A former 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star is wrapped up in a double-murder case.

Kim DePaola's son had a friend drive him to Newark airport last week. The car was found  days later torched, with two bodies inside. The reality star released a brief statement, with condolences to the victims and thanking fans for support.

Beauty and the Beast had a record number of guests its debut weekend! The Disney live action reboot made $170 million in U.S. theaters, which isn't a surprise to those of us who jammed into theaters over the past few days.

 

NJ's George R.R. Martin scoop, 'RHONJ' star on murder case - the NJ Breakroom (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Game of Thrones’ creator and Hudson County native George R.R. Martin is opening his own movie studio. The author, who grew up in Bayonne, is hoping to create an affordable space in New Mexico, which the Coen brothers have already vowed to use.

 

'The Voice' enters Battle rounds with four singers that have NJ ties.

Team Blake has Dawson Coyle from Gloucester County (Williamstown). Team Alicia has two north Jersey Girls: Felicia Temple is from Teaneck and Autumn Turner lives in Montclair. And, Team Adam's Mark Isaiah lived in Bergen County (Hasbruck Heights), before moving to Mt Pocono, PA.

 

'Dancing with the Stars' also hits the floor on ABC, with Mr. T, Nancy Kerrigan and Olympic gymnast Simone Biles among the Season 24 contestants.


Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt’s first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee.  A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.

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