Kandi Burruss Reveals In A Video The Reason Why She Decided To Join Celebrity Big Brother- It Involves Her Daughter, Riley

It was recently reported that Kandi Burruss and Tamar Braxton decided to join Celebrity Big Brother. This came after Kandi revealed to her fans that she would be taking a break from social media. Now, Kandi explains her decision to join to famous show in the video below.

‘So people are asking why I am doing Celebrity Big Brother, and the answer is … @rileyburruss told me I should do it and she also said if I get kicked out early …don’t come home😂😂😂😂.#celebritybigbrother’ Kandi captioned her video.

Someone had a suggestion for Kandi and her hubby: ‘@kandi you and Todd would have been great on Celebrity Survivor or Celebrity Amazing Race – wouldn’t y’all agree?’

Another follower said ‘I’ll be rooting for you…. I think you can do it @kandi You have the perfect personality for this show.’

Someone else had a new point of view: ‘Because RHOA is coming to an end but you’re smart and already setting up future bags! Love you girl! ❤ #taurusthing.’

One commenter said ‘I’m a fan of the show, but don’t think I could ever compete on the show. It’s interesting to watch the ways people will lie and deceive in the name of money and prizes. I’ll be rooting far you (and your sanity), and I hope you do well! 💪🏾

A supporter posted: ‘Big Brother, Kandi hope U win only for Riley’s encouraging U for charity. U probably wouldn’t have thought of it yourself….’

We really cannot wait to see Kandi on the show. She had recently made her fans happy when she posted a new video of her and Todd Tucker’s son, Ace Wells Tucker.

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Bachelorette Australia shock: Ali Oetjen slept with my little brother!

OHMYGOSSIP – Her past relationships have been making headlines ever since Ali Oetjen (32) was announced as the Bachelorette. Now, just days after the finale aired across the country, New Idea reveals the salacious details behind Ali’s secret affair with her exboyfriend’s brother and how it tore the siblings apart.

According to a close friend, Dave Waldeck and his older brother Steve stopped talking for three years after Steve, who dated Ali first in 2013, found out the blonde bombshell was sleeping with his younger brother Dave behind his back.

“Ali started dating Steve while working for him at Sunlounge Tanning Salon,” a friend of the brothers reveal, adding it wasn’t long before their relationship turned sour. “On Ali and Steve’s first date, the pair went out and Ali ended up making out with five different girls at Mr Kim’s nightclub in Adelaide,” the friend, who does not want be named, continues. “One of the girls even had a boyfriend who got pretty angry and they had to leave. The next day Ali was really mortified and kept apologising.”

As time went on, things went from bad to worse for the pair. “She would often turn up unannounced at Steve’s apartment after a big night out,” the pal says. “They got along well when there was no alcohol involved, but Steve really struggled when Ali would turn up drunk most weekends waking him up and making a scene. She would send hundreds of texts and ring his phone until the battery ran out. He even had to disconnect his doorbell because she just pressed it for hours.”

Eventually, Ali and Steve’s relationship ended when Ali accepted an offer to star on The Bachelor with Tim Robards as the leading man. “They both agreed Ali should go on the show to chase her dreams of fame,” the friend explains.

However, despite being tipped to win Tim’s heart, Ali was sent home, and wasted no time getting back in touch with Steve.

For the full story see this weeks issue of New Idea
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‘This Is Us’ Recap: Jack Enlists in the War to Help His Brother

A major missing piece of Jack’s story was revealed as the Pearson patriarch enlisted in the war and viewers met the adult version of his brother, Nicky, for the first time during the Tuesday, October 16, episode of This Is Us, titled “Vietnam.”

Sergeant Pearson

Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) was a staff sergeant in the Vietnam War in 1971 when the episode opened. His troop was ambushed one night, with some dying and another man (Mo McRae) — the Mr. Robinson who Kevin (Justin Hartley) reached out to in a previous episode — losing his foot to a land mine. Robinson was the one who taught Jack the move he often used on his kids in tough moments: holding their faces in his hands as he reminded them to breathe.

After the assault, Jack and his squad were given a lighter detail, at which time he asked his commanding officer if he could visit his brother (Michael Angarano), who was stationed nearby. Jack made his way to Nicky, and they were standing face to face at the end of the hour.

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THIS IS US — “Vietnam” Episode 305 — Pictured: Michael Angarano as Nicky Ron Batzdorff/NBC

Brothers in Arms

In flashbacks, we learned why Jack enlisted in the war in the first place. When Nicky was born in 1948, Jack’s father (Peter Onorati) told the elder sibling his only job was to look out for his little brother. Jack took that to heart, protecting him from their abusive father — who was seemingly mistreated by his own dad — and earning the nickname “Superman.”

Jack was exempt from the draft because of an irregular heartbeat, but Nicky was sure his birthday would be called in December 1969. When it was, Jack immediately suggested that his brother flee to Canada. As he and Jack headed to the border, Nicky noted how disappointed their dad would be if he avoided the service, and he wondered what was next for him.

Jack and Nicky got a hotel room nearby and decided the youngest Pearson would cross the border the next morning. However, when Jack awoke, his brother was gone, and he had left a note saying it was his turn to save the day.

Nicky, who was taking pills and drinking heavily, later sent a desperate letter home to his family explaining that he was in trouble for endangering himself and his fellow soldiers. He told them he was going to die in Vietnam, but he wanted to do it on his own terms. Jack, who was able to hide his irregular heartbeat, then chose to enlist because he wanted to be in the same place as his brother.

This Is Us airs on NBC Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET.

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Adrienne Bailon Throws Shades At Rob Kardashian — ‘The Real’ Co-Host Addresses Dating Kim’s Brother

Do not bother Adrienne Bailon with questions about her ex-boyfriend, Rob Kardashian, because she does not remember their failed romance.

Adrienne, who is now married to Israel Houghton, split from Rob over a decade ago after he cheated on her and was abusive towards her.

The co-host of The Real recently did a video where she opened up about her exes.

Talking about the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, Adrienne said: “It’s funny when I think of heartbreak because at the moment you think that you are going to die. And now, looking back, I’m like ‘I’ve never had heartbreak.’”

In past interviews, the singer and actress had explained that Rob broke her heart.

She said the split made her feel insecure about her body and went on to explain: “He was 21 years old at the time — we were super young. With that being said, being cheated on will make you question yourself. You’ll be like, Was I not pretty enough? Was I not sexy enough? Am I not thin enough? Do I need to do more crunches? I mean, you will drive yourself insane. I never cheated on Rob. And I want to clarify that. And the way it’s said — it’s like, ‘She slept with many people.’ I’m like, ‘Uh, I can’t speak for anybody else, but I can assure [you] that was not me.’”

She also stated that being with a Kardashian ruined her career.

The entertainer confessed: “To be stuck with that Kardashian label, that was so hurtful to me and my career. I probably realized that too late—not that it would’ve affected my decisions regarding who I dated, but it would’ve affected my decision to appear on the show. At the time, I didn’t think anyone would even care. To this day, people will still say, ‘You ruined Rob’s life!’ and I’ll think, Damn, I was still playing with Barbie dolls when I met him.”

She continued: “It’s common knowledge that he cheated on me, and it always bothered me that people were like, ‘Pero, why couldn’t you forgive him?’ Why are women always the ones who have to forgive? If you cheated on a man, he would be like, ‘You’re disgusting, and I want nothing to do with you.’ But women, we’re supposed to be like, ‘He messed up. He made a mistake.’ And, in my situation, it wasn’t like, ‘Oh my God! I made a mistake!’ He strategically planned things out so that he could cheat on me, and that to me was so disloyal.”

Adrienne has really put the past behind.

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