Reality Tidbits – Paulini, Simon Cowell, Balloon Boy and Amber Renae
Paulini From Australian Idol Admits Wes Naiqama Abused Her
Season 1 Australian Idol contestant Paulini Curenavuli has written a song about her year long relationship with NRL player Wes Naiqama. The lyrics describe domestic abuse. Full story at the Herald Sun. At the time of their relationship there were media reports of tempestuous behaviour.
Amber-Renae From Project Runway Australia Season 2 Launches Website
Amber Renae has launched a lifestyle website called X and Y Magazine. It is for both men and women, and she is the fashion editor. I still think Amber Renae should put her hand up for the hosting role of the Australian version of Shear Genius. She would be perfect for the role.
Simon Cowell Article On How He Made His Money And Other Things You May Not Have Known
Simon Cowell the judge of American Idol and other reality TV talent shows has been in the news this week because he is the highest paid male on TV. This article has some new facts I did not know about him before, like how he left school at 15 and is anti-intellectual.
Balloon Boy’s Parents Face Charges For Their Shenanigans
Unfortunately balloon boy’s parents could not be charged for being dumbfucks but they can be charged for attempting to influence a public servant. The could face jail time. If for some reason you have been holidaying in Mongolia the balloon boy saga was where the parents called the police and the tv stations to say their son had stowed away on a silver balloon and was floating away. All the time he was stashed in the garage at home. The parents were trying to raise interest in their reality TV program. (Source Taragana Blog)
Ladette To Lady – The Show Does Help The Ladette Make Changes
I must confess I have not been getting in to the second series of Ladette to Lady Australia, as it is a bit formulaic and appears to be set up. And the poor ratings may be reflecting this, however for some the contestants it can be life changing. This season’s contestant Kelly Johnston says she has cut down her drinking and is hoping to join the police force in a few years. (Source: Knox Leader)
Bikini Girl From American Idol Is Still Milking Her 15 Minutes Of Fame
Katrina Farrell became “famous” in this year’s American Idol series by auditioning in a bikini. Yes Simon and Randy loved it and she got through to the top 100. However that is where her Idol journey ended, but she has been doing nightclub appearances, but is also hoping to get into films. (Souce Fox News)