The Simple Life
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The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 12: Bizarro World, by Betsy Wasser: In Bizarro World, everything is backwards. Up is down! Black is white! And interns are brainy brunettes who work hard on their presentations and try to be as professional as possible! What happens when Paris and Nicole are pitted against their Bizarro World alter egos?
The Simple Life 3, Episode 11: Deer in Headlights, by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole take an internship at an assisted living facility, where Paris meets a new boyfriend. Plus, the two of them try to break their host father of his love of hunting. Will spraying him with Nicole’s urine do the trick?
The Simple Life 3, Episode 10: Psychic Friends , by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole go to work for a psychic. If you think that wackiness will ensue, that they’ll behave unprofessionally, and that they’ll say “that’s hot” at least once, then you must be psychic.
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 9: Rubbed the Right Way , by Betsy Wasser: This week, Paris and Nicole work in a bakery staffed mainly by people who have recently been released from prison. Are these people going to find their antics amusing, or are our girls in for a rough week?
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 8: Sexual Healing , by Betsy Wasser: Picture this: you’re hanging out in a bar when Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie walk in and come straight up to you. Then, they ask you if you have any condoms. You don’t have any with you, but before you can say “That’s hot,” they’re headed to your house to borrow some. This crazy story, and more, happened in this episode of The Simple Life 3.
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 7: Child's Play, by Betsy Wasser : Paris and Nicole work in a daycare center. Sure, at first you’re thinking it’s a horrible idea, putting America’s youth in their hands. On the other hand, where else are they going to find a job that sets aside time for both naps and snacks?
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 6: Like a Rock Star, by Betsy Wasser : This week, Paris and Nicole take over Baltimore’s FOX affiliate morning show. Plus, they take two young boys for a makeover to be rock stars. Are young boys ready for glam rock?
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 5: Fantastic Plastic, by Betsy Wasser : Can the sensitive stomach of Paris Hilton handle working at a plastic surgeon’s office? And has Nicole found yet another calling?
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 4: Ashes to Ashes, by Betsy Wasser : Nicole and Paris’s internship at a funeral home could lead either to scenes that are either really funny or really disturbing. Read on to see which side they fall on.
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episode 3: The Mile High Club, by Betsy Wasser : Nicole and Paris switch from the fashion runways they’re used to and experience airport runways. Plus, Nicole’s dog Foxy goes claw to claw with a mentally unbalanced cat.
The Simple Life 3: Interns, Episodes 1 & 2: It Was the Hottest Thing That Ever Happened to Me, by Betsy Wasser : Paris and Nicole are back, and they’re trying out more new careers, this time around as interns for an auto mechanic and for an advertising agency. Find out what happens when Nicole – not Paris – drives a car and what prompted one guy to declare, “It was the hottest thing that ever happened to me.”
The Simple Life 3: Interns Preview: Loves It, by Betsy Wasser : Look out, America: Paris and Nicole are back with another edition of The Simple Life. What are our two favorite heiresses up to this time around? And when can you catch their wacky antics? Read on, sexy readers.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip Bonus Footage: Extra Hot, by Betsy Wasser : For those of us experiencing Simple Life withdrawal (don’t deny it), Fox has busted out some bonus footage to tide us over until Season 3. Recapper Betsy thinks that’s hot.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 10: Kill Bill, Volume 3, by Betsy Wasser : Paris and Nicole are almost home in Beverly Hills, but before they get there, they have one last job. They’ll be ranch hands in Texas… which doesn’t sound so bad, unless you remember that Paris recently got thrown from a horse. Can she ‘cowboy up’ and get back in the saddle again?
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 9: Beverly Hills Cops, by Betsy Wasser : Paris and Nicole get a job working at a local sheriff’s office. That’s right – they gave the girls pepper spray and handcuffs, a stellar idea. Plus, in this episode, Nicole adds a new catch phrase to supplement her old standby, “That’s hot.” What does recapper Betsy think of all of this? Loves it.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 8: Not Old School Biker Trash, by Betsy Wasser : Paris and Nicole love doing hair and makeup, so a job at a beauty salon must be perfect for them, right? Obviously, beauty is something that the two of them take very seriously, so surely they’ll rise to the occasion and do a great job at this next endeavor, won’t they? We all know better than that by now.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 7: Foul!, by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole get fouled out in two different situations this week. First, a religious host family calls them out for their foul language. Next, they foul out in their job working for a minor league baseball team.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 6: The Pink Panther Strikes Again, by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole head to Texas, where they have very different ideas than their host family as to what their visit will be like. The family is looking for “farm workers,” and the girls are looking for a good time. Who wins out? Do you really need to ask?
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 5: Never Been Kissed, by Betsy Wasser: Remember a few weeks ago when some crazy parent decided to let Paris and Nicole baby-sit her daughter? Well, if that seemed like a bad idea, this week’s episode tops it. Paris and Nicole are charged with chaperoning a 13-year-old girl’s first date.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 4: Southern Hospitality?, by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole immediately begin a rivalry with James, a member of their host family. He calls them dumb one too many times, and this means war. What happens when you cross Nicole Richie? It’s not pretty.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 3: That’s Hot, by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole’s favorite phrase is “That’s hot,” and never has it been more appropriate than when they take a job at Caliente, a nudist resort. Join Paris and Nicole as they dodge work, eat tremendous amounts of food, and maybe even learn something.
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 2: Killer Ducks, by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole spend the night in their first trailer park, try to corrupt a little girl, and swim like mermaids. But nothing can prepare them for the danger of… KILLER DUCKS!
The Simple Life 2: Road Trip, Episode 1: Horsing Around, by Betsy Wasser: Paris and Nicole hit the road for their newest Simple Life challenge. Their first employer, J.O., says that he rules with an iron fist. So how will Paris and Nicole manage to wrap him around their little fingers?
Paris Hilton Learns Horse Sense, by Betsy Wasser: Paris Hilton, co-star of The Simple Life 2 was thrown from a horse during filming of the show. Is Paris okay? How about the horse? Read on to learn more!
Filming Begins for ‘The Simple Life 2’, by Betsy Wasser: Lock up your sons! Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie have hit the road to begin filming The Simple Life 2. Where are they going? What are they doing? Is anyone safe?
The Simple Life 2: Paris and Nicole Hit the Road, by Betsy Wasser: Fox has approved production on a second season of the smash hit The Simple Life. Paris and Nicole won’t be going back to Arkansas, so what’s in store for season two? Read on to find out.
The Simple Life, The Lost Episode: Homesick Blues, by Betsy Wasser: We already saw a whole season of Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie on The Simple Life, but Fox isn’t done with us yet. They squeezed out one more episode of the girls’ adventures in Arkansas. What happened that we didn’t already see on the show? Read on to find out.
Reality TV Hall of Shame: Simply Shameful: Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie from “The Simple Life”, by Betsy Wasser: Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie decided to live “the simple life” to prove to the world that they weren’t just two spoiled rich girls. They succeeded. They showed that in addition to being two spoiled rich girls, they were also selfish, dishonest, immature, lazy, and most of all, shameful. For that, they have earned a full induction into the Reality TV Hall of Shame.
Second Season Planned for ‘The Simple Life’, by Betsy Wasser: Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie terrorized Arkansas in the first season of the smash hit show The Simple Life. While they weren't successful in their attempts at dairy farming, they were certainly good at bringing in ratings. As a result, Fox has just announced a second season. Read on for details.
The Simple Life Finale: Final Apologies, by Betsy Wasser: It’s come to this: Paris and Nicole set out to conquer the simple life by living for thirty days on a farm in rural Arkansas. In that time, they’ve interacted with the townspeople, gotten fired from an array of jobs, and have chased after all of the boys in town. But now, with just two days to go, Paris and Nicole might not survive their Arkansas experience after all.
The Simple Life Reunion: Back on the Farm, by Betsy Wasser: We haven’t had the finale yet, but it’s time for a Simple Life reunion. Paris, Nicole, the family, and past employers all come together to discuss the time they spent together. Leeza Gibbons hosts, although she was apparently watching a different show than the rest of us…
‘The Simple Life’ Adds Reunion Special, But What About a Second Season?, by David Bloomberg: The Simple Life has gotten great ratings for Fox, even in reruns. So it’s only natural that they beat us over the head with it. Part of that will include a special reunion episode airing a day before the finale. What will Paris and Nicole have to say for themselves? And what about a second season? Read on for details.
The Simple Life, Episode 6: Showing Their Chops, by Betsy Wasser: It’s a new episode of The Simple Life! The girls finally find a job they can handle and guys they want to handle. So what could possibly be wrong? Well, the Ledings aren’t too thrilled. Will the girls handle it like adults or spoiled brats?
Reality TV Hall of Shame Moment: Paris & Nicole Don’t Understand Why Stealing Is Wrong, by David Bloomberg: Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie have tiptoed along the line between what is truly shameful and what is just bad throughout most of The Simple Life. But in Episode 5, they definitely crossed the line when they stole something and then gave it away as a gift.
The Simple Life, Episode 5: Birdhouse In Your Soul, by Betsy Wasser: It’s time for Paris and Nicole to try another new job. Think they can last more than a day at this one? Oh, who are we kidding? The real question is if they will end up in jail after an incident with their new boss’ credit account and a Mother’s Day present.
The Simple Life, Episode 4: The Dog Ate It. Really., by Betsy Wasser: What happens when you mix Paris and Nicole with a town festival in Altus? Well, it involves, a kissing booth, bosom-painting, ex-girlfriend intimidating, and the girls actually not being totally horrible for a change. They even bake pies.
The Simple Life, Episode 3: Heiresses with Hairnets, by Betsy Wasser: It’s time for a new job for Paris and Nicole. OK, so they don’t understand what to do with a paycheck, but they still have to earn one. Today, it’s Sonic drive-through, where they will take orders, deliver food, make onion rings… well, that’s what they are supposed to be doing, anyway. To find out what they actually do, read on.
The Simple Life, Episode 2: Crying Over Spilled Milk until the Cows Come Home, by Betsy Wasser: In the second episode of The Simple Life, Paris and Nicole have to work for the first time in their lives. What better place than a dairy farm! How do the rich girls do when faced with actual work?
The Simple Life, Episode 1: Simply Hilarious, by Betsy Wasser: What happens when you take rich and fairly clueless girls Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie and put them on an Arkansas farm for a month? As the first episode of The Simple Life airs, we find out that it’s simply hilarious.
From the Tabloid Life to ‘The Simple Life’, by Betsy Wasser: Fox’s new reality series, The Simple Life, starring Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, will start next week. But the girls have been in the tabloids (not to mention on sex tapes and in court) for several weeks now. Preview the show and all the recent news.
Reality News Update, September 22: The Simple Life and New Prisoner Series, by David Bloomberg: Just because the networks only have three reality series on the Fall schedule doesn’t mean we’re done with the genre. Fox has two new shows – one coming in December, and one in future planning. First we’ll take a rich girl and place her with a working family, then we’ll take some prisoners and… well, we’re not sure yet. Read on for details.
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