GG Calls off her Engagement and Melissa Gorga’s Ex Boyfriend is Asked to Keep Quiet by NoMoreDrama
As things are heating up on the screen between GG and Omid, in real time they’ve broken off their (short) engagement. GG gushed about the engagement just over a month ago on Watch What Happens Live, but according to US Weekly the couple has dialed it back a little and decided to take things a little slower. I think that’s probably a good idea since he announced to viewers he was a player last week, and GG probably still needs to work on her anger issues.
Things in New Jersey continue to simmer behind the scenes, . According to “Bulldog‘s” twitter feed, Melissa Gorga‘s sister Kim (Kim P) called his best friend and begged him to talk to Bulldog and ask him not to say anything. Bulldog joked about it with Johnny the Greek on twitter: “I would think they would never wanna push me.kim called my best friend yest begging him to talk to me not to say anything lol”
Then he let out a few warnings:
“I thought we worked this out yesterday why wake a sleeping bear!?”
“Phone records don’t lie!! I was Being nice by just saying Kim cause I still don’t really wanna go there.”
“”spotlight”I have plenty of spotlight in my life. that show is not what I consider “spotlight”nor does she even have coattails 4me to ride”
Someone also sent him a string of vile tweets that I won’t bring to the blog, and he responded with this: “I understand we all have to defend ourselves but WHY so much Hate!? Is what i don’t understand..”
At this point he hadn’t “tagged” Kim in any of his tweets, he was just using her name as if somehow she knew to check his timeline.
She responded: “
@bulldog_nj are you kidding me? What the hell are you talking about! Bryan tag me if you have something to say yo me and Joey P. better yet”
@kimpirrella I am very confused you were always so nice to me and excepted me in your home for years. So it’s me who don’t understand” (I think he meant accepted).
@bulldog_nj get the hell off twitter and call me. I think you must be losing your freakin mind. What happened to you!” (I’ve got to admit, that’s great advice).
@kimpirrella I am at the airport when I get back I would love to sit and talk no cameras. This is ridiculous” @kimpirrella I was upset before I really like Joey your husband but I’m tired if it! This a lot that needs to be put on the table.im willing
“Don’t get it twisted, me being a nice guy TODAY does not mean I will ever be bullied!! I’m not that guy”
“Cameras or no cameras I keep it real!! The light that shines down on me is way more powerful then your lil spotlight.”
“Now satin get behind me U have already been defeated!!” (Does he mean Satan?)
I am growing very tired of this mess. It seems to have attracted all the haters on twitter and they are not a pleasant bunch.
Bulldog’s tweets this morning:
“Lets try it again today, happy Wednesday everyone! Lets Be Nice!”
“I said this before ill say it again, I Don’t have to like everyone but I can Love Everyone! 😉 inner peace”
“Lol ill clear this up to before I go,no one is using nor fooling me. I am 10 steps ahead! Its What people do to themselves most of the time!”
Dance Moms – Liar Liar Dance Mom on Fire!
Welcome back to Pittsburgh and the Abby Lee Dance Company (ALDC)! Everyone is in the studio except Jackie & Sophia. Abby Lee Miller (ALM) gives a recap of their performance last week in Ohio and moves on to pyramid (starting at the bottom):
- Chloe: ALM says she needs to remember her choreography and recommends writing it down. In TH, Christi agrees with ALM and says Chloe needs to take responsibility for forgetting her solo.
- Nia: ALM says she doesn’t apply corrections.
- Mackenzie (Mac): ALM says they could have gotten disqualified for the problems with the red carpet. She says thank goodness it was humorous and the judges didn’t start the clock until it was rolled out. Melissa is nodding her head in agreement. In TH, ALM says she will never forgive Mac for what she did and that she made a mockery of the routine. Please tell me she is kidding and when someone says cut, she starts laughing. If ALM gets this upset over a prop failure, I’m beginning to think she doesn’t have much of a life outside of these girls. She proceeds to cut Mac from all group numbers going forward. #ridiculous
- Paige (P): ALM says she didn’t make the featured part fabulous. She tells P that she was given an opportunity, but it was mediocre. In TH, Kelly says ALM takes her frustration with Kelly out on P.
- Maddie (Mads): ALM says she was good. She then comments that her hair is like Sophia’s, but says she should worry about having Sophia’s energy and turns instead of the hair. In TH, Melissa (Mel) says that Mads has enough pressure without being compared to Sophia, but admits to understanding how the other moms have felt in the past.
- Kendall: ALM says she was in the front and was given a correction 100 times. She isn’t confident that Kendall kept up with Sophia.
- Sophia: ALM says it was a given because she had the highest overall score. In TH, Kelly says that the ceiling is going to cave in because Mads wasn’t at the top of the pyramid. In TH, ALM tells us that Sophia is missing this week because she is shooting a movie in L.A., but confirms that Sophia is definitely a part of the team.
This week, the girls are headed to Greensboro, North Carolina to attend Dance Troupe Challenge. Brooke (B) was missing from the pyramid, so Kelly asks if she is allowed to go. ALM asks B what happened over the weekend. After she gives us a rundown of what she did, ALM asks her to confirm that she didn’t attend rehearsal on Sunday. B nods in agreement. ALM believes B should have been dancing over the weekend – regardless if she competed or not. In TH, Kelly says she understand that B didn’t dance last week and that’s why she’s not on the pyramid. She continues saying that Sophia isn’t even attending class and is at the top, but B is attending and isn’t on the pyramid. Huh? This seems like flawed logic. I think the pyramid is based on the previous week’s performances. So, I agree that B would have been left off – or even worse, the very bottom. Call me crazy, but I’d rather be left off than last.
The contemporary group dance is called, “Voyage Home.” It’s a serious piece about the struggle of immigrants. Everyone will be in the routine except B (who is staying home) and Mac. ALM says B needs to work to get back into the group. Mac & P get a solo. Yippee! I love it when ALM shows P some love. ALM assigns a duet to Mads and Kendall. Both girls are excited, but Chloe looks a little upset. The moms head up to the peanut gallery.
ALM puts B in charge of music and Mac will stand-in for Sophia. Although Sophia is in L.A., she will attend the competition as a part of the group dance. The moms are confused about Mac dancing in the group routine. Kelly comments that B isn’t furthering her dance education by running music and watching. Mel confirms that Mac isn’t in the dance, but running Sophia’s role. In TH, B says she is happy she’s not competing this weekend, but wishes she could be there to support the girls. This confirms the hurt back story. Why else would B be happy to miss out?
In the peanut gallery, Kelly says that B has been at rehearsal two weeks in a row and hasn’t been on the pyramid. She comments that B is part of the team and needs to attend the competition. The moms agree. Mel comments that when Dee did Mad’s hair, she didn’t even realize it looked like Sophia’s. Jill asks if Mads is upset about not getting a solo. Mel says she is “tickled pink” with the duet. Total fake smile, I sense drama. Jill asks if Mads is upset about the whole ALM and Sophia relationship. Mel confirms that she isn’t a little upset, but very upset. Mad is also conflicted because she really likes Sophia. In TH, Jill says Mads is amazing on her own and doesn’t need that attention from ALM. But she throws in that Kendall is amazing on her own as well. Side note, Jill is wearing an aqua blouse in this TH and looks really pretty. Normally, her outfits are RHONJ over-the-top, but I’m digging this one.
The moms head over to ALM’s house to find old dance stuff in her garage. I would take one look and walk away. Christi finds mice droppings and Mel finds a young photo of ALM. In TH, Kelly comments that Mel is excited to clean out the garage in the hopes that it gets Mads at the top of the pyramid. Maybe. Maybe not. Some people are just crazy motivated to organize. My aunt is one of them – she’ll work on a hoarder’s house for 10 hours straight and keep a smile on her face. I’m trying to give Mel a little grace here.
Holly finds a box with Kelly’s name on it. It has all of Kelly’s old dance records, i.e. she was on probation in 1979 for cursing in the studio. Holly finds a dead mouse and decides to leave. Gross. ALM is clearly not a clean freak if she has a dead mouse in her garage and doesn’t even know. Kelly steals two pictures – one of which is Abby with a black eye. She says she is going to pretend she gave it to her.
Back at ALDC, Mac is rehearsing her acrobatic solo, titled “Lemonade.” Cut to a TH where Mac spells out L-e-m-o-n-a-d-e for us in singsong. I’ve decided Mac shouldn’t grow up, because I can’t imagine this show without her cuteness. ALM says Mac does cute well, but she is putting more difficult tricks in her routine this week.
Next up is P’s acrobatic solo. ALM tells her she will be dancing 12-13, so because she is only 12, she needs to dance older. In TH, P says it’s her first solo of the season, so she needs to prove to ALM that she deserves to be here. During rehearsal, ALM points out her floppy arms. Kelly agrees with ALM and is okay when she yells at P for her arms, but not when she yells at her for being stupid. How about not yelling at all? Paige is so beautiful and sweet and doesn’t deserve the way ALM treats her. In TH, Kelly says that if ALM would give P the chance to be on stage week after week, she would get used to it.
Next up is group. Mel announces that she is going downstairs for a bit. Jill asks why, but Mel doesn’t respond. Christi comments that Mel is trying to get on top of that pyramid any way she can. In TH, Christi says that now Mel and Mads are in someone else’s shadow, they don’t know what to do. During group rehearsal, ALM says they aren’t acting tough enough and tries to help them channel the thoughts of an immigrant. Side note – I took some form of dance from ages 3 – 18. My teacher only let me wear a black leotard with pink tights….so props to ALM for letting the girls express themselves. I always felt depressed putting on that black leotard.
Finally, it’s time to rehearse the modern jazz duet, titled “Sugar and Spice.” Mads smiles and ALM is confused why she is happy. She says just a while ago, Mads was doing solos and was at the top of the pyramid. And now, she is Kendall’s duet partner. She says Mads shouldn’t be laughing. In the peanut gallery, Holly asks why a duet is a downgrade. Mel says it’s because Sophia is the star now and getting all the solos. Holly comments that a duet or trio is still a lovely thing to do. This is why I love Holly. She thinks that any performance is beautiful – not just one where your child is the center of attention. Christi asks Mel if she thinks it’s a downgrade. Mel says absolutely not.
In TH, Mads says that the duet is fun, but that it’s not hard. She wants a solo so she can be challenged. In another TH, Kendall says she wants to do well, because in a duet, you can tell who messes up. ALM dismisses them.
In the ALM closet, Mel is working hard. In TH, ALM comments that she knows Mel wants Mads back at the top and a solo. ALM asks her what she thinks of the duet. Mel says she’s not happy about it. ALM says Mads used to do a solo every week, but now she is doing a duet with Kendall. ALM finds Mel’s unhappy response interesting. In TH, Jill says that ALM is wrong if she thinks the duet is a downgrade for Mads. She says Kendall can keep up and the duet is adorable. She doesn’t understand why ALM drags Kendall down. She confronts ALM in the studio. ALM says that Kendall is dancing with Mads in a duet and that’s what she wanted. Jill says it wasn’t fair to say. ALM rats out Mel who isn’t happy about the duet. Here we go. I’m definitely Team Jill on this issue. Of course, Jill is upset. In TH, Jill says Mel is busted for lying.
The next day, ALM says she hasn’t heard from Sophia. Mads, Mac, and Mel enter the studio. In the parking lot, Jill tells the other moms what Mel said about the duet. They are outraged. Jill says Mel thinks Mads is too good to dance with Kendall. Christi said that Mel told the same story upstairs, but said she was happy about the duet. In TH, Kelly says that ALM speaks the truth, so they know its Mel lying. Christi and Kelly encourage Jill to say something. In TH, Jill says she doesn’t want to cause drama, but she can’t let Mel think that her kid is too good to dance with mine.
Upstairs, Jill confronts Mel – and shocker, Mel denies it over and over again. Mel says ALM lies all the time. Jill tells her that it’s very hurtful. You can tell Mel is lying because she gets tongue-tied several times. She is a bad liar. In the closet, ALM goes over the costumes for this week which are dark and dramatic. Holly wants to know where these children are emigrating from. ALM says it’s not about that – but about the voyage.
It’s competition day! We get our weekly shot of Jim – the wonderful bus driver. On the drive, ALM gets a text that Sophia can’t attend the competition this weekend. Kelly chimes in that she should have kept B this week. There is some back and forth about who was there on Day 1 that ends with ALM saying she wants stars, not mediocre. I’m about to start my own drinking game over the word mediocre. Later on, Christi encourages Jill to call out Mel’s lie in front of ALM. Jill thinks that ALM will take Mel’s side. Christi disagrees because ALM won’t like being accused of lying.
At the competition, ALM says all those fans are lined up to see them because they are national champions. I’m thinking it’s because they’re on Dance Moms. ALM rehearses P’s solo and goes over all the corrections. I love P’s costume. ALM reminds Mac to be mindful of her headpiece.
Mac is up first. She remembers the dance and it’s very cute. Her knees are bent during the first front aerial, but overall, I think it was good. Of course, she ends on the ground. #trademark. ALM thinks she did a great job.
Next up is P. She does a good job, but it’s not as polished as we are used to seeing from her. Her legs are so long – they go on forever. I don’t know how she does any acro with legs that long. In TH, Kelly is proud of P and thinks she did a great job. She was confident and made a lot of the corrections.
The soloists enter the dressing room and the moms/girls congratulate them. Kelly tells P to ignore ALM if she comes in and says mean things. ALM enters and asks P, “How do you think you did?” P says good. ALM says she was wonderful and the solo was fabulous. Finally – some love for P.
Next, ALM rehearses the duet. Jill asks ALM about the situation with Mel. ALM comments that Mel said she wasn’t crazy about the duet, either. Mel interrupts saying she said she wasn’t crazy about Mads not doing a solo. Did you follow that? Maybe the new drinking word is some form of say, said, saying. ALM tells Mel that everyone in the room knows she has selective memory. Mel denies it. ALM makes it personal by saying her ex-husband told her about all the times Mel would talk about ALM behind her back. Mel said she is dedicated to the studio. ALM says she’s a “love the one you’re with” person. In TH, ALM says if Mel is with her, she agrees with her opinion. If she is sitting next to Jill, she’s going to tell Jill whatever Jill wants to hear. I have to agree with ALM on this one.
As ALM critiques the girl’s duet, Jill notices she keeps correcting Kendall. She decides to stand next to ALM and correct Mads. ALM is clearly annoyed and tells Mads she can take a private from Miss Jill next week. Jill gets upset and tells ALM that she could be a little more critical to both children, not just one. ALM says that Mads isn’t perfect because if she was, she’d have a solo. Mel is staying quiet.
Kendall starts crying and asks her mom to stop because it’s stressful. Jill tells Kendall to ask ALM to stop. ALM says she picked Kendall for the duet. Jill says yes, but now you are tearing her down. ALM says she isn’t tearing her down, but correcting her sickled foot. ALM leaves the room. Kendall asks her mom why she had to do that and Jill says she can’t stand to listen to ALM scream at Kendall anymore.
Cut to backstage and Mads gives Kendall a pep talk. She tells her to forget what ALM said because she is amazing. Good girl, Mads. The girls perform the duet and I think Kendall does an excellent job. I didn’t notice a huge difference between her and Mads. In TH, Mads says the duet went well and that Kendall applied her corrections.
In the dressing room, ALM tells the girls they did a nice job. Jill tells her it’s okay if she wants to give corrections. ALM asks if Jill is allowing her to correct her students now. Jill says do what you want, I just don’t’ want you screaming and hurting feelings before they go onstage. ALM says that she gave Kendall an opportunity to dance up and she didn’t see it. Jill retorts that ALM picked on her the entire week. ALM replies with, “Kiss my butt.” And here comes the quote of the week brought to you by Jill, “No, thank you.” I know, it’s weak, but it was the only thing that made me laugh. ALM says that every time she says her kid’s name, she should thank her…. Because when she stops saying it, Jill should worry.
Up next is Solo & Duet Awards. Mac gets first place in Junior Solo. P gets third overall in Intermediate Solo. In TH, ALM says for P, that’s pretty darn good. Kendall and Mads get first place for Duet/Trio award. In TH, ALM says she wasn’t shocked because they were the complete package.
Now, the group performs. Kendall has taken Sophia’s part in the group. They do an okay job, and my eye immediately goes to Kendall when she falls behinds on the turns. At awards, they get first place for Small Groups. I don’t see how – I didn’t think it was that good. In her TH, ALM says they won, but it wasn’t amazing.
Back in the dressing room, ALM says they got lucky and won. She asks Kendall if she is going to admit that her timing was off. Jill says it couldn’t have been that bad because they won the whole thing. ALM says last week, you couldn’t take your eyes off Sophia and this week, you couldn’t take them off Mads. In TH, Jill says that is hurtful to say in front of children that just won. ALM ends it with saying some people are good in a group while others choke on stage.
And that’s it! What did you think? Are you glad the team is back to normal? Next time on Dance Moms, the replacements are attending the same competition, Mads asks for a solo and gets denied, and ALM wears something other than black.
Wednesday Night Lineup, January 23rd by BB
8PM – Arrow (CW); The Middle/The Neighbors (ABC); American Idol (Fox); Nature (PBS); Cousins on Call (HGTV); Big Rich Atlanta (Style)
9PM – Criminal Minds (CBS); Supernatural (CW); Modern Family/Suburgatory (ABC); Nova (PBS); Property Brothers (HGTV); Shipping Wars (A&E); Toddlers and Tiaras (TLC); Moonshiners (Disc); Ghost Hunters (SyFy); Full Throttle Saloon (truTV); Baggage Battles (Trvl); Restaurant: Impossible (Food); Lords of War (NatGeo); Stalked (ID): Kimora: House of Fab (Style)
10PM – Top Chef Seattle (Bravo); CSI (CBS); Nashville (ABC); Life on Fire (PBS); American Horror Story: Asylum (FX); Necessary Roughness (USA); Washington Heights (MTV); House Hunters (HGTV); Barter Kings (A&E); Cheer Perfection (A&E); Moonshiners (Disc); Hot in Cleveland/Happily Divorced (TVLand); Ghost Mine (SyFy); The Soup/Love You, Mean It (E!); Black Gold (truTV); Street Eats (Trvl); Making Mr. Right (VH1); Bobby’s Dinner Battle (Food); Highway Thru Hell (NatGeo); Dark Matters: Extra Twisted (Science); Dangerous Persuasions (ID); Fix My Family (WE); I Want That (DIY); Stranger Than Nature (NatGeoWild)
11PM – WWHL: Patti Lupone and Blly Eichner (Bravo)