Newport Beach Gets Ready for its Closeup (Again) With E! Reality Show Bridalplasty
More of upper crust Orange County's narcissistic side is about to get more airtime--or basic cable broadcast time--with the impending arrival of the E! Network'sBridalplasty
The reality show has a Newport Beach plastic surgeon guiding brides-to-be as they compete for nose jobs, tummy tucks and bigger boobs, which are billed as the ingredients for a "flawless wedding."
Gawker put it best: "See you in hell, everyone."
The hostess is former Miss USAShanna Moakler
, who appeared on the MTV seriesMeet the Barkers
with her ex-, Blink 182 drummerTravis Barker
. But each of the dozen contestants will also meet with Newport Beach plastic surgeon Dr.Terry J. Dubrow
for a private consultation--private in the sense that cameras will record every minute and expose it to the world.
Viewers of The Swan will recognize Dubrow as the cutter on that Fox reality series. DrDubrow.com bills the MD as a "total makeover surgeon" with "specialties like facelifts, rhinoplasty, tummy tucks, and difficult breast revision cases."
His private televised chat with each desperate wannabe housewife will be parlayed into a "wish list" of work she wants done before traipsing down the aisle. The winner of weekly contests will get to pick a procedure from her list and then go under the knife immediately so she'll have her muffin tops lopped off (or whatever it is) by the following week's episode.
However, besides a bride-to-be losing tissue, each episode will lose a bride-to-be until left standing is a final, perfectly manufactured young American breeder. Then, it's on to the dream wedding and the groom's first look at his new Mrs.
"Viewers will witness his emotional and possibly shocked reaction as they stand at the altar and he lifts her veil to see her for the first time following her extreme plastic surgery," boasts the E! announcement.
Are you listening, Peabody voters?
Bridalplasty is set to debut Sunday, Nov. 28, at 9 p.m.
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