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While Kathy Griffin was rumored to be a top pick to replace Rivers after her death, E! is now looking at NeNe Leakes to fill the position, Life & Style reported.
Fashion Police's current co-hosts Melissa Rivers, Kelly Osbourne and Giuliana Rancic are reportedly not pleased about The Real Housewives of Atlanta star potentially joining their cast.
"The remaining hosts of Fashion Police weren't thrilled about Kathy Griffin, but they're certainly not on board with the possibility of NeNe Leakes taking over," a source told Life & Style. "The news that NeNe is in talks to replace Joan has everyone up in arms EXCEPT the E! executives!"
Leakes is known for being very outspoken, blunt and confident. Her personality does slightly resemble that of Rivers'. In addition to starring on The Real Housewives series, Leakes also competed on The Celebrity Apprentice's fourth edition and the eighteenth season of Dancing with the Stars.
"[Joan's daughter] Melissa thinks it's a huge mistake and Kelly and Giuliana think it's an outrage... They're afraid that it will become the NeNe Show," added the source. "Melissa just doesn't think NeNe should be in the running and definitely doesn't think she even comes close to filling her mother's shoes."
However, Fashion Police executives "love" the idea of having Leakes on the show, according to the source, because "fans really respond well to her."
Bravo talk show host Andy Cohen, who also serves as an executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise, has reportedly expressed his support over the gig, which is further influencing E! on the decision.
"God is opening up so many doors in my life right now and I just wanna praise him! I am truly grateful," Leakes tweeted on Sunday.
Fashion Police has been airing since September 2010. Its leading lady, Rivers, passed away at the age of 81 on September 4 after going into cardiac arrest during a throat procedure.
The seventh-season The Bachelorette star gave birth to Fordham Rhys Rosenbaum on Tuesday, Us Weekly reported.
"Both mom and baby are doing great and we are so so happy to welcome little Fordy to the world!!!" Rosenbaum, 37, told Us. "Cutest little baby on the planet!"
Fordham reportedly weighed-in at seven pounds and two ounces and measured 18.5 inches.
Hebert, 29, had a feeling her baby was coming soon, as she had posted a sideways selfie of her big bump this past Friday.
"Sometimes I surprise myself," the pediatric dentist tweeted. "This has to be the last weekend!!?!!? #frontheavy #bbayr."
Rosenbaum also took to Twitter late last week about the status of his wife's pregnancy.
"Soakin' in these last moments with my gorgeous wife & the #Rosenbump," he captioned a photo of Hebert at a hospital check-up on Thursday, September 25.
Earlier this month, the couple apparently took a "Newborn 101" class to learn the basics of first-time parenthood.
Hebert and Rosenbaum had celebrated a small baby shower in New York City in July. The pair first announced Hebert's pregnancy in late March and then disclosed one month later they were having a baby boy.
The reality TV couple got engaged on The Bachelorette in 2011 and wed on live television in December 2012.
"Oh gosh, well, we saw perfect scores yesterday. I think we definitely have frontrunners with [Janel Parrish] and [Val Chmerkovskiy] and [Derek Hough] and [Bethany Mota]," Smirnoff said during a Tuesday appearance on Good Morning America, the morning after she and Couture got eliminated from the show.
"But I think every week, we might have a new leader."
During Monday night's Dancing with the Stars broadcast, both Parrish and Mota and their partners earned the season's first perfect scores of 40 points from judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Julianne Hough.
"Yeah, it's been interesting," Couture chimed in. "I think early on, [Alfonso Ribeiro]. Everyone looked at Alfonso, and the dances he put out were amazing. And last night, to see two perfect scores, I don't know!"
Smirnoff and the mixed martial arts and UFC fighter acknowledged they had to dance first out of the entire pack a couple times, which might've presented them with a disadvantage.
"I think we definitely have set the record with being first two weeks in a row," Smirnoff said, adding, however, that last night was Couture's "best take."
Couture apparently doesn't have a theory on why he got the boot from the competition so early on, but he's happy with how things turned out. Over the last five weeks, Couture insisted he "absolutely" gave Dancing with the Stars his all.
"It's the way it goes, I guess... You can only focus on the things you have control over," Couture noted on GMA, "I learned a ton."
He also walked away with home viewers likely having a different perception of him, contradicting the stereotypes of UFC fighters.
"[I wanted] to do something outside the box and expand people's view of who I am and what I am capable of," Couture said, jokingly adding that he'd like to take "all four [judges] at once" into the Octagon ring.
Smirnoff and Couture finished in eleventh -- and last -- place on Monday night's judging leaderboard after receiving 26 points for their paso doble routine. Last week, the couple had landed in a four-way tie for eighth place with 28 points.
Levine, 35, who wed Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo, 25, in July, has released his band's new "Animals" music video and it features him stalking and having bloody sex with his wife.
Some of the song's lyrics include: "Baby, I'm preying on you tonight / Hunt you down eat you alive / Just like animals," in addition to, "Maybe you think that you can hide / I can smell your scent from miles / Just like animals."
The graphic Maroon 5 video also features Levine singing phrases such as "we get along when I'm inside you" and "you can't stay away from me."
In the video, Levine works in a butcher shop and takes notice of Prinsloo when she comes in to buy meat. He then begins to obsess about her -- following her on the street, standing outside her place in the pouring rain and secretly taking photographs of her. Levine, who sports thick-rimmed glasses in the video, later gets rejected by Prinsloo at a club only to engage in bloody sex moments later.
Prinsloo had shared a photo on Instagram September 2 from the set in which she and Levine were both drenched in blood.
Samuel Bayer, who was behind Nightmare on Elm Street, directed "Animals." Bayer had previously worked with Maroon 5 on their 2012 hit "Payphone."
Levine and Prinsloo began dating in May 2012 and reunited after a brief split in early 2013. Once they got back together, Levine apparently didn't hesitate to take their relationship to the next level and popped the question in July 2013.
Levine and the Victoria's Secret model reportedly began dating after the singer and Anne Vyalitsyna, who's also a model, called it quits.
The Maroon 5 frontman currently serves as a coach on The Voice's seventh season with Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams and Blake Shelton.
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The mixed martial arts and UFC fighter became the third couple eliminated from the competition based on the combination of the Dancing with the Stars judges' scores they had received during last week's performance show and the home viewer votes that were cast immediately following that episode.
"I'm happy. It's been a great experience. I put myself out there, tried something new. It's been fun. [Karina]'s been amazing," Randy said following the results announcement.
"[He]'s an amazing man. I hope I made a friend for life because this was a priceless experience and I wouldn't have changed it for anything else," Karina added.
Actor and Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett and partner Allison Holker were the other couple still in danger of elimination prior to Randy and Karina's ouster, however, they were not necessarily one of the bottom-two couples based on the judges' scores and America's vote.
Last week, Randy and Karina had finished in a four-way tie for eighth place after receiving 28 out of 40 points from Dancing with the Stars judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba, and Julianne Hough. Jonathan and Allison had earned 30 points and therefore landed in seventh place on the leaderboard. Both couples had danced cha cha routines.
Monday night's performance show featured each of the remaining 11 celebrity and professional pairings taking the stage once, dancing a routine to a song from a famous movie. Comedian Kevin Hart served as the week's guest judge.
Two perfect scores of 40 points topped the night's judging leaderboard. Actress and Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish and YouTube fashionista Bethany Mota tied for first place with their partners after dancing jazz routines that wowed the judges.
Janel and partner Val Chmerkovskiy danced to West Side Story. Bethany and partner Derek Hough performed a Singing in the Rain number.
Comedian Tommy Chong and partner Peta Murgatroyd finished in third place on the leaderboard with 34 points after dancing an Argentine tango inspired by the movie Scent of a Woman.
Fourth place represented a three-way tie with 32 points between the following celebrities: Jonathan, Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson, and actor and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro.
Jonathan and Allison performed a Great Gatsby-themed tango routine, Sadie and partner Mark Ballas danced a Viennese waltz to Up, and Alfonso and partner Witney Carson took the stage with a quickstep routine inspired by Austin Powers.
Actress and Back to the Future star and partner Artem Chigvintsev landed in seventh place on the judges' leaderboard with 31 points after dancing a cha cha routine to the movie she had starred in.
Eighth place was a tie between soap opera and General Hospital star Antonio Sabato Jr. and partner Cheryl Burke as well as fashion designer Betsey Johnson and partner Tony Dovolani. Both pairs received 29 points from the judges. Antonio and Cheryl danced to Guardians of the Galaxy, while Betsey and Tony performed a contemporary routine inspired by the movie Ghost.
Michael Waltrip, a professional race car driver, and partner Emma Slater performed a 28-point worthy waltz to Robin Hood, finishing in tenth place on the leaderboard.
Eleventh -- and last -- place went to Randy and Karina. They danced a paso doble which earned 26 points from the judges and was set to the music from Rocky.
The votes from Monday night's show will count towards next week's Dancing with the Stars elimination. America has also begun voting to temporarily switch up the celebrity and professional pairings two weeks from last night.
Gwen won her first four-way battle during last night's broadcast after Anita Antoinette performed "Turn Your Lights Down Low."
Pharrell snagged Blessing Offor for his team following his "Just the Two of Us" performance. Mia Pfirrman was the third artist to spark all four coaches' interest after she took the stage with "Unconditionally." She chose to be on "Team Adam."
Three artists also managed to turn three chairs around.
John Martin, who sang "Sweet Pea," had Blake, Gwen and Pharrell fighting for him. He selected Blake. Kelli Douglas, who performed "Danny's Song," impressed every coach but Pharrell. She opted to be on Adam's team. Jordy Searcy got everyone to turn their chairs except for Adam. His performance of "Skinny Love" got him a spot on Pharrell's team.
Blake got into two battles for two contestants he liked in particular but lost both of them to The Voice's newbie coaches. Blake squared off against Gwen for Jessie Pitts, who sang "The Story." She picked Gwen. Blake then faced off against Pharrell for Ricky Manning. His "Love Me Again" performance got him a spot on Pharrell's team.
However, Blake chose to solely turn around for Bree Fondacaro and Kensington Moore, so he automatically got both women on his team. Bree performed "It Ain't Me Babe" and Kensington sang "Love Runs Out."
Troy Ritchie peaked the interest of only Gwen. His rendition of "Out Of My League" got him a spot on the No Doubt frontwoman's team.
The following singers failed to earn a spot on any of The Voice coaches' teams: Michael Stein with "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," Cole Wilkinson with "Classic," Mistee Merritt with "You Gotta Be," Jeremy Cole with "I Can Dream About You," and Samantha Sampson with "Heads Carolina, Tails California."
The "Realtor Sisters" from Miami, FL, became the first team eliminated from the around-the-world competition after they arrived at the Race's first Pit Stop at a "robust fortress" called Fort Christian in St. Thomas in last place.
Lisa and Michelle lost by merely seconds to "Firefighters" Michael Ward and Scott Strazzullo and "Engaged Couple" Keith Tollefson and Whitney Duncan after all three teams rushed to the Pit Stop and received a four-hour time penalty for failing to finish the Roadblock task.
In an exclusive interview with Reality TV World, Lisa and Michelle talked about their The Amazing Race experience and early ouster from the show. Below is the first half of their interview. Check back with us soon for the concluding portion.
Reality TV World: Could you believe you girls were the first team to get eliminated and how did you feel walking away from that experience?
Lisa Thomson: It was tough to be the first team eliminated but all the teams were very strong, so, we're glad everyone did well.
Reality TV World: Night fell and you guys were still digging at that treasure-chest task. Do you have any idea how far behind the pack you guys finally finished the leg alongside Michael and Scott as well as Keith and Whitney?
Lisa Thomson: I would say approximately maybe an hour.
Reality TV World: What exactly would you say led to your demise in this leg? What would you attribute your elimination to? Was it getting on that second flight to St. Thomas or just the fact that digging treasure-chest task took so long or maybe even some bad luck?
Michelle Thomson: I think it was a little bit of [bad] luck, I don't know. We had a tough time at the beginning of the day trying to get some luck and then we got in the cab and that's the way it played out.
Reality TV World: When you girls were heading to the airport in New York at the very beginning of the leg, you obviously weren't one of the first five teams to get there. Did anything happen there that viewers didn't get to see or did you just naturally get to the airport later than other teams?
Lisa Thomson: Our cab, you know, everyone found the location pretty fast, so it was whoever's cab driver got there first -- made it to the airport first -- and we were on the second flight. We were the first team off the second flight, but you know, we were in the slowest cab and we didn't find the treasure and then we were in another slow cab. That's just what happens!
Reality TV World: Michelle, what was going through your mind the whole time Lisa was digging? Did you feel defeated or did you remain optimistic?
Michelle Thomson: I'm a pretty optimistic person. I always like to keep a positive view. When you lose daylight on a task like that, it gets to the point where it's like, "Alright, we've got to do something else. Everyone can't dig if it gets dark. That's a little nuts." So, if that didn't happen I don't think we ever would have given up. She was positive; I was positive.
Reality TV World: Lisa, how long did you dig for?
Lisa Thomson: I think about four hours.
Reality TV World: Michelle, do you think you could've done any better with that task or no?
Michelle Thomson: Well there's no way -- no one other than the guy with the compass on his watch [Jim Raman], who knew, right off the bat, how to work that compass. Everyone struggled with it. No one got it easy.
I mean, if I did it, I would've struggled with it the same way. I don't think I could've done a better job. I think Lisa's endurance for four hours, digging in the freaking sand and sun and dirt -- I thought that was pretty tough of her. I don't know if I would've been as mentally tough as her. I mean, she never gave up.
Reality TV World: You girls basically said you thought your looks could help you during the Race or at least provide you with an advantage of some kind as it does in your professional careers. Based upon your experience in the first leg, looking back, do you still believe that?
Michelle Thomson: Looks had nothing to do with the Race. I mean, we're obviously blonde girls so people are going to talk about that, but our looks have nothing to do with it.
Our looks had nothing to do with digging, our looks have nothing to do with our business. We couldn't find the treasure; Two guys couldn't find the treasure either. We're blonde so we get the [brunt] of it. But, you know, three people couldn't find the treasure.
Reality TV World: You two have sparked a lot of talk with your decision to seemingly steal the pen out of Michael and Scott's hands at the sea flight sign-up board...
Lisa Thomson: Yeah, the pen! If you watch it, we were there first before them. They took -- they grabbed the pen and I took the pen out of his hand because I was there first. If you watch it, that's not how it was portrayed. I was at the board first before the firefighters.
Michelle Thomson: I think a lot of viewers, if you watch it, they're going to take it as, like, "Oh, maybe it was a rude move or something." But, you know what? Everyone that got to the board was fighting over pens. No one wants to be on the last flight either. It is what it is.
Reality TV World: It seemed like the firefighters wanted to run a gentlemanly Race until you two crossed them at that sign-in board. Had that incident never have happened in their minds, do you think they would've let you share that taxi with them or do you think it wouldn't have made a difference?
Lisa Thomson: Whoever was in the very last cab would've been the ones who lost.
Michelle Thomson: Yeah.
Lisa Thomson: They would've never let us in that cab.
Michelle Thomson: And we never would've let them in our cab either. So that's just the way it would've been.
Reality TV World: When you and the other two teams determined you should take the four-hour time penalty after digging for those treasure chests, you admitted you were worried about beating Keith and Whitney to the finish but you seemed pretty confident you could beat Michael and Scott. Why was that? What did you think you had on those two guys?
Michelle Thomson: Because we thought it was going to be a foot race. We could definitely outrun them. I mean, we're runners. That's what we do. We work out a lot, so we're confident in our endurance and we're confident. But maybe [someone] might be faster, but endurance-wise, we could kill anyone basically.
Reality TV World: So could you elaborate more then on why you felt threatened by Keith and Whitney?
Lisa Thomson: Well, Keith is like 6'8" or something. His legs are really long. I didn't know if he was a runner or he wasn't a runner, but I knew he was really tall and thin.
Michelle Thomson: Whitney's a runner too.
Lisa Thomson: Yeah. We just thought we could probably beat the firemen because we're pretty fast. We train every day.
Reality TV World: Did you know who Keith and Whitney were at the start of the Race, that they had appeared on Survivor together?
Michelle Thomson: We had no idea.
Lisa Thomson: No.
Reality TV World: So considering that fact now, do you think that presented them with an advantage because of their reality TV experience or a disadvantage because maybe it will paint a target on their backs going forward?
Lisa Thomson: I don't think they had a target on their backs. They're really likeable people. We made friends with them on the second flight. We liked them right off the bat. They're really nice people.
Michelle Thomson: And we liked the firefighters too! We never did not like them. But, you know, when you race the Race, you're in it to win it. You're not going to let someone beat you.
Above is the first half of Michelle and Lisa's exclusive interview with Reality TV World. Check back with us soon for the concluding portion.
"I'm not one to throw my business out on the street, but I thought it was important because things are getting a little out of hand," Derulo said of breakup rumors during a Monday On Air with Ryan Seacrest radio show appearance, according to Us Weekly.
"What happened... in a nutshell, there was a lot of tension in the relationship for a lot of different reasons... There was a lot of pressures of marriage. There was a lot of arguing and stuff like that, that just weighed on our relationship over time. When you stop having more good times than bad bad times, it's time to call it quits. It becomes something that is unhealthy."
Derulo, 25, said it's not exactly an "amicable" split because there's barely any contact.
"I wouldn't say [we're on] good terms," Derulo noted of his dynamic with the 24-year-old winner of American Idol's sixth season.
"I'll be lying if I said that, but it's not a bad situation. There's no bad blood. We didn't end off on a weird way or a negative way. It's not like we're hitting each other up, like, 'Hey, what are you doing today?'"
Derulo made sure not to throw Sparks under the bus, as he insisted she wasn't behind all the pressure he felt to tie the knot.
"To be fair, it was not just from her either. It was kind of from everybody. That's not the sole reason, but it definitely played a part," the R&B and pop singer told Ryan Seacrest, Us reported.
"We think it may have weighed on her more than it weighed on me. Yeah, she got frustrated a lot. She was in that frustrated space a lot and I think part of that was part of my problem."
However, Derulo explained cheating had absolutely nothing to do with their decision to part ways after dating since September 2011.
"There's different stories, like me just having too much going on right now, but it's a combination of a lot of things. No, there was no infidelity," he said.
Although things didn't end badly, Derulo still won't feel comfortable singing songs on his upcoming "Talk Dirty" tour that he wrote for Sparks. "Marry Me" is one of the hits he cut from his set list, as Sparks had starred in his music video. Another one is a duet with her called "Vertigo."
"I think it will be tough to perform a lot of different songs," Derulo reasoned. "That was a huge time in my life. It doesn't go away. Those times in my life when I felt like that, I really did feel like that."
Derulo and Sparks' relationship also apparently got to the point where, for lack of a better word, it became a chore.
"Three years [is a] very long time," Derulo reportedly told Seacrest.
"I think sometimes you can be in a relationship so long, it becomes a part of your life and you feel like you're obligated. And when you start feeling obligated and you start feeling like it's something you have to do because it's necessary, like breathing, that's not a good situation either. It should be something different."
"They each got $50,000 to be on Couples Therapy, so, of course, that's why Juan Pablo wanted to do it," a friend of Ferrell's told Life & Style.
"They also just came back from an all-expenses-paid trip to Bali -- something that wouldn't have happened if Juan Pablo wasn't still with Nikki."
Ferrell's friends apparently think Galavis, the 33-year-old eighteenth-season The Bachelor star, controls and walks all over Ferrell, 27.
"Everyone thinks she should just dump him already," the friend said. "Their relationship is exhausting and like an emotional roller coaster for everyone. Plus, they only see each other about once a month!"
Galavis and Ferrell have been trying to make a long-distance relationship work -- as Galavis lives in Miami, FL, and Ferrell currently resides in Kansas City -- since deciding to date after the conclusion of The Bachelor, which aired in March and taped in Fall 2013.
The pair has been scrutinized in the media for months because Galavis neither popped the question or told Ferrell he loved her. In addition to his lack of verbal commitment, Galavis also had a problem with introducing Ferrell to his five-year-old daughter Camila for a while.
According to Us Weekly, Ferrell lamented on Couples Therapy to Dr. Jenn Berman, "I just sometimes feel like he's so nonchalant about things. I don't want to force anything from him, there's still a part of me who wonders, 'Maybe today it's gonna come. Maybe tomorrow it's gonna come.'"
Galavis insisted, however, he's not chauvinistic -- "not at all" in fact. The Bachelor fans had criticized him for treating Ferrell poorly and taking away her voice.
"That's what you saw on TV. Women and men are equal. I'm not above anybody," he recently told Access Hollywood Live, Us reported.
"Sitting at a light, Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in my new whip!!! Thank god everyone ok!!!" Lopez captioned a photo of the two women in Lopez's car on Saturday, when the accident occurred along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, CA.
The American Idol judge, 45, apparently had some choice words for the driver, as she added the following hashtags in her post: #GRATEFUL #THANKYOUGOD #DontdrinkandDrive!!!! #cursedthatfoolout #theBronxcameout #dontmesswithmycocnuts #mamabear #leahstayedcalm #thatwasweird."
Lopez and Remini, a 44-year-old Leah Remini: It's All Relative and former Dancing with the Stars contestant, were traveling to a Demi Lovato concert with Lopez's twins -- Max and Emme, both 6 -- and Remini's daughter Sofia, 10, in the backseat of the car, People reported.
No one was harmed.
The driver reportedly bolted the scene before formally exchanging insurance information with Lopez. According to the magazine, he got back into his pickup truck and sped off only to be arrested by police shortly afterwards.
The Malibu Police Department reportedly confirmed the driver had been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.
Lopez will return to judge American Idol's upcoming fourteenth season. She also sat on the panel for Idol's tenth, eleventh and thirteenth editions. The singer and actress took Season 12 off last year to focus on her music career.
Remini competed on Dancing with the Stars' seventeenth season with pro partner Tony Dovolani. The couple finished in fifth place. Her reality series Leah Remini: It's All Relative premiered on TLC in July.
The "Realtor Sisters" from Miami, FL, became the first team eliminated from the around-the-world competition after they arrived at the Race's first Pit Stop at a "robust fortress" called Fort Christian in St. Thomas in last place.
The first episode of The Amazing Race's 25th season began with 11 teams meeting show host Phil Keoghan in Times Square and then receiving their first clue, which instructed them to begin where The Amazing Race's very first race ended -- the Unisphere in Flushing Meadow Park.
Once at the Unisphere, the teams learned they must fly to St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands but only the first five teams to arrive at the airport would get on the earliest available flight with American Airlines 40 minutes before the second Delta flight departed.
"Married Surfers" Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks, "College Sweethearts" Tim Tsao and Te Jay McGrath, "Urban Bike Racers" Kym Perfetto and Alli Forsythe, "Married Dentists" Misti Raman and Jim Raman, and "Model and Accountant" Isabelle Du and Dennis Hour got to the airport before any of the other teams and therefore booked seats on the first flight out of New York.
All the other teams got stuck on the second flight. "Engaged Couple" Keith Tollefson and Whitney Duncan were the team who just missed the first flight by getting to the ticket counter in sixth place.
Once the first plane landed in St. Thomas, the teams discovered they had to head to Vendor's Plaza, where they must sign up for a sea flight in pairs -- meaning four people per trip. One flight, however, would only have one team onboard considering there was an uneven number of couples.
Adam and Bethany made it to Vendor's Plaza in first place. They were then followed by Tim and Te, Kym and Alli, Misti and Jim, and then Dennis and Isabelle.
Adam and Bethany and Tim and Te therefore booked the first sea flight. Kym and Alli and Misti and Jim got the second flight. Dennis and Isabelle signed up for the third flight alone.
The six teams then arrived in St. Thomas. Once they rushed over to the sign-in board for sea flights, Keith and Whitney got the fourth flight with "Mother and Daughter" Shelley Porter and Nici Porter. "Food Scientists" Amy DeJong and Maya Warren then signed up for a flight and there was complete chaos as to which team could pen its name next.
Lisa and Michelle ended up grabbing the pen right out of the hands of "Firefighters" Michael Ward and Scott Strazzullo. The guys were surprised by their bold move and got stuck on the last sea flight out with "Dating Pro Wrestlers" Brooke Adams and Robbie E. Strauss as a result.
The sea flights took the teams to the middle of the Caribbean Sea, where they then learned they must swim up to a cluster of rocks, climb them and then take "a leap of faith" two stories down into the water. Once in the water, the teams would find their next clue floating in a bottle.
Tim and Te jumped first and uncorked their bottle in first place. They were instructed to go to Blackbeard's Revenge and then take a small boat to a nearby beach.
Tim and Te stepped on the beach in first place and were then followed by Adam and Bethany, Kym and Alli, Misti and Jim, Dennis and Isabelle, Keith and Whitney, Shelley and Nici, Amy and Maya, Lisa and Michelle, Michael and Scott, and finally Brooke and Robbie in last place.
Brooke and Robbie had jumped off the cliff before Michael and Scott but had an issue with their small row boat. It appeared to have a leak. They had to swim to shore, pulling their boat along, which lost them a decent amount of time.
The teams' next set of clues required one member from each pair to complete a Roadblock task.
For the Roadblock, the Racers had to use a traditional liquid compass to navigate the beach and, using four designated landmarks, determine specific coordinates to determine where they should dig for a buried treasure chest. They were given shovels one-yard long to dig with, and inside the treasure chests held their next clue.
Tim, Adam, Alli, Jim, Dennis, Keith, Shelley, Amy, Lisa, Scott, and Robbie all opted to take on the Roadblock task.
Jim found his chest with ease after using a compass on his watch to determine how the traditional compass worked. He ended up sharing such information with several teams before taking off with Misti.
The next set of clues instructed Jim and Misti to head to the season's first Pit Stop called Fort Christian.
Following Misti and Jim were Tim and Te, Brooke and Robbie, Kym and Alli, Adam and Bethany, Amy and Maya, Dennis and Isabelle, and Shelley and Nici.
Once dark fell, Keith and Whitney, Lisa and Michelle, and Michael and Scott were still looking for their treasure chests. Getting so frustrated and fed up, Keith and Whitney wanted to give up on the Roadblock task and take the four-hour time penalty as a consequence. They tried to convince the other two teams to do the same so that they wouldn't end up so far behind their opponents.
Lisa and Michelle and Michael and Scott ended up agreeing they should give up on the task at hand and just race to the finish. Unfortunately, Lisa and Michelle and Michael and Scott were just inches away from where their chests were buried.
Michael and Scott grabbed a taxi and didn't allow Lisa and Michelle to join them. The girls were angry, but it was clearly payback for stealing their pen at the sign-in board.
Misti and Jim stepped on the Pit Stop mat and met Phil in first place. For finishing the leg before everyone else, The "Married Dentists" received "The Save," a new The Amazing Race twist. "The Save" will afford the team the chance to rescue themselves if they ever land in last place and face elimination in a future leg.
Tim and Te arrived at the Pit Stop in second place, and they were soon followed by Kym and Alli in third, Brooke and Robbie in fourth, Adam and Bethany in fifth, Amy and Maya in sixth, Dennis and Isabelle in seventh, and Shelley and Nici in eighth place.
The three teams who finished behind the rest of the pack all earned the four-hour time penalty. Therefore, the place they arrived at the Pit Stop in would ultimately determined their placement in the season's first leg.
Keith and Whitney made it the Pit Stop in ninth place. Michael and Scott finished in tenth, and then Lisa and Michelle finally met Phil in eleventh -- and last -- place. Lisa and Michelle were eliminated.
The cheating allegations broke in July, just about two months after the Kendra on Top star, 29, had given birth to her second child, a baby girl named Alijah Mary, with Baskett, a 32-year-old former NFL player, following five years of marriage.
"My world just came to an end at that moment. I was in extreme pain. And alone. I actually did the opposite of what people thought I would do -- I agreed to shoot the show, because I couldn't be alone," Wilkinson told People in its latest issue.
"I've come so close to the divorce. I have met with lawyers."
Wilkinson, who also has a four-year-old son Hank IV with Baskett, kept the cameras rolling for Kendra On Top's third season as all of this drama unfolded. The new edition is set to debut October 3 on WE tv.
"The one thing I can't forget are these two kids. And this is still the guy I married, the man that I love so much... One thing I do know is that Hank isn't gay, and I don't believe he has a transsexual fetish. Those are my beliefs," she said.
The former Playboy Playmate and twelfth-season Dancing with the Stars contestant explained her story from the beginning, when she first began having major problems with her husband.
Wilkinson apparently struggled with postpartum depression after giving birth to Hank Jr. in December 2009.
"I was having pelvic issues... I was pretty much bedridden because I was in so much pain. So I would overthink about how my body wasn't going to get back to normal anymore. I started getting really insecure and questioning our marriage and what Hank wants... I'd wonder, 'Is Hank going to think I'm ugly? Is Hank going to not want me anymore?' I put a lot of pressure on him, and questioned our love," Wilkinson told the magazine.
And then things got progressively worse.
"Soon there was a lot of distance between us. I didn't want him in my space, because I was pregnant and hormonal. I didn't want him looking at me in the shower anymore. He slept in a different room, on the couch most of the time, because I was so miserable," she said.
In late June, Wilkinson was relaxing with Baskett only to receive a phone call from her agent, asking her if she was with her husband in the moment, which she playfully denied.
"Hank leaned in, and my agent said, 'I want you to know there's this weird rumor going around right now that your husband cheated on you with a transsexual.' I just went, 'Oh my God. Really? Are you sure it's Hank?' And he said, 'They said it's a reality couple and the guy plays football.' I was like, 'This story cannot be Hank,'" the reality TV star explained.
Baskett apparently denied, denied, denied -- and she desperately wanted to take his word for it.
"I Googled the story, and then I just asked, 'Hank, did anything happen?' He said, 'No, are you kidding me? This is insane!' So I believed him. We totally brushed it aside. Then later I got a call saying the news was about to drop. When a magazine accuses someone of something, they usually have some sort of evidence. So then I thought, 'Okay. Now the sh-t's getting really real," the former Splash participant told People.
"That's when I lost it. When the new broke, I just flipped. I flipped on Hank, and I just screamed, 'Get out of the house!' I had to believe some of it. He's not saying anything, he's just denying it."
Wilkinson then asked Baskett to take their son to his parents' house in New Mexico to protect him from the media, leaving her at home alone to care for their newborn daughter, who was just five-weeks-old at this point. She said watching her young son leave was the hardest thing she's ever had to do.
"We knew that there was going to be a sh-tstorm. It was so gross. I felt like I just gave my son to the man who had cheated on his family. But... he's a great father," she said.
"Then I started noticing there were sources, insiders. Someone told [the press] that I flushed my wedding ring down the toilet. So not only am I dealing with my husband potentially cheating on me, I'm dealing with the people who I'm closest to leaking stuff. Only a couple of people knew about me flushing my wedding ring. My trust level went out the door."
According to the magazine, Baskett is continuing to deny the infidelity rumor and now living in an apartment near Wilkinson to help take care of their children.
"I can't have him in the house right now," Wilkinson noted, adding, however, she doesn't want to give up.
"I really don't want this marriage to end. I can't just flip a switch and not love Hank anymore. I'm ready to forgive Hank, it's just that I need to know the truth first... I really don't know what to believe.
Wilkinson acknowledged that Baskett could've either made a huge mistake or was set up.
"He's in a lot of therapy right now, so hopefully he gets to a place where he tells me the truth. I can't live my life wondering. I've cried all the tears I could cry. Now I just need to breathe and see what naturally happens," Wilkinson explained.
In light of the scandal and heartbreak, Wilkinson insisted she's not putting on an act for the cameras and viewers of her show will only observe sincerity and brutal honesty.
"I'm a person who shares every inch of my soul. My fans thank me because I'm not this phony celebrity who just pretends to be perfect. This is my reality, this is my world -- documentary style... My way of coping with the pain is to share it, to talk about it," Wilkinson said.
"This is real life playing out here. It's not just going to have some happy ending... I hope people watch this, because if you want a real look at what a real marriage looks like, this is it. You're living my life with me. And I've stayed true to who I am from day one."
The American Idol mentor and former judge's wife of 18 years, Erika Jackson, has filed for divorce from the big "Dawg," TMZ reported.
Erika reportedly filed the divorce documents citing irreconcilable differences and wants full physical custody -- and joint legal custody -- of their 17-year-old son Jordan. The couple also has an adult daughter together.
In addition, according to the website, Erika is asking for spousal support and requesting the music producer pay her attorney's fees.
This was Randy's second marriage. He has one other daughter from his previous marriage.
Randy announced in May 2013 he had decided to leave American Idol after 12 seasons. He served as a regular judge on the panel since the reality singing competition debuted on Fox in 2002.
According to reports, Randy quit Idol before producers could fire him.
Executives allegedly planned to drop Randy as part of Season 12's judging-panel shakeup in which they had signed on Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban as new judges. However, Randy received a last-minute reprieve when negotiations with Latin artist Enrique Iglesias fell apart.
The show's thirteenth season then received another revamp in attempt to reverse the dramatic television ratings decline the show's twelfth season had experienced with Carey and Minaj on the panel. Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. judged the show's most recent edition, and Randy was moved to a mentoring position for all the contestants.
The former America's Next Top Model finalist, 25, and McDorman, 28, were spotted kissing during their viewing of the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York in late August, Us Weekly reported.
The couple are currently in New York City filming the new ABC TV series Manhattan Love Story, which is set to premiere Tuesday, September 30 at 8:30PM ET/PT.
Although Tipton had gotten engaged to her boyfriend Aaron McManus in late December of last year after six years of dating, a source insists McDorman had nothing to do with why that relationship ended.
"She did not break off her engagement for [Jake]," the source told Us.
Tipton competed on America's Next Top Model's eleventh season in 2008. She finished in third place, losing to runner-up Samantha Potter and winner Brittany "McKey" Sullivan.
Since her stint on Top Model, Tipton has appeared on numerous TV shows and movies, including The Big Bang Theory and Crazy, Stupid, Love.
News Tipton would be starring in a pilot for Manhattan Love Story first surfaced in January although the series was still untitled at the time. The comedy will expose the unfiltered internal monologues of a young couple, Peter and Dana -- a pretty and friendly character played by Tipton -- as they begin a new relationship. Watch a trailer for the new TV series below.
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