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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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.
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.
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.
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!)
After a months-long hiatus, MTV’s The Challenge is coming back– and this time, it’s going to be totally different than any other season before it!
Sure, they have assembled basically the same cast of knuckleheads that they have every season: Johnny Bananas, CT Tamburello, Cara Maria, Aneesa…but the premise of this season will be totally different! The Challenge: Free Agents will be the first season ever that will feature no teams or partners– everyone is playing only for themselves.
Here’s how it will work: the contestants will still participate in the zany challenges we’ve come to love. There will be one female and one male winner, each of whom will chose one of their fellow contestants to be sent into the elimination round. That person will compete against another player that is random selecting (via a blind drawing) by the entire group.