Love Lessons From ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ Love Lessons From ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ By Erika Vujnovich While there’s no question that The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are must-watch television shows, statistics show that out of a 19 seasons, only two couples have stayed together, while waiting to see how the latest relationship between bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez ends up. These are programs designed to produce long-lasting marriages, yet we often wonder whether we can call them reality TV or merely fantasy, designed to whet the appetite of women and men everywhere.
By Vicky Sullivan of aspiring-socialite.com In the opening scene of the recent box office hit, The Social Network, the fictional Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) insults girlfriend, Erica Albright (Rooney Mara,) by debasing her background and education. She then says, “Dating you is like dating a stair master.” And quickly dumps him.
By Kari Arneson Lady Gaga It seems impossible that just a couple of years ago, no one had ever heard of Lady Gaga. Now the international pop superstar is one of the most stylish and controversial stars of her generation. But for Halloween, which outfit (out of thousands) should you choose? Try some of her most well-known, like the blue swimsuit from her “Poker Face” music video or one of her famous VMA outfits. Warning: Be careful with the meat dress. The Bachelor
By Jessica DeRubbo Let’s face it: It’s not often that breakups and divorces are civil and lacking in drama. In fact, most are ridden with angry fights, jealousy and revenge. America’s A-list celebs prove that theory better than any other group! Consider Bristol Palin, Courteney Cox and Mel Gibson. Bristol Palin
By Kaitlyn Monteiro With this year’s 2010 midterm elections coming to a close today, we aren’t seeing the celebrity star power that we witnessed in 2008. Make no mistake; it’s not the Presedential election but it’s still an important time to vote. According to experts, Hollywood is staying home this election period. Why the lack of star power now? Where’s Brad and Angelina? Demi and Ashton?
By Erika Hymowitz Vujnovich Chelsea Clinton/Mark Mezvinsky, Naomi Watts/Liev Schreiber, Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes and even Brad Pitt/Angelina Jolie are among the numerous celebrity couples attempting to make an interfaith relationship work. While it’s nice to believe the old saying “love conquers all,” there are often many challenges an interfaith couple faces. Speaking from experience, I entered into an interfaith marriage five years ago.
By Jessica Downey of Chicago Now’s All the Single Ladies Christina Aguilera recently divorced Jordan Bratman, and she is about to turn 30 in December. I am at the opposite end of things – I just turned 30, and I have never been married (read that as I am totally and completely single).