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Update on Diem Brown’s Third Battle Against Cancer: See Her Latest Milestones!

Diem is shown leaving the hospital on Friday.

Diem is shown leaving the hospital on Friday.

Last month, The Ashley was devastated to have to report that Diem Brown, star of MTV’s The Challenge, had once again been diagnosed with cancer. Diem, who has battled ovarian cancer twice in the last 10 years, was diagnosed with colon cancer in August after she collapsed while filming the upcoming season of ‘The Challenge’ in Panama.

According to Us Weekly, her diagnosis is an “aggressive ovarian cancer that spread into two areas of her colon, with tumors throughout her stomach and stomach lining, as well.”

There is some good news to report, however.

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‘The Challenge’ Star Diem Brown Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer For Third Time

Diem BrownThis is a very sad story for The Ashley to write. This one just really hurts her heart.

Diem Brown, star of MTV’s The Challenge, has been diagnosed with cancer for the third time, her sister Megan told People magazine today. Diem, who bravely fought two rounds of ovarian cancer– once in 2003 after competing in ‘Fresh Meat’ and the second in 2012, right before competing on ‘Battle of the Exes,’ has just been diagnosed with colon cancer.

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MTV ‘Challenge’ Star Paula Meronek Gives Birth to Baby Boy

"I finally popped!"

“I finally popped!”

It’s a boy for Paula Meronek, one of the longtime veterans of MTV’s The Challenge! The reality star gave birth to a baby boy over the weekend. Paula, who married Jack Beckert in April, announced on her Twitter account on July 13 that her journey into motherhood had officially begun.

“#I’m a mommy,” she tweeted.

She later told a Twitter follower that her son’s name is Atlas.

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Pregnant ‘Challenge’ Star Paula Meronek Gets Married: See Wedding Photos!

They do!

They do!

It looks like Paula Meronek days of casual on-camera hookups are over! The star of MTV’s The Challenge married her fiance Jack Beckert on Saturday in a ceremony attended by family and friends. (It is unclear, however, if anyone from the Real World of ‘Challenge’ casts attended the festivities.)

Paula’s been full of big news over the past few months: In December, she announced her engagement to Jack and in February she revealed that she was pregnant with their first child.

Paula, now six months pregnant, shared several photos from the big day with her fans via Twitter and Instagram.

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‘Real World: Key West’ Star Svetlana Shusterman Claims She’s Being Stalked By Incubus Singer

"I'm being stalked!"

“I’m being stalked!”

File this one under: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up.

Svetlana Shusterman, who starred on Real World: Key West in 2006 and later on The Challenge: The Duel, recently filed a restraining order against Incubus singer Brandon Boyd. The ‘Real World’ hottie, who finished in second place on ‘The Duel,’ claims that Brandon has been “stalking her for years” and recently began threatening her life.

According to TMZ, Svetlana told police that Brandon followed her while she was driving onto the freeway and yelled that he was going to kill her. She has been staying at a friend’s house since the incident, but Svetlana says that Brandon has hunted her down and that she is terrified every day.

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Spring & Summer Premiere Dates For Your Favorite Reality Shows

Andi's season of 'The Bachelorette' starts Monday, May 19!

Andi’s season of ‘The Bachelorette’ starts Monday, May 19!

The Ashley is happy to bring you the premiere dates of all of the awesomely bad reality TV shows we love! We will have a fresh batch of reality goodness to keep us entertained during the warm months! The Ashley will continue to update this list of premiere dates as new dates are released.

Which of these shows are you most excited about?

16 and Pregnant (MTV) Tuesday, April 29  (Click here to get all the details on the new girls!)

19 Kids and Counting (TLC) Tuesday, April 1

America’s Got Talent (NBC)  Tuesday, May 27  (Wanna know what’s happened to the show’s former contestants since they were on  the show? Pick up The Ashley’s book, Inside AGT: The Untold Stories of America’s Got Talent!)

America’s Worst Tattoos (TLC) Thursday, March 27

Bachelorette (ABC) Monday, May 19

Bachelor in Paradise (ABC) Monday, August 4 (Click here for details!)

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