09:15 AM EDT 05/01/2013
Originally posted 04/24/2013 01:35PM
Jenny McCarthy has tried online dating, blind dates and fix-ups, but now she has a new idea about how to meet eligible bachelors.
"I'm hoping to meet some on my talk show," McCarthy, 40, says of her new, self-titled VH1 gig. "I keep telling my producers to books some cute, heterosexual single men."
The idea to merge work and dating came from a friend and fellow talk show host, Chelsea Handler. "She told me book who you want to date," the former Playboy cover girl told PEOPLE at a fundraiser for Generation Rescue, her autism non-profit organization, at Studio Paris in Chicago on Tuesday.
But so far, the producers haven't come through. "Time and time again we're not getting them," said McCarthy, who arrived at the event in a black and white dress, gold-studded high-heel sandals and pink streaks in her blonde hair.
Originally posted 08/13/2012 03:15PM
Ev and Ocho isn't going to premiere on Sept. 3.
Soon after Chad Johnson's arrest for a misdemeanor domestic violence charge in Florida on Saturday, VH1 announced the cancellation of the reality show starring the Miami Dolphins receiver, who used to go by Chad Ochocinco, and his new wife, Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada.
"Due to the unfortunate events over the weekend and the seriousness of the allegations, VH1 is pulling the series Ev and Ocho from its schedule and has no current plans of airing it," the network said in a statement Monday.
Johnson was taken into police custody after he allegedly head-butted Lozada, who was treated for a "pretty good sized" laceration at a nearby hospital, Davie, Fla., police Cpt. Dale Engle told NFL.com over the weekend.
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