10:17 AM EDT 12/07/2013
Originally posted 12/06/2013 11:45AM
Vowing to fight her rare form of cancer, Jen Arnold, star of TLC's The Little Couple, has decided to let cameras document her ordeal.
"TLC has chronicled Bill and Jen's lives since 2009 and at their request, we will be following them through this challenge," a TLC spokesperson tells PEOPLE. "Jen is a doctor and teacher and she saw this as an opportunity to educate and possibly help, through sharing her story."
Arnold, 39, is a neonatologist at Texas Children's Hospital where she serves as medical director of the Pediatric Simulation Center and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.
She is "currently undergoing treatment, including surgery and chemotherapy," she told PEOPLE Thursday.
Originally posted 08/31/2013 10:30AM
Move over Sister Wives, there's a new polygamous family in town.
My Five Wives is TLC's latest foray into the world of polygamy. The one-hour special profiles Brady Williams, his five wives and 24 children, who all live together on a large family property outside of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Brady and his wives maintain that they practice polygamy not only for religious reasons, but also out of mutual love and commitment to each other. They are estranged from their church and therefore shunned by their community and many family members, but the Williams family believes the sacrifices are worth it.
Originally posted 07/01/2013 04:45PM
From Breaking Amish to breaking out of her clothes.
Kate Stoltzfus, one of the stars of TLC's reality series, Breaking Amish, is showing off what she once masked under her traditional Amish clothes on Maxim.com.
Wearing cut off shorts and a denim bustier in one shot and a tank top and short leather skirt in another, the aspiring model struts her stuff for the camera.
Originally posted 06/14/2013 01:30PM
Goodbye milking cows, hello Hollywood.
Breaking Amish is back, and an all-new cast is leaving behind their old-fashioned communities to test out modern life in Los Angeles – and decide whether to remain part of the "English," or return to their Amish and Mennonite roots.
In this exclusive first look at the new season of the hit TLC show (below), the new cast members are still at home but explain to cameras and family members why they feel compelled to step out of their current lives to try something new – at the risk of being shunned by their families.
"It's just really hard to feel like you're trapped in a box," says Lizzie, 21. "No matter what you do, you can't get out."
Originally posted 05/06/2013 07:20PM
Parenthood changes everything … especially when it happens unexpectedly and comes in twos.
After years of hoping to become parents and suffering through fertility issues, Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold of TLC's The Little Couple joyfully welcomed adopted son Will from China – and now tell PEOPLE exclusively they are adopting a 19-month-old girl from India they have named Zoey.
"We're so delighted that Zoey will be joining our family and that William will have a little sister coming home very soon," Arnold and Klein said in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 05/05/2013 04:30PM
They had vows, a cake, a camouflage gown and all their family and friends present, but Here Comes Honey Boo Boo stars Mama June (June Shannon, 33) and Sugar Bear, 41, won't say whether they've actually gotten married – or just recommitted to each other.
On Sunday, friends and family, including Honey Boo Boo (Alana Thompson, 7) and big sisters Pumpkin, Chickadee and Chubbs, joined the duo in their Georgia backyard for a ceremony to celebrate their love, followed by a rowdy family barbecue on what happens to be Cinco de Mayo.
"The day was very special mostly because my girls were able to take part in it," says June. "I felt like it was important for them to see this moment and celebrate my love for Sugar Bear."
Originally posted 04/30/2013 04:05PM
When it comes to swimming, the Duggars have it covered.
On a recent marriage retreat to Puerto Rico filmed for their reality show, TLC's 19 Kids & Counting, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar decided to go snorkeling. But not in typical bathing suits. (Watch a clip below.)
"In society, sometimes there's this idea that we cover up at certain times and then we go to the beach and wear our underclothes," Michelle tells PEOPLE. "Bathing suits are pretty and colorful but it's not our thinking that it is okay to be naked some places and not other places."
The solution is to find something "I feel comfortable in," Michelle says. "I am not feeling exposed in the ways I am uncomfortable with." For the trip, which airs Tuesday (9 p.m. ET) on TLC, that meant covering up in swimwear by WholesomeWear.com.
Originally posted 04/25/2013 04:55PM
If his smile is any indication, Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein's 3-year-old son William is happily settling in to his new life.
Arnold and Klein, a.k.a. TLC's The Little Couple, adopted the boy (who, like his parents, has a form of dwarfism) from China and have marveled at his sweet personality.
William Rijin Klein is "a really happy guy and has transitioned better than any of us expected," Arnold told the New York Post Tuesday. Added Bill, "He's got a way with people."
Originally posted 04/16/2013 11:00AM
Originally posted 04/04/2013 10:40AM
Nobody steals from the Cake Boss and gets away with it.
Hundreds of people were waiting Tuesday morning in downtown Pittsburgh to get the free cakes from the star of the Hoboken, N.J.-based TV show Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro.
Police spokeswoman Diane Richard says William Davenport cut the line and took four cakes worth about $27 each from a storage area. Police say when they stopped Williams he apologized for stealing the confections and admitted he was intoxicated.
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