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Originally posted 07/13/2013 11:50AM
Sharknado-mania swept social media Thursday night, but outside of the Twitterverse it looks like most people chose not to take the sharkbait.
Recently released Nielsen ratings show that only about 1.4 million people watched SyFy's shlock masterpiece, which "realistically" (cough, cough) features man-eating sharks attacking unsuspecting Los Angeles residents after getting blown to shore by an epic storm.
According to USA Today, the Nielsen figure is downright average for a movie premiere on this channel, which has found a niche trotting out awesomely bad horror flicks. (Case in point: the 2011 film Mega Python vs. Gatoroid starring '80s queens Tiffany and Deborah Gibson.)
Originally posted 07/12/2013 02:45PM
How about this as a horror-movie concept? A mad scientist is convinced that within the large, strange brain of the shark lurks an untapped skill for written communication. What if a shark could be trained to post on Facebook? No – Twitter! Yes, yes, why not Twitter?!
The scientist is right! Then things go horribly awry when the beasts, routinely fed a chum of vitamins, radioactive materials and laptop circuitry, learn to compress themselves into 140 characters or less, disguising tail and fin with tempting hashtags like #HaveASnack. Click on an innocuous-looking Tweet and you may end up saying goodbye to your hand, your arm, your intestines – your life.
Syfy's two-hour schlock masterpiece Sharknado wasn't quite that: It was, as the blunt mash-up of a title suggests, about sharks blown inland by storms and dropping on people like so many saw-toothed cicadas. But the sheer cheeky nuttiness of it all – plus a cast that included Ian "I Have Danced at Chippendales" Ziering and Tara Reid – caused a Twitter feeding frenzy when it aired Thursday night.
Originally posted 02/01/2012 06:00AM
Dinner and dancing – that's what was on the agenda for Jessica Alba and husband Cash Warren – and they kept interesting company for their date night out. The new parents enjoyed a private meal at Mr. C Beverly Hills along with an eclectic array of people. Joining them: Jeremy Piven, Tara Reid, Elisabetta Canalis and Joe Jonas. According to a source, Jessica and Cash sat next to each other at the restaurant, and everyone at the table was in a great mood. After the invite-only dinner, the whole group headed to The Beverly afterward to continue the party, where the party shared another table – when they weren't hitting the dance floor.
Originally posted 10/25/2011 02:30PM
Is Tara Reid a happy newlywed?
Not exactly, according to the actress, who reveals that her whirlwind wedding in the Greek Isles in August may not be legally binding after all.
"We were never really married," Reid told TMZ this week after stepping off a plane in Los Angeles. (See the video below.) "No, it was never legal."
At the time, Reid, 35, Tweeted both her engagement and the nuptials within 24 hours of each other.
Originally posted 09/07/2011 11:30AM
Less than a month after her surprise wedding, Tara Reid seems to be firmly rooted in newlywed bliss.
"I just saw my husband he surprised me in London! Amazing!!!!!!!!" she Tweeted Monday.
That evening, Reid, 35, and Zack Kehayov were spotted dressed up for a night out at C restaurant in Mayfair.
Originally posted 08/18/2011 11:45AM
The blissed-out bride shares pics of her new life as a wife in Greece
Originally posted 08/16/2011 12:55PM
Meet Mr. Tara Reid!
A newly released photo shows the actress and her new husband, Zack Kehayov, wearing smiles – and head-to-toe white – at their wedding in Greece, which the actress announced via Twitter on Sunday.
And like any newly-married woman, the American Pie star was eager to show off her love.
Originally posted 08/14/2011 07:30PM
Tara Reid is having a vacation to remember.
The American Pie actress married new boyfriend Zack Kehayov in Greece on Saturday.
Reid, 35, Tweeted feverishly Saturday, and announced the happy news herself in a series of short messages. "Just got married in Greece I love being a wife," she wrote.
And it wasn't a long betrothal, only hours earlier she Tweeted: "I just got engaged!"
There was initially some confusion over whom she married, but on Monday, Reid clarified who the lucky guy is: "His name is Zack Kehayov."
Originally posted 04/20/2010 07:50PM
Four months after becoming engaged, Tara Reid says her wedding planned for next month is off.
The actress and Playboy model, 34, gave no explanation, releasing only a brief statement saying, "Tara Reid has confirmed that she will not be moving forward with her May 22 nuptials."
After dating for several months, Reid and Internet entrepreneur Michael Axtmann were engaged in January when he presented her with a ring while having dinner at a Los Angeles restaurant, prompting applause from other diners.
Originally posted 01/21/2010 12:25AM
Tara Reid and boyfriend Michael Axtmann were having dinner at The Little Door restaurant in Los Angeles on Monday night when Axtmann asked for something not on the menu: Reid's hand in marriage.
"Michael surprised Tara with a beautiful round brilliant cut ring," the actress's rep tells PEOPLE exclusively. "Tara was so happy, and the other patrons clapped and yelled out, 'Congratulations.'"
Reid, 34, and Axtmann, an Internet entrepreneur, began dating last year. They are planning a small wedding for family and friends by this summer.
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