Posts tagged "reality show"

Chicagolicious' Reality Star AJ Johnson Hosts Sexy, Stylish New Year's Eve Party

Celebrity hairstylist and socialite AJ Johnson surrounded by friends at his NYE party.
One of my favorite reality shows is Chicago’s very own “Chicagolicious“!   The lovable bunch of characters at AJ’s  Salon in the West Loop has had me laughing, crying and raising my eyebrows ever since its premiere on the Style Network on 6/11/12. And any party hosted by the show’s star has GOT to be a... Read more »

Kenmore Live's "So You Wanna Be a Designer": Facebook's Hottest Reality Show!

Kenmore Live’s “So You Wanna Be a Designer” has almost 300,000 fans and is the first fashion reality show live-streamed on Facebook!  This 8 week long series began on March 24th and its final show will be May 12st.  It began with 6 designers and now on Episode 5, which I judged, the show is down to... Read more »

Ever Wonder What Happened to the "Chicago Housewives" Idea?

“Plastic Royalty’s Leslie Forrester and her dad, Dr. Leon Forrester Tcheupdjian. June 18th, 2009….ahhhh I remember it well!  It was the afternoon of our interview with Becky Cattie, Casting Director for Towers Productions, for a possible pilot of a version of  “Real Housewives of Chicago.”  We interviewed at my friendgg, Shauna Montgomery’s, posh apartment on Lake Shore Drive along... Read more »

Congrats and GOOD LUCK Chef Art Smith!

Chef Art Smith moves into the final round….. Our own Chef Art Smith competed in Bravo’s Top Chef Masters’ Challenge last night!  He won the first round beating out Chefs Roy Yamaguchi, Michael Cimarusti and Jonathan Waxman. They had to create a dish using a mystery box of ingredients.  Art’s dish of fried and Southern... Read more »


Shelley MacArthur Farley, Shauna Montgomery, Whitney Lasky and me. Thursday afternoon, Shelley MacArthur Farley, Shauna Montgomery, Whitney Lasky and I all gathered at Shauna’s gorgeous N. Lake Shore Drive apartment to meet and audition for Becky Cattie of Towers Productions.  It was a perfectly sunny day and we were all seated in front of a large... Read more »


  Thanks to a great recommend from my friend, Marcus Riley, I taped a segment at NBC Tower this AM for a new show called “The Talk.”  This was the 2nd show and will run on Sunday morning at 7:30 AM with Marion Brooks.  My segment was talking about the housewives reality show coming to... Read more »