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Reality shows are in fact scripted, they are fake in many ways, but one thing is certain, the Cake Boss, for all the scripts and jazzed-up action, is very, Very real. It’s been a favorite show of many for years and a lot of people have been waiting for it to return now for a good long while and for good reason. Buddy Valastro and his family-run bakery is just flat out impressive with what he can do when it comes to cakes. There hasn’t been a challenge yet that he’s shied away from and the result has always been
Cake Boss is Back But is it Better than Before? »
Cake Boss fans are in for a treat. This week, TLC announced they are releasing new episodes of the TV show ahead of its season nine premiere this September.The docuseries follows bakery owner Buddy Valastro and his team as they create inventive and artistic cakes out of their shop in New Jersey.Read More… »
The day before Buddy Valastro’s mother, Mary, died at age 69 after an exhausting battle with Als, she sang Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” in her New Jersey apartment, surrounded by Buddy, his four sisters and her growing list of grandchildren.
The Cake Boss star had no idea it would be the last time he’d see his mother alive; now he says it’s a moment he’ll always cherish. “I got to sit by her and say, ‘Ma, I owe everything to you. I wouldn’t be who I am without you. You’re my No. 1 girl, »
- Ana Calderone
After losing his mother to Als nearly a month ago, Buddy Valastro is doing exactly what Mary would have wanted for him now: returning to work.
“She doesn’t want me to stop,” he tells People exclusively, sitting in his office filled with photos of his beloved mother. “She wants me to be the patriarch of the family and keep doing what I’m doing, 100 percent. There’s not even a doubt in my mind.” Easing back into his responsibilities at their ever-expanding Carlo’s Bakery has been natural for the Cake Boss star, but there is one New Jersey »
- Ana Calderone
Buddy Valastro's mother has died.
The Cake Boss star took to Facebook on Thursday morning to reveal his mother's passing after suffering Als.
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"It’s with an extremely heavy heart that I must share the news of my mother’s passing. She left for heaven this morning, surrounded by the family," the TV baker wrote in the heartfelt post. "This is a difficult time for all of »
Mary suffered from Als and fought the neurodegenerative disease, which affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, for more than eight years. She was 69 when she died.
“It’s with an extremely heavy heart that I must share the news of my mother’s passing,” Buddy captioned a throwback photo with his mother on Instagram. “She left for heaven this morning, surrounded by the family. This is a difficult time for all of us and I do »
- Ana Calderone
“Mary took a turn yesterday, and Buddy rushed back to New Jersey last night to be by her side,” Valastro’s rep tells People in an exclusive statement. “She passed early this morning, June 22nd, surrounded by all of her children. Mary’s condition had been steadily worsening these past months, so it was not sudden but still extremely heartbreaking for the family. After eight years of fighting her battle with Als, the family is relieved she is no longer suffering. Buddy and his »
- Jeff Nelson and Ana Calderone
The Australian actress and former NFL player-turned-actor said “I do” in an eclectic, lavish ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday, and People has an exclusive look inside their big day.
“We love the tradition of marriage, and we love being able to call each other husband and wife,” Whelan, 35, said. “We both understand that our relationship takes work, and we made a choice that that’s what we are wanting. Both of our parents are still together, and so we have been around a very traditional environment our whole lives. »
- Jeff Nelson
No one does Confirmation quite like the Giudices!
Teresa Giudice took to Instagram on Friday to celebrate her oldest daughter, Gia, taking in the sacrament of Confirmation -- the final of the three entry rights for Catholics, marking the seal of the Holy Spirit and completing the process of initiation into the Christian community -- with a huge, Giudice-sized party.
The Giudice family, alongside the Gorgas, honored the 16-year-old at Italian eatery Fresco On Chruch in Montclair, New Jersey, and shared all the pics on social media.
"My beautiful daughter @_giagiudice on her Confirmation »
It’s the final of three initiation rights in the Catholic church — and Gia Giudice celebrated it in style!
On Friday, the 16-year-old daughter of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice took in the sacrament of Confirmation — the final of the three entry rights for Catholics, marking the seal of the Holy Spirit and completing the process of initiation into the Christian community.
It’s a big deal for Catholics. And to mark it, Teresa threw her daughter a large family party at Italian eatery Fresco On Church in Montclair, New Jersey.
Like a proud mom, Teresa (and »
- Dave Quinn
Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend, Nina Agdal, enjoyed a quiet dinner at Zuma in New York City on Wednesday. The cute couple dined alongside Sean Penn and rapper Q-Tip, sharing sushi plates of Zuma’s Robata grilled fare and rounds of cocktails.
While DiCaprio and crew grabbed a bite in the Big Apple, the happily uncoupled Jennie Garth and her ex-husband, Peter Facinelli, brought their significant others along for a family vacation at the recently opened Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, Mexico. The tropical getaway was Garth and Facinelli’s first vacay together since their 2013 divorce, alongside their daughters, Lola, 14, and Fiona, 10.
They all enjoyed the resort's Unlimited Luxury amenities, including pampering at the Dreams Spa by Pevonia, riding down the resor's awesome water slides ,parasailing, gourmet dining at on-site restaurant Gaucho and plenty of ice cream. The group had a great time lounging poolside and fitting in some long overdue quality »
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