5 People That Should Totally Get a Reality Show Already

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In light of Bethenney Frankel signing on for the new season of Real Housewives of New York — after a multi-million dollar contract with her Skinny Girl cocktail collection and attempt at a talk show– the single mother is heading back to her roots. It got us thinking… It’s a career move that will keep her face on the silver screen and her name relevant.

We couldn’t help but think of other stars that should also jump on the reality show bandwagon. We should start charging for our advice.

1. Amber Rose: The fact that VH1 hasn’t snatched this idea up is beyond us. We’ve been feeling for Miss Rose ever since the announcement of her split from pot-enthusiast husband Wiz Kahlifa. The thing that will keep her mind off the “un-coupling” is keeping busy with a reality show. Juggling her career and raising her child all while enduring divorce drama with her rapper ex hubby. Sounds like something even Tyler Perry couldn’t write. GALORE MAG Issue #4 Celebration + Launch of the Galore Mag ShopPhoto: Angela Pham/BFAnyc.com

2. Hilary Duff: We adored her as a child in her role on Disney’s hit series Lizzie McGuire and we couldn’t help but sing along to every word of “Come Clean” while watching Laguna Beach or when it came on shuffle. Hilary took a break from show biz and was busy getting married, getting separated, and having a baby. Now the Texas native has even blonder hair, is set to release a new album, and starring in a new scripted television series. We’re happy she’s busy, but we want to see her have nervous breakdown on reality television. Her past and present paints a perfect future for a reality series. Reality With Hilary rings just right… any networks interested? DISNEY'S PLANES LA PremierePhoto: Aleks Kocev/BFAnyc.com

3. Jaime King: Anyone who had a role in the film White Chicks holds a special place in our hearts, but it’s time for Jaime King to up the ante. Her gorgeous looks and fresh taste on style gives her the credentials to become E!’s newest Kardashian. She’s kept a constant role on the CW’s Hart of Dixie but a reality show of Jaime running around New York City is just what the actress needs to catapult from an actress to a lifestyle brand. Opening of RESTORATION HARDWARE West Hollywood The Gallery on Melrose AvenuePhoto: Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com

4. Jessica Alba: Yes Jessica is pretty much A-List so the likes of the beauty doing a reality show are low, but it would make a lot of sense. The busy mom keeps busy with not only the occasional acting role but attending parties, fashion shows, and running a children’s lifestyle brand. She could call it Jessica Gets Honest and plus The Honest Company. Branding match made in heaven. Billy-Farrell-2Photo: Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com

5. Marc Jacobs: With the upcoming premiere of House of DVF on E! other designers should mirror the reality effect. Who isn’t curious to get a behind the scenes look at one of the world’s biggest fashion houses? Between his runway collections, accessories, and makeup lines, there are sure to be some cat-fight and success stories lying beneath. The perfect storyline to a successful reality program. Matteo-PrandoniPhoto: Matteo Prandoni/BFAnyc.com

Morning Links: Gene Simmons Endorses Mitt Romney, Ryan Gosling Saves Journalist’s Life

● For what it’s worth, KISS frontman and condom purveyor Gene Simmons has officially endorsed Mitt Romney. "Hindsight is 20/20,” he explained in an interview with Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson yesterday. "I have some real issues with the economy and how it’s being done. America should be in business and it should be run by a businessman."  [Huff Post]

● President Barack Obama will deliver a special introduction to the first presentation of a restored print of the classic 1962 movie To Kill A Mockingbird on the USA cable network Saturday night. [MediaDecoder]

● Sitting comfortably atop the Billboard charts this week, Madonna’s MDNA is her eighth album to reach the number one spot. Only Barbra Strieisand can claim to have done better, with nine chart toppers. [ArtsBeat]

● Ryan Gosling, angel of the streets, has done it again, this time sweeping journalist Laurie Penny from in front of an oncoming taxi cab and saving her from near death. [NYO]

● Nicki Minaj told Funk Flex yesterday that the artist she wants most wants to work with is Beyoncé. [RapRadar]

● Hilary Duff has posted the first pictures of her "most wonderful, sweet, adorable baby" on her official website. Aww! [JustJared]

● Robert Pattinson continues to push hard against his teen heartthrob roots, this time preying his way through Paris’s high society, one bedded woman at a time, in the steamy new trailer for Bel Ami. [Vulture]

Afternoon Links: Fiona Apple Reveals Album Title, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Quit Acting

● Fiona Apple’s new album, due out sometime in June, will be titled: The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords will serve you more than Ropes will ever do. Yes, in the grand Fiona tradition, all 23 words of that. [Pitchfork]

● The Olsen twins have to bid adieu to their acting careers. "It doesn’t mean I’m not interested in Hollywood," explains Ashley in this month’s Elle. "I like the way it operates, I like the people who are involved and the sense of possibility. But if I ever get back in, it’s not going to be as an actress." [HuffPost]

● Radar is reporting that Lindsay Lohan enjoyed a "night of passion" with Terry Richardson and has been driving him crazy with text messages and phone calls ever since. Surprise? [Radar]

● TLC has cancelled its at times controversial All-American Muslim after just one season, even after it recieved mostly postive reviews from critics and religious leaders alike. [Detroit Free Press]

● Jon Stewart gets down and dirty with Bruce Springsteen with a long interview in Rolling Stone this month. [RS]

● Today in pregnant, very pregnant, and the most pregnant: Snooki debuts her bump, Hilary Duff’s jokes about her very hairy pregnancy, and Jessica Simpson "pulls a Demi" on the cover of Elle. [Us / FunnyorDie / PageSix]

Afternoon Links: Madonna Is So Over M.I.A.’s Super Bowl Stunt, Hilary Duff’s Dog Is ‘Doing Great’

● Madonna is so over M.I.A.’s "adolescent" and "irrelevant" hijacking of the half-time show. "I understand it’s punk rock and everything, but to me there was such a feeling of love and good energy, and positivity, it seemed negative," she explained this morning on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show. "What was the point?" [TMZ]

● Hilary Duff’s chihuahua, Lola, is "doing great" after her brain surgery. [PopEater]

● Macaulay Culkin skipped out on his monthly DJ gig at Le Poisson Rouge last night after pictures of him looking awfully gaunt made their way onto the internet. Instead, he dropped off an iPod and bounced. The people must dance! [People]

● Tag along with Charlie Rose and Lara Logan while they tour George Clooney’s home via video. "This is where the magic happens," and etc. [VF]

● Vanessa Hudgens lived in a homeless shelter for two weeks to prepare for her role in Gimme Shelter, and she sort of liked it. "I think that it’s really interesting because you find so much more about yourself,” she said. [Gossip Cop]

● A tip of the hat to the Village Voice‘s Maura Johnston for doing her part to prevent things like this from happening in the future with this "How Not To Write About Female Musicians: A Handy Guide" post. [VV]

Afternoon Links: LiLo’s First Post-Playboy Gig, Drake Addresses That Forehead Tattoo

● Drake thinks it’s "absolutely incredible" that a woman would want to tattoo his name on her forehead, but that the artist who did it needs to have his license revoked. "And if I ever see you I’m gonna fuck you up," he warns. [MandoFresko]

● Lindsay Lohan has landed her first post-Playboy gig as the new face of Jag Jeans. Lindsay, the company says, "was so involved with the shoot that she would go as far as adjusting items on the set. She even requested scissors so she could personally fray the edges of her black crepe blouse because she believed it would look better that way." Back to work, she goes! [E!]

● In the spirit of the season, Pink dropped $5,000 to pay for emergency surgery for a puppy that had been left for dead in the L.A. river. [Us]

● Next up for the people who gave us Jersey Shore? The casting agency that made Snooki the thing that she is has put out a new call, this time for eight strangers who "get all the references in The Big Bang Theory, can quote the Original Trilogy, can spot the Cylons among us, wish you could’ve attended Hogwarts, Starfleet Academy, or Xavier’s School for the Gifted, join the horde, and revere masters of science fiction and fantasy." In other words, they want nerds "who are willing to get drunk and have sex on camera (preferably while wearing Hobbit pajamas)," that is.  [Jezebel]

● 2011 has been a good year for pregnant belly art: first came Mariah with her "Dem Babies," and now Hilary Duff, with her seasons greetings baby bump. [Vulture]

● Top Hollywood agent Sue Mengers suggested that Jennifer Aniston take a little bit of Brad Pitta little bit of his sperm, that iswith her when the two broke up. [Page Six]

 

 

Morning Links: Unreleased Tupac Song Going For $1 Million, Lil Wayne’s PSA

● Someone has offered a cool $1,000,000 for the unreleased track playing in the background of Tupac’s sex tape. Bidding on the tape, meanwhile, has only hit $150,000. [TMZ] ● Roseanne Barr’s return to network television is nearer then ever, NBC having picked up her sitcom Downwardly Mobile. [THR] ● Michael Jackson’s kids showed up to Saturday’s tribute show to the late performer in MJ-inspired garb. Also of note from the night: Beyoncé performed “Wanna Be Where You Are”, and Jennifer Hudson failed to show up, citing “production problems.” [People]

● In a 30 minute “public service announcement,” Lil Wayne mourns Steve Jobs, talks about inspiring a gang of kids in New Orleans to skateboard, and calls himself the “Barack Obama of Buggatti.” Grab a chair, you’re going to want to hear this. [Complex] ● Hilary Duff looks a teeny tiny bit pregnant finally. [Daily Mail] ● Did Beyoncé steal the dance moves for her “Countdown” video? Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker says so, and that she didn’t even do it well. “Am I honored? Look, I’ve seen local school kids doing this. That’s a lot more beautiful,” she said of Beyoncé’s lift. [AceShowBiz]

Morning Links: Kim Kardashian’s Music Video Leaks, Justin Bieber Named HIs Snake Johnson

● Dropped from the film when she got pregnant, Hillary Duff is reportedly walking away from Bonnie & Clyde with $100,000 in severance. Not bad for not a day’s work! [JustJared] ● Someone leaked a snippet of the music video for Kim Kardashian’s poorly received debut single, “Jam (Turn It Up).” Heavy on strobes lights and lip gloss, it doesn’t help the song’s cause. [Perez Hilton] ● Former fellow Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland says Beyoncé will be a great mother, “because she’s always been motherly. I think that she takes after so many traits from her mother. And I just think it’s going to be so natural for her. Its natural for her now!” [People]

● Justin Bieber brought his Johnson — his pet boa constrictor named Johnson, that it — with him to the VMAs. When asked why he brought it, he simply answered, “Why not?” Justin is sounding very, very much like a teenage boy these days. [Access Hollywood] ● Director Steven Soderbergh says he’s going to take a break from film in order to try his hand at painting. He’s not necessarily expecting success, though: “I’ll be the first person to say if I can’t be any good at it and run out of money. I’ll be back making another Ocean’s movie.” [THR] ● This is weird: apparently Solange Knowles was denied entrance to a Miami club because she was holding a 5-foot-tall inflatable banana. Upset, Knowles became unruly, complaining that she had been turned away for racial reasons. Then the fuzz threatened to deflate her banana. [TMZ]

Links: Tila Tequila Feels the Wrath of the Juggalos, Hilary Duff Gets Married

● Professional famous person and part-time singer Tila Tequila was assaulted while on stage over the weekend at the Gathering of the Juggalos — a music festival founded by Insane Clown Posse — pelted with rocks and allegedly, feces. Then she flashed them and it got worse. [E! Online] ● Katy Perry crashed a high school prom in Australia when she heard the infectious strains of her hit single “California Gurls.” [Radar] ● The actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, 93, is in serious condition following surgery and was read her last rites on Sunday morning. [AP]

● Twenty-two year old Hilary Duff married some hockey player named Mike Comrie, for some reason. And Gordo weeps. [NYDN] ● The babysitter who witnessed Mel Gibson flipping out on his girlfriend — and also the woman he called a “wetback” — has died after a fight with cancer. Gibson is, scientifically, a lucky son of a gun. [Radar] ● Neil Patrick Harris and his boyfriend are expecting twins via a surrogate mother, reality show to follow, should his career falter at all. [E! Online]

Where Celebs Go Out: Hilary Duff, Michelle Trachtenberg, Kristin Bell

Martha Stewart at Good Housekeeping‘s 125th anniversary “Shine On” benefit for the National Women’s History Museum – Mmm. I love La Grenouille. I love everything of Jean Georges. I love everything of Daniel. And I love Benoit, right around the corner, yeah. Every one of them has its specialty, of course. If you go to Benoit, you can have the oysters—they’re delicious. The souflees are like the best. And at Grenouille—the frog’s legs.

Hilary Duff – That’s a good one, I have to answer that. In L.A, Giorgio Baldi. ● Meryl Streep – Women’s National History Museum, which is yet-to-be-built on the mall, in D.C. ● Michelle TrachtenbergYerba Buena. ● Kristin Bell – In Los Angeles, Real Food Daily. ● Gayle King – I love Jean Georges and I just discovered Quality Meats the other day on 58th, really good. ● Candice BergenJean Georges at the Mark, at the moment. ● Liz SmithSwifty’s, at Lexington between 72nd and 73rd. It inherited the old Mortimer’s crowd, but it’s smaller. They just have the kind of food I love. I can always find something wonderful to eat there: tuna carpaccio, their little hamburgers, vichysoisse. I like everything they do. ● Carolyn Maloney – I go in my neighborhood—Paola’s, right next door, hot dogs on the street the Four Seasons is always a great restaurant. Every corner has a great restaurant. ● Marlo Thomas: – I love Nello, Bella Blue, Il Mulino, and Primola. I’ve got a million of ’em. ● Phil Donahue – We enjoy Nello and Primola. We’re an east side crowd, so those are two of them. And I don’t get out like I used to, so I don’t have as many to suggest to you. But I hope those two will be fine, and I haven’t hurt their reputation by endorsing them. ● Laura BenantiABC Kitchen. I like Back Forty as well. They’re incredible. Their hamburger is the best in the city. And they’re both all local and organic. ● Anika Noni Rose – Dang it, I just went completely blank! Wait a minute. Give me a second because I love to eat, and I am a restaurant girl. Pio Pio is Peruvian and has the best chicken in the world. It’s on 44th and 10th Avenue. ● Cheryl Tiegs – I live in Los Angeles. The Beverly Hills Hotel Polo Lounge, and MyHouse.

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