Reality TV People News - May 2005
Actress and hotel heiress Paris Hilton has accepted a marriage proposal from her boyfriend of five months, Greek shipping heir Paris Latsis.
Bobby Brown says his wife, Whitney Houston, has finished her second stint in rehab and is ready to record a new album.
Singer Jessica Simpson has lashed out against media spreading rumors that her marriage to "Newlyweds" co-star Nick Lachey is on the rocks.
The first lady of heavy metal, Sharon Osbourne, dumped a bucket of water on a London cameraman who sprayed her with a squirt gun that looked like a microphone.
A Carl's Jr. executive told the Parents Television Council to "get a life" in response to complaints about Paris Hilton's sexy Spicy Burger commercial.
A media watchdog group says a California TV ad for a hamburger chain featuring a scantily clad and soaked Paris Hilton is "soft-core porn."
Reigning "American Idol" champion Fantasia Barrino says Alabama rocker Bo Bice is her favorite to become the next winner of the Fox reality TV talent contest.
Donald Trump testified he paid a contractor more than $3 million for work that was only half-done on his Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., golf course.
When she was still fighting for a chance to be Donald Trump's newest employee during Thursday's live The Apprentice 3 finale, finalist Tana Goertz claimed to have learned a lesson from her unprofessional badmouthing of the eliminated contestants who had helped her execute her final task. However, based on the 37-year-old Iowa resident's behavior in the 24-hour period that followed her Trump firing, it would appear as though whatever lesson Tana learned, it had little to do with recognizing the inappropriateness of such behavior.
The New Orleans Saints invited Ryan Sutter, who gained fame in 2003 by marrying Trista Rehn in ABC's "The Bachelorette," to try out for the NFL team.
Two members of singer Bobby Brown's entourage were stabbed in a brawl outside an Atlanta restaurant early Monday.
If The Bachelor 7 bachelorette finalist Krisily Kennedy appeared to remain a little too composed in the minutes following her rejection by Charlie O'Connell on Monday's live The Final Rose finale, there's a good reason -- she had suspected the move was coming.
"American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino will perform at a benefit for the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation in Los Angeles.
Model Angie Everhart and actress Erika Eleniak will be the new Gingers on "The Real Gilligan's Island," the TBS network announced.
More than a week has passed since the broadcast of CBS's The Amazing Race 7 finale, however thanks to the ongoing efforts of bitter runner-up Rob Mariano, a small cloud of doubt continues to linger around winning couple Uchenna and Joyce Agu's victory.
The hackers who acquired nude photos of Paris Hilton from her cell phone used "social engineering" instead of technical wizardry, the Washington Post reports.
Paris Hilton's pet chihuahua Tinkerbell has become the heiress' latest moneymaker, with a new deal struck for Gund to manufacture plush replicas.
A 41-year-old New York City firefighter is the latest winner of the top $1 million prize in the CBS "Survivor: Palau" reality TV series.
"American Idol" finalist Vonzell Solomon's teary outburst was described Friday as a case of being "caught up in the moment."
The first winner of TV's "The Apprentice," Bill Rancic, is writing a book to give kids the same business guidance he got from Donald Trump.
"House of Wax" star Paris Hilton says she is thrilled with her life, but wishes the paparazzi that camp outside her house would take a hike.
Pregnant supermodel Heidi Klum has married singer Seal in a secret Mexico ceremony attended by about 60 friends and relatives.
Martha Stewart got warm applause at her New York company's first annual meeting since her release from prison in March.
The Fox network may retain Nicole Richie in its hit U.S. show, "The Simple Life," despite co-star Paris Hilton's repeated comments that Richie is gone.
The Tony Danza Show has announced that former The Apprentice contestant Ereka Vetrini got engaged to Randy Burkholder, her longtime boyfriend, over the weekend.
"American Idol" judge Paula Abdul made a cameo appearance on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," introducing the opening skit and judging the performances.
"Newlyweds" TV star and pop diva Jessica Simpson says a report of an alleged dalliance with Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst is "absolutely untrue."
Wild child Kelly Osbourne says she and brother Jack can thank their rock 'n' roll parents' genes for their drug problems.
British rocker Ozzy Osbourne says he's relieved his debilitating body tremors are from a genetic syndrome -- not his lifetime of drug abuse.
Clay Aiken, the singer who rose to fame on "American Idol," told CBS News he does not believe that fellow contestant Corey Clark had an affair with Paula Abdul.
The number of contenders in NBC's "The Apprentice" show is down to three and one is an Iowa housewife whose possible triumph would be the first by a woman.
In the latest court appearance, singer Bobby Brown has been firmly reminded by a Massachusetts judge of a commitment to his two oldest children.
Speculation about a reported ABC News expose' of "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul has led a former contestant to come to her defense.
Fox's "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell's opera pop group Il Divo has achieved the highest U.S. chart entry for a debut album from a British-signed act.
Martha Stewart told People magazine her skin got better while she served her five-month sentence at a federal prison in Alderson, W.Va.