Reality TV People News - January 2009
Nick Lachey defends ex-wife Jessica Simpson's apparent weight gain
Elisabeth Hasselbeck has announced she is pregnant and expecting her third child this summer.
After making history for being crowned American Idol's first-ever champ in 2002, Kelly Clarkson is reportedly ready to once again add her name to the record books.
The Hills could apparently get a little quieter in the coming weeks.
American Idol fifth-season runner-up Katherine McPhee has signed a new recording contract with Verve Music Group.
After initially playing a bit coy about their relationship, fourth-season The Bachelorette winner Jesse Csincsak and former The Bachelor bachelorette Holly Durst have confirmed they are dating. However, according to Csincsak, the romance isn't anything "super exclusive" yet.
Former American Idol first-season co-host-turned-trivia answer Brian Dunkleman is trying to make a comeback on television.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition host Ty Pennington is extending the ABC reality show's goal of helping families who have been victimized by unfortunate situations into his personal life as well.
Justin Guarini's summer wedding is fast approaching, but fortunately for him, his fiance is prepared.
Jesse Csincsak could apparently end up with a former The Bachelor bachelorette after all.
A coroner has confirmed that Paula Abdul's alleged stalker died due from a successful suicide attempt outside of the American Idol judge's home.
Sanjaya Malakar has turned his often tumultuous time on American Idol into a tell-all book.
'Deal' and 'Do It' star Howie Mandel back at work, says heart fine
Sharon Osbourne wins libel damages for false British tabloid claims
American Idol hopeful Emily Wynne-Hughes will apparently be celebrating sober if she survives the show's "Hollywood Week" round and becomes an eighth-season semifinalist.
Jennifer Hudson's return to the stage won't be at the MusiCares Person of the Year gala after all.
Jennifer Hudson has agreed to sing the national anthem at next month's Super Bowl game in Tampa, Fla., E! Online reported.
It's been a busy month for new American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi.
Deal or No Deal and Howie Do It host Howie Mandel has been released from the hospital after collapsing in a Toronto hotel on Monday evening, according to the host and comedian's mother.
The Biggest Loser: Couples host Alison Sweeney won't be so big any longer.
American Idol couple David Cook and Kimberly Caldwell have ended their relationship.
Deal or No Deal and Howie Do It host Howie Mandel has been hospitalized in Toronto for an irregular heartbeat.
'American Idol' champ Fantasia Barrino's house won't be auctioned
Former "American Idol" standout Constantine Maroulis will join a Broadway production of "Rock of Ages" in New York, producers say.
U.S. TV star Kim Kardashian appeared to say there was a possibility her boyfriend, NFL star Reggie Bush, could propose to her on her E! network show.
The $100 subway spitting fine that The City star Olivia Palermo's cousin James Nevan Donahue was shown complaining about during MTV's Monday night broadcast of its new The Hills spinoff is apparently the least of his problems.
The Biggest Loser: Couples contestant Shanon Thomas is apparently getting creative with her carb-cutting ways.
Michelle Aguilar's 2008 ended in style -- losing 110 lbs. and gaining an engagement ring.
Robert "Bob" Crowley's ability to outwit, outlast and outplay his fellow Survivor castaways has apparently made him a local legend.
Anna Nicole Smith case judge Larry Seidlin cleared of wrongdoing
It was a memorable holiday season for former Top Chef: Chicago contestant Nikki Cascone.
Charlie O'Connell already looks like his actor brother Jerry O'Connell. Now he also shares the same name with one of his newborn twin nieces.
Dancing with the Stars professional dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff have reportedly gotten engaged.
Representatives for Jennifer Hudson have reportedly denied that the singer will be performing at the upcoming Presidential inauguration of Barack Obama.
Misdemeanor charges have reportedly been dropped against a former Survivor: Gabon castaway Ace Gordon regarding his November arrest at a Naples, FL lounge.
Former ninth-season America's Next Top Model finalist Bianca Golden has been cleared of all charges against her relating to a Caribbean brawl with Hairspray star Nikki Blonsky.
Former American Idol finalist Gina Glocksen rang in 2009 in style with her own wedding.