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‘Biggest Loser’ Trainers Discuss How They Helped with the Season 15 Contestant Casting

"Don't you dare quit!"

“Don’t you dare quit!”

In June, The Ashley got to go to the famous Biggest Loser Ranch in Malibu, California to interview the show’s trainers and upcoming Season 15 contestants! During the interviews, the trainers revealed that this was the first season that they were allowed to be involved in the casting of the contestants.

“In any other reality show, whether they’re helping somebody sing or helping somebody model, the coaches have been able to select who they believe they can help,” Jillian Michaels told The Ashley. “We’re going to help somebody completely overhaul their physique and their self image, and yet for 14 seasons we’ve never had a say!”

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‘Idol’ Star Ruben Studdard on Why He Joined ‘Biggest Loser’: “I’m Fat As Hell!”

American Idol

“I’m here to get my weight loss on!”

Back in June, The Ashley  got the chance to go to the Biggest Loser Ranch in Malibu, California, and interview all of the contestants (and trainers!) that will be featured on the upcoming season. One of the best interviews was with Season 2 American Idol champ, Ruben Studdard, who will be a contestant on the show this season.

Ruben was awesome– very laid back and extremely funny. The first thing he told The Ashley when she asked him why he decided to go on the show? “Because I’m fat as hell, that’s why!”

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Exclusive Interview! Farrah Abraham’s Mom Debra Danielson Reveals Plans for More TV Fame!

Teen Mom

“We’ll be back!”

She may have gotten some air time during the four seasons of Teen Mom, but apparently that wasn’t enough for Farrah Abraham‘s mom, Debra Danielson! Deb is ready for her next 15 minutes of fame!

After her daughter made her infamous p0rn movie, Debra appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, and will also be making an appearance on the upcoming God-awful show The Test (in which Farrah will take a pregnancy test on-air…or something.) Apparently, that’s not the last we’ll see of Debra on our television screens.

The Ashley caught up with Deb recently, and she shared that she is currently trying to get back on the TV.

“I am pursuing commercial modeling and acting,” Debra told The Ashley. She recently auditioned in New York City for a pharmaceutical commercial.

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Farrah Abraham Talks New Ventures, Says “Money Isn’t Everything, But I’ve Got It”

"I'm great...if I do say so myself!"

“I’m great…if I do say so myself!”

Teen Mom/p0rn star Farrah Abraham was the epitome of idiot when she hosted the EOTM Awards on August 4 in West Hollywood. Naturally, The Ashley was in the audience to watch the trainwreck as Farrah stumbled through hours and hours of painstakingly hard-to-watch mishaps.

She did, however, give us an idea of what we can expect from her in the near future. Although she didn’t mention any more sexy-time films, she did warn us that we can expect to see her mug on our televisions and her screeching voice on our radios very soon.

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Brooks Forester Answers Your Burning Questions About ‘The Bachelorette’ Finale!

Desiree Hair

“Let me break it down for you…”

Brooks Forester may not have even appeared in Monday’s Bachelorette finale (except for at the After the Final Rose, of course), but he was certainly the talk of the night. Most of the viewing audience (The Ashley included!) kept waiting for ol’ Brooky to sudden realize his burning passion for Desiree and come charging back to Antigua, just in time to sweep off her feet—and away from Chris Siegfried.

However, as we all saw, none of that happened, and Des ended up giving her heart to the man that was left of her dreams, Chris.

On Tuesday, producers wheeled Brooks out for the final time for a conference call with journalists. Naturally, The Ashley was on that call, and was able to listen as Brooks answered all of our tough questions.

Hopefully, reading Brooks’ answers below will help you “find closure,” as they say in ‘Bachelor Speak!’

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Are ‘Bachelor’ Couple Jason & Molly Mesnick Having a Boy or a Girl?

PregnancyJason and Molly Mesnick are about to welcome their first child together, with Molly due to give birth in about a month and a half! The baby will be the third child that’s a direct result of the Bachelor franchise. (Trista and Ryan Sutter, who met on the first season of The Bachelorette, have two children.)

Molly who is stepmom to Ty, Jason’s son from a previous relationship, said that she and Jason have decided not to find out the gender of their child until Molly gives birth.

“We haven’t found out if [it’s a] boy or a girl,” Molly told The Ashley earlier this month during a cocktail party at the Bachelor Mansion. “Obviously, it would be really good for Ty to have a brother, but then again, it would be awesome to have a little girl so that I’m not outnumbered in the house!  But honestly whatever it is I’ll be happy.”

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