Archive for May, 2011

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ star Alexis opens up her eating disorder struggles

The ‘Real Housewives of Orange County’s’ most annoying housewife ever, Alexis Bellino is opening her mouth to talk about her past struggles with eating disorders.

“I just didn’t want to eat,” Alexis remembers when the problem first arose, being 12-years-old and shattered by her parents’ divorce. “Looking back, I think it was my way of controlling something at a time when everything else in my life was out of my control.”

Six years later, during her freshman year at the University of Missouri- Columbia, the disorder truly sank its claws into her. “I felt so heavy,” Alexis admits, saying she became bulimic, throwing up her food on a regular basis. It wasn’t until the collapse of her first marriage in 2002 that Alexis finally decided to get help and worked closely with a doctor to stop purging. In 2005, she married her second husband, Jim Bellino who “finally got me to stop counting calories,” Alexis tells Life & Style. “He loves my body. In fact, he says he likes me about 5 pounds heavier.”

Her weight now fluctuates between 118 and 122 pounds — but she watches it like a hawk. “It’s not like I’m healed,” she says. “This haunts me.” A typical day’s meal plan for her is less than 900 calories. “Sweets are my weakness,” she says. “I’ll serve everyone else dessert, but I’ll pour salt and pepper all over mine so I don’t eat it.”

“I try not to let my weight consume me, but an eating disorder is a lifetime disease,” she tells Life & Style. “It cannot be cured, but it doesn’t have to be practiced. My goal is to reach other women — and let them know that they can conquer it.”

Alex’s pig husband ((sorry, he is!) Jim – loves her body? He would even love her if she were 5 pounds heaver!? Wow, that is an understanding man right there. I’m not sure what kind of a guy would put up with their wife gaining 5 pounds, I mean  – honestly. Jim is an angel.

PS: How great is this photo? It’s back from 2003 when Alexis did some “hometown girl” photo shoot for Maxim.


Posted Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 1:13pm
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Angelina Jolie finally confirms who her new coordinates tattoo is for!

Angelina Jolie’s latest tattoo sparked rumors that Brad and Angie had adopted another baby. She revealed a new line of coordinates on her left arm, a spot which until now had been reserved for the coordinates of the birthplaces of her six children.

That was, until now!

“Well if they know that it’s latitude and longitude they would have figured out quickly that it was Brad’s birthplace.” Jolie told Extra on Wednesday. “It’s Shawnee, Oklahoma.”

Jolie – at the Cannes Film Festival promoting her new film Kung Fu Panda 2 – also says there’s no possibility of adopting at this time. However, her movie does deal with the subject of adoption and she was happy to watch it with her kids and talk about it.

“We talk very openly in our house, so ‘orphanage, birth parents,’ are happy words in our house, and it’s not a thing,” Jolie says. “It seemed very normal and they loved it.”

I want to see Cannes pictures of Brad & Angelina! As soon as I get them, I’ll post them right away!


Posted Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 1:13pm
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REP: Taylor Armstrong and husband NOT divorcing

Earlier this morning it was reported that ‘Real Houswives of Beverly Hills’ star Taylor Armstrong and her husband of 7 years were divorcing. But, according to Taylor’s rep – that’s not the case.

“Yes, their relationship is not without trouble,” says a source close to Armstrong. “But they’re still together. They’ve gone through therapy and they have issues within their marriage that they’re actively working on, but they’re both really committed to making their marriage work.”

Armstrong, 39, and her husband, 47, were married in 2005 and are parents to daughter Kennedy, 5.

“They love each other and want to be there for their daughter,” says the source.

Reports that financial difficulties are the cause of their marital troubles are not true, according to the source.

“It has nothing to do with financial issues,” says the friend. “Their issues are personal and they’re actively working on solving them.”

If this is the truth – then good for them! It would be great if they could work it out!


Posted Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 1:13pm
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Katie Holmes pregnant – and other LINKS!

Katie Holmes pregnant? DListed

Nicolas Cage’s 911 tapes released! Someone won’t be winning any ‘Father of the Year’ awards! Superficial

Donald Trump talks about his famous hair – and what it takes to maintain it! Pop Eater

See Geri Halliwell’s bikini line! Too Fab

Ashley Greene steps out with her new man! (HE’S HOT!) Popsugar

Lady Gaga to unveil new songs on Farmville! ASL

MUST SEE! Video of Dr. Dre as a child! Bossip

Jillian Michaels to adopt a baby from the Congo! Celeb Baby Scoop

Cameron Diaz continues to spread her legs for Elle. Hollywood Tuna

A smokin-hot Bradley Cooper promotes ‘The Hangover II’ in Toronto! INO

PHOTOS: Gwyneth Paltrow and Gwen Stefani have a girls night! Oh to be a fly on the wall! Betty Confidential

Prince Harry trying to convince his girlfriend to marry him. What’s the holdup? Celebitchy

‘Teen Mom’s’ Jenelle Evans heads to rehab! Hollybaby

Want Princess Beatrice’s fascinator? You can have it! Make Her Up

Posted Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 12:12pm
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