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Posts from — November 2008

Rhys Bobridge New Single Out Now


When you are a performer on a dance show do you expect to come out and get a record contract?

Well you do if you are Rhys Bobridge the runner up of the inaugural season of So You Think You Can Dance Australia.

Rhys who signed with Warners Music has released his new single Hot Summer this weekend. It will be a tune we will be hearing a lot of as Channel Ten has bought the rights to use it promote their summer line up.

He will release an album next year. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.

Source of story and photo Sunday Telegraph.

November 30, 2008   2 Comments

Ladette To Lady – It Looked Like The Producers Got It Right.


When Australia buys the rights to an overseas reality TV show you wonder sometimes if we can get the casting right or if we will have enough ‘talent’ in that specific area.

However there was never any doubt that there would be enough slappers in Oz to ensure a season of Ladette To Lady.

The show based on the english original is about turning slappers or skanks into ladies. The ladettes usually have issues with alcohol, boys or have a potty mouth or all of the above.

Anyway the Ladettes from Australia apparently caused a ruckus on the flight from Australia to Newcastle, England and wouldn’t Channel 9 be loving the publicity they are generating. Or they planted the story themselves.

The story in the SMH says:

“They[the ladettes] were loud and obnoxious, shrieking and cackling in everybody’s faces. They were skipping up and down the aisles. One elderly lady was so upset by their behaviour, she burst into tears.”

The girls are now at Eggleston Hall being turned into ladies. The show will air in 2009.

Full story and source of photo here.

November 30, 2008   8 Comments

Ricki-Lee Coulter Romancing Mark Spano -I Know She Was Meant To Mentor the Idol Contestants This Year But This Is Ridiculous.


Thank god Rick-Lee separated from her husband this year otherwise there would be nothing to gossip about. Ok well maybe Gordon Ramsay.

First it was rumoured she was having a dalliance with Australian Idol contestant Teale Jakubenko (see previous post here ) , however he must have just been providing a decoy.

It is now rumoured she is having a romance with another Australian Idol hottie Mark Spano.

Ros Reines in her gossip column in the Sunday Telegraph reveals:

The couple’s relationship came into focus after Coulter split from her husband and then Spano broke up with his latest girlfriend, a make-up artist.
However, after the split he talked about how the love of a good woman had changed him.
Both have denied that anything was going on and, if Coulter didn’t blush so deeply when she was asked, it would almost be believable.

Source of story and photo: Sunday Telegraph.

UPDATE: Apparently Ricki-Lee has put out a denial – story on

November 30, 2008   2 Comments

Gordon Ramsey Got His Fingers Burnt – But NOT In The Kitchen

Gordon Ramsey must be feeling like those contestants on his show Hell’s Kitchen after he has given them a bollocking – totally humiliated.

It has been revealed everywhere that he has been having a seven year affair with Sarah Symonds, a professional mistress.

Details of their tryst have been revealed in that quality rag They kindly told us that Gordon likes to dabble in amyl nitrate.

Now a few questions were raised in my mine about the article. How in the hell does he find the time to have an affair, and how do you drink two bottles of wine in 75 minutes?

Anyway Tania his wife is standing by him at this point. And I presume Ramsay is trying to hunt down the person who leaked the story to the tabloids. I wouldn’t want to be that person once he finds out who it is as they will be totally roasted.

November 25, 2008   Comments Off on Gordon Ramsey Got His Fingers Burnt – But NOT In The Kitchen

Did Shanina’s Cheating Cost Her The Supermodel Title?

Shanina Shaik must have been wondering last night whether the cheating scandal, where she bribed Tom with sexual favours to help her with a challenge cost her the title of the show Make Me A Supermodel.

Shanina looked suitably shocked and upset when Rhys name was called out as the winner.

Yes he was the nicest but was he the most deserving winner? The teeny boppers that vote in this show may have not liked that Shanina as she was also the third party in a love triangle.

More savvier (ok I mean older viewers) would realise the angst that Tom was showing over cheating on his teenage girlfriend was just the usual puppy love hiccups that occurs, NOT some huge betrayal of her.

I know it would have felt like that for him and her, but looking back they will wonder what the drama was all about. It would appear they have broken up by now by what he was saying on the TV.

Shanina will take heart from the fact that Demelza Reveley, winner of this year’s Australia’s Next Top Model, who was protagonist in a bullying scandal has gone on to continue her modelling career.

November 21, 2008   Comments Off on Did Shanina’s Cheating Cost Her The Supermodel Title?