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Kristin Cavallari - Another Sexy 'Hills' Star Hosts A Las Vegas Pool Party

April 25th, 2010 4:39pm EDT
Kristin Cavallari
Las Vegas seems to be the place for reality stars nearing the 15-minute mark. A bikini-clad Kristin Cavallari is the third "Hills" star in the last month to host a pool party in Sin City; this one at The Day at Liquid Pool Lounge on Saturday. Earlier this month Audrina Patridge hosted a party at the Wet Republic Pool at the MGM Grand, and then Heidi Montag showed off her ginormous fun-bags at the actual opening of the Liquid Pool Lounge.

We thought Vegas was the place to be, but with these "Hills" stars hosting parties, maybe it's not as hot as we thought. Oh, and let's not forget Jon Go...
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Stephanie Pratt Sparkles At The 'Clash Of The Titans' Premiere

April 1st, 2010 8:15pm EDT
Stephanie Pratt
Stephanie Pratt doesn't have much of an imagination when it comes to style.

She showed up at both Star magazine's Young Hollywood party and the "Clash Of The Titans" Los Angeles premiere yesterday wearing short, strapless dresses with sweetheart necklines.

"The Hills" star was recently sentenced to three years probation for drunk driving. She was arrested in October after she failed a breath test in Los Angeles. She faced up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine if she had been convicted of DUI.

The reality star agreed to do 30 days of rehab following her arrest.

In other movie prem...
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Lauren Conrad Looks Sweet

April 1st, 2010 5:40pm EDT
Lauren Conrad
Lauren Conrad looked rather sweet at her "Sweet Little Lies: An L.A. Candy Novel" book signing at Barnes and Noble in Fairless Hills on Sunday.

Lauren is best known for starring in the MTV hit series "The Hills." Her first novel, "L.A. Candy," was a number-one New York Times bestseller. She is also a fashion designer, and she recently launced a clothing line exclusively for Kohl's.

Her new novel centers on best friends Jane & Scarlett who land their own reality show and get access to everything hot in Hollywood. But there's more to life than just parties and shopping...

The reality s...
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Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt Not Splitting Up

March 31st, 2010 12:05am EDT
Speidi
Reality TV couple Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt have dismissed reports they're splitting up.

Montag sacked her husband as her manager last month, prompting gossips to conclude that the couple's marriage is over; but although the cosmetically-enhanced blonde admits she and Pratt were talking divorce, she explained that she was only "being dramatic."

"I'm not moving out. I love Spencer with all my heart," she tells People.com.

The news comes a day after reports suggested Montag had moved out of the home she shares with Pratt.

She also failed to show at a scheduled promotional event for ...
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Heidi Montag Was A Diva At 'Hills' Photo Shoot

March 29th, 2010 8:14pm EDT
Heidi Montag
Heidi Montag was a major diva at a weekend 'Hills' photo shoot, Spencer Pratt confirms to UsMagazine.com.

PerezHilton.com reported earlier Monday that Montag, 23, showed up with four bodyguards and "Audrina [Patridge], Kristin [Cavallari], Stephanie [Pratt] and Lo [Bosworth] were all shocked." She then "refused to take part in a group shot, even though she had agreed to it beforehand." (MTV will Photoshop her in later, it was reported.)

Pratt, 26, tells Us, "It's all true. She was sick and she didn't even want to go to that photo shoot!"

Montag posted a photo of herself posing with six b...
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Doug Reinhardt Producing Sister's Reality Show

March 24th, 2010 5:00pm EDT
Doug Reinhardt
Paris Hilton's boyfriend Doug Reinhardt is turning TV producer for his sister Casey - he's teaming up with the former Laguna Beach star to launch her own show.

Reinhardt was rumored to be working on a new reality program with the hotel heiress, documenting their romance amid reports he has been planning to propose. A representative for Hilton denied the claims on Monday, insisting the socialite couple had not signed up for such a show - but Reinhardt has now confirmed his own plans with his younger sister.

His agent Greg Weiss tells the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, "Doug is p...
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Lauren Conrad's New 2010 Kohl's Spring Collection - Hot Or Not?

March 14th, 2010 11:02pm EDT
Lauren Conrad
"Dresses are a feminine and versatile way to maximize any woman's wardrobe this spring," said Lauren Conrad. "The LC Lauren Conrad collection offers effortlessly chic dresses that can be styled a number of ways for spring's warm days or chilly nights – all for $60 or less at Kohl's!"

Kohl's spring 2010 fashion offers fresh spring styles at prices to rave about. Add prints and pops of color to spring wardrobes with this season's essentials, including flattering tunics, denim accents, embellished apparel, patterned scarves and bold jewelry at Kohl's and Kohls.com. Find these and other sprin...
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Lauren Conrad Scores Another Bestselling Book

February 12th, 2010 11:55am EST
Lauren Conrad Scores Another Bestselling Book
Former The Hills star Lauren Conrad is fast becoming a literary legend - her second novel has landed atop the New York Times bestseller list. The reality TV star, who shot to fame as the MTV cameras followed her move from Laguna Beach, California to Los Angeles, released her first book, L.A. Candy, last June.

The novel surprised critics by scoring the number one spot in the Children's Chapter Books category of the newspaper's revered list. Conrad's follow-up, Sweet Little Lies - about a TV reality star in Hollywood - now looks set to match her previous success.

And Conrad is delight...
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Celebrities Who Are Single, Fabulous & Loving It!

January 19th, 2010 9:00am EST
Jennifer Aniston & Gerard Butler
With Valentine's Day less than a month away, the single-serving folk have already begun their grumblings about how this lovely-dovey holiday is nothing but a ridiculous money-making ploy by the greeting card industry, and to a certain degree, they're right.

Valentine's Day is a time for couples to celebrate the love they have for one another via heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and teddy bears with "I love you" written on the tummies. It is also the most exclusionary of the holiday lineup, giving the shaft to all those table-for-one people.

For most couples, Valentine's Day declarat...
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MTV's 'The Hills' & 'The City' Move To Tuesday Nights

September 27th, 2009 10:18pm EDT
The Hills moves to new night
Tuesday night television is about to get a double dose of drama as MTV's hit series "The Hills" and "The City" prepare to dominate cable on a new night. Premiering Tuesday, September 29th, the two reality series MTV fans can't live without will air back-to-back for the first time with "The Hills" Season Five, Part Two at 10p.m. ET/PT and "The City" Season One, Part Two at 10:30p.m. ET/PT. Each running for 10 all-new episodes, the conflict continues on both shows as "Laguna Beach" alum Kristin Cavallari joins the cast of "The Hills" while on "The City," Whitney Port and Olivia Palermo embark...
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Stars Haunted By Past Relationships

May 27th, 2009 9:43am EDT
Jessica Simpson &  Nick Lachey
In the recent film Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Matthew McConaughey's character is visited by three ghosts: past, present, and future. In the process, he sees how he has treated past girlfriends, checks out how he is treating his current girlfriend, and sees what might happen if he continues his foolish ways. McConaughey isn't the only one who has been haunted by relationships; in fact, we've all been haunted by an ex at some point in our lives. Lucky for us, though, we don't have the entire world watching us as we continuously morn over the one who got away, or as we bump into situations...
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Lauren Conrad Gets Animated In 'Family Guy'

April 23rd, 2009 10:15am EDT
Lauren Conrad
Lauren Conrad joins good company like Drew Barrymore and the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation as one of the celebrity guest stars of Family Guy. Like the TNG cast, she plays herself. Get ready to see Seth MacFarlane's artistic take on the star of The Hills.

"That's actually the most exciting part is to see what you look like animated," Conrad said. "I think that I was basically just a blonde character though in this episode. I mean, I feel like unless you have a really prominent feature on your face, you kind of just look like a cartoon character, so I thought it was fun."

O...
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Is There Any Reality Left In Reality TV?

February 17th, 2009 9:02am EST
The Bachelor
Writers and producers from many shows including "Laguna Beach," "The Bachelor," and, the granddaddy of them all, "The Real World," have admitted that their shows are either partially scripted and/or edited to manufacture storylines. And even before they admitted it, most of us knew for a long time that the term "reality TV" was kind of an oxymoron.

But remember when the first season of "The Real World" premiered 17 years ago? Some of you who are fans of the show now may have still been in diapers back then, but hopefully you've had an opportunity to see its beginnings. If you have, yo...
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Fashion Star of the Week: Kristin Cavallari

October 17th, 2008 11:15am EDT
Kristin Cavallari
Former "Laguna Beach" reality star Kristin Cavallari was looking smashing in a very girly dress at the "Max Payne" premiere held at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood on October 13. This girl is definitely looking all grown up like the woman she was meant to be.

The Outfit: Black Halo's one shoulder mini 'Jackie' dress in yellow.

Sassy Factor: The skinny white belt gives this outfit that perfect added touch of femininity.

Accessories: Minimal jewelry. Super high and sexy Christian Louboutin 'Night Cage Zeppa' gold sandals.

Get the look: ...
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Look! I'm A TV Star!

September 24th, 2008 10:00am EDT
The Hills
People used to believe in fictional television. They didn't believe that it was real, simply that it was an honest fabrication of reality, a mild funhouse reflecting life as it is lived. They watched whether they could identify with it or not; they watched to imagine the lives they saw on the screen. Some still do. But others, a growing majority, watch reality television; they take comfort in the truthful depictions, no, profiles of the lives of others. These shows cannot be melodramatic, cannot be dismissed as over-the-top like Grey's Anatomy. They are "real."

America's fascination wi...
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Reality TV Overload

August 11th, 2008 8:45am EDT
Project Runway
What happened to the days when movie stars were in fact stars in major motion pictures and when being an actor meant you actually had talent? What about when game show contestants were just game show contestants, not famous people?

Now it seems like you can't turn on the television without seeing a reality show, a preview for a reality show, or a reality show "star" in his or her new movie. When is it going to stop? It's reality TV overload! Some shows aren't that bad and are actually tolerable, but then there are shows like "Sunset Tan" on E! that make you want to rip your eyes out.

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Mandi Perkins' Debut, 'Alice In No Man's Land,' Out Aug. 5

July 26th, 2008 9:44am EDT
Mandi Perkins
Sony BMG recording artist Mandi Perkins is an intensely passionate and charismatic singer/songwriter who creates uncompromising melodic rock. She writes about her life and those around her in a musical form of empathy, which makes listeners, care, think and question.

Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Mandi began writing and performing when she was very young and her childhood included musical theater, vocal competitions and writing every chance she could. Her ambitions inspired a move to California to pursue both a career in music and to attend UC Berkeley where she graduated w...
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Popular Celebrity Getaways

July 2nd, 2008 8:48am EDT
Jennifer Aniston
Celebrities love to vacation. Although the mansions they call home aren't too shabby, everybody needs to get away once in a while for some much needed rest and relaxation. Contrary to most people's beliefs, movie stars do have grueling schedules. With the all-night movie or television shoots, press tours, and traveling all over the world for premieres, they deserve to get away from it all! Because the entertainment industry is focused around keeping up with the trends, there seems to be a different chic getaway every year. Here are the top vacation getaways where you can expect to rub elbow...
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Platinum Recording Artist Gavin DeGraw Announces National Headlining Tour

June 23rd, 2008 7:00pm EDT
Gavin DeGraw
Platinum recording artist and singer songwriter Gavin DeGraw announces a national headlining tour in support of his new album Gavin DeGraw, just released last month. Well known for his emotionally intense live performances, Gavin will be heading out on a 27-city tour to present brand new songs from his new album. Throughout the tour Gavin will be supported by various acts including Landon Pigg and Marié Digby. Spurred on by his new pop hit single "I'm In Love With A Girl," which has been in the Top 10 on the Hot AC radio chart for over 8 weeks, Gavin DeGraw premiered at #7 on the Billboard...
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Our Favorite Reality Shows

June 17th, 2008 8:30am EDT
America
Even though we might not always admit it, we love reality television. It's hard not to because reality TV brings viewers entertaining and shocking moments, leaving viewers wanting more.

Followig is a look at some of the most popular reality shows that people can't help but watch week after week:

American Idol

"American Idol" made its Fox debut on June 11, 2002, and has now become one of the most popular shows on American television. The show originated from the 2001 British reality program "Pop Idol." The show has given us talented singers like Kelly Clarkson, David Cook, Carri...
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Gavin Degraw' Self Titled Album Debuts At #7 On The Billboard Album Charts

May 14th, 2008 7:40pm EDT
Gavin DeGraw
Platinum recording artist and singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw roars back with his self-titled album Gavin Degraw (J Records). Spurred on by his infectious first single "In Love with a Girl," the album enters the Billboard album charts at #7 today with 66,111 albums sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Gavin Degraw marks Gavin's first Top 10 album and celebrates his biggest scan week ever. Additionally, the album is #1 on the digital sales chart this week.

Gavin Degraw is the long-awaited follow-up to his platinum debut Chariot, which featured the hit singles "I Don't Want To Be," "Char...
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'The Hills': A Lo Down Dirty Shame

May 6th, 2008 9:07am EDT
The Hills
Lo, Lo, Lo. Maybe it was because Lo and LC were always up against the delightfully devious Kristin on Laguna Beach, but Lo always seemed as sweet as cinnamon and sugar toast. She was the most precious voice of reason, like having Dr. Phil wrapped up in the persona of petite, southern California beach bunny.

With the advent of "Shifty Lo," however, all sense of nostalgia has gone by the wayside. The theme for this mini-season of The Hills seems to be the constant shifting of alliances between friends and would-be family, but ironically, after all of these wild swings, no relationsh...
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Your 15 Minutes Of Fame Are Over: Go Away!

April 28th, 2008 8:45am EDT
Lauren Conrad
Some people in Hollywood have that inevitable, almost unattainable staying power that keeps them in the public eye for decades. Most of these stars have the likeability by the public to make it work. Others make us want to stop going to the grocery store altogether just to avoid seeing their faces on the gossip magazines. Attention following faux-lebrities: Your 15 minutes of fame are over, go away!

MTV's The Hills has become one of the most popular reality TV series. It features Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt and Lauren Conrad, who are three of the top famous un-celebrities. You aren't ...
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Hollywood Spring Fashion

April 10th, 2008 1:00pm EDT
Jenna Dewan
With warmer weather approaching it's time to ditch your Ugg boots and NorthFace jackets for Spring's newest trends that are all about fun, flirty colors and patterns. We've rounded up our top picks for spring trends seen around Hollywood.

Bold Colors

Like this strapless gown, seen here on Kristin Cavalarri of Laguna Beach fame, spring gives the green light to wear bright, loud colors. What's more, this spring's trends call for combining bold and bright colors, like Maggie Rizer's red and pink hip-hugging gown. Finally, it's fashionable to combine colors that, in seasons past, wer...
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Heidi Montag: What's The Point?

February 25th, 2008 11:00am EST
Heidi Montag
I'll be the first to admit that "The Hills" is a huge guilty pleasure for me. I've been a fan since season one of "Laguna Beach," and I was stoked to hear that Lauren "L.C." Conrad was getting her own spin-off series.

The first two seasons of the show were great, but right before season three started the drama began. Heidi Montag, former BFF of Lauren, decided to act all high school and trash Lauren, with the help of her boyfriend Spencer Pratt, every chance she got. Then there were the sex tapes rumors, which many believe Spencer started with the help of Heidi.

It makes me ...
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'The Hills' Season Finale Airs Dec. 10

December 1st, 2007 9:00am EST
The Hills
MTV and the ladies of the hit series "The Hills" invite viewers behind the velvet ropes to celebrate the highly anticipated third season finale on Monday, December 10, beginning at 8 PM ET with special event, "The Hills Finale: Live in Hollywood."

Broadcasting live from LA hotspot Area, MTV will give fans an opportunity to get up close and personal with the cast like never before, while giving viewers a chance to catch up on the latest drama of the last few episodes. The night will culminate with the ladies of "The Hills" making an announcement that will leave fans wanting more!

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Matt White's 'Best Days' Released; Listen To The Title Track Here

September 20th, 2007 7:30pm EDT
Matt White
Take one listen to the music of Matt White and you're hooked. His songs are relatable—you'll think of the one who got your heart, the pains and pleasures of growing up and the remarkable journey in discovering just who the heck you are. Drawing inspiration from Elton John, Jeff Buckley, and Coldplay, (he's like Maroon 5 in one person), Matt White's self-titled debut marks the arrival of a gifted songwriter who draws from his own experience. Matt delivers a song with a smooth voice that will immediately put the listener at ease.

Music is in Matt's DNA—his grandmother was among th...
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MTV Moves Up The Coast For Season Four Of Laguna Beach

July 31st, 2007 9:30pm EDT
Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County
-New Cast, New Beach, And New Drama In "newport Harbor: The Real Orange County"; Premiering Wednesday, August 15Th At 10:30PM ET/PT

-Grand Opening Of Virtual Newport Harbor Transports Fans North To Live The New Drama For Themselves

-Get A Sneak Peek Now At newportharbor.mtv.com

For three seasons fans have lived, loved and come of age with the teenagers of Laguna Beach. This season, MTV is moving up the coast to Newport Harbor. Join a new circle of friends as they discover first loves, face new rivalries and suffer new heartbreaks as Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County premiere...
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'Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County' Premieres August 15 On MTV

July 24th, 2007 10:21am EDT
Newport Harbor
For three seasons fans have lived, loved and come of age with the teenagers of "Laguna Beach." This season, MTV is moving up the coast to Newport Harbor. Join a new circle of friends as they discover first loves, face new rivalries and suffer new heartbreaks as "Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County" premieres on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 10:30pm ET/PT.

Fans can log onto newportharbor.mtv.com to view video cast bios, exclusive behind the scenes photos, test their Laguna Beach knowledge with episode quizzes, and watch full episodes from previous seasons. Viewers can also check out the off...
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Singer-Songwriter Matt White's Music Prominently Featured All Over Television

June 9th, 2007 10:00am EDT
Matt White
Take one listen to the music of Matt White and you're hooked. His songs are relatable—you'll think of the one who got your heart, the pains and pleasures of growing up and the remarkable journey in discovering just who the heck you are. Drawing inspiration from Elton John, Jeff Buckley, and Coldplay, (he's like Maroon 5 in one person), Matt White's self-titled debut marks the arrival of a gifted songwriter who draws from his own experience. Matt delivers a song with a smooth voice that will immediately put the listener at ease.

Music is in Matt's DNA—his grandmother was among the first...
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