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Reality Tidbits – Australia Day Edition

Jamie Durie gets an Order of Australia for his services to reality TV, only joking it was for charity work. (Source: TV Tonight)

Paul Kalina from SMH on the set of Excess Baggage. (Source: SMH)

Simon Cowell no longer engaged and single? Well this article says so. (Source: Daily Gossip)

Speaking of Simon Cowell he has announced a new reality show he is working on with Jada Pinkett-Smith looking for the best DJ. He won’t be a judge on the show. (Source: Daily Telegraph)

The Stafford Brothers starts on Fox 8 on Friday night at 8.30pm it is a reality program which follows two Australian DJ’s around the world. (Source: Herald Sun)

Mel B is selling her house in LA with a dodgy rumour she is moving to Sydney. However there are rumours she will be on Dancing With The Stars. (Source: Daily Telegraph)

Seal talks about his marriage breakdown with Heidi Klum, it doesn’t appear to be too vexatious. (Source: Daily Telegraph)

Also the other The Voice Australia Joel Madden’s marriage to Nicole Ritchie may be in trouble. (Source: Front cover of Famous Mag, Ok that source is spurious)

Project Runway mentor Tim Gunn has not had sex in 29 years, and it appears to be a voluntary choice. (Source: Dlisted)

The cast for The Amazing Race Season 20 has been revealed. (Source: Huffington Post)

Masterchef UK host John Torode has split from his wife. (Source: Daily Mail)

Top Chef judge Gail Simmons says the most overrated TV chef at the moment is Paula Deen, and Fabio said Anthony Bourdain was the judge he liked the least. (Source: Huffington Post)

Jersey Shore star Snooki is now promoting fat burning pills. (Source: Daily Mail)

Speaking of low rent reality TV shows – the Geordie Shore cast have released a perfume that smells of kebabs. (Source: Daily Mail)

Bethenny Frankel gets her own talk show, as does Rocco DiSpirito. (Source: Reality Blurred)


1 Project Runway Mentor Tim Gunn Has Not Had Sex In 29 Years | reality ravings { 01.27.12 at 8:48 am }

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2 Culinary Boner { 01.27.12 at 10:52 am }

Paula Deen cops it from Bourdain as well in this piece in which its revealed that Mrs Kiddy Boombah Lunchbox has gotten ‘erself diabetes from eatin’ her own shit cooking…

“”There ain’t nothing funny about diabetes,” celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain tells Last year, Bourdain told TV Guide that Deen was “the worst, most dangerous person to America” who is “proud of the fact that her food is fuckin’ bad for you.” He says he takes no pleasure in Deen’s revelation, but then again, “when your signature dish is hamburger in between a doughnut, and you’ve been cheerfully selling this stuff knowing all along that you’ve got Type 2 Diabetes … it’s in bad taste if nothing else.”

3 Culinary Boner { 01.27.12 at 4:54 pm }

Some of these reality shows have no imagination whatsoever.

Kebab Cologne. Falafel Frogrance. Tabbouleh Tabou. FFS!!

Were I the Geordie Shore trash-bags I’d’ve gone the whole punani and released a perfume that smells of Snooki instead.

That’s what I’d call truly p’st-modern.

4 Culinary Boner { 01.30.12 at 3:24 pm }

Snooki 3am (TM)…
(cue musc… *doof doof doof*)
“The frogrance guaranteed to get you laid, or at least smelling like you’ve been. A frogrance that’s worth every centimetre.”

Perfumer’s note: ultimately a woody little number, but starts out with complex undertones of desperation, hairgel resins and vagisil before hitting you with a whopping vodka-like alcohol kick that transmits the secret ingredient – Ambergris*.

* sperm whale up-chuck