Talk about a recipe for major drama!
Heidi Montag is set to make her return to reality TV with VH1's Famous Food, scheduled to premiere this fall, according to an official announcement from the network Wednesday.
Joining the plastic surgery-obsessed former Hills star for the series, which will give seven celebs the chance to open their own West Hollywood restaurant? Former Bachelor star Jake Pavelka, Real Housewives of New Jersey villain Danielle Staub, musicians DJ Paul and Juicy "J," singer (and former Eliot Spitzer call girl) Ashley Dupre and The Sopranos' Vincent Pastore.
Going into the one-hour, 10 episode series, Montag knows a thing or two about what it takes to operate a restaurant. Her parents' Crested Butte, Colo., eatery shut its doors last fall after 21 years in business. Montag's mother, Darlene Egelhoff, currently cleans houses as a maid in her hometown.
On Famous Food, Los Angeles restauranteurs Mike Malin (a former Big Brother cast member) and Lonnie Moore, of The Dolce Group, will assess the cast as they complete renovation tasks, craft a menu and hire staff in the hopes of opening a flourishing eatery.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Stephen Colletti, James Lafferty (Nathan on OTH) and his younger brother Stuart Lafferty have teamed up with renowned nature photographer and author Ian Shive for a 22-minute “spec episode” – or pilot – called “Wild Life: A New Generation of Wild.”
“It’s very documentary style said Colletti. We’re shooting a type of show that would end up on, like, the National Geographic Channel or the Travel Channel or something like Discovery."
Colletti said he grew up in California going to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and now he hikes the Santa Monica mountains. But because of work on “One Tree Hill,” he doesn’t get much free time.
And that’s part of the idea for the show. Colletti said “Wild Life” will be going for a somewhat younger demographic than most nature shows. But it’s also geared for people like themselves, who have a love for the outdoors but might not be able to experience it all the time. Colletti said the audience will get to feel the learning curve as the team travels from place to place.
“You always learn something new about yourself and your surroundings when you spend time outdoors, especially in places you’ve never been before,” said Lafferty.
If the show is picked up, it will likely focus on America’s National Parks and other natural areas.
Check out the video above and you can support the project by following the guys’ personal experiences via Twitter: @StephenColletti @IanShivePhoto and @WildLife_TV and liking their facebook page.
They are hoping if they get enough attention from the fans, that they will be able to sell the pilot to a television network so please watch and re-watch the video and spread the word.
Almost 9 months after making the announcement at the Salt premiere, Kristin Cavallari has finally unveiled the shoe she designed for ShoeDazzle.
100% of the proceeds from Kristin's floral print wedge heel, which she named "Bardot", will go to her charity OneKid OneWorld.
The former Hills starlet said of her design:
"Partnering with ShoeDazzle has given me the opportunity to join two of my loves, fashion and charity work! I’ve enjoyed the process of designing this unique shoe that really matches my style and personality."
Miz Cavallari's shoe goes on sale May 16th.
Olivia is the modern everywoman. Demure, kind and in possession of an easy grace – she is, well, lovely. For StyleCaster, she took on the persona of a 70s rock star with photographer Seiji Fujimori, and had no trouble channeling her inner diva, referencing icons Jane Birkin and Mick Jagger.
What’s the first thing you think about when getting dressed in the morning or for an occasion?
I love clothes and wearing them, but first and foremost I always dress for myself. If you’re not comfortable with what you have on, than you won’t feel good no matter what the occasion.
What’s one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
That I love sports
What designers are you really feeling lately?
DVF, Giambattista Valli, Marchesa.
What pieces do you find yourself wearing over and over again?
I wear everything in my closet over and over again. It’s all about using your imagination to create different looks with pieces you already own.
What are you looking forward to style wise for Spring?
I'm thrilled that spring is all about bright colors. Like any New Yorker, I love a nice sharp black outfit, but I really couldn’t live without color. Jil Sander and Jonathan Sanders did an amazing job making a statement with color in a playful way.
What are your main goals for the future now?
My main focus is spending more quality time with Johannes and our dog Mr. Butler, and then designing, modeling and acting
Spooted: Whitney Port at a nail salon in Los Angeles on Monday (April 18).
Miss Port looked cute and casual as she got her nails done before heading to a cafe to grab a cup of coffee.
Whitney recently revealed she loves to find her vintage jewelry at a NYC shop called What Goes Around Comes Around.
“It costs a pretty penny, but this store is home to some of the best vintage finds in town. It has a bohemian-funky vibe and the selection of clothes is always impeccable. My favorite part of the store? The Chanel jewelry—displayed impressively in a huge glass case. The assortment makes me feel like a kid in a candy shop!”