Prostitute-Turned-Teacher Offered Chance To Pose Nude

High Society has offered Melissa Petro, the former prostitute recently removed from her Bronx teaching job, $60,000 to pose nude. They claim it's a statement against Mayor Bloomberg: "We thought he really undressed her by taking away her job." » 10/07/10 10:59am 10/07/10 10:59am

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Snooki is back on our TV sets, an evil cat tries to murder its owner, and more on scientific fart protection. » 4/30/10 6:00pm 4/30/10 6:00pm

—Dale Mercer

to The Wall Street Journal, on her show being renamed High Society. She added, "As we all know, for better or worse, the worlds we live in are fast becoming irrelevant." [WSJ] » 4/28/10 7:40pm 4/28/10 7:40pm

High Society: Tinsley's Mom Gets Some Tongue

On last night's episode, Tinsley Mortimer's mother Dale Mercer—really, the only redeeming part of the show—went on a date through an exclusive matchmaking service. He arrived in a private jet and Frenched her before leaving town. » 4/22/10 11:00am 4/22/10 11:00am

Did Kim Cheat With Kanye? Did Princess Di Have An Affair With Robert…

High Society: Tinsley Mortimer's Mom FTW

All the Jules Kirby drama has become tiresome, so it was a big treat that last night's episode focused heavily on Dale—Tinsley's mom—who dished out PR advice, insults, and went to a high-end matchmaking service to find love. » 4/15/10 11:00am 4/15/10 11:00am

High Society: Homeless "Trust Fund Partier"

On last night's episode, Jules Kirby's disrespect and frequent tantrums at the hotel where she's living became too much for the staff. She was asked to leave, leading her to take out her frustration on the show's production crew. » 4/08/10 12:00pm 4/08/10 12:00pm

High Society: "I Did The Adult Thing And Called My Mother"

On last night's episode, "Page Six Scandal Boy" Paul found himself "stressed" over "trying to fend off the press" after a website reported that he'd vandalized an apartment building. He did "the adult thing" and called his mother for money. » 4/01/10 11:00am 4/01/10 11:00am

High Society: Social Distortion

Last night's episode finally got around to introducing Devorah Rose, who's used her invented status as editor-in-chief of a magazine we've never seen for sale anywhere to insinuate herself into society circles, as well as several different reality shows. » 3/25/10 12:40pm 3/25/10 12:40pm

Comic Confrontations: Judge Judy Vs. Racist Reality Show Socialite

After Jules Kirby's bigoted remarks on the first two episodes of High Society caused public outrage, the socialite claimed the show was scripted. For all of her judgments about other races and body types, perhaps she should be judged. » 3/19/10 5:00pm 3/19/10 5:00pm

High Society: When Bigotry Is A Part Of Reality (TV)

After last week's premiere, during which she made bigoted remarks, Jules Kirby claimed her lines were scripted (which producers denied). On last night's episode, she berated a minority woman, telling her how things are done in "our country." » 3/18/10 2:40pm 3/18/10 2:40pm

Jules Kirby Claims High Society Is Scripted

Jules Kirby half-apologized for her egregious remarks about race, saying, "I am sorry if you were offended. The show is scripted, and we are given lines and characters. My grandmother is married to a Jew." [NY Post] » 3/12/10 11:20am 3/12/10 11:20am

High Society: Socialites With No Class

The cast of Tinsley Mortimer's reality show are like a social disease—irritating and gross. Jules Kirby, for one, brags that her friends aren't gay, fat, Jewish or black and that the n-word "really should be okay to say." » 3/11/10 7:00pm 3/11/10 7:00pm

Palm Beach Story: Lilly Pulitzer Is Bizarrely Fascinating

"The 77-year-old designer and former grande dame of Palm Beach entertaining—in the Sixties and Seventies, her kitchen sat 26 for dinner—awaits guests perched on a chinoiserie-covered bench. She wears white slacks and a vintage Lilly shirt printed with white and yellow daisies, her feet bare but for the bright coral… » 12/02/08 2:20pm 12/02/08 2:20pm

Real Housewives Reunion: Alex McCord, Husband Can't Keep Story Straight…

OMG! How awesome was the Real Housewives of New York City reunion special last night? The women all 'took it there', and didn't let each other off the hook for anything, giving us tons to talk about. First of all, how bullshit is it that Simon and Alex tried to say they aren't social climbers when they admitted it on… » 4/23/08 2:40pm 4/23/08 2:40pm