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Author Kathy Lette Using Gordan Ramsay’s Philandering To Promote New Book.
Popular author Kathy Lette has been opportunistically using the reality TV chef’s philandering on his wife Tania to promote her book. She has sent her book To Love Honour and Betray (Til Divorce Us Do Part).

And has said Lette said she believed Tana Ramsay was handling the crisis the wrong way.
“I don’t think she should be doing that whole standing-by-my-man routine,” Lette said.
“When you have made your entire fortune from perpetuating the myth of being the ultimate family man … it’s hypocrisy.”

Full story in the SMH.

Kristy Hinze Furthering Her Education
In the Daily Telegraph it reveals the Project Runway host is furthering her education by sitting for the SATs, which is the equivalent of the HSC. Kristy left school early to further her modelling career. A decision that paid dividends in the long run.

She must be very good at time management, as she has a busy career, a new fiancee to tend to, and million dollar houses to examine on Sydney Harbour. Full story here.

Wes Carr To Perform on Channel Ten’s New Years Eve Coverage.
But alas it will not be the Michael Jackons number. Wes says “ is a party trick.”
Full story The Daily.

Carly Smithson From Last Season’s American Idol Talks About Life Post Idol.
The LA Times has an interesting and indepth article with Carly Smithson and what life is like once the tour and the press junkets are over.

Donald Trump The Executive Producer Of The US Version Of Ladette To Ladies.
Donald Trump appears to continue to dabble in reality TV. He is the executive producer of the US of version of Ladette To Ladies. It will be called The Girls of Hedsor Hall. To be screen in 2009. Reality Blurred has further details on this and other reality TV shows to hit the US next year.

December 20, 2008   Comments Off on Reality Tidbits

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

Aussie Version Of Ladette To Lady

Clearly I have been hiding under a rock as I have just found out there is an Australian series of the Ladette to Lady being worked on.

The British version of the show has been extremely popular here. The premise of the show is turning Ladettes (slappers) into Lady’s (rather dull young women) with one being eliminated each week. Expect to see a cameo by Jane Ferguson, Sarah’s sister, at some stage.

The Channel 9 website has pictures of some of the Australian applicants here.

September 26, 2008   4 Comments