April 24, 2014

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Kate Middleton on ‘Vanity Fair’s’ International Best Dressed list

HollywoodNews.com: Kate Middleton’s fashion choices are closely watched, and it seems she is doing well as she has been named to ‘Vanity Fair’s’ International Best Dressed list.
Middleton is reportedly set to be the cover girl of the issue as her fashion has caught everyone’s eye, states RadarOnline. But she isn’t the only royal woman on the list as Princess Alexandra of Greece and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark were also named on it.
Other stars on the list included Jessica Chastain and Diane Kruger.
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‘The Real Housewives of D.C.’ promise to explore the nexus of politics

HollywoodNews.com: Bravo’s “The Real Housewives” franchise presents a slice of life amongst affluent, educated women, some raising kids, some driving careers, all interacting with friends and family as determined by the unwritten social rules of the Beltway. With the franchise’s expansion to our nation’s capital, “The Real Housewives of D.C.” introduces five intriguing women whose relationships with each other, and with the city in which they live, are a compelling combination to explore the nexus of politics, society, and even race, as well as how the proximity to political power dictates where one fits within Beltway society.
These connected D.C. power players all have their pulse on the most important cultural events, political galas, gallery openings, and fundraisers in Washington society. They are: Mary Schmidt Amons, the true Washingtonian and granddaughter of radio and TV personality Arthur Godfrey; the mother hen and owner of D.C.’s top modeling agency, Lynda Erkiletian; feisty Brit Catherine Ommanney, married to a White House photographer; model and founder of D.C.’s America’s Polo Cup, Michaele Salahi who became the focus of media attention following the White House state dinner last November; and Harvard grad, active political fund raiser, and philanthropist Stacie Scott Turner.
“The Real Housewives of D.C.” went into production shortly after the historic election and inauguration, reflecting D.C. almost as its own character in the series. “We wanted to dive into the Beltway subculture as it underwent an historic shift, one that previously has not been readily accessible or portrayed, and look at the political hierarchy and definitive social circles that make up D.C.’s unique society,” said Andy Cohen, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Bravo. “We knew this was going to expose a different social narrative from any of our other ‘Housewives’ series – provocative and engaging in a whole new way.”
Bringing viewers inside the lives and homes of movers and shakers in the community, the D.C. housewives move comfortably from fundraisers and prominent events to discussing everything from issues about race to money and politics to relationships and high fashion.
Following are bios on the cast of “The Real Housewives of D.C.:”
Mary Schmidt Amons – As a second generation Washingtonian, Mary spent summers at the Kennedy residences as a child, and is the granddaughter of legendary radio and TV personality Arthur Godfrey. Married to husband Rich for over 20 years, Mary is matriarch of the Amons clan of [...]