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Daily Links – 11/19

Filming on the “Bachelor” wrapped yesterday. I’m pretty sure I know how it played out, but obviously I would like to get it confirmed by more sources. After last season, you can never be too careful so that’s what I plan to do. Granted, there will still be doubters and that’s fine. But I’d like to try something a little different when I go about getting my info for the end this season. As for yesterday’s teasers, man, once again we had a lot of people guessing on what some of the answers were, and out of all the guesses, one person got one answer right. You’ll have all your answers soon enough, so I’m not going to tell people which answers are right and which are wrong, but the most popular guess yesterday was that the twins, Emily and Haley, were the ones on the 2-on-1 date this season. They weren’t. So back to the drawing board for everyone who guessed that. It’s not surprising that there’s a correlation between how little is spoiled on social media and how little people know about this season. Just means a lot of you will be surprised when I roll out the episode-by-episode spoilers. There are definitely things this season that people will not have suspected based on emails and tweets I’ve received since filming began Sept. 24th.

-Another blindside on “Survivor” again last night as it seems to be happening on a weekly basis now. Jeff Probst does his weekly interview with EW.com where he talks about the new voting strategies, Fishbach’s advantage in the game, and the weather in Cambodia during last night’s episode. Fishbach’s People.com blog used to be up first thing Thursday morning, and now it isn’t. Guess we’ll just have to wait til tomorrow.

-In case you missed it, Savage in his post exit interview last week took back a lot of what he said on the show. There was a lot of hatred being thrown Savage’s way as even a hastag of #FUAS (F— You Andrew Savage) was started. Did I miss something? Was he really that bad? Sure, he said things on that show that were questionable, but I think everyone has at some point. His answer makes sense. That show, like most reality shows when you’re in this bubble isolated from the outside world, makes you say and do things you normally wouldn’t do.

-Shawn Johnson recently opened up about eating disorders she had in the past. Even though she didn’t name them by name, we pretty much have a good idea what she’s referring to, right? Didn’t realize she’d gone through that. Then again, I’m sure she’s not the first celebrity nor the last who has. Good for her for speaking out about it.

-Khloe Kardashian went on a Twitter rant yesterday because, well, that’s always a smart thing to do. It’s one thing to rant if you just wanna get stuff off your chest (I’ve felt like doing it many times but have held back), but when you start responding to idiot trolls and calling them names? Well yeah, then you look like a complete idiot. She can blame on the medication she’s taking for her staph infection all she wants. She knew what she was doing then realized how stupid it was after the fact. There’s only rule to live by in the Twitter world: Never engage a back and forth with a troll. It’s pointless and you’ll never win. Oh sure, your argument may be 100x better than theirs, but that’s not the point. The fact they baited you to respond to something so stupid means they won. That’s all they’re trying to do.

-Kate Walsh says she’s started early menopause and won’t be having any kids. Ummmm, thanks? Then again, Kate is almost 50. Were we expecting her to? I mean, I know it’s possible, but definitely a higher health risk at that age. My guess is we’ll see her adopt in the near future. Dr. Addison will not go childless her whole life.

-And speaking of “Private Practice,” looks like there’s gonna be a mini reunion coming up. No, not for the show, but a lot of the cast is gathering overseas for a wedding. You know what’s funny? Of all of Shonda Rhimes popular shows, “Private Practice” was the only one I’ve ever seen. Don’t watch “Scandal,” “Grey’s, or “HTGAWM,” but saw every episode of “Private Practice.” A very underrated show if you ask me.

-This is somewhat surprising because of its longevity, but also somewhat not. The “Soup” is being cancelled after its latest 12 year run with Joel McHale as host. Surprising in that it’s a popular show, but not surprising in that in today’s day and age, by the time that show airs Friday night, we’ve basically seen a lot of their clips by then. Not to mention Joel’s star is rising in Hollywood, and did he really need to film a ½ live show every Friday night still? He outgrew it and I’m sure they figured if Joel’s not hosting, we don’t want to continue.

-Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt had sex. In an upcoming movie, that she says was very awkward. Yeah, I can imagine that could be awkward to have sex on camera, even though they’re not really having it. I mean, the “Bachelor Pad” couples didn’t seem to mind it and they were actually having the real thing. All you two are doing is getting naked and dry humping each other pretending to like it.

-T Swift and Calvin Harris went on a double date Tuesday night in Beverly Hills. And no, it wasn’t with one of her famous Squad friends. This time it was with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and boyfriend Jason Statham. Ummmmm, ok. Just further proof that basically Taylor is friends with everyone in Hollywood, and if you’re not, you’re basically a loner and might as well just sit over in the corner by yourself.

-The first promo for “Marriage Boot Camp” season 4 is now out as we get our first look at Sean and Catherine in action. Granted, much of this promo centers around Mama June and her boy toy and pretty much all the other couples, but we get a few glimpses of Sean and Catherine “arguing” a shot of Catherine crying. However, I’m sure that they will absolutely be the least volatile couple on this show by a landslide.

-I think we’re going to get Charlie Sheen stories every day for the next month regarding his HIV status. Yesterday alone there were like 7 different stories circulating regarding it, including this one which showsproof of the hush money he paid out. There are so many more on RadarOnline.com, it’s hard to keep track. Who did he tell, when did he tell them, did he use condoms, on and on and on it goes. Basically this will never end and Charlie seems like he’s in for legal battles forever and ever.

-Oreo churros are now a thing. A churro with an oreo coating, but now they’ve mixed in a cream filled center. Since Oreo’s are probably the most overrated cookie in the history of cookies, this sounds about as appetizing as downing a glass of Drano. Sorry. Not a fan. My question is, how long will these Oreos stay stuck in your teeth compared the cookie? An extra 24 hours?

-And finally, Alabama has a bye week this weekend in college football. Well, a bye week by their standards considering they are playing FCS Charleston Southern. But don’t tell that to Nick Saban. He’s totally going with the reverse psychology here and making you think his team can get beat by them. Shut up, Nick. You’re not losing Saturday.

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13 Comments

13 Comments

  1. smurfette22

    November 19, 2015 at 10:13 AM

    Well, I hope Lauren was F1 because Caila seems to be a bit of a nutjob from what I keep hearing. Yes, they are rumors, but when I hear similar rumors over and over again I start to believe that there is some truth to them.

    Also, I would like to hear Steve’s prediction on Ben and Lauren’s relationship status. Like whether or not they will end up getting married or end up like 98% of the other Bachelor franchise couples. We shall see.

  2. sexyintrigue

    November 19, 2015 at 10:41 AM

    Caila a nutjob? That’s a bold character assesment for someone you’ve seen a little bit of in promo and some rumors. People love to have their snap judgements justified.

    Steve’s prediction will be the same as always. Ben and Lauren won’t get married.

  3. Del Scorcho

    November 19, 2015 at 12:11 PM

    Oreo churros have been a thing for a while at Downtown Disney :)

  4. angelfish

    November 19, 2015 at 12:30 PM

    “Nutjobs” don’t usually get business degrees from prestigious universities and minor in a foreign language. And according to her school bio, she was involved in a Philippine-based organization, so it’s not unlikely that she speaks Tagalog in addition to English and German. I’d say Caila at 23 is more accomplished than most of the ladies on this season. Ben isn’t exactly a Brain Surgeon.

    And I imagine those “rumors” come solely from the actual nutjobs on that stalker chat board.

  5. smurfette22

    November 19, 2015 at 1:04 PM

    Okay, I used the term “nutjob” as in a drama queen or one of those girls who always have to be the center of attention. Yes, I know, only one promo. Blah, blah, blah. I don’t care. I don’t care if she has a German degree an business degree. And I recall a certain guy from Kaitlin’s season who went to a very prestigious university also. You might have heard of it. Princeton? Yeah, and he turned out to be pretentious. So, that argument proves nothing to me. And, I don’t think the show is based around who is the most accomplished. So, I really don’t care.

    I didn’t know coming on here to post MY opinion that I would get torn apart.

    Also, I’ve noticed a pattern that a lot of times the final two has a villain in it. Not every season, but a few. So, I’m sorry if I’m Team Lauren and not Team Caila. I’m also sorry if I get the vibe that she is used to getting her way.

    For all I know, she could be just like Mother Teresa. Who knows. It’s not like I was calling her a psychopath by saying she’s a nutjob.

    So, chill guys. It’s a reality show. It’s not anything to attack people over.

  6. sexyintrigue

    November 19, 2015 at 2:51 PM

    Smurfette, you don’t know her! You can’t wait until the episodes air to spread distaste? She could be the sweetest person yet here you are making snap judgments based on rumors. You aren’t getting ‘vibes’ based off a promo. All this hate being spread for the girl on bachandbachette (which I suspect you are a member of) just comes off judgy and mean-spirited. There is something else about the girl that has you all so bothered.

  7. smurfette22

    November 19, 2015 at 6:24 PM

    Actually I’m not a member of that board. And no, there isn’t anything else to it. I just prefer Lauren.

  8. rob22

    November 19, 2015 at 10:53 PM

    Who knows how the season will go. Peter Brady seems like he’ll be a bit of a dullard. So a little early hate for Caila is perfectly fine. On this show you’re guilty until proven innocent. Girls go on this show for attention, which normal, well adjusted people don’t do very often.

  9. kimmyfromdablock

    November 20, 2015 at 7:58 AM

    Smurfette~

    how dare you come on a comment/opinion board over a silly reality show and give an opinion about someone?!! This is such shameful behavior, I don’t know how you look at yourself in the mirror!!! In fact, I believe that you are part of the culture of bullying that is so prevalent in today’s world.

    Haha….just kidding. Don’t defend yourself girl, you’re entitled to think what you think just like everyone else.

  10. blocparty

    November 20, 2015 at 9:01 AM

    really angelfish, “nutjobs” don’t get degrees from prestigious universities? what about the unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, who went to Harvard (at age 16 no less), or James Holmes, the Colorado theatre shooter who was in a PhD program?? I think we can agree that one’s ability to do well academically has no bearing on their psyche. Yes, I know you will say, “Well Calia’s not homicidal”, I’m just saying to your point, that earning a degree from a prestigious university does not exempt one from being a nutjob.

  11. thedoctor

    November 21, 2015 at 10:23 AM

    When the heck did Boston College become a prestigious U? B.A. in marketing, is a very easy degree.
    As pointed out, having/not having a degree has nothing to do with being a nutjob.

  12. vessel

    November 21, 2015 at 3:22 PM

    I would definitely classify Boston College as “prestigious”.

    Hope Steve’s tweet about Monday possibly being episode by episode spoilers happens.

  13. rob22

    November 23, 2015 at 8:50 AM

    I think too many people just think of the Ivies and a handful of others as “prestigious”. But Boston College is definitely a top tier school. Their acceptance rate of 34% makes it a very competitive school to get into. My niece passed up Cal Berkeley to go there.

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