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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Keneally angry over Kardashian jibe - Herald Sun

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Former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally. Picture: Supplied Source: The Daily Telegraph

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Reality TV star Kim Kardashian. Source: AP

IN a political career where she rose to become NSW's top politician, Kristina Keneally wore barbs from the state's most foul-mouthed politicians as a badge of honour.

However a tongue-in-cheek column item in a national newspaper recycling a taunt comparing the former premier to reality TV star Kim Kardashian was enough to make her husband come out swinging.

Ben Keneally made an official complaint to the Australian Press Council after The Australian Financial Review's "Rear Window" column by Joe Aston referred to his wife as "reality TV premier Kristina 'Kim Kardashian' Keneally" in March. The jibe was originally made by now Premier Barry O'Farrell in parliament a month earlier when he said: "Government by Kim Kardashian is over."

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According to Mr Keneally's complaint, comparing his wife to the reality star who found fame after making a sex tape caused "hurt and distress" to Ms Keneally because of Ms Kardashian's "negative reputation".

The APC disagreed and rejected Mr Keneally's complaint on Thursday. It wasn't the first time Mr O'Farrell's gag had appeared in the paper's column. But according to Mr Keneally's complaint, Mr Aston - who last worked as a Liberal Party staffer five years ago - went too far on the fourth occasion.

He said Mr Aston "had not merely reported Mr O'Farrell's comment, but had endorsed it". He also said the reference was not just hurtful to his wife but "deliberately offensive and hostile to women in politics".

Mr Aston told The Sunday Telegraph his column was "satirical" and pokes fun at politicians from all parties.

"Firstly, in the item where I referred to Ms Keneally as Kim Kardashian, I referred to Liberal Minister Brad Hazzard as a buffoon,' Mr Aston said. "I have also called John Howard 'a rodent' and Tony Abbott 'the Mad Monk'," he said. "Everyone gets a ribbing."

Mr Keneally said he was happy with the process taken by the APC but not with the result. He said Mr Aston had "crossed a line", despite the comment appearing in a satirical column.

In its ruling, published in the AFR on Friday, the APC said the comment "was not so offensive as to outweigh the very great importance in the public interest of allowing robust public discussion".

council also found that a reference to Kardashian "did not constitute a gratuitous reference to her gender or that of Ms Keneally".

However, the APC warned that politicians should not be regarded as "fair game" for "abuse in the media".

It said there should be importance placed on people being able "to enter public life without fear of severe and repeated denigration".

Kim Kardashian Skips the Makeup for Kanye West Date - Gather Celebs News Channel

Kim Kardashian and her new boyfriend, Kanye West, seem to be taking advantage of every together moment they can get. Despite both entertainers' busy schedules and Kardashian's still ongoing divorce woes with soon-to-be-ex husband, Kris Humphries, she and West have been turning up the heat with jetsetting dates from Europe to New York City and back to Los Angeles. The reality show diva even recently purchased her guy a Lamborghini for his birthday! And the couple certainly knows how to "werk" it in style, with Kardashian maintaining her sexy-glam look and West his cool, rapper vibe. But it appears they're also coordinating their work-out schedules, too!

She's rarely seen in those constant paparazzi shots and on her reality shows such as Keeping up with the Kardashians without a full face of picture-perfect makeup. Kim Kardashian even admitted to Oprah Winfrey that she feels pretty, although she has a pretty significant beauty regime.

So it was a bit surprising to see Kardashian show up for an early morning gym date with Kanye West by her side, but without a speck of face paint. And she looked just fine--quite good, in fact. It could perhaps even be called quite refreshing to see the reality show star in her natural state without those false lashes, heavy eye makeup and lip gloss.

File:Kim Kardashian 2010.jpgIt's great she feels comfortable enough to step out bare-faced--not only in public, but also with West. After all, how much of a reality is it to put on a full face of makeup when one's destination is only a sweat session at the gym?!

Nevertheless, as Daily Mail reports, after their work out, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stepped out again arm-in-arm to visit a children's hospital in Hollywood. She swapped the sweats for something a bit more chic and looked fabulous in an all-white pants and blazer ensemble. And, yes, she was also fully outfitted in bronzer, shimmer powder, gloss and all.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Join Kourtney Kardashian and Mason for Movie Date - Gather Celebs News Channel

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West joined her sister Kourtney Kardashian, baby daddy Scott Disick (they could have left him home) and their son Mason for a movie date this weekend. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians gang plus Kanye (will he be part of the K-gang soon?) all trailed out of the theater together, but no one has yet reported exactly which movie they saw.

According to a report from PerezHilton.com, it's pretty likely they didn't see Magic Mike, seeing as how little Mason is only two. But can you imagine Kanye West sitting through a film like Brave? That would be worth far more than the price of admission.Profile Picture

Kanye West actually appeared a little bit afraid of Mason as they exited the theater. He's a little boy, Kanye. The worst things little boys do are poop and throw food. You've sung about way worse things! It will be okay.

Kourtney Kardashian looked as though she were about to burst as they left the theater. Fortunately she didn't give birth while inside. That would have likely been more entertaining to some than watching Kanye West and Scott Disick sleep through a movie, but Kourtney does deserve her dignity.

You can check out a photo of the entire gang--Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kanye West and Mason and Scott Disick--by clicking on the PerezHilton.com link above.

Wouldn't you love to have been the proverbial fly on a wall and listened in to the conversation they were having as they left the movie theater? Did Kourtney and Scott Disick speak to one another at all?

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Kristina Keneally's anger over being called Kim Kardashian - NEWS.com.au

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Former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally. Picture: Supplied Source: The Daily Telegraph

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Reality TV star Kim Kardashian. Source: AP

IN a political career where she rose to become NSW's top politician, Kristina Keneally wore barbs from the state's most foul-mouthed politicians as a badge of honour.

However a tongue-in-cheek column item in a national newspaper recycling a taunt comparing the former premier to reality TV star Kim Kardashian was enough to make her husband come out swinging.

Ben Keneally made an official complaint to the Australian Press Council after The Australian Financial Review's "Rear Window" column by Joe Aston referred to his wife as "reality TV premier Kristina 'Kim Kardashian' Keneally" in March. The jibe was originally made by now Premier Barry O'Farrell in parliament a month earlier when he said: "Government by Kim Kardashian is over."

According to Mr Keneally's complaint, comparing his wife to the reality star who found fame after making a sex tape caused "hurt and distress" to Ms Keneally because of Ms Kardashian's "negative reputation".

The APC disagreed and rejected Mr Keneally's complaint on Thursday. It wasn't the first time Mr O'Farrell's gag had appeared in the paper's column. But according to Mr Keneally's complaint, Mr Aston - who last worked as a Liberal Party staffer five years ago - went too far on the fourth occasion.

He said Mr Aston "had not merely reported Mr O'Farrell's comment, but had endorsed it". He also said the reference was not just hurtful to his wife but "deliberately offensive and hostile to women in politics".

Mr Aston told The Sunday Telegraph his column was "satirical" and pokes fun at politicians from all parties.

"Firstly, in the item where I referred to Ms Keneally as Kim Kardashian, I referred to Liberal Minister Brad Hazzard as a buffoon,' Mr Aston said. "I have also called John Howard 'a rodent' and Tony Abbott 'the Mad Monk'," he said. "Everyone gets a ribbing."

Mr Keneally said he was happy with the process taken by the APC but not with the result. He said Mr Aston had "crossed a line", despite the comment appearing in a satirical column.

In its ruling, published in the AFR on Friday, the APC said the comment "was not so offensive as to outweigh the very great importance in the public interest of allowing robust public discussion".

council also found that a reference to Kardashian "did not constitute a gratuitous reference to her gender or that of Ms Keneally".

However, the APC warned that politicians should not be regarded as "fair game" for "abuse in the media".

It said there should be importance placed on people being able "to enter public life without fear of severe and repeated denigration".

KK's anger over being called Kim Kardashian - The Daily Telegraph

Kristina Keneally

Former NSW Premier Kristina Keneally. Source: The Daily Telegraph

Kim Kardashian

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian. Source: AP

IN a political career where she rose to become NSW's top politician, Kristina Keneally wore barbs from the state's most foul-mouthed politicians as a badge of honour.

However a tongue-in-cheek column item in a national newspaper recycling a taunt comparing the former premier to reality TV star Kim Kardashian was enough to make her husband come out swinging.

Ben Keneally made an official complaint to the Australian Press Council after The Australian Financial Review's "Rear Window" column by Joe Aston referred to his wife as "reality TV premier Kristina 'Kim Kardashian' Keneally" in March. The jibe was originally made by now Premier Barry O'Farrell in parliament a month earlier when he said: "Government by Kim Kardashian is over."

According to Mr Keneally's complaint, comparing his wife to the reality star who found fame after making a sex tape caused "hurt and distress" to Ms Keneally because of Ms Kardashian's "negative reputation".

The APC disagreed and rejected Mr Keneally's complaint on Thursday. It wasn't the first time Mr O'Farrell's gag had appeared in the paper's column. But according to Mr Keneally's complaint, Mr Aston - who last worked as a Liberal Party staffer five years ago - went too far on the fourth occasion.

He said Mr Aston "had not merely reported Mr O'Farrell's comment, but had endorsed it". He also said the reference was not just hurtful to his wife but "deliberately offensive and hostile to women in politics".

Mr Aston told The Sunday Telegraph his column was "satirical" and pokes fun at politicians from all parties.

"Firstly, in the item where I referred to Ms Keneally as Kim Kardashian, I referred to Liberal Minister Brad Hazzard as a buffoon,' Mr Aston said. "I have also called John Howard 'a rodent' and Tony Abbott 'the Mad Monk'," he said. "Everyone gets a ribbing."

Mr Keneally said he was happy with the process taken by the APC but not with the result. He said Mr Aston had "crossed a line", despite the comment appearing in a satirical column.

In its ruling, published in the AFR on Friday, the APC said the comment "was not so offensive as to outweigh the very great importance in the public interest of allowing robust public discussion".

council also found that a reference to Kardashian "did not constitute a gratuitous reference to her gender or that of Ms Keneally".

However, the APC warned that politicians should not be regarded as "fair game" for "abuse in the media".

It said there should be importance placed on people being able "to enter public life without fear of severe and repeated denigration".

Kim Kardashian -- Back to Black ... Rolls-Royce - TMZ.com

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Kim Kardashian just kicked her boring, old, white Rolls-Royce to the curb ... for a flashier, black one. Sound familiar?

Sources tell TMZ ... KK used to love her Ghost Rolls ride (which runs a cool $250k base price) back when she was with estranged husband Kris Humphries.

But people move on ... and we're told she started singing a different tune when she got with Kanye West ... and chose to go back to black ... as in paint color ... for the car -- and traded it in.

You know what they say -- once you go black ... you never really leave.

Lamar Odom Heading Back to LA - As a Clipper! - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian will no longer be separated from the rest of the Kardashian Krew. Odom was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers as part of a four-team trade on Friday.

Odom, who was traded from the Los Angeles Lakes to the Dallas Mavericks in December, originally played for the Clippers after being drafted by them in 1999.

Odom's wife and her sisters, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, were quick to tweet their congratulations to the former Lakers star.

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"I am team @RealLamarOdom wherever he goes...but he is a Clipper baby and now I am team Clippers! Such a blessing! Supporting my brother Lam!" Kourtney wrote.

"Congrats @RealLamarOdom!!! You are officially a Clipper! Best news ever!!!" tweeted Kim.

And Khloe's reponse? Simply, "Woooohoooooooooooooooooooo".

Are you happy Khloe and Lamar are returning to L.A.?

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Kim Kardashian: Thank Goodness for Spanx - People Magazine

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Kim Kardashian makes a pretty impression whether she's sporting a leopard-print mini dress ... or a pair of sweatpants.

But when asked whether she felt comfortable with her body, the reality star, 31, had a difficult time giving a straight answer.

"I think so, for sure," she said Thursday on the U.K.'s ITV Lorraine show, before changing her answer. "Well, no, I'm such a perfectionist. I don't think I'm ever really comfortable."

It's a departure from the confidence she boasted to PEOPLE in 2009, when a bikini-clad Kardashian proclaimed, "I'm comfortable in my own skin."

One of her biggest insecurities? Her thighs, Kardashian told Lorraine Kelly. "I still have some cellulite," she said, describing Spanx as "the greatest invention."

However, when it comes to staying in shape, she credits the gym more than the kitchen.

"I don't eat as good. I work out all the time," she said. "I train myself to eat healthier, then I obviously look better."

She says she also uses QuickTrim, a dietary supplement and cleanser that she and younger sister Khloé launched with GNC, "right before bikini seasons or before [photo] shoots."

But for Kardashian, who has been dating Kanye West since April, there's one thing she won't complain about: spending time with her nephew, Mason Dash, expectant sister Kourtney's 2½-year-old son with Scott Disick.

"I love being an aunt," she said. "I'm, like, obsessed with my nephew. He's just like the best thing that's ever happened to our family."

Celebrity Style Tip: Get Kim Kardashian's Loose Sculpted Curls - Starpulse.com

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Kim Kardashian is known for her long, healthy-looking black hair waving in the wind. In case you haven’t noticed, it has become super-popular over the past few years to wear your hair as Kim does hers, because it is a simple and feminine look that is easy to achieve. So how do you get this look exactly? Well, here is a tutorial on how to make your hair look like Kim’s without paying her expensive stylist.

First you will need a curling iron - any size of your choice, heat protecting spray, hairspray, a brush or comb, and absolutely no patience at all, because this is super easy.

Brush your dry, clean hair out evenly, and spray it with heat protecting spray. They come in many different brands and can be found at any drug store. Make sure not to use too much, because they tend to make the hair look rather oily. Run your fingers through your hair, distributing the spray evenly. Now you are ready for your curling iron.

Depending on the length of your hair, make your curling iron a smaller or wider barrel. With long hair, go for about an inch and a half, as your hair gets shorter, you will need smaller barrels. Take a hair-tie and part your hair sideways starting from under your earlobe. Hip your hair up in the back, leaving the extra hair loose. Using the curling iron of your choice, take a little bit of hair, clamp it with the iron, then curl it outward away from your face. Do this with all of your hair hanging down, making sure to always curl way from your face. When you are finished, spray the hair with hairspray.

Take your hair out of the clip and using your fingers, part hair sideways again from the tops of your ears. Take the hair pin and pin your hair on top of your head again, leaving some of the hair loose and free around the already done curls.

Start curling again, making sure to curl the hair around the barrel and away from your face. This is important, as curling towards your face would leave you with a different look. Once all your hair hanging down is finished, mold it with the rest of your curls into the fashion you want. Spray once again with hairspray, and then you are ready for your final steps.

With the hair on top of your head, continue curling away from your face. Do so with your bangs as well, so that it will mold in with the rest of the hair softly. Spray one last time after molding all the hair together.

Then, finally, flip your hair upside down and tousle it, then flip it back again. This should give your hair the body and volume you are looking for. With the loose sculpted curls, this should leave you with the look that makes Kim Kardashian so well known. Pair it with a good pair of heels and you will look like sisters in no time.

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Kim Kardashian game for cosmetic surgery - Hindustan Times

Kim Kardashian looks sensuous with the scarlet lips and cascading hair.

Socialite Kim Kardashian admits she may go under the knife in the future, but is in no hurry right now. "I haven't had any surgery. I know they always say, 'She did her butt, she did her nose', and all that stuff, but I haven't," Kardashian told Now magazine. "I'm not against it. My mom had her neck done and I think they did a really good job and she did exactly what she wanted. So when I get older, knowing me, I'm so crazy that I will probably have something done," she added.

The 31-year-old has had a wrinkle-freezing Botox injections and while she didn't like the results, she wouldn't mind going for the procedure again, reports contactmusic.com

"I didn't like having Botox at the corner of my eyes and I still don't think I need it there, but I'd have it in my forehead. In fact, I have since, just right there in the middle of my eyebrows. I'm not against it at all, it was just I didn't need it in the corner of my eyes at that time," she said.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West: Laser Away Lovers - GossipCenter.com

Always making certain to maintain her impeccable appearance, Kim Kardashian followed up a nail salon session by visiting the Laser Away Hair Removal & Aesthetics Experts in Santa Monica on Thursday afternoon (June 28).

The E! reality vixen donned an all-white ensemble as she was joined by her "hands-on" rap star beau, Kanye West, who was decked out head to toe in black garb.

Still spending as much time together as their busy schedules allow, the lovebirds later enjoyed an evening meal prepared by Miss Kardashian, of which she tweeted, "Cooking some soul food for my baby!"

Having been publicly recognized as a couple since early April, Kim recently spoke about she and Kanye's relationship's escalation during an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

"We met almost a decade ago, we've known each other for a very long time, we've been friends for six or seven years," she explained. "I don't know why it took us so long to get together: I think we've always had an attraction to each other, but we've always been in other relationships or it wasn't the right timing."

Then noting that their platonic friendship suddenly progressed to more than that, Kardashian said, "One day it just happened - it took me by surprise."

Kim Kardashian's younger sisters penning sci-fi novel, report says - Fox News

Kendall and Kylie Jenner are working on a sci-fi novel aimed at young adults along the lines of The Hunger Games, E! reported Friday.

The younger sisters of Kim Kardashian are collaborating with co-writer Maya Sloane, author of High Before Homeroom, on a story set 200 years in the future. The book could be the first of a potential series.

"We want to do something so different, something that we really love," Kendall told E! Online.

The novel will feature two sisters as the main characters.

The Jenner sisters are currently known for their roles on the reality television show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" as well as their modeling work.

They are hoping to publish the book by next summer.

Kim Kardashian Cooks Kanye West Soul Food - Just Jared

Kim Kardashian Cooks Kanye West Soul Food

Kim Kardashian and beau Kanye West head into Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Friday (June 29) in L.A.

The day before, the 31-year-old reality star stepped out in another all-white outfit while running some errands with the 35-year-old rapper in Santa Monica.

“Cooking some soul food for my baby!” Kim recently tweeted.

“Luxury chef…the Hermes of soul food,” she wrote in another tweet with a pic of a plate filled with cornbread, macaroni and cheese, greens, and fried chicken.

10+ pictures inside of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West out in L.A. and Santa Monica…

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Kim Kardashian's Nude Lips: Love It or Leave It? - People Magazine

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Recently nude lips have been making a comeback on the red carpet. The look not only requires less maintenance than a bold pout, but it’s also a surefire way to play up your other features, so it’s no surprise that celebs love it.

While Kim Kardashian has been known to occasionally wear an understated lip, it seems as though she’s taken the trend to a whole new extreme. Her lips aren’t just nude â€" they are so nude they match the exact shade of her complexion. The result? Her lips literally disappear into her face!

Tell us: What do you think of this daring nude lip? Love it? Hate It? Vote in our poll below!

Kim Kardashian Cooks 'Soul Food' For Kanye West - MTV.com (blog)

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have rapidly become one of the most scrutinized couples in the world, and some of their dates are simply impossible to ignore. On Thursday (June 29), back in U.S. after touring Europe with Jay-Z, West and Kardashian went on a special date to a hair removal salon for some special alone time.

The duo were spotted and extensively photographed at Laser Away Hair & Tattoo Removal shop in Santa Monica, CA. And, no, we're not sure if Kanye had anything done or if he was merely accompanying his lady on some routine female maintenance.

After the date, Kim hit the kitchen and put her cooking skills to the test, preparing Yeezy a meal of friend chicken, mac and cheese and cornbread. Tweeting a picture of the food on top of expensive Hermes plates, Kardarian tweeted, "Cooking some soul food for my baby! Luxury chef… the Hermes of soul food."

Ah, just another day in the life of a power couple.

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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West: Los Angeles Lovers - The Gossip Girls

Posted Friday June 29, 2012 2:21 PM GMT

Gearing up for the day ahead, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were spotted leaving Kim’s house in Los Angeles this morning (June 29).

The “Disaster Movie” dame and her “Love Lockdown” rapper boyfriend looked a bit weary of the paparazzi that were waiting for them as they made their exit.

And though she’s widely considered quite the buxom babe, Kim told press she’s always dealing with little annoyances with her body.

“I’m such a perfectionist that I’m not really completely happy with my body. I don’t like my thighs, I wear spanx a lot, they’re like the greatest invention.”

“I like to do a little QuickTrim cleanse before bikini time and photo shoots and if I’ve got something coming up I don’t eat as bad and I work out all the time,” she added.

Enjoy the pictures of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West leaving Kim's house in LA (June 29).

Game Shows Affection For Kim Kardashian In 'Pop That' Freestyle - MTV.com (blog)

By Carter Maness

After he returned to his comfort zone over Meek Mill and Big Sean's "Burn" earlier this week, L.A. rapper Game has followed-up the track with a freestyle over French Montana's strip club anthem "Pop That." Game, focusing on the ladies this time, has some notably choice words for Kim Kardashian.

Referencing Kanye West's current girlfriend, Game thinks that there is more than enough of her to go around. "Cop that Yeezy, never wear that, though," he raps, referencing West's line of Nike sneakers. "You f---in Kim K, you better share that ho."

Becoming more and more lady-friendly over the song's huge beat, Game also professes his adoration for Amber Rose, Meagan Gone and, most of all, Tyga's current girl Blac Chyna.

Game is currently hard at work on his fifth album, which is tentatively titled F.I.V.E. "Just wrapped 24 hour studio session with the team," he recently tweeted, mentioning that he is working with Chris Brown and Tyga. "10 songs, 6 ace of spaces bottles, 2 henny's, 27 redbull's & 18 blunts later & we still standing!!!"

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TV's 5 Most Enterprising Reality Stars - Minyanville.com

MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL  Like death and paying taxes -- OK, fine, just death -- reality stars have become an unavoidable fact of life. At this point, it would take a zombie apocalypse to wipe them out. And even then, Bravo (CMCSA) would manage to ink a six-season contract for “The Real Undead of Orange County.”

With a collective skill set that maxes out at binge drinking, cat fighting, and producing enough offspring to make a baseball team (minus one), the talent quotient among this lot isn’t particularly high. That is, until they’re invited on another reality show to learn how to tango.

But in reality TV land, there’s an inverse correlation between aptitude and success -- and that success translates far beyond the small screen. Somehow it’s been parlayed into the unlikeliest of arenas: the business sector. Corporations are falling all over themselves to sign these celebutantes to endorsement deals, and some of the most seemingly incompetent among them are writing books and hawking their own branded product lines.

Check out Minyanville’s list of stars who, for better or worse, have gone from show business to business, business.

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Teresa Giudice
Never mind that, when speaking, Teresa Giudice can’t string more than two sentences together, the Jersey “housewife” is a New York Times bestselling author three times over. Using the first year on the Bravo series to achieve her table-flipping infamy, Giudice wasted no time cashing in and churned out an average of one Italian cookbook per subsequent season -- even if she wasn’t the one at the keyboard.

When appearing on Celebrity Apprentice, Giudice was criticized for glaring weaknesses, especially concerning creative tasks. “I could be a writer,” she defended. “I just finished my third book. I have a ghostwriter. So I could get my writing done, no problem.”

And maybe that’s true. After all, she’s proven herself a wordsmith with a “fabulous” flair for the portmanteau. She titled her latest book "Fabulicious!", launched a branded online boutique called TG Fabulicious, and released a bottled mixed bellini product called -- yep, you guessed it -- Fabellini. While making decisions about fashion and libations may be more in her wheelhouse, let’s just hope someone else is crunching the numbers.
 

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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi
Here’s another laughing stock who laughed herself all the way to the New York Times bestseller list. A cable-bred celeb who first achieved fame for getting socked in the face on MTV’s (VIA) Jersey Shore, Snooki’s shockingly stupid thoughts have filled the pages of two novels and a style guide, courtesy of Simon & Schuster, Inc. (CBS).

Apparently the leopard-printed-bouffant-topped-human-bottle-of-Orangina look is a real hit with the kids because Polizzi has fashioned a mini empire -- including signature sunglasses, handbags, shoes, perfume, and self-tanner -- out of her personal style. Happy Feet owner Pat Yates told CNN that all it took was one tweet from Polizzi to her three million followers, about the debut of her new Snooki slippers, to crash his company’s website server.

You don’t have to be Mark Zuckerberg to make a killing in the tech sector; Polizzi is living proof that you scarcely need the IQ of a gnat. A partnership with Apps Genius (APGS) landed her Snooki’s Match Game for Facebook (FB) and the Snookify Me! photo-editing mobile app -- with a contract for up to eight more branded apps and games.

It used to be that you had to be able to do a 360-dunk in basketball in order to get your own video game. Now you just need to be a 24-7 drunk.
 

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Kim Kardashian
Poor Bruce Jenner. For all his accomplishments, he’s now known the world over -- not as a gold medal Olympic champion, a race car driver, or even Officer Steve McLeish on CHiPs -- but as the clueless and castrated stepfather of the living embodiment of a Sir Mix-a-Lot video.  

In 2007, Kim Kardashian was just a socialite with a leaked sex tape. Within three years, she was a household name and the highest paid reality star in Hollywood. In fact, her home network E! Entertainment, loved her so much, it threw her an $18 million publicity stunt, er, wedding.

Today, under the 31-year-old’s belt, are more business ventures than you can shake an obscenely large pair of buttocks at. She’s shilled for, among many others, Skechers (SKX), Kotex (KMB), Muscle Flex VATA athletic wear, Carl's Jr., and QuickTrim. She has also co-founded an online shoe company, and slapped her name on clothing collections for Sears (SHLD), bebe (BEBE), and QVC (LMCA) -- as well as skincare and tanning products, a perfume line, and fitness DVDs.  

Within another “like, five years,” America may be keeping up with her political career. Maybe it was the Botox injections talking but Kim Kardashian has threatened Glendale, California, with a run for its mayorship in 2017. The minor detail that Glendale’s citizens don’t actually elect their mayor needn’t be an issue.
 

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Bethenny Frankel
In 2005, Bethenny Frankel, neither homebound nor married, still somehow managed to land a spot on the Real Housewives of New York City. Maybe her snarky quick and rapid-fire one-liners had Bravo overlooking the fact that her singlehood and career as a natural food chef would preclude her from being cast in the series. That is, if the show was to be at all true to its title. At least she lived in Manhattan.

Two Bravo spin-offs, a Fox (NWS) daytime TV show, a low-calorie cocktail line, and an acquisition for said cocktail line by Fortune Brands' Beam Global (BEAM) later, the former “housewife” is now worth an estimated $25 million.

Of course, Frankel has the obligatory hallmarks of reality-show fame like making the New York Times Bestseller List and releasing an exercise DVD, but her spirits are her real bread and butter. According to a report from beverage industry consulting group Technomic, Frankel’s SkinnyGirl was the “fastest growing brand of spirits in the US last year, posting a 388% sales increase.”
 

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Donald Trump
Unlike his reality-star ilk on this list, The Donald wasn’t a product of his TV show. By the time The Apprentice premiered on NBC in 2004, he’d already been well-versed in the art of getting cameras trained on him for some 30 years.

Throughout the ups and downs of his real estate career -- including four separate bankruptcies and his own personal bank bailout -- Trump was always proficient in one thing: shameless self-hype. “He was intelligent and gifted in some respects but perhaps none more so than his extraordinary use of the media and promoting himself,” casino magnate Steve Wynn said of Trump. “Nobody seemed to have been able to understand or put his finger on how to manipulate that better than him.”

That comment came from Wynn way back in 1990. In addition to 12 seasons of his own reality show, Trump has since published books, bought beauty pageants, put his puckered mug on everything from bottled water to cologne, and sort of ran for President of the United States.

Trump’s $2.9 billion net worth wasn’t earned from real estate he actually owns. The overwhelming majority of Trump properties are merely license deals. A case study in reality TV if we’ve ever seen one, Trump made his wealth not by building things but by creating the image that he had. 

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Kim Kardashian Admits She Needs Help With 'Annoying' Skin Disorder - Entertainmentwise

Kim Kardashian Admits She Needs Help With 'Annoying' Skin Disorder

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Kim Kardashian has admitted that she uses wash off fake tan to cover her psoriasis break outs that leave her with red, painful marks all over her skin.

The reality TV star only recently developed the skin condition and claims that it is really “annoying” to deal with.

''My psoriasis is flared up right now. It's really bad and it's annoying,” she told Now magazine.

“I'm using Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs which is a wash off tan and is the only thing that works for me as it really covers it up.”

Speaking of the skin affliction Kim, who is known for her stunning curves claims she needs more help dealing with it.

''My psoriasis doesn't stop me going out , but I don't know what to do about it - I need help.'' She admitted.

For those of you who thought Kim’s tan was a natural glow then think again because the 31 year-old confessed that she is a bit of a fake tan addict and not just because it covers her psoriasis breakouts.

''I have a spray tan every 10 days - I know I do it a lot but I love it,” she revealed.

“I have a guy called Jimmy Coco come to my house in LA and spray me. I don't know what fake tan he uses but he's a great tanner.''

Send Jimmy over to us after Kimmie, we could do with topping up our tans!

 Kim Flaunts Her Tan On Swimsuit Shoot....

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Lawsuits claim Kim Kardashian is al-Qaida operative, made sex tape with unicorn - Daily Caller

According to two separate lawsuits filed against Kim Kardashian in West Virginia this week, the reality star is an al-Qaida operative and is also into some really weird sex stuff involving unicorns, WTRF.com reports.

Jonathan Kimberly of Philadelphia filed a suit against Kardashian for the time that she, along with ex-husband Kris Humphries and his current girlfriend Myla Sinanaj, filled a hotel room with a sheep, two goats and a unicorn, then held him at gunpoint and forced him to watch them have sex.

Kimberly alleges in the suit, “I defacated on my self, barnyard animals snipped at my feet, Chris [sic] is laughing at me like the Jolly Green Giant, then a knock on the door, Kim Kardashian opened and it was Charlie Sheen, who had a bag full of ecstasy and set ‘lets get this party started.’”

Kimberly just wants to get along with his life, and is seeking a restraining order against Kim and Kris Humphries, according to the suit.

The second plaintiff, Gino Romano, claims that he stumbled upon an al-Qaida training camp in West Virginia where he found Kim, her mother Kris, stepfather Bruce Jenner, sisters Khloe and Kourtney and current boyfriend Kanye West. The plaintiff is especially angry that he saw them all burn American flags as Kanye rapped for all of the trainees. No word on whether he played any tracks from his upcoming album, G.O.O.D.

Romano claims that all of Kim’s earnings are going toward al-Qaida, and that Khloe is planning on beheading him. He is also understandably upset that Kim launched a rocket toward his head, and that Bruce Jenner threw a grenade at him.

According to Romano’s suit, “They all drank Jim Jones juice and then the defendants got shovels and were digging coal and fracking at mines in West Virginia to get fuel to make weapons of mass destruction and Kris Jenner was enriching uranium.”

In unrelated news, more than one meth lab is busted in West Virginia per day, and 229 meth labs were busted in 2011 alone.

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Kim Kardashian hates her thighs. - Monsters and Critics.com

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Jun 28, 2012, 10:01 GMT

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian hates her thighs.

Although the 31-year-old socialite is body confident, she admits there are things she doesn't like about her physical appearance because she is a perfectionist.

She said: 'I'm such a perfectionist that I 'm not really completely happy with my body. I don't like my thighs, I wear spanx a lot, they're like the greatest invention.

'I like to do a little QuickTrim cleanse before bikini time and photo shoots and if I've got something coming up I don't eat as bad and I work out all the time.'

Kim is famously close to her family but she appreciates them even more since the breakdown of her marriage to Kris Humphries - which lasted just after 72 days.

In an interview on UK TV show 'Lorraine', she said: 'Going through a divorce this last year has shown me how important family is.

'I'm obsessed with my nephew Mason, he is the best thing that has ever happened to our family.'

Meanwhile, Kim has described the upcoming series of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' the 'wildest season ever'.

She added: 'People are going to love it. There's a lot of Kourtney and Scott and their preparations for baby number two.

'Also we deal with the paternity controversy that keeps coming up with Khloe with people saying she's not really a Kardashian.

'Also, 25 years ago my mom had an affair and that's what lead to her divorce from my dad. In this season her ex comes back and causes trouble between her and [her now husband] Bruce [Jenner].'