Monday, June 18, 2007
Sucks when your weird knife-play photos hit the blog circuits and it affects your employment status. Such is the case of Vanessa Minnillo, one-time VJ and "Entertainment Tonight" correspondent, who is currently unemployed and has been shopping around a reality series proposal. First of all, people need to care about what you're doing in order to have a reality show. I don't care what Vanessa Minnillo does. She could date Tommy Lee and I still wouldn't care. From Bricks&Stones: “The show would just follow her around in her day,” a source says, adding wryly, “She really wants to be famous.” The TV personality has a reputation among some of her MTV colleagues as being difficult, says another insider. Although it is not clear where a reality show would air, it is not an MTV project, says a source.
Minnillo declined to comment recently when we asked her about upcoming projects.
No word on how the reality show would sit with her beau, Nick Lachey, who already had to live through his life being broadcast during his marriage to Jessica Simpson on MTV’s “Newlyweds.”
If I were Nick, I'd get the hell outta Dodge. Reality tv is poison for a relationship (see the MTV curse) and if they'd already had to deal with the knife-play pics being exposed, I can't imagine what would happen to them if Vanessa went MTV reality. I mean, I can understand. Being followed for an MTV reality show is like being invited to sit at the cool table at lunch. But ultimately, you eat less and become more of a bitch, so it's a toss-up for Ms. Minnillo.