Posts By Elizabeth Black

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Throwback Thursday: Alex McCord’s Teen Spirit

Alex McCord Throwback Thursday

In honor of Throwback Thursday, the VH1 Blog will be showcasing some of the most retro, often embarrassing, always cute photos of our favorite VH1 stars. This week, Couples Therapy star Alex McCord contributed a shot from her high school cheerleading days, noting that she’s the same age as her co-star, Courtney Stodden, in this photo. Aside from that, we actually can’t get over how little Alex has aged — although we’re glad she didn’t take her perm into 2012.

[Photo: Alex McCord]

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Alex McCord Recaps Couples Therapy Episode 7: “I Am Sorry They Came Back”

Alex McCord Recaps Couples Therapy
This season on Couples Therapy, there’s a lot of drama in the house thanks to the incredibly diverse and occasionally divisive personalities that have been cast. One couple, reality veterans Simon van Kempen and Alex McCord, have offered to review and recap each episode of the season to tell us the truth about the way things really were and what they think of the therapy process. This week, Alex discusses going rogue on Dr. Jenn, and that therapy staple, her mother issues.

So this is the episode where I go rogue. One thing that is completely consistent about me since I opened up my life to reality TV in 2007, is that I call it as I see it. All eight of us in the house were completely, 100% done with the fake, phony, BS attitude of Courtney, and Doug’s head-in-the-sand denial of same, and Simon says his piece here. Read more…

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VH1 Divas Returns December 16 With Miley Cyrus, Ciara, Demi Lovato, Jordin Sparks, Kelly Rowland, And Host Adam Lambert

It’s not often on VH1 Divas that the host is as much of a divas as the honorees, but this year we’re shaking things up. Adam Lambert has been tapped to host the beloved, annual special, which will be broadcast live this year on December 16th at 9 p.m ET/PT on VH1. The honorees this year is just as impressive: Ciara, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Jordin Sparks are all performing to pay homage to some of dance music’s biggest names. For the full press release and further information about this year’s biggest dance party, read on.


“DIVAS” Dance Party To Include Tribute to Legends Whitney Houston and Donna Summer

NEW YORK, NY –November 8, 2012

– VH1′s beloved, popular franchise “VH1 Divas” is throwing the hottest dance party of 2012 LIVE on Sunday, December 16 at 9PM/8c with Grammy Award-nominated host Adam Lambert. This year’s show will celebrate the dance-inducing music that is the vibrant soundtrack to every major blowout bash, unforgettable party and night out on the town. VH1 is bringing together Ciara, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Jordin Sparks to pay homage to the greatest divas of dance music history. Read more…

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Dr. Jenn Berman On Couples Therapy Episode 7: “I Didn’t Expect It To Explode Into Mean Behavior”

Dr. Jenn Berman Couples Therapy
Couples Therapy seeks to repair the relationships of couples who have spent significant time in the spotlight, and season two is going to bring the drama in ways that season one never dreamed. Dr. Jenn Berman will be speaking to us each week to help us make sense of the couples’ issues and shed light on why they need her help. This week, we get into how frustrated she was with the cast after they ganged up on Courtney and Doug and tore their room apart after they left. We also discussed the tension she has with Alex and Simon who were both upset and emotional this week.

I love that I get to ask you a lot more about how you’ve been feeling about the patients this season. It’s like you said at the beginning of the season they’ve been very responsive and they like to spar a little bit with you, and you’re showing your own emotions a lot more.

And you know what else was interesting too, Rodiney tweeted yesterday saying how shocked he was to see the dynamic of the couples in the house and how he felt so close to everyone in the house during his season, and how they helped each other and how sad he was that this group didn’t help each other. Read more…

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He Said/She Said: The Game And Tiffney Cambridge Discuss How To Handle Lovers’ Quarrels In This Month’s Juicy Magazine

He Said She Said The Game Juicy Magazine

We can’t wait until November 19. That’s the night that Marrying The Game premieres, when we’ll finally get to see the softer side of rapper The Game. The family man side. The cuddling with his fiancee side. The wedding planning side. Until that time comes though, Game and his lady, Tiffney Cambridge, have been opening up about their relationship and offering some of their best advice for how to make it work in the long run, and they’re featured in this month’s Juicy Magazine He Said/She Said column. This month, the question is all about how to handle a lovers’ spat. After the jump, read what each of them have to say on the issue of dealing with your heated moments in public and in private. Read more…

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Malcolm And Keisha (Oops, We Mean LisaRaye And DB Woodside) Look Hot At The NAACP Theatre Awards

LisaRaye DB Woodside NAACP Theater Awards

Earlier this week, the NAACP held it’s annual theatre awards in Los Angeles and two of our favorite actors (on on-screen luvvvuhs) were in attendance. DB Woodside and LisaRaye McCoy, otherwise known as Malcolm and Keisha on Single Ladies were dressed to the nines for the event, and we just wanted to remind you guys how good these two look off-screen as well as on.

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VH1 Votes! Everyone’s Hitting The Polls Today, And So Should You

VH1 Voters Election Day
It’s every American’s civic duty to exercise their right to vote on election day, and it’s not something the stars of VH1 are taking lightly this year. Some of our talent has taken to Twitter for many weeks and months to bolster support for the candidates they prefer, and some remain silent on their politics but want to make their votes count. We asked all of them to send us pictures of them at the polls in order to reinforce the importance of election day, and to show off how cute they look with an “I Voted” sticker. (Were they not handing those out in NYC? I didn’t get one and I’m a little bummed.)

We’ll be updating the gallery below throughout the day, but check out which Basketball Wives, Couples Therapy stars and Single Ladies have proudly posed at the polls for us, and don’t forget to VOTE!

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Miss T.I.’s Behind The Music Special Last Night? Then You Missed This Clip Of T.I. And Tiny On Their Wedding Day

“My wedding was the best day of my life,” Tiny Harris says in this clip from T.I.‘s Behind The Music special. We know T.I. and Tiny adore one another from the way they show affection on T.I. And Tiny: The Family Hustle, but in these new clips which we’ve never seen before, the pair go into even more detail about their 2010 wedding and why they decided to jump the broom after ten years together. “It was a big party,” Tip says. “There were some sentimental moments in the midst of that. For the most part, man, we just went and kicked it.” Check out their commentary and footage from the celebration in the clip above.

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Watch The Supertrailer: Life Is Complicated When You’re Marrying The Game

Jayceon Taylor is a family man and a devoted fiance to his girlfriend, Tiffney Cambridge. The couple have had their ups and downs through the years, especially after Jayceon became the rapper better known as The Game.

“When I first got with Jayceon,” Tiffney explains, “he was so sweet. He was charismatic and he was charming. But once he blew up as this ‘Game’ person, and the fame and the fortune hit, it’s been up and down. There’s been infidelity issues. There’s been disrespect. This is a hard life to live.” In the supertrailer from the brand new series, Marrying The Game, which premieres on VH1 on November 19 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, watch as the pair prepares for their wedding and have to handle the good and bad that come with it.

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Who’s Still Beefin’ And Who’s Got Each Others’ Backs? Find Out In Our Basketball Wives L.A. Tweets Of The Night

Basketball Wives L.A. Tweets

This week in our collection of Basketball Wives L.A. tweets of the night, there’s still a lot of in-fighting amongst the ladies, and the tables seem to be turning on Laura now that she exposed her plan to get even with Jackie. But the ladies are cryptic with their words, and in some cases we can’t quite tell who’s on what side. Like when Draya calls an unnamed person “Faaaaaaaakkkkkeeee” and a “phony a— witch” or when Laura explains that some of the girls aren’t on her level…it leaves a little to the imagination, but we can probably draw some of our own conclusions. Check out some of their tweets and see if you can decipher who’s saying what about whom.

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