It costs a FORTUNE to feed 23 mouths ... just ask TLC reality star Jim Bob Duggar who took his enormous family out for burgers in NYC yesterday -- and we know exactly how much they spent.
Jim Bob -- along with his wife Michelle and 21 other family members -- hit up Bill's Bar & Burger in Manhattan ... splurging on burgers, shakes, fries, onion rings, you name it.
FYI -- Burgers start at $7.95 and could double in price if you want cheese and/or another burger patty. Shakes run in the $6 range ... $4 for fries ... $8 for nachos ... $2 per soda.
Buuuuut ... the "19 Kids & Counting" fam did get a nice discount ... 6 of the children qualified for the kids menu -- $7.95 per meal.
So, what was the final bill??? We'll give you THREE options -- click on the image for the answer!
Reality Chicks and
Their Surgery Tricks
1/25/2013 2:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Frances Marques -- from the new show "Plastic Wives" -- opened up to reveal the perks of marrying a plastic surgeon, and one of her co-stars revealed ... her vajajay. Classy!!
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Returning to Reality TV
... In a Wedding Gown
10/6/2012 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Linda Hogan isn't gonna let a little thing like NOT having a fiancé stop her from searching for the perfect wedding dress -- and then documenting that search on reality TV show.
Five years after the demise of "Hogan Knows Best," Linda will return to the world of reality to appear on the season premiere of TLC's show "Brides of Beverly Hills" -- even though she's not a bride (or even close to being one).
Sources close to the production tell us, 53-year-old Linda was originally booked on the reality show while still engaged to her 23-year-old ex Charley Hill ... but that relationship bit the dust back in May.
We're told, despite no longer having a wedding to plan for, Linda still wanted to tape her special episode -- which features her "search for the perfect gown."
We spoke to Linda and she tells us ... she wanted to do "BOBH" regardless of her situation, because it shows "the other side of weddings" -- and that sometimes they don't work out.
TLC Singer T-Boz
I'm Getting A Reality Show
... On TLC
10/1/2012 5:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins -- best known for being one-third of 90's girl group TLC -- is getting her own reality show ... and the network making it happen -- is none other than TLC.
Sources close to the production tell TMZ ... the network has ordered four episodes of Watkins' reality show called "Totally T-Boz" which will air on TLC in 2013.
The timing couldn't be better -- considering T-Boz filed for bankruptcy in late 2011 and could probably use the paycheck.
We're told the show will focus on the 42-year-old single mom as she tries to re-launch her music career ... after recovering from the life-threatening brain tumor she was diagnosed with in 2006.
The brain tumor was so bad, once it was removed, T-Boz had to relearn how to walk and talk.
We're told, the show will star her daughter, brother, cousins and friends ... and is currently filming in Atlanta.
We're Resurrecting Left Eye
FOR A REUNION TOUR
4/25/2012 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
For the first time in nearly a decade, TLC will be reuniting for a U.S. concert tour later this year -- and TMZ has learned, the late Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes will be making a special appearance.
The group's rep tells us, Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas are currently in the planning stages of a massive 2012 reunion tour in the U.S.
So far, we're told 5 major cities have already been booked -- and even more are in the works.
But the big surprise ... we're told the group plans to pull a Tupac -- incorporating their deceased former member Left Eye in the shows, projecting her image on a big screen and working her vocals into the live performances.
FYI -- today marks 10 years since a fatal car accident in Honduras took Left Eye's life. RIP.
Bogged Down with
5/21/2010 4:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Kate Gosselin managed to keep her family's career afloat last week -- by taking the kiddies on a birthday trip right out of the Bindi Irwin playbook.
Gosselin and the kids went down to Kissimmee, Florida where, we're told, they hooked up with Boggy Creek Airboat Rides for a private tour.
Sources say the family was taken to a secluded area where Kate threw a birthday bash for the kids complete with pinatas -- and TLC was there to film the whole thing ... naturally.
Talk about upstaging Daddy's birthday party for the kids.