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Posts from: May 2008

Cristian de la Fuente recovering from surgery with Percocet, cupcakes, “trashy” magazines

Cristián de la Fuente is recovering from the surgery he needed after becoming injured on Dancing with the Stars 6. He “had surgery last week to repair the tendon he tore from the bone in his left bicep in the middle of a dance routine,” and that “required that a hole be drilled through his …

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Tyra Banks makes $18 million a year; is upset girls see Top Model “as a way to become a star”

Six years after coming up with the idea for America’s Next Top Model in her kitchen, Tyra Banks now “makes an estimated $18 million a year, and her net worth is around $75 million,” according to a New York Times Magazine profile. Part of that is from the 25 percent of Top Model she owns. …

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MTV spins off Making the Band; plans reality version of Juno, Apprentice clone with 50 Cent

In a story about several new MTV series, network executive Tony DiSanto told The Hollywood Reporter that their programming strategy’s “main goal is to always pull the rug out. If something is working great, we don’t want to do it again, we want to do something new. Our viewers expect us to keep evolving, genre-busting …

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