Even before Larissa exposed Colt's cheating this week, this couple was in the running for this season's most dramatic and most controversial couple.
This sneak peek of Sunday's new episode shows exactly why.
Colt responds to Larissa's complaint about his wandering eye by telling her that maybe she's just "bats--t crazy."
On last week's episode of 90 Day Fiance, Larissa got into a huge argument with Colt's cousin over her motivations for marrying him.
Now, the two are going out to dinner with a couple of Colt's friend, but it looks like a tense outing.
Larissa is pissed with Colt.
"Colt doesn't compliment me," Larissa laments to the camera. "A real man shouldn't act like this."
"It's ridiculous," Larissa declares.
What seems to get under her skin isn't just that Colt doesn't compliment her even though she put hours into her appearance.
Even when she brings it up, he instead gets defensive instead of just apologizing and assuring her that she's beautiful.
Colt's friends don't seem quite sure what to make of her, referring to Larissa as a "fiery spark."
Meanwhile, Colt pulls his usual shtick -- which was rubbing people the wrong way long before their current mess spilled over onto social media.
Larissa gets upset, and Colt adopts a painfully patronizing tone in an effort to convince the viewers at home that he's so reasonable, so rational.
In a voice intended to convey that he has the patience of mountains and the intellect of every great philosopher, Colt speaks to the camera.
"I can't believe that Larissa is so angry at me," he says, sounding astonished.
This has happened before, and she is often upset over this particular issue.
Doing his best to fill his voice with weariness, Colt says: "I don't understand."
Larissa spins a theory about why Colt doesn't seem to have the energy to say something nice to her when she gets all dolled up.
"You don't give me compliments," she guesses. "Because you talk to other woman."
These words, given this week's scandal, were oddly prophetic.
"You give her attention," Larissa accuses.
It can be difficult to hear a loved one compliment others but not you.
Colt explains that, somehow, a long day at work leaves him too emotionally drained to give her compliments or think about doing so.
He then suggests that their relationship problems are Larissa's fault.
"Have you ever thought that maybe it's you?" Colt asks confrontationally.
Colt then accuses: "You're bats--t crazy."
That is not a nice way to speak to ... absolutely anyone, let alone one's fiancee.
And there may be something more sinistar at work.
There exists a term: gaslighting, which is making someone believe that they're crazy, usually so that they'll believe only you will love them.
While the word has been overused in recent years, what Colt is doing in this video is giving off majorly bad vibes.
Compliment your fiancee. Compliment your girlfriend. Compliment your friends.
(If this doesn't come naturally to you, pick one thing that was a choice -- from hairstyle to leggings to shoes, etc, to say something nice about every day)
Earlier episodes made Larissa seem like she was overreacting to Colt complimenting strange women.
With the revelation that he's e cheater who allegedly DMs women about Larissa being nuts for sympathy ... maybe Larissa was the only one saying things clearly.
Just because someone gets emotional and flustered doesn't mean that they're wrong about everything.
Wednesday's episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey was all about Danielle Staub's bachelorette party, and while there were no tables being flipped, there was a lot of drama.
Now, you may be wondering why Danielle is having a bachelorette party, especially when we know that her marriage has already fizzled out.
But thanks to the power of reality TV, we're getting to watch this trainwreck play out, and let's just say we're loving every minute of it.
Danielle wanted the best bachelorette party ever and even expected the likes of Margaret Josephs, Teresa Giudice, and Melissa Gorga to plan the whole bash out.
You may be scratching your head wondering why Margaret would take anything do with the event because Danielle has been treating her like something you would scrape off your shoe, but here we are.
"It needs to be perfect," Danielle started with her list of diva-like demands.
"I want only dairy- and gluten-free options. And the environment needs to be an expensive environment, but I also want really nice gifts."
We're surprised she didn't ask for a horse and carriage. Then again, the producers were probably scared Teresa got mad and flipped the carriage with Danielle in it.
We kid, mostly.
Margaret then made a rookie mistake by reminding Danielle of that time she had her registry at Hermes and Versace.
Over to you, Danielle!
"It's just time to kick it into high f--king gear, that's all. You guys need to be texting me in the morning saying, 'Countdown!' That wouldn't suck. It's about being here for me."
Melissa even likened herself, Teresa and Margaret to "bridesmaids/servants" and even that wasn't enough to dial Danielle's demands.
What she did next was raise holy hell by praising Melissa and Teresa for always being there when she needed them.
"My expectations were for you to check in and make sure that I'm doing okay," Danielle said, clearly dragging Magaret right through the mud. "I'm getting married."
"It was a really lonely day when I had my fitting and my alterations," Danielle said, but Margaret was having absolutely none of it.
"We went to get your dress with you!" she barked back.
"Oh, no, I got a different gown altogether," Danielle complained as she geared up for a shouting match.
"WHY NOT CALL ME? WHY NOT BREAK THE SILENCE AND CALL THE BRIDE?"
"I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW YOU WENT FOR YOUR F--KING ALTERATIONS!" Margaret shouted back at her former friend.
"I want people to pay attention to me!" Danielle complained. "When do I get to feel like the bride, instead of feeling like I'm attacked and gnawed at like a dog with a f--king bone?!"
Oh yeah, Danielle wants the whole show to be about her. Did she forget that she's only billed as a friend of the housewives?
"The way you just spoke to me is disgusting," said Margaret as she got ready for round forty-six.
But Danielle was not ready to back down.
"So I shouldn't register as a bride?"
That's when Margaret flipped the hell out, but thankfully no tables were harmed.
"NO, YOU SHOULDN'T! YOU KNOW WHAT YOU SHOULD F--KING DO? YOU SHOULD SAY, 'NO GIFTS. IN LIEU OF GIFTS, DONATE TO CHARITY.' BECAUSE YOU HAVE A F--KING HOUSE FULL OF SHIT AND IT'S YOUR SECOND WEDDING. YOU'RE A F--KING BRIDEZILLA, AND YOU'RE BEING AN ASSHOLE."
That was enough to stop Danielle's power trip, and she apologized to Margaret. Seriously though, what the eff is Danielle all about?
The party went relatively well, but Melissa worried that her friend was gearing up for marriage for all the wrong reasons.
"How are you feeling about everything?" she said to Danielle.
"I'm a little nervous because it's not even here in Jersey," Danielle responded. "We're going someplace. What if my gowns don't make it? What if people don't make it?"
Danielle got the wrong end of the stick, and Melissa confirmed what she meant.
"Just like any other relationship, there's peaks and valleys," Danielle replied. "And when you come together at our age, there's gonna be a lot of peaks and valleys."
Yeah, it certainly seems like there was trouble before the couple even got married.
What are your thoughts on all of this?
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On Teen Mom OG this week...
... Bristol Palin and Dakota Meyer went at it once again, arguing over their relationship and its affect on their kids.
... Catelynn and Tyler Baltierra inched closer to their unusual and controversial trial separation.
... Amber Portwood snapped at Andrew Glennon, just like old times.
... Cheyenne Floyd and Cory Wharton stirred up even more drama as they grapple with their romantic future.
... Oh, and Maci Bookout and Taylor McKinney were totally fine and normal.
Ready for a recap of the dramatic events? Scroll down and let's do this!
1. The Ballad of Bristol and Dakota
2. Can We Just Move On, Please?
3. Not Like This, We Can't
4. dakota v. bristol
5. How Was I Ever Married to Her?!?
6. Poor Catelynn
Adam Levine found himself in the hot seat on Monday night.
The longtime coach on The Voice felt the ire of the internet last week when he urged viewers to vote to save Reagan Strange, despite her not being well enough to perform in the sing-off.
In the process, he threw his other act, DeAndre Nico, under the bus, and everyone seemed mad at him.
Last week “was a strange week, but it’s over now,” Adam said to Reagan. “DeAndre’s my boy. I love him. We talked. It’s all good.”
Viewers later got to witness a video call between DeAndre and Reagan later in the night; the former had nothing but praise for his 14-year-old former teammate.
“Do your best, man,” DeAndre said, “and stay positive.”
It's classy for DeAndre to throw some support Reagan's way, especially when you consider the backlash to this whole thing that could have been avoided.
If you thought Adam was ready to say anything else about it, you were wrong. Carson Daly seemingly decided against asking him much about the performers.
As for Reagan Strange's big performance? It was meh.
The youngster went with Calum Scott's "You Are the Reason," and while the youngster has proven to have a solid voice, this was not the best song for her.
It was just all over the place, and her nerves were also to blame. By this stage of the game, you should be acclimated with performing live.
It makes sense that viewers wanted Reagan gone for that reason, but it remains to be seen whether Tuesday will be her big goodbye.
The best performance of the night was Kennedy Holmes and her rendition of "This Is Me."
She pulled out all the stops to ensure this Greatest Showman song was performed perfectly. She even put her own spin on it, to boot.
Whether viewers will vote for her is another story because, well, the viewer vote is never a sign of quality.
As for the worst performance of the night?
That honor goes to Sarah Grace who went with "Sign of the Times" by Harry Styles.
There wasn't anything remotely likable about this number. From shaky vocals to awkward moves, there was something off about the rendition from the get-go.
The true test will be whether she winds up in the bottom three, which could really go either way.
Who did you like best on the night?
Did Adam Levine make a mistake?
Hit the comments below.
The Voice continues Tuesday at 8/7c.
On this week's new episode of 90 Day Fiance, Eric chose someone he's known for approximately 90 days over someone he has known literally his entire life:
How did it even arrive at this point?
Leida said she was prepared to call it quits with Eric and head back to Indonesia because he refused to buy her new furniture.
That was the reason the pair started to argue at least.
Leida explained how was overly stressed about child support and also about Eric's daughter, Tasha, still living in the house with them. She claimed to be truly fed up and nearly finished with it all.
“I feel like I’m forcing myself to get married with you because I don’t want to leave this country cause I have a lot of opportunity to pursue my medical career here,” she told Eric.
After some cajoling, however, Leida accepted the child support.
However, after she arrived home and saw Tasha’s dirty room, she lost it once again.
“If you’re going to threaten to leave him, get the f-ck out of my country,” Tasha screamed at Leida, sick and tired of her threats.
But this was not the route Eric chose to go; nope, Leida actually got him to kick Tasha out, making Tasha feel like her father was selecting Leida over his children.
Because that's exactly what he was doing.
“I don’t know where me and my dad stand anymore,” Tasha cried. “I don’t want to just not see my dad anymore, but if this is how it’s going to be, then I guess it’s how it’s going to be.”
And also crazy sad?
Speaking of crazy, let's turn to Colt and Larissa, shall we?
The couple is MARRIED, in case you had not heard, but tension still exists between Colt's family and his now-wife.
In an attempt to do away with it, Colt wanted to host a barbecue in the hopes that Larissa, his mom, Debbie, and his cousin John could try to develop some kind of relationship.
However, the plan backfired when Larissa started talking about them moving out and leaving Debbie behind, which prompted a great deal of screaming and yelling.
You know, par for the Colt and Larissa course.
“Nobody will make me believe that just because she’s Colt’s mother she’s allowed to make my life a hell,” Larissa said to John, addng:
“I love him and I want to respect his mother, but I won’t put my head down and let someone control me.”
Sick of pretending he was in support of the marriage, John went right ahead and took aim at Larissa in response.
“You should feel like a damn queen with a rock like that but, no, you take advantage,” John said. “That bitch is here for his money. Period. … This is fake. It’s bullsh-t. That’s not true love.”
From there, Larissa disinvited John to her wedding and Colt tried to calm his fiancee down.
To no avail whatsoever.
“Take your f-cking ring,” Larissa yelled. “Marry the woman your mother like. OK, take the ring and f-ck you."
Were things any calmer for Ashley and Jay?
These two were feeling uneasy after they received a series of racist and violent threats against them and their wedding.
In response, they installed security cameras in their house, yet their friends and family member were dropping out of attending the nuptials because they felt unsafe.
The stars figured they had no choice but to elope in Las Vegas as a result.
“The racist comments on our website really rattled us,” Ashley said. “Sometimes I think that a scary situation makes you get closer in your relationship.”
Finally, we conclude with Asuelu and Kalani.
Their relationship was on the thin ice after they got into a heated exchange last week in front of Kalani’s sister.
Kalani felt as if she didn’t want to marry Asuelu anymore, while Asuelu simply grew quiet and shut down any time she brought this up.
On Sunday night, however, they tried to talk about their major issues.
“You’re not the person that I knew in Samoa,” Kalani said. “You don’t really talk to me. You don’t really try to fix problems.”
Asuelu responded with tears, saying he felt a lack physical affection from Kalani.
“He really believes that I don’t love him if I don’t want to cuddle him,” Kalani said, seemingly in shock that Asuelu could feel this way.
Thankfully, though, this discussed seemed to clear up some problems in their relationship and Kalani even admitted she was excited to plan their wedding.
Well, they're going there!
The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 9 Episode 5 did not lack for drama.
The reason? Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are more at odds than ever, and it's making for a healthy dose of drama on a weekly basis.
The latest twist in the tale occurred when Teresa dragged her brother, Joe Gorga, for not spending time with their father, Giacinto.
"Get the f*** outta here," Joe yelled as he stormed out of Teresa's home, and shouting:
"Shove it up your f***ing ass! You've always gotta bitch."
"I've gotta go back to work. Is that OK with you, or am I a scumbag for working?" Joe said as he exited the scene.
If you watch The Real Housewives of New Jersey online, you know that Joe has said that his work has kept him super busy, thinking that makes up for the lack of time he spends with his father.
Teresa has long blamed sister-in-law Melissa for the way Joe acted, and that's clearly why their feud is starting to go into overdrive again.
It all came to a head at a children's party that Jennifer Aydin hosted for everyone.
Teresa complained that Melissa was the one who was the problem and that she was "getting him all amped up," or something.
Jackie then decided enough was enough and defended Melissa.
"She's entitled to talk to her husband in the way that she feels comfortable," the new addition to the cast said.
Jackie continued to defend Melissa, adding:
"I give you credit because I would've gotten up and stormed away from the f***ing table."
Jackie even ruffled Jennifer's feathers because the latter seemed to think you could control your man.
"The idea that you can control your husband is ridiculous. If you can control him then that means you have a husband without a backbone," Jackie seethed.
The drama went into overdrive when Teresa told Jackie to "mind your own business" before yelling that she was to stop messing with her family.
That's when Jackie went for the jugular and uttered the following words:
"Do you really feel like your husband would be in jail right now if you could control what he did?"
Everyone was blindsided, and Teresa managed to respond without actually throwing a table.
"Why are you bringing up my husband and where he is?" Teresa calmly quizzed, but she saved her rage for a confessional.
"How dare she throw it in my face that my husband's away. Who the f*** does this bitch think she is?" Teresa shrieked, adding:
"Jackie's lucky that Milania just walked in because I'm not gonna fight in front of my daughter. This isn't f***ing over."
As for Jackie, she took to a confessional to drag Teresa some more.
"I think Teresa is used to bulldozing Melissa with her BFF Dolores, but I won't stand for that. If you're a bitch, I'll call you out on it. And if you don't like it, that's your problem, not mine."
Melissa was thankful for Jackie but knew it would only spell further drama.
"I appreciate Jackie backing me up. But I know Teresa - when you say something that stings her she does not forget. I do not think this is going to be good for the two of them."
Elsewhere, Melissa asked both of her sisters Lysa and Kim whether they had a secret half-sister.
Oh yes, the show is killing it this season.
Apparently, Melissa attended a psychic who said that her father had a message for her:
She had three sisters!
"I mean we heard things about him being unfaithful, but a child? Never!" said Lysa.
"Throughout my childhood, my dad would leave the house sometimes and come back a couple of days later," Teresa added in a confessional.
"Is it a possibility that he was with another woman, or creating another child? Yeah, there's definitely a possibility of that."
"I have watched my mom cry for years over my father. He would always just apologize for not coming home."
Okay then. This might be the most intriguing storyline on the show in quite some time.
What are your thoughts on all the latest action?
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Jael Strauss, the America's Next Top Model contestant who revealed just two months ago that she had breast cancer, died Tuesday morning around 11 a.m.
She was under hospice care at the time.
And she was 34 years old.
Insiders close to Strauss tell TMZ that her condition took a turn for the worse on Monday night, following several days during which Strauss was unconscious.
Her family has been allowing visitors to see Jael, however, up until the final few hours of her life.
It was clear at that point that the Season 8 hopeful did not have much time remaining.
Strauss chose to stop chemotherapy around Halloween and went into hospice on Thanksgiving, writing on Facebook:
"First night in hospice. So many things I never knew about life. Or death. So many things."
It was only a month or so before this transition that Strauss wrote a lengthy and emotional message to fans about her Stage IV breast cancer.
Likely aware at the time that the diagnosis was fatal, she said: "It has aggressively spread throughout my body and is incurable."
"With treatment it may prolong my life longer than the 'few months' doctors said I could make it. I don't want to die."
"I need another one of those miracles that I got back in 2013."
With this statement, Strauss was referring to a past battling the devastating affects of crystal meth addiction.
This was something difficult and personal, and which she addressed publicly in an appearance on Dr. Phil in 2012.
In August, just two months before the breast cancer diagnosis, Strauss celebrated five years of sobriety.
This is what she wrote on Instagram in tribute to herself, her situation and all those who helped her along the way:
I know a few things to be true:
Miracles are real, Recovery is possible for everyone no matter how far gone you think you are, We are never too broken to be put back together.
Service work feels better than the greatest high.
Sobriety makes you weirder not normal and I'd be dead if it weren't for all the love and forgiveness I've been showered with by my friends and family.
A GoFundMe was opened for Strauss about a month ago that has thus far raised more than $18,000 to fund her treatment.
SAid Jael's family and friends to TMZ in a statement:
"The one blessing was that we were able to show her how loved she was before she passed. She brought so much light to people."
As mentioned above, Strauss competed on the eighth season of America’s Next Top Model in 2007 and finished sixth in the competition.
May Jael Strauss rest in peace.
Teen Mom OG focused less on the (former) Teen Moms this week and more on their crop of children.
Bristol Palin had a talk with her son about Dakota Meyer... Amber helped her daughter achieve a major female milestone... and Catelynn and Tyler revealed their impending child's name.
It's an unusual one, we can say that much.
Let's begin our recap with this revelation and then go from there, shall we?
Scroll down now, Teen Mom OG fans!
1. Catelynn and Tyler are Expecting!
2. But Was It Welcome?
3. Where Were They at This Week?
4. There She Is!
5. Get to the Name, Please!
6. Guess What, Dad?!?
Lynnea Moorer may have won the Comeback Stage of The Voice Season 13, but she's been struggling to resonate with both the viewers at home and with the coaches.
The Comeback Stage was introduced as a means to coach struggling artists who did not achieve a chair turn during the Blind Auditions. In all honesty, it's rather ridiculous.
In any case, Lynnea Moorer has been in the bottom the last two weeks, and better performers have been sent home as a result of this. Did her luck run out during Tuesday's results show?
As is always the case nowadays, the sixty-minute installment was stuffed with performances that nobody cared about. Viewers care about who gets sent home during the results episode, and nothing more.
Sent to Safety
Kennedy Holmes (Team Jennifer)
Kymberli Joye (Team Kelly)
Reagan Strange (Team Adam)
Chris Kroeze (Team Blake)
Kirk Jay (Team Blake)
MaKenzie Thomas (Team Jennifer)
Sarah Grace (Team Kelly)
Dave Fenley (Team Blake) Chevel Shepherd (Team Kelly)
That left Lynnea to duke it out with DeAndre Nico. Surely this would spell the end of Lynnea's time in the competition. Three weeks at the bottom is a big no-no.
Lynnea Moorer (Team Kelly) - “Tattooed Heart”
Ariana Grande has a wide vocal range, but Lynnea does not. The comeback kid's rendition of this hit song started off pretty well, but it quickly fell apart.
There's a lack of consistency with Lynnea's vocals. it probably explains why she didn't get the coveted chair turn during the Blinds. The producers wanted to shake things up.
Instead, they've allowed a subpar performer to make it further into the process than she should have.
DeAndre Nico (Team Adam) - “Take Me to the King”
The biggest surprise here was that DeAndre found himself in the bottom two with Lynnea. He's actually one of the better performers. Even though he wasn't as good as usual on Monday, he was still a cut above most of the others.
In the end, this was a return to form for him, and there was no way he would lose out.
In the most predictable result ever, DeAndre was saved, while Lynnea lost her place in the competition.
What are your thoughts on the latest developments?
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The Voice continues Monday on NBC.
Danny Roberts, a former cast member on the The Real World: New Orleans, has revealed something very sad and very personal iin a new interview with Entertainment Weekly.
He is HIV positive.
“The reason I want to share this story is that I spent so long battling and beating myself up for my own misconceptions and bigotry,” the 41-year-old said this week, adding:
“It is difficult to admit the negative feelings you had about a set of people and state of being based on made-up stories.”
Roberts appeared on the aforementioned MTV reality series in 2000.
At that time, he was dating a military officer named Paul Dill, whose face was obscured by the network so he wouldn’t be discharged under the controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
It was unusual for a prominent television show to depict such a relationship during that area.
Back then, Roberts famously spoke out against the since-repealed policy, which forced LGBT servicepeople to hide or lie about their sexual orientation.
Roberts shunned the spotlight for a number of years after making a name for himself on The Real World.
However, he recently moved to New York City, where he works as a digital design recruiter and is a dad to an adopted 2 1/2-year-old daughter.
He discovered his disease in 2011 after passing out and then waking up in a pool of blood.
Worried, he called his physician and explained what had transpired.
The doctor replied with the diagnosis (from a previous week's check-up that he had been waiting to reveal to Roberts until they met again in person) that would change his life forever.
“My first reaction was shock. Then I was angry, then lots of denial,” Roberts tells EW, elaborating:
“Those early years were very difficult and very lonely. You don’t know whom to turn to have conversation and people don’t know what to say. It’s not something that people have experience with.
"There’s also the potential likelihood of massive judgments about what behaviors led to this and what kind of people this happens to.”
At this point, there is good news, though:
Roberts says that he has been “undetectable” since being diagnosed, which means that he has a low level of the virus in his blood.
This also means it cannot be sexually transmitted to another person.
Danny adds that he's remained close with Real World co-star Kelley Limp, who is pictured with Roberts and company below.
"She’s my life sister,” he told EW. “She was one of the first people I turned to and talked to. She has been strong and helped me through this.”
In conclusion, meanwhile, Roberts does not want you feeling sorry for him.
He wants to emphasize that he isn't dying due to HIV; he is living with the illness.
"The last thing I ever want is pity. I just want people to know and be aware. I knew so little myself so I get it," he says.
We wish Danny Roberts the best.
Did Dancing with the Stars deliver another shocking twist to close out Season 27?
In a season that has been filled with controversy, with fans ruling it a popularity contest as opposed to a dancing competition, there have already been some headscratchers.
From the surprise elimination of Tinashe early into the season to last week's stunning elimination of Juan Pablo Di Pace on the same night he landed two perfect scores, we think it's fair to say fans are less than impressed with the series.
Hey, that's not to say we still think Milo Manheim, Alexis Ren, Bobby Bones, and Evanna Lynch could even be ruled as celebrities.
To the casual viewer, this season probably feels like a civilian edition, and we can't blame them. But how did those final routines pan out and did they even matter when it came to the final vote?
Let's break them down one last time!
Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten — Argentine Tango 27/30; Freestyle: 30/30
It was clear from the first week of the competition that there was a lot going for both Alexis and Alan. They had the chemistry sorted and later embarked on a relationship.
Their Argentine Tango was not without flaws, and it was a misstep for this otherwise solid pair. Thankfully, they pulled it back with a rock-solid freestyle that showed why viewers are voting for them:
They're both flexible as hell!
Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess — Cha-Cha: 24/30; Freestyle: 30/30
Bobby has come across as a mere novelty act. The radio personality has charisma for days, but he's been lacking as far as dancing ability goes.
It's surprising he lasted this long in the competition. His Cha-Cha with Sharna was much of the same, but the Freestyle definitely kicked things up a few gears.
Where has that level of dancing been all season long? It did seem like it was too little, too late, but we still had the results to go.
Milo Manheim and Witney Carson — Charleston: 30/30; Freestyle: 30/30
Next to Juan Pablo, Milo seemed like the next best thing. He and Witney have been pulling in high scores all season long, and the pair secured another two perfect scores.
They perform well together and are confident. Whoever put them together at the start of the season knew they would make for a powerful duo.
Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe — Halloween Night tango: 30/30; Freestyle: 30/30
Evanna started the season off in the middle of the pack, but she quickly adapted, and got her confidence back as the season progressed.
Pulling off two perfect scores in one night is difficult, but it shows just how far she's come since that first week.
After all of those performances, there was still room for Grocery Store Joe to show up with some of his Bachelorette alumni to prove why he should have been kicked out in the first week.
Seriously though, who the heck was voting for that dude?
In the end, Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess secured the Mirrorball Trophy, and yes, it's got to be one of the biggest twists to rock the series.
It's high time the dancing had a higher weighting on the results because the viewer vote is starting to ruin the show.
Will there be changes implemented? Time till tell.
In the meantime, congratulations Bobby and Sharna!
What are your thoughts on the finale?
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Attention, Alaskan Bush People fans:
A new Alaskan Bush Person is on the way.
Noah Brown, the youngest child of reality stars Ami and Billy Brown, has confirmed to People Magazine that he and his relatively new wife are expecting their first child.
The couple has only been husband and wife for three months, but it takes far less time than that to conceive a child.
“We’ve taken another step in the adventure that is our life together,” Noah tells the aforementioned publication, adding:
“We didn’t try, and we didn’t not try. We figured that we’d just kind of let God and nature take their course and we ended up pregnant.”
We're pretty sure that if you have unprotected sex for any extended period of time, you are actively trying to have a baby.
But parsing Brown's words and/or philosophy isn't the point right now, we know.
The news is especially emotional for 26-year old because of what he and his family have been going through for over a year now.
Many months ago, as you likely know, Amy Brown was diagnosed with lunch cancer.
She appears to be in remission now, but many outlets claimed she was on her death bed on more than one occasion.
Noah says that Ami cried when she learned she would soon be a first-ime grandmother.
And Rhain said the following of her in-laws:
“Every last one of the brothers has suddenly become so much more protective. It’s ridiculous.
"It’s like, my raging hormones have drawn out their testosterone-fueled protectiveness.
"Everyone’s like, ‘Don’t lift anything over your head.’ ‘Oh, you need a break.’ ‘How are your feet?’ ‘Do you need to sit down?’ ‘Here, let me help you.’ I’m like, ‘C’mon!’'"
That's pretty funny actually.
And pretty darn cute.
Noah previously told Radar Online that he and his better half “want several children together.”
They got married in Idaho on August 15 in a small affair attended by all of Noah's famous loved ones.
“She is my wife for life and is going to make an amazing mom!” Noah more recently told Radar.
As for the gender of their impending kid? Yes, Rhain and Noah know what he or she will be. But they are keeping it a secret for now.
They also know what name their child will be given.
“Before we were even married, we had talked about names,” Brown says.
“It was one of the things that we just matched up on perfectly: We knew we wanted three children. But we didn’t know what we’d get, so we set out and we picked three boy names and three girl names.”
They are clearly very well prepared.
The baby is due in late spring, Noah also says, concluding:
Spring is when the birds have their babies, and the deer have their babies, and the bears and the cougars, so we’re gonna have our baby too.
"We just fit right in with the animals."
For most of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation Season 2, fans have been watching Ronnie get pounded on by girlfriend Jen Harley.
The two have a very unhealthy relationship.
On Thursday night, however, we were left to wonder whether this muscle-bound reality star stepped out on his violent baby mama and pounded another woman.
With his penis. In her vagina.
Did he really cheat on Harley?!?
The situation to do so presented itself because Angelina brought along her friend Lindsay (aka "Jewish Barbie") for a night out with the cast in Jersey.
While Pauly D and Vinny most certainly seemed interested in this special guest, Jewish Barbie set her sights on Ronnie from the start. That much was clear.
She Twerked for him. She joked about who's bed she'd be sleeping in that night. She got Ronnie's mojo going, big time.
During these interactions, though, Ronnie was also texting/fighting with Harley.
They starting having issues when she sent him photos of his ex (possibly Sammi Giancola?) to show him how happy women were without him.
Harley also allegedly told Ronnie she was going to find another guy to raise their daughter -- all over text message!
Ignoring Snooki's advice to "pass [Jewish Barbie] off" to Pauly or Vinny, Ronnie decided to tell Lindsay that the group had a hot tub at their place.
Once they arrived there, the girls and guys mostly separated.
Upstairs, the girls played a game of "F-ck, Marry, Kill," where Lindsay revealed she was interested in banging Ronnie. D'uh.
Meanwhile, the men were downstairs busting Ronnie's chops about the entire ordeal.
They were totally joking around, but when they realized Ronnie was actually considering hooking up with Jewish Barbie," they tried to talk him out of it.
"Women in hot tubs are Ronnie's Kryptonite, okay?" The Situation told the camera. "When Jewish Barbie comes out in her bathing suit, he will be left powerless."
Yup. That's exactly what transpired.
As the episode came to a close and the credits rolled, Ronnie and Lindsay went to his room and he told her she could sleep in his bed.
“There goes my life,” he joked before the the episode faded to black.
Elsewhere this week... Snooki thought she was pregnant!
She got this idea in her head because she actually vomited after many days in a row of drinking.
It's true: Snooki vomited!
"Nicole never throws up," JWOWW said in shock, leading her and her friend to assume Nicole was expecting.
So they ran out to get a pregnancy test.
"Me and Jionni are trying to have a baby, so maybe I'm pregnant!" Snooki said to the camera. "If it says no, I'm gonna be really upset. I really want a baby."
(Editor's Note: Maybe you shouldn't have been drinking SO hard if you were trying. Just saying/judging.)
In the end, the test came back negative, and Snooki was bummed.
"Why did I throw up like that?" she wondered, apparently forgetting that she had been gulping down vodka seltzers for four days straight.
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The Real Housewives of New Jersey is back!
Wednesday's season premiere of the Bravo hit started the process of filling in the blanks for fans and set up the season's big villain: Danielle Staub.
Teresa Giudice, in particular, was all about switching up her look for a bikini fitness competition and that meant doing some exercising and clean eating.
"With Joe being away right now, there is a lot of stress raising four daughters on my own, and working out is a great stress relief for me," she explained to viewers, adding:
"So I definitely kicked it up a notch and entered a bikini fitness competition."
Teresa was visibly more toned than she was when we last saw her, so she's definitely doing something right.
And while many have been quick to claim Teresa's relationship with Joe is on thin ice, then the premiere may have proven just that.
"I wanted to do this when Joe was home, and he always said to me, 'You're not doing that.' He was like, 'You're not going on stage in a bikini,'" she said to her personal trainer.
"It's another year until he comes home, so I was just like, 'I'm just doing it. I don't care what he says.'"
"So have we told him yet?" her trainer questioned.
"No," Teresa responded with a grin.
"Since Joe's been away, I have gotten used to my independence. I haven't been independent like this -- I don't think ever, but I am doing this fitness competition for me," Teresa said in a confessional.
"I don't care what anybody thinks -- my husband or anyone. Sorry, Joe!"
It's certainly intriguing that Teresa managed to adapt without her husband, and her wording does seem to imply that it's her way or no way going forward.
Now that we know Joe is facing deportation from the United States, it certainly raises questions about whether Teresa would go to Italy with him.
This is all assuming the appeal is denied, of course, but still, there's going to be a lot of drama on the new season of this series if it chronicles Teresa continuing to veer away from married life.
Teresa is the woman who is prone to lash out when her buttons are pushed, but this new iteration of her was sober and very empowering.
How long will that last? We give it a handful of episodes.
Elsewhere, we finally got some much-needed insight into Dolores Catania's relationship with her ex-husband, Frank, who was allegedly disbarred as an attorney.
If you watch The Real Housewives of New Jersey online, you know that Andy Cohen quizzed Dolores on the most recent reunion episode, and Dolores had no clue what he was talking about.
"Frank broke my trust 20 years ago when he cheated on me, and over the past 20 years, Frank and I have built that trust again," Dolores dished in a confessional.
"But now it's gone, because when Frank was disbarred, Frank didn't tell me about it, and I found out in the most public way possible," she continued.
"I was embarrassed, and I looked like a liar. And that's what pissed me off the most."
"Since Frank lost his law license, I worry. Are we financially okay? Because we have two kids in college," she added.
And while Dolores is still mad at Frank, they have a new business venture that's helping them out.
"Our gyms do great, but that's not stable. So now, Frank and I are flipping houses together. We've done this in the past."
"Frank hires the people to do the construction, and I would sell them. I was the realtor. Right now, we're on our second flip. The first one sold, and the money's good!"
Oh, and if you're wondering, Dolores is still dating her boyfriend, and he's totally not concerned about Frank.
If the boyfriend were not part of the equation, one would think that Dolores and Frank were still an item. They live together, have a lot of chemistry, and still have the arguments people in love have every other day.
Hell, even someone as wild as Danielle Staub picked up on it last season and used it to her advantage multiple times.
Danielle is the type of person to cling to a storyline for dear life in order to get her face back on the small screen again.
Her antics last season never landed her the regular cast member status, so look for her to amp up the crazy a few notches this year.
The good thing here is that everyone seems to be picking up on Danielle's stirring. Teresa and Margaret were open and honest with Dolores about Danielle quizzing them about Frank being disbarred.
Dolores seemed like she was going to flip the eff out at Melissa Gorga's 39th birthday party, but the new house flipper left the situation entirely and stood at another part of the room.
Oh yes, this feud is going to be fun!
What are your thoughts on the premiere?
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The cast of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation was tasked with its most important mission of all-time this week:
Finding a new home to crash in for awhile.
As you’ll find out below, the residence needed to include at least one prominent feature — and as you’ll also find out below, Snooki can really drink!
First, however, she and JWOWW paid a visit to an extremely pregnant Deena Cortese.
She explained to her friends how she recently had a scare and was subsequently ordered to be on bed rest until her next checkup.
Describing the “scariest moment” of her life, Deena said she began bleeding randomly about halfway through her pregnancy.
She assured her fellow MTV stars that she was fine now, but she would be unable to join them on the aforementioned house search.
“I totally get it because I was pregnant once,” a sad Snooki told the camera, possibly forgetting that she actually has two kids.
From there, it was Deena and JWOWW’s turn to fill Snooki in on everything that went down in Atlantic City a few days before, including Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s insane blowup with Jen Harley over … well… nothing at all, really.
There was also the matter of the Staten Island love triangle that formed among Vinny Guadagnino, Angelina Pivarnick and Angelina’s fiance, Chris.
Speaking of that latter storyline:
In a later scene, Angelina was telling Chris about her forthcoming stay in the new Shore House when Vinny popped up in conversation.
Chris was pretty chill about him at first, but then… not so much.
“When you were out having your guys’ day, did you guys talk about anything serious?” Angelina asked.
“Vinny was saying something like, ‘You seem like a normal guy, so what are you gonna marry Angelina for?'” Chris responded.
“Why’s he asking you that?” Angelina asked prior to answering her own question. “Because he secretly loves me. And you know what? I don’t blame him for loving me because he should love me.”
“How do we keep coming back to the same topic?” Chris shot back. “Maybe you’re in love with him.”
“Chris, shut up,” Angelina said. “Ew! Gross! Hell no. You’re an ass.”
But enough about them.
We now turn to the home Snooki found on Craigslist, a lovely looking abode that was only missing one key element: a beach!
Ronnie met up with his pal there and the two proceeded to get totally sloshed.
After Snooki failed to get new intel out of Ronnie about Jen, she headed to a club and danced up a storm.
She also convinced Angelina to go straight from the airport to this establishment, leading to her hilariously showing up with, like, 9 suitcases.
“Dren has arrived at dinner,” Vinny says during a meal that featured Snooki choosing to drink instead of eat seafood.
“I haven’t seen Dren make an appearance at dinner in a long time. Now the vacation has begun,” he added of his pal’s drunken personality.
“I’m drunk bitch. What do you want from me?” Snooki replied.
Nothing else. We want nothing else from you at all, Snook.
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Southern Charm is coming back for Season 6!
Some things, as we know, will be different next season.
Which cast members are returning?
And, for that matter, when is the show scheduled to return?
What do we already know about the contents of the new season?
Take a look at what we know:
1. Southern Charm will return for Season 6
2. Kathryn Dennis
3. Shep Rose
4. Cameran Eubanks
5. Craig Conover
6. Chelsea Meissner
The Battle Rounds came to a grinding halt Tuesday night, and while we witnessed three battles, a bunch were saved for the dreaded montage.
With the Knockouts coming up and the season's big twist set to switch things up, the show might actually remain exciting all season long.
Who would have thought it? Usually, the excitement fizzles out right before the live shows, but time will tell whether the producers messing with the formula will work.
Let's break down the final three battles of the season!
Team Kelly: Sarah Grace vs. Erika Zade - “No Roots”
Sarah opened up about never having a vocal lesson before, so being in rehearsals was uncharted territory for her.
She was receptive to feedback, so that was a huge positive, but she didn't feel like Alice Merton number would benefit her voice.
The same could be said for Erika. The true kicker here was that both women turned in solid performances, and it was difficult to pick between them.
Kelly went with Sarah, and nobody voted to steal Erika.
Team Blake: Kameron Marlowe vs. Kayley Hill - “Only Wanna Be With You”
As this one kicked off, it seemed like Kameron was going to have the edge, but both performers were worthy of being kept in the battle for the recording contract.
There were no nerves here, just an excellent performance, and it's sad that one of them had to go.
Kameron won this round, and Kayley was sent home.
Team Adam: DeAndre Nico vs. Funsho - “Can You Stand the Rain”
The frustrating thing here was that both of the above performers were the worst of the night. There were no harmonies, and it made the overall performance rather weak.
Adam opted to stick it out with DeAndre while Blake decided to steal Funsho. It was a dumb move when you consider there were two much better singers sent home.
During the dreaded montage, we learned that Claire DeJean defeated Josh Davis to remain on Team Kelly, Kirk Jay beat Caeland Garner to stay on Team Blake, and Kennedy Holmes won over Lela to continue on with Team Jennifer.
Kennedy is probably the most popular artist in the show right now, so giving her the montage was a bizarre move.
What are your thoughts on the latest battles?
Hit the comments below.
The Voice continues Monday on NBC.
The Blind Auditions were dragged out even further on Monday's episode of The Voice.
But there was one silver lining:
The first duo in years made it to the Blind Auditions, but how did the couple fare?
OneUp (Team Kelly) - “Could It Be I’m Falling in Love”
Adam and Jerome got close to each other while shooting a music video, and decided it was time to form a duo.
The issue, however, is that their vocals did not mesh well together. They would have been wiser to audition as solo acts.
Kelly probably only took them on because it was so different to have a duo in the game. If they can dial back the confidence, they might be able to adapt.
Natalie Brady (Team Adam) - “Barracuda”
This 33-year-old Nashville singer showed up on the stage and immediately made it her own. With solid vocals and a great stage presence, she could be one to watch.
The surprising thing was that she only got two chair turns, but she could be a success story with Adam's help.
Mike Parker (Team Jennifer) - “So Sick”
Mike was quick to point out that he lost all of his scholarships because his grades were not up to scratch.
He turned to a career in construction, but he could probably carve out a career in music. His audition was solid, and we're sure he will be a great addition to Team Jennifer.
Erika Zade (Team Kelly) - “New Rules”
Erika is the 20-year-old daughter of a rocker from Miami. She with Dua Lipa's hit single for her audition, and let's just say it was not what we expected.
She put her own unique spin on it, but was there anything beyond that audition that she could accomplish? We have no idea.
Jarred Matthew (Team Adam) - “Tired of Being Alone”
Jarred went with an Al Green classic, and his vocals hit astronomical heights. He had a lot of confidence, not as much as OneUp, and that's a good thing.
Out of all the performers Monday night, he is the most likely to make it further into the competition. He has the look of a superstar, so that's a positive.
It will all come down to whether his chances are ruined by horrid song choices.
Kayley Hill (Team Blake) - “Gold Dust Woman”
Anybody who can tackle a Fleetwood Mac number should automatically get a four-chair turn. There, we said it.
Kayley was another solid performance, but she was a casualty of the short auditions. Maybe the producers wanted to save her best for the Batlle Rounds.
Kirk Jay (Team Blake) - “God Bless the Broken Road”
This 22-year-old country singer turned in a striking performance that got the coveted four-chair turn.
He was confident and knew what was expected of him, and he set out to prove to everyone that he should be kept in the game.
In the end, he went to Team Blake, and that's a good thing.
What are your thoughts on the latest performances?
The Voice continues Tuesday on NBC.
Vinny Foti, a former cast member on MTV's The Challenge, is in desperate need of your help.
A GoFundMe campaign has been created to assist Foti after relatives announced he was hospitalized on Friday due to heart failure.
This is what the GoFundMe page dedicated to Foti reads:
Our sweet, dear friend and coworker Vinny Foti is in ICU with heart failure. He is on a ventilator and is sedated.
He is a loving father and husband. We are trying to help raise money for medical expenses and other things needed for the family.
They have two daughters ages 2yrs , and 2 months old. Please help us pull together and help this beautiful family. Please help if you can.
Foti is a 36-year old native of Boston.
His loved ones subsequently updated followers of the GoFundme page with a statement sharing his current condition, while Foti’s wife, Krista Foti, shared the awful news on Twitter.
“Thank you for the donations, shares, and likes. Our family feels really loved," reads this message.
"I told Vinny what was going on even though he was still sleeping. I know he appreciates everything you guys have done.
"Here’s the only update I have. They had to put another tube is his left lung to drain.
"He’s still in ICU and not getting off the ventilator for a few more days the dr said. Dr said we just got to take it day by day. I ll keep everyone posted."
Foti may be a familiar face to MTV viewers.
He initially appeared on the Fresh Meat II season of The Challenge in 2010 and later took part in The Challenge: Season 20’s Cutthroat competition, as well as Season 22’s Battle of the Exes.
He's been involved in reality television for years.
Among other reasons for earning a large fan base during his run on the show, Foti garnered attention for his impressive physique
“I train every day like an absolute animal and I’m ready,” he said during his first run on the hit MTV series. “I’m in peak performance shape.”
The stated goal of the GoFundMe campaign is to raise $20,000.
As of this writing, it had raised $2,280.
You may click HERE to donate.
We are sending our thoughts and prayers to Vinny Foti and his family.
In real time, Matt Brown has checked into rehab. That is a brave and smart decision. On television, the Browns have other concerns.
Alaskan Bush People Season 8 has scarcely begun ... but it is almost over. This season ends on Sunday.
But we have the season finale promo trailer for you, promising danger, medical news, and a wedding.
The official Twitter account for Discovery's Alaskan Bush People tweeted this promo for the season finale.
"We're not ready to say goodbye," the tweet laments.
No one is -- like we said, we're only a few episodes into the season.
"Join us for the season finale," the tweet invites fans and followers. "Sunday at 9p on Discovery and Discovery GO."
Time passes so quickly these days.
Within the promo trailer itself, the family faces a new menace as they battle the elements in Washington.
"We've had floods," Gabe lists.
Gabe continues, saying: "We've had road issues."
"And now," he laments. "Fire."
"The fire seems very serious," viewers hear.
"I've never seen that much smoke," Bird confesses.
Those of us who have been around massive wildfires can attest -- it's a unique experience. And it is not a fun one.
Bird explains: "The fires are just that close."
Watching the trailer, fans can see that for themselves.
We just hope that Ami Brown was in California. That much smoke is not good for a lung cancer patient.
Speaking of Ami, the finale shows her return from her checkup.
"How'd it go?" the family asks.
"We finally got the results in," Billy begins.
His voice sounds a little uneasy. Whether it's genuine emotion or played up for the cameras (or both) is difficult to say.
"Everything is, uh ..." Billy continues.
Naturally, this is a teaser trailer., so his words cut off there.
Fans do not get to hear those results until they watch the episode.
That said, Ami's cancer was reportedly in remission as of last July.
We expect that they'll deliver good news after the show plays up the tension.
Ami's health is not the only (hopefully) good news to which viewers will be treated.
"And a new Brown joins the family," one of the trailer's internal cards teases.
We know, of course, that Noah Brown married Rhain Alisha back in August.
At the time, we had hoped that viewers would get to see this special occasion. Clearly, they will.
Additionally, that card's phrasing -- referring to Rhain as another Brown -- is further confirmation that Rhain will take Noah's last name.
Hopefully, that will lay those nastily persistent fan rumors to rest.
Not every family, even on reality television, has to be consumed by feuding just because that is more entertaining to viewers.
We look forward to the finale -- and to even more of the Brown family.
On the latest episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kylie Jenner gave birth. It took more than seven months for that to air.
Viewers knew that it was only a matter of time before the show reached Khloe and her much more controversial childbirth.
In this preview video, you can see Kim, Khloe, and the rest of her family react as Khloe goes into labor ... and Tristan's cheating scandal is exposed.
In the Keeping Up With The Kardashians preview teaser video that we have for you, the show teases what remains to be seen on this season.
When it really becomes interesting is when, very clearly, the story of Tristan Thompson's cheating scandal breaks.
"They have another video of him," Kim can be heard saying into her phone.
She is clearly referring to Tristan Thompson and the evidence of him being with other women during Khloe's pregnancy.
"Unfollowed, I hate him," Kim announces in another part of the clip. "Sorry, not sorry."
Kim's reaction was one thing, but what everyone wants to see is how Khloe responded to the news that her love and baby daddy is a no-good dirty cheater.
As we all know, it was a matter of hours after that scandal broke that Khloe went into labor with baby True.
"The things I can control, I have to be able to control," Khloe can be heard saying.
That is a fairly grounded response to such explosive news -- though of course we can imagine that some responses may have been edited out.
Khloe does, after all, have veto power over footage from the show.
She gets an ultrasound while very pregnant, and also is shown going into labor while her family races to get to where she is in Cleveland.
"I hope everyone gets here in time," Khloe says.
You can also see a van full of her family members racing towards her.
As widely reported as Tristan's scandal was and True's birth was, we never really got a behind-the-scenes look or Khloe's reaction immediately afterwards.
We hope that, despite Khloe's editorial powers, we get to see her raw reaction. Fans are curious. It's human nature.
We'll definitely get to see at least some of the responses, from anger to disbelief, of Khloe's extended family. We wonder what Tristan will think.
Arguably the second-most-interesting storyline in this teaser is Kim using her platform for civil rights advocacy.
The story of a woman using her fame and beauty to influence a terrible old orange man to pardon a grandmother is definitely compelling.
Speaking of Trump, Kim also addresses Kanye West's worrisome bad behavior and outlandish statements.
In this case, it looks like fans can expect to see more or less the same sentiments that she has expressed publicly.
She believes that Kanye's apparently uncontrolled, no-filter declarations about Trump and "dragon energy" aren't signs of mental illness.
Kim may be right. If she is, Kanye isn't mentally troubled -- he may just be a bad person.
And it is of course unfair to malign the mentally ill, many of whom are good people, by confusing bad behavior with mental health.
Viewers will also get to see things like Kendall, who is famously anxious, try skydiving for the first time. Also, Kris falls down playing baseball.
Honestly? That could all be entertaining, but it's just filler.
Khloe's heartbreak, Kim's activism, and Kanye's nonsense look like the real meat of the rest of the season.
Back in June, Joseph Duggar and Kendra Caldwell welcomed the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy named Garrett David.
Now, almost four months later, Counting On has aired Kendra's difficult delivery episode.
As difficult as it was for fans to see her in so much discomfort, it was even harder for Joe. It was hardest of all, of course, for Kendra herself.
Many Duggar fans were surprised when they learned that Kendra gave birth in a hospital. The Duggar family is big on home births for ... complicated cultural reasons.
"Kendra would lay down and she would have a contraction," Joe explained.
"So," he continued. "The only comfortable position for her was standing on her feet."
She was having enough discomfort and difficulty that they went to the hospital.
And that was a very smart move.
Kendra kept holding her breath instinctively while in pain, but
Kendra's labor would ultimately last 13 hours.
As her contractions grew closer and closer together, her water still had not broken.
Fortunately, she was in the hospital, so the doctor was able to help her with that.
"Don’t push," Kendra's mother coached her as her labor grew more intense. "Just breathe."
Joe was riding an emotional high, but his actual feelings were very conflicted.
"It’s exciting because our baby’s almost here," he admitted. "But also it’s a hard time because I have to see Kendra go through the hardest time of her life."
When little Garrett David was born, however, Joseph was positively over the moon.
"He’s here, he’s here!" Joe kept repeating.
Kendra chimed in, cooing over her "sweet little guy."
Fans have known about this precious baby for months, but seeing his birth on Counting On gave them a whole new perspective.
Part of the appeal of the Duggars is how viewers feel that they've been with the family every step of the way, even through births. That can really hook you.
That said, a number of viewers can't help but wonder: what comes next?
Obiously, Joe and Kendra are busy being new parents to their baby and Kendra is probably still in the later stages of healing from childbirth.
But fans realize that, for most of their marriage, Kendra has been pregnant with their honeymoon baby. What is next for the couple?
A lot of married couples have a child early on in their marriage. After they give birth, they focus on parenting but still make time to enjoy their married state.
But Joe and Kendra are not most couples -- they're Duggars. Fans figure that it's only a matter of time before baby #2 is on the way.
That said, considering how difficult Kendra's childbirth was, will she be so eager to try again? And having seen and heard her pain, will Joe be in any hurry to return to a delivery room?
Probably not. But they may feel an obligation to, either from family and community pressure or from religious beliefs.
And if you spend enough time around a precious baby like Garrett, sometimes the pain of childbirth becomes a distant memory ... and all that you can think about is how much you'd like to have another.
Big Brother aired its usual pre-finale clip show Sunday night, meaning fans were left in the dark over who won the first two rounds of the final HOH competition.
Thankfully, both rounds played out on the live feeds ahead of the episode, meaning we know who won which competition, and the plan for the live finale.
Ahead of the first heat of the competition, Tyler and Kaycee chatted about possible scenarios, and Kaycee admitted that she sucked at the mental competitions.
Tyler said that he liked his chances against JC in one so he would drop out of the endurance competition to allow Kaycee to beat out JC and himself.
However, when it came to the actual competition, JC dropped out first, leaving Tyler and Kaycee. That's when Kaycee made a signal for Tyler to drop.
He ignored it and ultimately won the competition. His fellow ally quizzed him following the conclusion of the competition.
“I was going to wait for a jolt [from the comp] and then act like I slipped,” he explained of his decision to keep holding on.
“As soon as [JC] fell, my arms were like Jell-O,” Kaycee said in response of her decision to drop out.
While Kaycee wondered why Tyler would act like that, she still trusted him because he was loyal to her all summer long.
“Without a doubt, I have got this next one,” Kaycee said. “We could not have him win that one.”
It's certainly alarming that Tyler didn't trust Kaycee enough to drop when he said he would. There's every reason to believe he was worried she wouldn't follow through with her end of the deal.
When Saturday rolled around, Kaycee and JC went head-to-head, but who won?
To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Kaycee owned the competition.
JC is not a force on the competition front, and he won just one competition the whole summer.
This means that Kaycee and Tyler will compete against each other in the live finale on Wednesday night.
Both have been vocal about wanting to be the final two, but it will all depend on whether they actually want to win.
A case can be made for either of the two to win. But either one of them could win against JC, so they would be wise to consider that.
What are your thoughts on this?
Who do you want to win?
Hit the comments below.
It was the end of the line for one houseguest on Wednesday's special eviction episode of Big Brother.
The host once again introduced herself as "Julie Chen Moonves," meaning she's brushing off all of the controversy she stirred up on Thursday night.
When the episode kicked off, the houseguests looked genuinely blindsided when they were told eviction night was coming one night early.
“One should always expect the unexpected,” said Julie, who was clearly surprised the houseguests were not shocked.
We then got to learn about what happened over the past few days, and Sam was pissed to be put on the block for the fourth time.
“These people don’t want to hurt me,” she says. “They just want the money.”
While that made sense, Sam was adamant she wanted to win the “motherf—— veto.” Sam felt safe ... for now.
In her mind, Tyler was going to keep her safe until final two, so she felt like JC would be the one heading out the door during the surprise episode.
Kaycee, Angela, and Tyler watched JC from the HOH room, and they could see that he was visibly defeated.
He was alone following Brett's eviction and feels like he has no fight left in him.
JC used this to his advantage when he chatted with Tyler about being on the block.
“I need to remind you I’m your friend, not your pawn,” JC said, adding:
“If you win the veto and you pull me off, [Angela] has to put Kaycee.”
But this only further turned Tyler against him because he felt like JC was putting him in an impossible spot.
At the veto competition, Kaycee continued her winning streak, and Tyler continued to worry even after she decided against using the power.
“Dammit, I hate this game sometimes, man,” Tyler said to viewers. “I gotta do what I gotta do to win, but that means I have to backstab some of the best people.”
At the eviction, Sam was sent packing with a vote of 2-0, and she was surprised.
Upon exiting, she stayed classy and asked someone to deal with her belongings. In her chat with Julie, she never threw anyone under the bus, but she looked mad as hell.
Kaycee, Tyler, and JC competed in the "What The Bleep?" competition and it played out as follows:
- Round 1: JC & Tyler get a point
- Round 2: JC gets a point
- Round 3: No one gets a point
- Round 4: Everyone gets a point
- Round 5: Everyone gets a point
- Round 6: JC & Tyler get a point
- Round 7: JC & Tyler get a point
Oh yes, JC actually won a competition! Given that Tyler has been the one not keeping his word, it would make sense for him to be the target.
However, there's still a veto to play. Will Kaycee win ANOTHER veto?
Who will go home?
We don't have long to wait to find out because another episode airs tonight at 9/8c on CBS.
Chicago West was ready for primetime this week.
Not that the infant was really given a choice.
On the latest installment of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim and Kanye's surrogate was very close to giving birth (man, these episodes were filmed a loooong time ago), as the series gave fans an inside look at Kardashian's baby-naming process.
How did she arrive at North and then Saint and, as we all know by now, Chicago?
While at lunch with Kourtney, Kim said that she might want to look at “zodiac signs” as inspirations for her thid child.
Kourtney wasn't in love with the idea, however, strangely commenting: “No, that’s like, the devil.”
In the end, of course, Kim and her rapping husband went with the city in which the latter was born over anything allegedly related to Satan.
“They’re gonna go crazy and then they’ll get used to it, and then they’ll go, ‘oh that’s normal,'" Kim remarked, acknowledging the likely reaction to this unusual name.
The name clearly is way out there, but the child herself is quite adorable:
Elsewhere, let's remain on the topic of babies...
Khloe was also close to giving birth during this episode, and she made a major/awkward announcement at one point.
She decided between Kim and Kourtney as the godparent of her impending daughter.
“I always thought Kourtne would be the godparent of my child,” she said in a confessional.
However, Khloe admitted that she had grown closer to Kim of late, prompting Kourtney to almost campaign for the gig by dissing her sibling as a mother.
"You know who’s always sick? North and Saint," she said to Khloe, sort of randomly and definitely with an ulterior motive.
Could Kris Jenner be of any assistance?
When Khloe asked her mom for advice, Kris compared the parenting style of Kim and Kourtney, both of whom have three children.
"Kourtney has a certain set of values and she goes to church,” she said, adding of Kim:
“She’s very hands on with the home work … the grooming’s impeccable.”
Okay, so: Kourtney will try to instill positive, Christian values in your child and Kim will make sure she looks stylist.
Who do you choose, Khloe?
Kim, of course!
"From what I envision my parenting style to be, I envision it more like Kim, a little bit stricter,” Khloe said, causing further friction between herself and Kourtney.
“Once Khloe has her own daughter and she is really a mom she will realize we have more in common than she thinks as far as parenting styles," Kourtney later told the camera.
There was also a very dumb flash mob non-prank this week, along with a tease about next Sunday's episode.
As the installment concluded, we were given got a rare peek into Kylie Jenner's pregnancy, with the family discovered she was going into labor.
In a testimonial shot, the beauty expert explained of her pregnancy.
“I’m not trying to keep a secret. I’m really doing this for myself."
Well, the secret is now out.
And we'll learn a lot more about it next Sunday, apparently.
Julie Chen returned to CBS Thursday night, and got ready to evict two houseguests, but what did she say about Les Moonves?
Double eviction episodes of the reality series are generally the most dramatic, but the biggest source of drama came from the final few moments when the host paid a stunning tribute to her embattled husband, Les Moonves.
“I’m Julie Chen Moonves. Goodnight,” she said to audiences as the second evictee of the night sat next to her.
Julie does not typically say "Moonves" on the series, usually referring to herself simply as "Julie Chen," so it was immediately evident it was a message of support for her husband, who was fired by the network earlier this week.
As for what went down in the world of Big Brother, let's get to it.
Sam and Haleigh were still on the block to be evicted from the house. Everyone at home knew fine well that Haleigh was going out.
But how did the votes pan out?
Tyler votes to evict: Haleigh
JC votes to evict: Haleigh Brett votes to evict: Haleigh
Angela votes to evict: Haleigh
Haleigh was evicted!
We then moved on to the HOH competition. It was the booth-style one with the houseguests answering questions based on video clips shown to the house.
Round 1: Sam & Tyler get a point
Round 2: JC gets a point
Round 3: Tyler & Brett get a point
Round 4: JC, Sam, Tyler, & Brett get a point
Round 5: Sam, Tyler, Angela, & Brett get a point
Round 6: Everyone gets a point
Round 7: Sam, Tyler, & Angela get a point
Tyler won the HOH competition and immediately got to work to pick who he was evicting. He held one-on-one meetings and told Brett to throw the POV because he was going to make a big move.
He moved on to nominate Sam and JC for eviction. Neither was impressed, but Tyler had a much bigger plan to play.
Angela won the power of veto, and she immediately met the others one by one. Tyler told her to use the veto on JC and that he would nominate Brett to be sent home.
It's not often a plan comes together in Big Brother, but it Angela, Tyler, and Kaycee got their wish and Brett was put on the block in JC's place.
JC votes to evict: Brett
Kaycee votes to evict: Brett
Angela votes to evict: Brett
Brett was sent out of the door by a vote of 3-0!
He was blindsided but admitted to Julie that he respected that it was a game move. Now he has to go to the jury house and explain to Haleigh why Angela and Kaycee's exit speeches threw him under the bus.
With less than two weeks left, Julie dished that there will be evictions on Wednesday and Thursday next week.
What are your thoughts on all the latest?
Hit the comments below.
Right after Labor Day, Colton Underwood was confirmed as the next Bachelor.
Some fans are very excited, but other members of the Bachelor Nation are still a little wary of him.
According to what his ex, famed Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, wrote in her book, this next season of The Bachelor could be worse than Arie's. ...
While Aly Raisman did not call out Colton by name in her book, Fierce, Radar Online reports that she describes an unhappy encounter with a man who could only be the next Bachelor.
"A professional athlete I’d been talking to for a while had invited me to visit him and watch one of his games," Aly wrote.
Aly said that she had taken him up on his invitation despite the travel distance because "I figured I could use a distraction."
"Saturday went well," she shared, speaking of the day before the game. "The guy was attentive and fun, and we seemed to be having a good time."
Aly reveals: "But when I met him Sunday after his game, he had turned into a completely different person."
"We were in his car when I made a move to change the radio station," she says.
This, apparently, is when things really went south.
"‘Don’t touch the music,’ he snapped," Aly reports.
"I thought he was joking," Aly explains. "So I continued to reach for the stereo buttons."
"‘I’m not kidding — don’t touch it,’ he said sharply," she narrates.
According to her, this handsome gentleman had some very ugly reasoning for insisting that he control the radio.
She reports that he told her: "‘I just played a game, and you just sat and watched. You haven’t done anything today.'"
"'So we’ re going to listen to this sports radio station,'" she says that he said. "'I want to hear what they say about me.’"
"I sat silently for the rest of the car ride," Aly reveals. "I couldn’t wait to get out."
We can imagine.
"I felt embarrassed," after the incident, Aly admits.
"But," she adds, she felt "also angry that I had traveled to see someone who treated me so disrespectfully."
No one has the right to speak to anyone in the way that she describes. Apparently, the rest of the day didn't really improve upon her experience.
"He was glued to his phone and ignored me as we sat and ate dinner," she reveals.
Phone use is a normal part of life, but if someone flies out to see you for a weekend, maybe be less of a jerk.
"When I left for the airport," Aly shared. "He hardly said good-bye."
Speaking of this man -- whom many believe to have been Colton -- reminds us of Raven Gates' words of warning.
"I just don’t think his intentions are good,” Raven told Tia Booth on Bachelor in Paradise.
“First of all, Colton’s past dating history has been the It Girl," Raven reasoned. "You’re the It Girl from your season, and he reached out to you."
"And then he went on Becca’s season, and now he’s back with you," Raven pointed out. "All of his actions have said something different…"
Raven implored Tia: "You have to really see the true person that Colton is."
That's a fair point. People might have a hard time seeing past Colton Underwood's virginity and his smile and his general handsomeness.
Just because a guy's clearly not just out to get in your pants doesn't mean that he doesn't have an agenda.
If Raven is right, then Colton just gravitates towards the most popular girl around and uses her like an accessory to promote himself.
If Aly was really talking about Colton in her book, then it sounds like he has some major entitlement issues and can be a selfish jerk sometimes.
Besides, if the Bachelor Nation is right about Colton not really being a virgin, then he might also be a huge liar.
What are we getting ourselves into with this next season?
The Pretty Little Mamas have been getting their fair share of hate online ever since the series debuted last week.
But things took a crazy turn on Pretty Little Mamas Season 1 Episode 2 when this Pretty Little Liars and Teen Mom mash-up threw some Mean Girls into the mix.
Nikki, who was still upset at the way Nicole treated her and her friends, dropped the bomb that there were a bunch of "burn book" websites that dragged Nicole through the mud.
The person who told Nikki all about it was Nicole's cousin. What happened to family first? That thought seemed to be lost on the cousin who told Nikki that Nicole's father managed to get most of the websites shut down.
There was still one site floating around the internet, and it did not exactly paint Queen B Nicole in the best light.
Nikki took this news to Cheyenne, who subsequently took the news to Nicole. Nikki wanted to be the one to tell Nicole, presumably to try and get back in her good books.
But for Nicole, this was yet another heinous act from Nikki. Nicole felt like Nikki was trying to sabotage her by not telling her about the website first.
Nicole went on to say that Nikki was just as bad as the person who wrote the website. The reason? Because Nikki should have told her about it.
Nicole is just one of those reality stars who thinks everything is about her. She's the Kristin Cavallari of this narrative.
When Nikki finally got to meet up with Nicole, she seemed ecstatic to get to tell the Queen B everything. Oh yes, Nikki had no idea Cheyenne already told their friend about it.
What followed was the verbal beat down of Nikki. This tame reality series graduated into the big leagues with Nicole yelling at Nikki about being trash for not going to her first.
All poor Nikki could do was sit down and accept the fact that she was never going to be part of this mean girl's clique ever again.
The final few minutes were some of the craziest to hit reality TV in quite some time, but the true test will be whether the series can maintain the momentum.
We are so in if Nikki goes on a plan to knock Nicole off her pedestal.
Aside from that, there's not much to like about this series. The stars desperately trying to ramp up the action for the cameras.
It feels forced, awkward and scripted all at the same time.
What are your thoughts on this show?
Hit the comments below.
Pretty Little Mamas continues Thursday on MTV.
While Sister Wives daughter Mariah Brown gushes about her move to Chicago, Kody Brown and the sister wives themselves have uprooted their family for a move of their own.
Kody and the sister wives left Vegas to move to Flagstaff, Arizona. They announced the move months ago, but have made some progress since then.
Here is what we know about their big move:
In July, the Browns put out a statement explaining why they were making this drastic change.
"As much as we’ve loved making our home and memories here in Las Vegas," the statement began.
The statement continued: "we are excited to embark on a new adventure in Flagstaff, Arizona."
“We are looking forward to cooler temperatures, the mountain air, scenic views," the statement read.
The statement concluded, adding: "and the slower lifestyle of Flagstaff."
At present, Kody and his wives and their young children have yet to actually move into new, permanent residences.
Don't get us wrong -- they're lviing in Flagstaff. They made the move.
But apparently they're currently living in four rentals, which are scattered throughout Flagstaff, and have also rented a commercial building.
In a recent interview with The Associated Press, Kody joked about the tangled logistical ngihtmare of moving so many people before their new homes are actually built.
"We moved to heaven," he joked. "But we’re living in hell right now."
Once their new residences are ready, however, it looks like they'll be living in paradise.
Kody and the sister wives have spent $820,000 on purchasing their new properties, which will allow them to live in close proximity to each other.
The purchase of the four lots makes for a combined 15 acres of land.
It is also close to downtown Flagstaff.
But they'll have to wait for their new homes to be built. In the mean times, they deal with inconvenience and a little chaos while their lives hang in limbo.
Even before they made their move to Flagstaff, Meri Brown spoke of her excitement alongside a photo of the open sky.
"Anyone who knows me well knows how much I love the mountains, the peace, calm, & serenity that can be found there," Meri began.
Her post continued: "Since moving away from Utah I’ve missed being able to head up to my favorite mountain anytime I want."
"But I’m looking forward to our move to the mountains of Arizona," Meri expressed hopefully.
Meri concluded that she is excited about "the road that’s stretched out ahead of me and the promise it holds."
Robyn Brown snapped a photo of a deer, writing: "I came upon this lovely creature in my backyard. It was an accident that I got so close. I had to snap a picture."
"She just stopped and stared at me for the longest time," Robyn shared. "I think she saw into my soul."
"Ari has been scared of the deer we have been seeing," Robyn continued. "But I explained they were nice and safe."
"Now," Robyn shared. "She loves watching them through the window. 'They are nice happy deer!' she says."
Hopefully we'll get to see a lot of their new experiences when Sister Wives returns on January 4!
Last week, Ami Brown was honored on a birthday that many had feared she would never live to see.
Alaskan Bush People is back (and trampling Keeping Up With The Kardashians in the ratings), and the Brown family is reflecting on how grateful they are.
Billy Brown shares that the decision to move the family to Washington was difficult -- but there was never really another option.
In an interview with Monsters and Critics, Billy Brown says that the decision to move to Washington came after they realized that there was no real alternative.
"We didn’t really have much choice in how we decided," Billy admits.
Alaska, he says, was a non-starter. "The doctors were quite emphatic that we couldn’t go back there."
"it was just too hard to get her to…to set up something she would need if something happened." Billy explains.
Billy adds: "and we also have to go in every three months now to get CAT scans and CT scans."
The Brown family has made a lot of money with their show, but not enough to build a private hospital in the wilderness. Moving to Washington was a practical choice.
"I guess it was just time, you know, the Good Lord, it was just time…" Billy says. "You wouldn’t believe what he gave us."
"We thought everything was gone," he says, referring to Ami's lung cancer. "But you have a little bit of faith…he gave us more than we could ever imagine."
As you may recall, around this time last year, her odds of survival were placed at around 3%. She's still alive and well.
"We could not have ordered it in a dream and it have been better than what he had given us," Billy says. "It’s just a brand new world."
Billy and Ami weren't the only Brown family members who had input on the matter.
"The doc was saying how hard it was on Mom and everything," Bear explains in that same interivew.
"We all figured that it was just time" to move, he reveals, adding "and the best thing to do" was to head to Washington.
Bear explains: "because if we were waiting until Mom was healed up to move back…"
"It seems like one thing that may never happen and she would be constantly waiting," Bear concludes. That is very honest of him.
Billy says that, even though moving to the "Lower 48" was a big decision, he is fond of the 435 acre property he purchased.
"It really surprised us," Billy says of their new homestead. "Because it’s wonderful what we’ve got."
"The people down here," Billy adds. "It’s a lot like Alaska to be honest with you."
Rumor has it that some of Billy's new neighbors are resentful of people they see as entertainment industry "big-shots" turning their town into a reality show set.
"People’s attitudes and all," Billy says. "Critters that we’ve never heard of."
During the season premiere, Billy commented on their new home.
"We've fought hard," Billy said at the time. "We deserve to be here."
"I think this is definitely the biggest adventure we've had," he added.
Thankfully, Washington gave them the right balance of a rural wooded environment while also being a location from which they could take Ami to the hospital when needed.
We have to admit, however, that many fans are still curious about whatever happened to the family's plans to move to Colorado.