On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times reported that the first episode was not yet in the can, as producers tried to figure out how to incorporate the latest headlines into the show. He denied he was having an affair to Entertainment Weekly. It started two weeks ago with Us Weekly reporting that Jon Gosselin had been in a three-month affair with year-old school teacher Deanna Hummell.
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But celebrities do not have to bare all in order to stay in the public eye, Dezenhall said. And then there are all those rumors and the innuendo that the tabloids thrive on, such as who is pregnant and who's dating whom.
Stories like these can actually work in a celebrity's favor, whereas the average Jill or Joe caught in an affair is more likely to be fired. Younger people don't judge that issue. Paris Hilton became famous not in spite of but because of a sex tape.
Everything is done by choice and with careful planning, including supposed reactions. Dezenhall said a lot of things celebrities do is driven by their personalities and egos and not by their publicists and managers.
The television movie drew 4. One thing is for sure: The controversy is likely to boost attention and ratings for the couple's TLC show. Bragman said that when Owen Wilson's movie "The Darjeeling Limited" came out just after his suicide attempt, Wilson only gave one interview -- to the director -- and it appeared on MySpace.
It was no doubt assisted by tabloid rumors that Rimes and Cibrian's steamy love scenes were more than just good acting. Dezenhall said a lot of disclosures, like Jane Pauley announcing she is bipolar income out as part of a book the celebrity is promoting.
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Kate Gosselin, who is also promoting the family's latest book, "Eight Little Faces," following their bestselling "Multiple Blessings," also has spoken about the current scrutiny of her marriage on the "Today" and " Rachael Ray " shows. Is the timing a coincidence or a publicity ploy?
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Celebrities, like Streep and Newman, have been perceived differently by the marketplace. Moreover, the timing for dropping a bombshell is no accident, either. Kate Gosselin told People magazine in its cover story this week that she was "horrified" by suggestions she was having an affair with Neild. The magazine ran a photo of Gosselin sitting in the passenger seat of a car with Hummell behind the wheel.
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It's deed to get us talking and -- celebrities hope -- buying their books, seeing their films and tuning into their shows. This week, Us Weekly reports that Kate Gosselin has grown suspiciously close to her bodyguard, Steve Neild, and Jon Gosselin has threatened to have her followed by a private investigator. He said Natalie Portman has been able to separate herself from other young actresses by not appearing naked on magazine covers. Kim Kardashian became known for a tape.
When her films "The Reader" and "Revolutionary Road" hit theaters, Kate Winslet appeared on the December cover of Vanity Fair, her hair teased into a 60s style, wearing only a white overcoat and platform heels. When season five premieres May 25, viewers will tune in to see if the Gosselins, parents of 8-year-old twin girls and 5-year-old sextupletsaddress their off-screen troubles on the show.
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Streep's focus when it comes to publicity, as Newman's was, is her work and not her personal life. Like the old song, you've got to use what you've got if you want to get ahead. Top Stories.
Fortunately for the show's producers, the Gosselins' current real-life situation happens to be of the headline-grabbing kind. You gotta be hot or nobody wants to hire you.
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When it comes to disclosing personal information or dropping titillating news, it's only natural that it occurs when a celebrity has a new project. The only caveat is you don't want the disclosure to be bigger news than what you're promoting. People that say otherwise, to protect celebrities, simply don't understand how the business works. There's a chance they may. One has to wonder if Joe the Plumber's turnabout on Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. All this talk is likely to have a positive effect on both the book and the reality show, as singer Leann Rimes must have discovered when Us Weekly reported she was having an affair with actor Eddie Cibrian a week before their movie "Nora Roberts' Northern Lights" aired on Lifetime.
So, you throw the kitchen sink at it.