Topic: Camille Grammer

OH SNAP: Camille Grammer Demonstrates How To Publicly Shame Your Ex

OH SNAP: Camille Grammer Demonstrates How To Publicly Shame Your Ex

What do you do when you break up with someone? Maybe you blog it, maybe you drink heavily, maybe you cry yourself to sleep every night. Maybe you do all three things and also a whole bunch of other shit.

But eventually, the inevitable question arises: how much public shaming of your ex are you allowed to do? Under what circumstances do you tell your friends and relatives and, indeed, a world of strangers about what a douchebag/cheater/flaccid/baby he was? More »

Would You Ever ‘Keep Up Appearances’ in a Relationship?

Would You Ever 'Keep Up Appearances' in a Relationship?

As much as I detest Camille Grammer on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, hearing the story of how she knew her marriage to husband Kelsey was over really tore at me. Kelsey was based in New York to do La Cage aux Folles on Broadway, while Camille and the kids were back home in Malibu. When she came out to New York to attend the Tonys with her husband, Kelsey told Camille that he wanted to split up because he’d met someone new. However, he though that they should attend the awards together as a couple and she should stay at a hotel instead of his apartment. She went through with it. More »

Dear Everyone On Reality TV, You Are Not Allowed to Blame the Editing

Dear Everyone On Reality TV, You Are Not Allowed to Blame the Editing

Although reality TV only got included at the Emmys within the last decade, it has been around for quite some time. The first reality show, PBS’ An American Family, aired in 1973. MTV’s landmark The Real World aired its first season in 1992. And almost as old as reality shows are reality cliches. The one I hate the most? Blaming the editing. Every time someone humiliates themselves on a reality show – or just does something normal without realizing what a horrible human being they are – the invariable next step is to blame the editing and claim that their words/actions were taken out of context. Don’t get me wrong – reality shows are notorious for haphazard editing. But, in the words of The Real World: New York breakout star Heather B, “they can’t show stuff you didn’t do.” More »