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HGTV Stars Sued For Fraud Over Show

The Dallas Morning News reports: Chip Gaines’ two former partners in Magnolia Realty claim in a lawsuit filed Thursday that he defrauded them by withholding information when he bought them out for $2,500 each just days before HGTV announced it was picking up the Fixer Upper show. Waco attorneys John L. Lewis and Richard L. Clark are seeking more than …

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One Million Moms Claims Victory Over VH1’s Dating Naked: We Totally Got It Canceled After Three Seasons

Just in via email: Victory! VH1’s program “Dating Naked” has officially been cancelled! 1MM asked VH1 network to cancel this obscene, sex-filled program and followed with an email campaign urging sponsors to pull their support. Praise the Lord, this reality dating show where strangers go on blind dates completely naked, and sometimes sleepover, has been given the boot. The program …

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Survivor Contestant Fired After Outing Castmate

From the Hollywood Reporter: Survivor’s Jeff Varner has lost his job over what the contestant called the “worst decision” of his life. After outing his friend and fellow contestant Zeke Smith as being transgender on Wednesday’s episode of CBS’ Survivor: Game Changers, Varner, 50, was fired from his job as a real estate agent the following day. The North Carolina …

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BRITAIN: Reality Show Strands Cast In Wilderness For Months, Doesn’t Tell Them Show Was Canceled

Whoa. Variety reports: The contestants of a British reality show that marooned them in the wilderness for a year as a social experiment have returned to civilization — only to discover the series was taken off air several months ago and no one bothered to tell them. The Channel 4 program, “Eden,” assembled 23 men and women and dispatched them …

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TRAILER: Fire Island, Six Men, One House

Vulture reports: Warm up the lube, because Logo is gearing up for its latest reality-TV show offering, Fire Island, brought to you by Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’s production company Milojo. The series follows six friends (or, whatever) with active social-media accounts as they summer in the most libidinal place on earth. They’re led by Khasan, a backup dancer who …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Ditches Apprentice Gig: Nobody Wants Anything To Do With It Because Trump

The Washington Post reports: Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Friday that he will not be returning for another season of “Celebrity Apprentice” — and he blamed President Trump for the show’s dwindling ratings. Schwarzenegger informed NBC of his decision Friday and confirmed the news in a statement sent by his representative to The Washington Post: “I loved every second of working with …

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New British Dating Show: Game Of Clones

The Guardian reports: Imagine, for a moment, that you’re allowed to pick the romantic partner of your dreams. Imagine you could log on to a computer and design them from top to bottom. You can choose their gender, their race, their height, their weight, their eye colour and every single proportion you can possibly think of. Your one true soulmate. …

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REPORT: Omarosa Physically Bullied Reporter, Warned That Trump Keeps Negative “Dossier” On Journalists

The Washington Post reports: Conflict and controversy seem to follow Omarosa Manigault, who stirred up plenty of both as a reality-TV star and a longtime associate of President Trump. Manigault, who is now a communications official in the Trump administration, got into a heated argument with a White House reporter just steps from the Oval Office last week, according to …

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Trump: My Ratings Are Bigger Than The Super Bowl

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Friday started off yet another White House meeting referencing television ratings, declaring that “politics has become a much bigger subject than the Super Bowl.” “One of the things that I heard this morning … watching the news was that — amazingly, it’s never happened before — that politics has become a much bigger subject …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Summons Both SCOTUS Finalists To DC For Final Elimination Round And Rose Ceremony

The curtain rises on this episode of SCOTUS Apprentice at 8PM. The New York Times reports: President Trump summoned his top two candidates for the Supreme Court to Washington on Tuesday as he worked to build suspense around a prime-time announcement of his choice to fill a crucial vacancy, a selection certain to touch off a bruising ideological clash that …

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Everything Is Now A Reality Show

Tune in tomorrow night for the final elimination round when our emcee reveals the winner LIVE LIVE LIVE on national television as the runners-up receive consolation robes from gorgeous models!

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Apprentice Contestant Sues Trump For Defamation

Talking Points Memo reports: Former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos announced during a Tuesday press conference with high-profile attorney Gloria Allred that she filed a defamation lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump. “Today I filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump for defamation,” Zervos said, speaking to reporters in Los Angeles. “On Nov. 11, 2016, I called on Mr. Trump to retract his …

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Trump Hires 2004 Apprentice Loser Omarosa

CNBC reports: Omarosa Manigault is getting hired. A memorable contestant in the first season of “The Apprentice,” Manigault is expected to join President-elect Donald Trump’s White House staff, according to two people familiar with the decision. Her job is expected to focus on public engagement. Manigault was one of Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters during the campaign and has been …

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Tom Arnold: “Watergate-Level Journalists” Will Soon Review Trump Saying Every “Dirty Racist Thing Ever”

Raw Story reports: Actor and comedian Tom Arnold revealed details on Monday about why he had not released tapes from The Apprentice which allegedly show Donald Trump “saying every dirty, every offensive, racist thing ever.” On a Seattle radio program earlier this month, Arnold said that he had access to the footage but decided not to release it because he …

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A&E Cancels Ku Klux Klan Reality Show

Salon reports: Following a social media uproar and a name change, A&E announced that it is no longer moving forward with “Escaping the KKK.” In a statement released on Saturday, the cable channel explained that it learned from the documentary series’ third-party producers that certain participants received cash payments, characterized as “nominal,” in order to facilitate access. “While we stand …

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Kanye West Postpones Presidential Run Until 2024 After Meeting With Trump About “Multicultural Issues”

Fox News reports: Kanye West took to Twitter to share details of his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. The rapper set off a media frenzy when he arrived at Trump Tower Tuesday morning after recently spending nine days in the hospital after a reported mental breakdown. “I wanted to meet with Trump today to discuss multicultural issues,” West shared on …

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SECRETARY OF REALITY SHOWS: Kanye West Brings Large Entourage To Meet With Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Bustle reports: Well, this is… weird. On Tuesday morning, Kanye West showed up at Trump Tower to meet with the president-elect. The rapper and fashion designer brought his sizable entourage, although wife Kim Kardashian did not join him. In mid-November, shortly before spending a week in a California hospital to treat what TMZ reported to be exhaustion and psychiatric issues, …

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Kellyanne Conway On Trump’s Keeping The Apprentice Producer Role: So What, Obama Plays Golf [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, on Friday morning defended the President-elect’s decision to stay on as an executive producer of NBC’s “The Apprentice,” comparing the move to President Obama’s time playing golf. “He’s a very transparent guy. Everyone can see what he’s doing and the fact is that he is conferring with all types …

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Trump Narrows Secretary Of State Field To Four In Celebrity Apprentice: White House Elimination Round

The Hill reports: President-elect Donald Trump has narrowed the field of contenders for secretary of State to four candidates, his transition team said today. Spokesman Jason Miller confirmed that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) are still under consideration. Miller would not reveal the names of the other two contenders, but …

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RUSSIA: Wife Of Vladimir Putin’s Spokesman Performs “Holocaust-On-Ice” Dance For Reality Show [VIDEO]

The Times Of Israel reports: The wife of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman performed a Holocaust-themed ice skating show on a popular reality television show Saturday night. Tatiana Navka, a former Olympic figure skating medalist and wife of Putin’s chief spokesman Dmitry Peskov, donned striped concentration camp uniforms complete with yellow stars of David, to compete for top honors on …

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