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Katharine McPhee's Bikini Body, Kristen Taekman's 'Real Housewives' Interview, and Much, Much More

"Real Housewives of New York" star Kristen Taekman gives us an inside look at the new season.

 

Here's what everyone's yammering about:

A few days back on Instagram, "Scorpion" actress Katharine McPhee shared a bikini photo from her trip to Vegas (below). She looks great and all, but we can't seem to take our eyes off that striking woman in the middle! There's just something about her jawline and hairy cleavage that sets her apart from the pack. Hubba hubba, amirite?

Tuesday night marks the new season premiere of "Real Housewives of New York," and we couldn't be more excited — especially after we had the chance to interview 'RHONY' castmember Kristen Taekman. Watch the video above for a preview of the upcoming episodes before tuning in for tonight's premiere. 

ABC has finally revealed that Diane Sawyer's upcoming "20/20" interview with Bruce Jenner — during which he is expected to discuss his sexual identity — will air on April 24th at 9 p.m. So if you're planning to pull some type of large-scale heist that requires the majority of the American public to be distracted, April 24th at 9 p.m. is probably the time to do it.

Plus-size clothing retailer Lane Bryant is taking aim at Victoria's Secret with their new "I'm No Angel" campaign, which features plus-size models in Lane Bryant's new Cacique underwear (below). The campaign claims beauty is all in your attitude, which is a great message, but just look at the women in these ads! Sure, they may not be as skinny as VS Angels, but they certainly don't represent average women. They're all freakin' gorgeous!

On Saturday, Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly brought new boyfriend Brad Falchuk to Robert Downey Jr.'s 50th birthday party in Santa Monica, where the two partied with fellow stars like Jennifer Aniston, Gwen Stefani, and a bunch of other high-profile celebs who were likely trying desperately to remember that dude's name. (Brett? Bart? Brad! That's it. Brad.)

Frequently nude Sports Illustrated model Emily Ratajkowski celebrated Easter as one might expect: by uploading a naked photo of herself to Instagram (below). But our more eagle-eyed readers might notice that Emily isn't completely nude — rather, she's wearing a big furry Easter Bunny mask, presumably for any kids following her account. (Easter is a family-friendly holiday, after all.)

 

A photo posted by Emily Ratajkowski (@emrata) on

Apr 5, 2015 at 11:05am PDT

"Vampire Diaries" actress Nina Dobrev has confirmed she's leaving the show after the end of the sixth season. The news comes as a crushing blow to the show's fans, but more importantly, it raises a troubling question: Now that Nina is gone, who's going to write all those vampire diaries? (Is that how the show works? We're sorry; we don't watch.) 

The residents of Celoron, NY, are gaining momentum with a Facebook campaign that aims to rid their town of a bronze Lucille Ball statue they find "ugly," and which they say more closely resembles Steve Buscemi than Lucy (below). After seeing it, we understand why it's not their cup of tea, but did they really need to trash Buscemi like that? The guy's trying his best.

Actor James Best, known primarily for playing Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of Hazzard," died on Monday at the age of 88. Here's hoping that he finally catches up to those Duke boys in heaven, and placed them under arrest for reckless driving before they can jump the Pearly Gates and leave him stranded by the side of the road. 

According to sources for Page Six, Leonardo DiCaprio is dating yet another leggy blonde model: Kelly Rohrbach, Sports Illustrated's "Rookie of the Year" for 2015 (photo below). By now, we have to wonder: Is dating DiCaprio a non-negotiable clause in modeling contracts these days? What's going on here?

 

A photo posted by @kellyrohrbach on

Mar 28, 2015 at 12:15pm PDT

The mayor of Laglio, Italy, has made it illegal to come within 300 feet of George and Amal Clooney's two Lake Como villas. The ordinanace is mostly aimed at sightseers and paparazzi, but stalkers will be negatively affected, too: From now on, they're going to have to deliver their threatening notes and dead cats via drone or boomerang.

And finally, celebrated blues artist B.B. King was recently hospitalized for dehydration brought on by diabetes, but according to his daughter, the guitarist is currently doing "much better." In other words, the ill is gone.