College Fund for Lynn’s Son
Robert (Bobby) Smith
Barrington Bank & Trust 201 S. Hough Street Barrington Illinois 60010
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Give Lynn the Mazel
WWHL is back tonight. I think it’s taped, but now’s the time to remind Andy that he should give Lynn the Mazel.
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New Jersey Preview – Episode 17: Hot Tub of Sour Grapes – Bravo’s Preview
by NoMoreDrama with Photos by Boston
From Bravo’s website: In one last blowout between Teresa and Caroline, it looks as though some friendships are just beyond repair
“Temperatures aren’t the only thing rising as the Housewives round out their California trip with a relaxing dip in the hot tub. Tempers flare when Caroline overhears a conversation between Teresa and Kathy. In one last blowout between Teresa and Caroline, it looks as though some friendships are just beyond repair. Meanwhile, Joe Giudice and Chris Laurita try to sort out their own issues over wine and cigars, but it turns into a battle zone when the men get involved with the women’s issues that ultimately end in an early departure for some of the ladies.”
My take on this …
We all knew the love fest on New Jersey had to end. Caroline, with a perma-scowl on face, just couldn’t stand to watch everyone get along. Because it’s all about family with Caroline – and Teresa is no longer family.
Caroline is really just mad that Teresa cookbook is selling well, and that she’s on all sorts of magazine covers – while Caroline has to deal with this:
It’s not like the boys aren’t trying. They are serious business men. Trying to make serious business deals while those dang Giudice’s and Gorga’s are messing around.
Who invited them anyway? It should be ALL about family.
Meanwhile, Teresa and Melissa shock everyone else by getting along. Who would have guessed that they were best buddies. At least on the surface … They are smart enough to take off the mikes when they bicker. That’s a lesson Joe wishes he had leaned. (Note to self – don’t steal from business partners, drive drunk, use fake ID to get a license, and call my wife a c**t on national TV.)
Meanwhile, Jaqueline is getting along with everyone, and dreaming of a magazine cover of her own.
And Lauren has completely forgotten she begged Vito to be her plus one and that he’s now stuck in an RV with Richie, because she’s too busy thinking about how to call her mom an a$$hole on national TV and get away with it.
It’s All About Ratings
Real Housewives of New Jersey is Bravo’s biggest hit. Teresa and Joe brought the ratings last week with Joe’s phone call, slurs against Teresa, and the sex in the vineyard scene. Bravo even released a press release about the season high ratings. http://www.thefutoncritic.com/ratings/2012/08/21/bravo-medias-the-real-housewives-of-new-jersey-delivers-highest-rated-episode-of-the-season-with-nearly-3-million-total-viewers-609211/20120821bravo01/
Over 3 million people tuned in – “making Bravo the #1 cable network on television among adults 18-49 in the 10PM hour.”
With all the competition out there – that’s a feather in Bravo’s cap. This was the highest rated non-reunion show since the Season 2 finale. And with it, I think Teresa has just secured her spot for Season 6 – and will be getting a big raise.
Maybe Bravo is trying to take Teresa down – or maybe they are just exploiting her for ratings. She seems to think the latter – because she tweeted something last week about being a good employee and sucking it up (my words – not hers). I sure hope she’s making some money off of this and has managed to pay back all the people they owe money to.
As for the Sex in the Vineyard scene – which was about as sad as anything I’ve ever seen on the housewives, here’s what Jaqueline has to say in her latest manifesto: “As far as the sex they had in the vineyard, I think I understand more now why she chose such a time to make a scene. I was wrong thinking that it was entirely about her trying to take the spotlight away from Caroline. I think somewhere in her mind, she was marking her territory. In my opinion, she should have just peed on him, kicked up some dirt, and walked away.” (Jaq’s manifesto)
For once, I couldn’t agree with Jaqueline more. Love her or hate her, I think we all felt for Teresa in that scene. We’d love to excuse Juicy’s behavior just one more time -but we can’t. Teresa knows it and is spinning with the press. But my guess is she’s know for a long time – and has not idea how to get out of her marriage. At this point her best hope is that he gets a long sentence for the licence fraud, and “goes away” as they say in the NJ housewife world – or goes to jail as we say in the real world.
Is Ashlee back in New Jersey?
Check out Ashlee’s latest blog, complete with pictures for their family vacation. http://ashleeholmes-themanzosthelauritas.buzznet.com/user/photos/In her blog Ashlee tells us that she’s recently given up alcohol, but then goes on to say that she’s still drinking. Ashley also posted a video of Lauren’s new shop. I don’t really have to comment on this one. Sigh.
Let’s Hear it for Rosie
Where has Rosie been for the last few episodes. Why did Bravo leave her in San Fran with Kathy’s kids when she could have been on the show cracking us up? Here’s a few pics from Rosie’s twitter. I just love this woman! http://twitpic.com/anzwcu
Lisa Vanderpump Insults the Royal Penis
(That’s a headline I never thought I’d be writing).
Whens shown the naked Prince Harry’s photos on a cameraman’s phone, TMZ reports that Lisa replied, “I need a magnifying glass to see that! Hold on, let me get my glasses.” Once she got a good look, Lisa handed the phone back in disbelief, saying, “That’s not a ROYAL penis!” http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/22/real-housewives-lisa-vanderpump-prince-harry-small-penis/#823sfSomehow I can see her saying that. You may remember that DC Housewife Kat made headlines when gave an interview about her evening with Harry – that included a few smooches.
M.O.B. Wives Gossip
found by DETOX
This has some insider information from a member of the production team.
Sunday Night REALITY Lineup
8 PM (EST)
Big Brother (CBS)
Cupcake Wars (Food)
9 PM (EST)
Keeping Up With the Kardashians (E!)
Hoarding: Buried Alive (TLC)
The Great Food Truck Race (Food) Bar Rescue (Spike)
Big Ang (VH-1)
Sins and Secrets (ID)
Oprah’s Next Chapter – Kelsey Grammer (OWN)
Storage Hunters (TruTV (9:30)
10 PM (EST)
Real Housewives of New Jersey (BRAVO)
Married to Jonas (E!)
Ice Road Truckers (History)
Iron Chef America (Food)
Flip Men (Spike)
Lovetown USA (OWN)
Combat Pawn (TruTV)
11 PM (EST)
Watch What Happens Live – Teresa/Caroline (BRAVO)
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That’s right – I’m on twitter and have a whopping 12 followers already. I would have had 14 but I blocked the two followers that seemed to be selling porn.
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So while I was out there in twitter space – I came across this interesting conversation. This is just a guess – but I think SH is going to be really really mad when she hears about this. Shhh – I didn’t see anything. In all honesty, I was just shocked I knew all three people – well not know know – but I’ve heard of them. I’m also shocked, shocked, shocked, that Aviva would be so … untactful. She’s just given SH a lot of hits. PS – I’m probably going to have to get off twitter now that I’ve posted this – but somehow I think Lynn would have gotten a kick out of it – to this is for you Lynn.
@–——— she blocked me too aftr she emaild me that I shouldn’t block people! She is evil and deranged and a liar. Troubled person. @AvivaDrescher I DM’ed her when she posted a blog about the newspaper about ur accident and the settlement, thought it wascrossing the line! @———-so disgusting amongst many other things. What an unhappy, hateful woman. Thnx! Xo @————- SO TRUE! Do those sleazy bloggers make any money?( I refer to SH here) I thought most of them were passing time? @——— she is a wimp. Xxoo @———— love love love this account!!! Everyone follow! Xxx
New Post on the Inspirational Page
Self Forgiveness – Thank you Mardrag!
Up tomorrow- Michelle’s NY Fashion Roundup and more of Boston’s photos. I can’t wait!