There is a begrudging tone to Britney Spears' public persona of late. When she shows up to sing or perform or sit for an interview with MTV, as she did in last night's I Am the Femme Fatale documentary, you get the feeling that she just got done sighing and murmuring, "Time to make the donuts"...
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This season of The Celebrity Apprentice has no shortage of extreme celeb behavior... thank God! A big part the show's entertainment value comes from getting to watch fame's absurd effect on real-life situations. Celebrities flail with more vigor, fail with more melodrama and generally attack the portrait of life with the broadest strokes possible... or so reality TV tells us. It's a logical effect, given that we're watching natural entertainers — or aspiring ones, at least. A few examples of the way fame intensified situations on this week's art-fundraising episode are below...
After putting out his "best food" on the Top Chef: All-Stars finale, Mike Isabella thought victory was his — until Padma Lakshmi announced Richard Blais as the champ. "I thought I won. I've never gotten comments like that before in both seasons," Mike tells TVGuide.com. "Regardless, I did win. ... It was a personal victory. To be on All-Stars and to make it that far — when it was time to step up, I stepped up. As it got tighter and tighter, I got better and better. I couldn't ask for anything more of myself. I'm really proud of myself." Find out how he prepped for the finale, why he's "so proud" of Jamie and if he ever got that "8:37" tattoo.
NBC will launch its search for the next big designer with a new reality competition series, Fashion Star.
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Fashion Star will feature 12 unknown designers, who will be put through a variety of business and design challenges each week. Notable fashion designers and buyers from big retailers will serve as judges and will also bid against each other to purchase the work from the contestants. When each episode concludes, viewers can purchase the winning designs showcased that night.
Super model Elle Macpherson will host.
Talk about leaving us wanting more! Sunday's sneak peek of HBO's Game of Thrones — a too-brief 15-minute tease -- showed promise for both fans of George R.R. Martin's book series and newcomers alike.
Based on the preview, here's what we think you can expect from the forthcoming series: