 8.

Roxy may have been onto something when she bashed Whitney's fashion sense. Whit's outfit on the roof is heinous. Plus 1 in any case, though, because she's just so cute talking about how she doesn't want to annoy the neighbors.

"Do your job," Olivia instructs Erin, having been at Elle herself for like a day. Minus 3 for her pompousness, and Minus 2 more for The City casting another Erin right after Whitney's friend Erin Lucas got axed for being dull. Confusing!

Kelly tells Whitney Port that she hopes her friends are worth it and treat her as nicely as she treats them. Words to live by from sage Mrs. Cutrone. Plus 7.

Five guys and 30 girls at Roxy's party ... What's the opposite of a sausage-fest? Plus 3 for the girl who complained about this, but Minus 5 for the neighbor who called the cops on a pretty tame gathering. How lame is Whitney's building?

TOTAL: -1. Not the worst we've ever seen by far, but The City 2.0 still needs to step it up and decide what the heck it is before it becomes a must-see.

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Whitney Port was spotted out in New York City yesterday grabbing Starbucks with two pals, one or both of whom may be new cast members on The City.

Roxy, pictured below on the right, is part of the Big Apple party girl duo, Roxy and Samantha, who were allegedly recruited to spice up the “boring” show.

“They are out of control,” a source told the New York Post of Samantha and Roxy.

“MTV brought in the party girls because the first season was so boring.”

Here's Whitney Port with her new City pals ...

Can Roxy and Samantha bring new excitement to The City?

According to sources, Whitney’s other co-star, socialite Olivia Palermo, just didn’t bring enough drama to the reality show, due to her new gig at Elle.

Having an actual job apparently requires her to behave, leaving little room for drunken screaming matches, panty flashing, stumbling out of clubs, etc.

Here's another look at Roxy and Samantha with Whitney Port (making some of her signature facial expressions, obviously) in the images below:

Whitney Port with her new gal pals ... who she may or may not have just met and MTV may or may not have contractually forced her to start hanging out with.

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