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Fox Guest Sorry For Suggestion To Starve The Poor

TV Line reports: Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer is doing a renovation on his reputation after a controversial Fox News interview where he compared unemployed bar and restaurant workers to “hungry dogs.” Taffer apologized on Friday after video of his interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham went viral. In the interview, Taffer and Ingraham blamed COVID-era unemployment benefits for staffing …

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“Housewives” Star To Face Court In Alleged Tele-Scam

Law & Crime reports: “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jennifer Shah cannot dismiss an indictment accusing her of conspiring to defraud elderly and vulnerable people out of millions in a nationwide telemarketing scheme, a federal judge ruled. On March 30, authorities arrested Shah (and her “first assistant” and accused co-conspirator Stuart Smith) in Utah. Smith is not one …

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Jenner Ditches Campaign For Australian Reality Show

Australia’s The Advertiser reports: Getting into Australia is near on impossible at the moment. Except, it seems, if you are Hollywood royalty. There are reports that reality star Caitlyn Jenner has taken up one of a severely limited number of airline seats so she can take part in Channel 7 series Celebrity Big Brother. A group representing Australians stranded abroad …

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Gay Bachelor Star Regrets Not Coming Out Sooner: I Had The Chance In 2014 When Michael Sam Came Out

Variety reports: The future star of “The Bachelor” had been hiding his sexuality — from his family, his friends and himself — for his entire life. Underwood knew, at the age of six, that he was different; by his early teenage years, he knew he was attracted to men. But growing up in a religious and conservative small town, especially …

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Gay Bachelor Star: I Was Blackmailed Over “Spa” Visit

Variety reports: Colton Underwood takes a deep breath, as he tells this story for the first time. According to him, last year, while living in Los Angeles, he secretly visited a spa known for catering to gay clientele. Shortly thereafter, he received an anonymous email, which has been reviewed by Variety, from someone claiming to have taken his nude photos …

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“Christian Virgin” Former Bachelor Star Comes Out

Page Six reports: Colton Underwood is gay. The former “Bachelor” came out to Robin Roberts in a “Good Morning America” interview that aired Wednesday morning. “I’ve ran from myself for a long time,” the 29-year-old said in the pre-taped interview. “I’ve hated myself for a long time. I came to terms with that earlier this year and have been processing …

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Fox Host: Michelle Obama Helped Feminize The Military

Media Matters has the transcript: RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (HOST): Critical race theory and gender ideology have infected nearly every institution in America. The last vestige of the pro-American meritocracy still standing was the U.S. military. From the progressive perspective, the military was too masculine, had way too many Republicans, and a dangerous knack of turning minorities into patriotic, self-reliant conservatives. This …

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Real Housewives Star Faces 30 Years For Tele-Scam

Page Six reports: Embattled “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” cast member Jen Shah was arrested by the feds Tuesday morning for allegedly ripping off hundreds of victims in a telemarketing scam. Shah, 47, and her assistant Stuart Smith, 43, are expected to appear before US District Judge Dustin Pead on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy …

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Wife Of Failed Presidential Candidate Files For Divorce

The New York Post reports: Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from Kanye West after seven years of marriage, Page Six can confirm. Kardashian’s well-known divorce lawyer Laura Wasser filed the papers on Friday. The couple had already been in the process of dealing with property settlements, and while West was photographed this week still wearing his wedding band, separate …

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“Tiger King” Joe Exotic Thinks His Pardon Is Coming

Law & Crime reports: Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Tiger King star Joe Exotic, is hoping to join the ranks of Paul Manafort and Roger Stone by landing himself a presidential pardon before Donald Trump leaves office next month. To that end, the self-described “gay, gun-toting redneck” and former Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate has dropped his lawsuit against the DOJ, telling …

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REPORT: Trump Mulling Relaunch Of “The Apprentice”

The Daily Beast reports: As he begins his final weeks in office, amid a winter surge in coronavirus deaths, President Donald Trump has mentioned to confidants that he’s thinking about resurrecting The Apprentice or The Celebrity Apprentice reality TV show, two people with direct knowledge of the situation, and another person close to the president, tell The Daily Beast. Among …

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Joe Exotic Claims Sexual Assault In WH Pardon Plea

TMZ reports: Joe Exotic has submitted a 257-page case to Donald Trump — arguing various reasons why he should be pardoned from his 22-year murder-for-hire sentence — claiming he was sexually assaulted behind bars. Joe included a letter he sent to Donald Trump Jr. in his documents, in which he claims, “I have been sexually assaulted by jail staff, beat …

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Trump Denies Talks Of Post-Presidency Reality Show

The Hill reports: President Trump in an early morning tweet on Saturday dismissed a report that he and “Apprentice” creator Mark Burnett are discussing another show. The Daily Beast reported on Thursday that Trump and Burnett were discussing their next show. The news outlet, citing three unidentified sources, reported that Trump and Burnett have kept in contact since the former …

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Apprentice Creator Plots Christian Streaming Service

The Christian Post reports: Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are planning to launch a subscription-based streaming service for faith-based viewers as part of MGM’s LightWorkers entertainment. “They are looking to expand and provide direct to consumer content for a very large and underserved segment of the population,” a representative for Downey told The Christian Post. Since its inception in 2016, …

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Trump Has Had Talks For Post-Presidency Reality Show

The Daily Beast reports: According to three people with knowledge of the situation and another source close to Trump, Apprentice creator Mark Burnett and the president have sporadically kept in touch, mostly over the phone, since Trump won the election. The pair remain friends, these sources say, and have discussed reviving their creative partnership, pitching each other details on potential …

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HUD Official Who Appeared At Cohen Hearing Says She Has Trump’s OK To Star In New Reality Show [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Lynne Patton, a longtime Trump family associate who made a controversial appearance at last week’s House hearing with Michael Cohen, says she has the President’s blessing to follow in his footsteps as a reality TV star, even as she serves as a high-ranking federal housing official. Patton’s appearance on a still-developing show about black Republicans would come during …

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The Mooch Didn’t Last One Moochspan On Big Brother

US Weekly reports: The Mooch is out. Anthony Scaramucci’s time in the Celebrity Big Brother house was officially shorter than his stint in the White House. The former White House communications director, who was fired by President Donald Trump after 11 days in July 2017, traveled to Davos, Switzerland, for a business conference on Wednesday, January 23, according to The …

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The Mooch Joins Cast Of Celebrity Big Brother

Entertainment Weekly reports: Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci will be among 12 new contestants competing on season 2 of Big Brother: Celebrity Edition when the reality show hosted by Julie Chen Moonves premieres Monday, Jan. 21 on CBS. Scaramucci lasted only six days as President Donald Trump’s White House Communications Director in July of 2017 after going on …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Wins Reality-Competition Emmy

Entertainment Weekly reports: RuPaul’s Drag Race finally topped the competition, snatching the Emmy for Outstanding Reality-Competition Series — marking the fourth show ever to win the category since the prize was introduced in 2003. Previous winners include The Amazing Race (10), The Voice (4) and Top Chef (1). The VH1 series beat out The Amazing Race, American Ninja Warrior, Project …

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Stormy Daniels Drops Out Of Celebrity Big Brother

NBC News reports: Adult film star Stormy Daniels pulled out of the British edition of “Celebrity Big Brother” on Thursday night, but there were conflicting explanations for her last-minute withdrawal. The 39-year-old, who claims she had an affair with Trump more than a decade ago and is suing the president, did not appear as planned on the reality show’s season …

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