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'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy Credits Lea Michele For Saving The Series

July 23rd, 2013 9:11am EDT
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Following the death of Cory Monteith earlier this month, "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy considered canceling the new season of the series to let the cast and crew mourn the death of the actor. However, Monteith's girlfriend and co-star Lea Michele insisted that the show must go on.

Murphy explained: "(She's) the strongest 26 year old I know... (She) felt that the best thing for the cast and crew was to be together... She's trying to look out for 500 other people who have mortgages to pay and families to feed."

He told the Hollywood Reporter: "Ultimately, we decided the best thing for everyone...
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Rumor Patrol: Cory Monteith Planning Proposal, Miley Cyrus And Chris Hemsworth's 'Tense Reunion,' More

July 20th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
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You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Cory Montieth's Proposal: A tragic story could be even sadder if there's any truth to the rumor that the late Montieth was planning to propose to girlfriend Lea Michele. The couple had been dating for a year and a half at the time of his death.

Verdict: Unknown. People magazine apparently had a few sources claiming that Cory was dropping some serious hints at a wedding with Lea, but it's impossible to ...
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The Morning Roundup: Justin Timberlake Leads MTV VMA Nominations, Cory Monteith & Lea Michele Planned To Wed

July 18th, 2013 10:32am EDT
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Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are leading this year's nominees for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Timberlake's return to music with "The 20/20 Experience," driven by debut single "Suit and Tie," has earend him six nominations, wile the rap duo also picked up six nods for hit singles "Thrift Shop" and "Can't Stop Us." Here's the full list of nominations. (story)

Several stars have spoken out over Rolling Stone Magazine's decision to put Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of the magazine. Tsarnaev, 17, has been charged with 30 crimes for his involvement i...
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Sources: Cory Monteith And Lea Michele Were Planning To Marry

July 18th, 2013 12:38am EDT
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Glee stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith were reportedly planning to take their relationship to the next level before Monteith's tragic death in Vancouver over the weekend.

According to People magazine, a number of sources say that the two were getting close to tying the knot, or at least to an engagement.

One source said they had been discussing marriage, while another said they were in the planning process.

And according to Star magazine, Lea's grandfather, Albert Sarfati, says the two "were about to be married."

"I'm sure Lea is brokenhearted," he added.

"They were quietly hinting t...
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Lea Michele Grieves With Cory Monteith's Family, Is 'Deeply Grateful' For Fans' Support

July 17th, 2013 3:00pm EDT
Lea Michele & Cory Monteith
In the wake of boyfriend Cory Monteith's death, Lea Michele is grieving with his family but is "deeply grateful" for the outpouring of support she's received from fans.

The actor died in a hotel room in Vancouver, Canada, on Saturday, and after an autopsy was performed the cause of death was attributed to a lethal mix of heroin and alcohol.

The couple found love on the set of "Glee," and a representative for the actress issued the following statement: "Lea is deeply grateful for all the love and support she's received from family, friends, and fans. Since Cory's passing, Lea has been grie...
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The Morning Roundup: Cory Monteith Mourned, Halle Berry Weds, Carly Rae Jepson's First Pitch

July 15th, 2013 10:39am EDT
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“Glee” star Cory Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on Saturday afternoon. The 31-year-old actor’s body was discovered by hotel staff when he failed to check out. Monteith reportedly went out with friends Friday night and returned to his room alone, according to the hotel's video surveillance system. The actor spent a month in rehab this Spring and has had troubles with substance abuse in the past, but no official ruling on the cause of death has been determined or speculated. An autopsy will be performed today to determine how he died. (story)

Lea Michele, who dated her o...
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Lea Michele's Rep Asks For Privacy Following Cory Monteith's Death

July 14th, 2013 11:15pm EDT
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The publicist for Glee star Lea Michele has asked that the media and public respect her privacy as she mourns the death of boyfriend/co-star Cory Monteith, who passed away over the weekend.

Monteith was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver, British Columbia on Saturday, when staff at the Fairmont Pacific Rim entered his room after he failed to check out. He was 31.

"We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time," the star's rep said in a statement.

Lea, 26, and Cory had been dating since February 2012, when they took their relationship public on Vale...
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'Glee' Star Lea Michele To Publish Her Memoir

May 23rd, 2013 7:13pm EDT
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Random House will publish "Glee" star Lea Michele's book about her life. The autobiography, "Brunette Ambition," is described as "part memoir, part how-to and part style-guide."

The book will feature Michele's life growing up in New York City, her stint on Broadway, and her role on the popular FOX series.

The actress said in a statement: "There wasn't a guidebook when I was growing up, that detailed everything I would need to do, and know, to get where I am today. But I believe I can write one of sorts: not a how-to-make-it-in-show-business book, but a guide to harnessing tenacity, passio...
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5 Things You Need To Know About The 'Glee' Season Finale

May 7th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
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Gleeks the world over are heartbroken at the idea of spending the next several months without their "Glee" fix. Luckily the show has been picked up for seasons 5 and 6, so we do have at least two more years of singing and dancing to look forward to. But what can we expect in the May 9 season finale? Check out these spoilers to find out what's about to go down.

1) Blaine Goes Ring Shopping

Even without Burt's blessing, it looks like Blaine is planning to pop the question to Kurt. Patty Duke guest stars to offer him some words of wisdom when Blaine hits the jewelry store to buy an engageme...
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'Glee' Recap: Sarah Jessica Parker Returns In 'Lights Out'

April 26th, 2013 9:20am EDT
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On this week's "Glee", McKinley gets serious and goes unplugged when a power outage causes the lights in the school to shut off and the Glee clubbers to open up. Ryder shares that he was molested at a child by a teenage babysitter and it has since affected his ability to trust women. Sam and Artie think it's "every teenage boy's fantasy" and completely underestimate the seriousness of the situation. Kitty understands him though - at a dinner at Breadstix with Ryder, she confesses that she was molested by a friend's older brother when she was in sixth grade. The fallout from her trauma was s...
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2013 SAG Awards Fashion: Black, Navy Blue & Neutral Gowns Dominate

January 28th, 2013 9:19am EST
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As we inch closer to the Academy Awards, tons of stars celebrated themselves at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday night.

Jaimie Alexander of "The Last Stand" (above) was one of the few celebs who showed some skin on the red carpet in a low-cut black Marc Bouwer gown. Most opted for more conservative ensembles in black, navy blue, and other neutrals.

A handful stood out in bright colorful gowns, including Jessica Chastain and Kaley Cuoco in bright red and Lea Michele in a bright pink dress.

Jennifer Garner, whose husband Ben Affleck is earning accolades for "Argo," looked ele...
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2013 Golden Globe Awards Fashion: Stars Dazzle In Black, White & Red

January 14th, 2013 9:21am EST
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Sunday night was one of the of the biggest events in Hollywood - the 2013 Golden Globes Awards. Red, white and black were some of the more popular choices on the red carpet, with stars such as Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Garner, Claire Danes, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lawrence opting for crimson gowns.

Hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey wore black and white, and Eva Longoria looked very leggy in a black gown with a slit up the thigh. Salma Hayek also stunned in a strapless black dress that showed off her curvy figure. Rachel Weisz wore black with a sheer polka dot skirt and her best accessor...
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People's Choice Awards 2013 Fashion: Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence, Sandra Bullock & More Sizzling Celebs!

January 10th, 2013 9:00am EST
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Awards season has officially commenced! The People's Choice Awards took place in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, and the red carpet was flooded with fashionable stars.

"The Hunger Games" dominated, picking up six trophies. Lead actress Jennifer Lawrence was named "Favorite Movie Actress" and "Favorite Face of Heroism." She showed off some thigh in a short black sequined dress.

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" star Emma Watson wore a daring and colorful graphic cut-out mini dress, while Humanitarian award winner Sandra Bullock opted for a more traditional calf-length black and blue off th...
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Fifty Shades Of 2012: Year Of The Bondage-Inspired Outfit

December 31st, 2012 7:30pm EST
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E.L. James' 2011 novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller list in 2012, inspiring millions of women (and men) to pick up a copy and read about the passionate, bondage-filled affairs of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele.

The book took on formerly taboo subjects and had everyone talking this year, even the celebrities.

Stars were spotted at the beach or out-and-about carrying copies of the book, Oprah called it her "guilty pleasure" (apologies if you just threw up in your mouth a little bit), and Megan Fox read the book to a dolphin in a parody commercial for ...
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Lea Michele Is Proud Of Her 'Prizewinner' Breasts

December 11th, 2012 7:33pm EST
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Lea Michele gets sexy in the January 2013 issue of Marie Claire, talking about her romance with Cory Monteith joking about her sexy cleavage.

The Glee star says she can't remember what her life was like before she started dating co-star (and love interest on the show) Monteith, speaking highly of him and revealing her love and trust for her beau.

"I don't even remember a time when he wasn't my boyfriend. No one knows me better than Cory," she says. "No one knows what it's been like to go through this more than he does. Feeling like you have that net underneath you allows you to jump highe...
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Lea Michele & Diane Kruger Show Some Skin At Miss Golden Globe Party

November 30th, 2012 6:00pm EST
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle held their Miss Golden Globe 2013 Party at Cecconi's Restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday.

Lea Michele looked stunning in a pale pink, low cut Valentino gown. She pulled her hair back and wore dangling earrings and white strappy heels.

Fashion-foward Diane Kruger opted for a two piece ensemble - a crop top with white buttons and a full skirt with pockets. She paired the look with a skinny white belt and black and white Chanel booties.

Clint Eastwood's daughter Francesca was just unveiled as Miss Golden Globe 2013. She will assist prese...
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Ink-fatuation: 16 Celebrities Who Are Obsessed With Tattoos

November 13th, 2012 4:07pm EST
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Thanks to celebs like Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox it seems like every celebrity under the age of 30 has an infatuation with getting tattoos; and many stars are beginning to stray from the typical images of flowers, butterflies, skulls, hearts and barbed wire (perhaps the lamest tattoo ever) to having words, phrases and book or poem exerpts permanently injected under their skin.

Some celebs have even gotten a bit obsessed with getting new ink on a regular basis -- most of them small tattoos -- but enough to become a makeup artist's nightmare for those in the acting business.

Others, like ...
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Lea Michele, Emma Watson & Other Stars Dazzle At Elle Women In Hollywood Gala

October 16th, 2012 8:43am EDT
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A ton of stars attended the 19th Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Tribute at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles on Monday night.

"Glee" actress Lea Michele showed off her figure in a see-through dress that revealed a black bustier underneath. Emma Stone opted for one of the brightest dresses on the red carpet with a hot pink gown with sheer sleeves and a white schoolgirl collar and cuffs.

Anna Kendrick wore a black and gold dress, while Nina Dobrev chose a bright blue and black lace ensemble. Emma Watson looked sophisticated in a black and cream colored frock.

Robert Pattinson honored h...
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10 Celebrities Who Look Sexy In Blue Jeans

September 21st, 2012 2:26pm EDT
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Cool yet casual, blue jeans are a must-have fashion item for many celebrities. Jennifer Aniston is often spotted out and about wearing them - above she paired her jeans with a white tank top, leather belt, and suede boots. She's definitely hot!

Some stars opt for skinny jeans, while others like wearing looser, boyfriend jeans.

Check out our gallery of stars who look sexy however they wear them...

Zoe Saldana

Jessica Alba

Cameron Diaz

Halle Berry looks like she's wearing fiance Olivier Martinez's jeans:

Lea Michele

Blake Lively

Stacy Keibler

Rihanna

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10 Female Celebrity Vegetarians & Vegans

September 19th, 2012 6:03pm EDT
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This summer, Self magazine evaluated Carrie Underwood's diet and gave the singer an A+ for her menu choices. Underwood, who is "95 percent" vegan, is one of many celebrities who opt to go meatless in order to stay thin and healthy.

Anne Hathaway was forced to adopt a strict diet in order to squeeze herself into the skintight catsuit for "The Dark Knight Rises." The vegetarian star went almost 100 percent vegan to stay fit. "By the time the movie finished, I decided to give veganism a try. You can’t go hog-wild as a vegan. You can eat a lot of pasta and have a few vegan pastries."

Natalie ...
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Lea Michele Spotted At Tattoo Removal Clinic

September 17th, 2012 10:19am EDT
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Lea Michele has reportedly undergone laser treatment to remove at least one of her tattoos. The "Glee" star once claimed to have 14 inkings on her body, including music notes on her shoulder; a bird and butterfly on her hips; a butterfly, the words "Our city, our love" and the word "imagine" on her feet; the words "I Believe" on her wrist; and a cross on her ribcage.

The actress was spotted visiting a clinic in Beverly Hills, Calif., that specializes in body art removals. She later left the building with a bandage on her left middle finger.

Michele has a small red heart etched on that fin...
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Lea Michele & Kate Hudson Are Sexy In Black & White At 'Glee' Season 4 Premiere

September 13th, 2012 9:13am EDT
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The cast of "Glee" attended the show's season four premiere screening in Hollywood on Wednesday. And it looked like series regular Lea Michele and guest star Kate Hudson got along quite well.

The pair wore opposite shades on the color scale - Hudson, 39, opted for a white pantsuit and black bustier underneath, while Michele, 26, wore a low-cut black gown with lace cut outs above the hips and on the back.

Hudson sings Jennifer Lopez's "Dance Again" and Lady Gaga's "Americano" in a medley on the premiere episode. She also pairs up with a Casper Smart look-alike (he's Lopez's boyfriend and c...
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A Sexy Lea Michele Shows Off A Lot Of Skin At Do Something Awards

August 20th, 2012 8:37am EDT
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Several celebrities attended the Do Something Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., over the weekend. "Glee" star Lea Michele looked gorgeous in a flowing white gown that showed off her cleavage and her legs.

Olivia Munn was cute in a short hot pink dress, while "Twilight" star Ashley Greene opted for a more conservative brown and copper dress. Former "One Tree Hill" star Sophia Bush stood out in simple orange gown.

The Do Something Awards spotlight people who make social change. The show will air Tuesday, Aug. 21, on VH1, and the grand prize winner will receive $100,000 during the broadcast.
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'Glee' Season 4: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

August 19th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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I have an intense love-hate relationship with FOX’s musical juggernaut, “Glee.” While I appreciate the diversity of the cast and how it tackles controversial and important issues like bullying, self-acceptance and sexuality in a surrealistic, unapologetic, and sometimes hilarious way, I am confounded by its spastic, uneven storytelling and the way it continually ignores some characters to focus on the dramas of others. With that said, this summer has been much less melodious without the sparkly musical fun that is “Glee.” The Sept. 13 premiere is fast approaching, so here are five spoile...
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Lea Michele Is Sexy In Knee-High Boots, Houndstooth Shorts On 'Glee' Set

August 12th, 2012 3:09pm EDT
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We spotted Lea Michele on the set of "Glee" filming scenes for the new season in New York City this weekend.

The actress had a couple of costume changes. In one scene she wore black and white houndstooth shorts with a black blouse and black knee-high boots. In another scene the actress wore a striped sweater with coordinating black and yellow plaid socks.

The upcoming season will be set in Ohio and New York. The Fox Broadcasting president of entertainment said at the TCAs, "I think it’s going to be a huge breath of fresh air for the show. I love the New York flavor. We get coming of age...
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Lea Michele, Zooey Deschanel & More Hot Stars Attend Fox's Summer All Star Party

July 24th, 2012 10:10am EDT
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The stars from "Glee," Zooey Deschanel from "New Girl" and more hot FOX celebrities attended the network's summer all star party in West Hollywood on Monday.

Lea Michele looked elegant in a pale pink dress with a low-cut neckline, while Deschanel wore a bronze sleeveless dress with a big bow on the bodice.

"Anger Management" star Noureen DeWulf showed off her curves in tight green gown, and "So You Think You Can Dance" star Cat Deeley was vibrant in a colorful one-sleeved dress.

Check out more photos from the Fox Summer All Star Party...

"So You Think You Can Dance" host Cat Deeley

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TCA 2012: Fox Exec Explains Role Of 'Glee' Graduates In Fourth Season

July 23rd, 2012 5:04pm EDT
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The FOX hit Glee had a controversial third season when series creator Ryan Murphy announced that many main characters would graduate and leave the show. Glee fans were relieved to learn later that the likes of Lea Michele and Cory Monteith would remain on the show in some capacity.

Today speaking with the Television Critics Association, Fox Broadcasting president of entertainment, confirmed that the characters who have moved on will have limited appearances in the show’s fourth season.

“Now thatI’ve read the first three scripts, I’m very, very happy how seamless it is,” Reilly said. “Ther...
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Tons Of Pics From The Teen Choice Awards: Bieber, Gomez, Lovato & More!

July 23rd, 2012 8:57am EDT
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Hot, young Hollywood stars showed up at Sunday night's 2012 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, California.

Demi Lovato wore a short, daring black, gray and yellow dress with a feathered hemline. Hayden Panettiere glittered in a gorgeous purple sequin gown and matching pumps, while Meagan Good showed off her abs in a sexy white and gray pantsuit.

"Glee" star Lea Michele sizzled in a short strapless number, while singer Jordin Sparks wore a flouncy black dress with a plunging neckline.

Fan favorites Justin Bieber and girlfriend Selena Gomez opted to walk the red carpet solo. Check out a...
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Demi Lovato To Host Teen Choice Awards Later This Month

July 9th, 2012 11:10am EDT
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New "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato will host this year's Teen Choice Awards, which will air July 22 on Fox. Teen Choice 2012 celebrates the most popular teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

Those scheduled to appear include Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen Degeneres, Zooey Deschanel, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, and Ashley Benson.

Performers will include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, No Doubt and DJ Pauly D, who will serve as "Choice" DJ for the night.

Fans ages 13-19 are asked to vote once eac...
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Inside Bethenny Frankel's Michigan Avenue Magazine Cover Story

June 5th, 2012 12:27pm EDT
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Yes, Starpulse has an exclusive preview into Michigan Avenue Magazine’s Summer issue with Bravo reality star, author and soon-to-be new TV talk show host, Bethenny Frankel!

In her cover story, the celebrity chef and mom dishes on her first experience living in Chicago years ago, her love for her now talk show peer Ellen Degeneres and how they compare (“Ellen is not remotely as inappropriate as I am”) her relationship with her former role model, Martha Stewart and her real thoughts on reality TV. The former Real Housewife of New York also discusses being a mom and what she wants to do on he...
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