Olivia’s cousin Nevan Donahue’s arrests include offering Oxycontin for oral sex

The City is barely two weeks old and already it’s making news. Sociailite Olivia Palermo’s cousin, Nevan Donahue, who complained about being ticketed for spitting in the subway in this week’s episode, was once arrested for soliciting a prostitute who actually was an undercover cop.

The Smoking Gun has his mug shots and police report, which is vastly entertaining thanks to its details like Nevan’s “white cheetah shirt” and “shiny black underwear,” which was exposed when he approached an undercover police officer with his pants unzipped and offered Oxycontin for oral sex.

Top that, Spencer.

After the February 2007 arrest in West Palm Beach, Nevan “copped a plea to the misdemeanor solicitation for prostitution rap last February and was fined and ordered to perform community service,” The Smoking Gun says, and also notes that he’s had a “2001 arrest for possessing drug paraphernalia and a 2006 collar following a traffic stop.”

Nevan is also making headlines for his appearance, and his “commendable slob style” was deconstructed by the New York Times.

Putting Sex In “The City” [The Smoking Gun]
Slob Is the New Snob [New York Times]

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.

Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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