Rielle Hunter wants a reality TV career, to rehabilitate her image

Just when you thought Rielle Hunter was going to fade into the woodwork after so thoroughly exposing herself as a narcissistic, opportunistic nitwit with the self-awareness of a flea – she’s back! Rielle wants to convince the world that she’s not the mean demon harlot she portrayed herself as in her own book. She actually believes she can rehabilitate her image and present a new, softer face to the world – through reality TV. Excuse me while I point and laugh. She’s approached producers for shows like Dancing With The Stars (they’d never take her), The Bachelorette (she’s too old and tainted), and Celebrity Apprentice, which might be considering her.

48-year-old Rielle is trying hard to land a gig and has approached producers for the Celebrity Apprentice, Dancing with the Stars and even The Bachelorette.

“Rielle admires Donald Trump and says that if he could turn villains like Real Housewives stars NeNe Leakes and Teresa Giudice into lovable TV personalities, then maybe he could do the same for her,” a source told the National Enquirer.

Rielle and John broke up this year after she published her book – What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me – in which she slammed his deceased wife Elizabeth Edwards.

The book was a major failure, selling a measly 6,000 copies and she was apparently shcoked and disappointed by the poor sales. Rielle was called a heartless schemer by the ladies of The View on her press tour. But none of that is sinking in and she’s determined to try and change the public’s opinion about her.

“Rielle’s reputation is pretty much mud in the public eye, but she’s delusional enough to think she can turn that around. And the truth is that if anyone can make Rielle Hunter likable, it’s Donald Trump.”

Apparently Rielle doesn’t understand how much she is hated across the country.

“She seems to have no clue about how the public perceives her. After what she did to Elizabeth Edwards, she’s delusional to think that America would ever tune in to see her dance, let alone find love,” a source told the Enquirer.

Shockingly, when a source from Celebrity Apprentice was asked whether Trump would consider Rielle for the show they replied: “Anything’s possible.”

[From Radar]

Rielle needs to get on one of the Real Housewives shows, because she’d be perfect. She’d fight with everyone and be the villain without a single ally. Those bitches would put her in her place. Or maybe she could get a dating show with Kate Gosselin. Men would compete to stay single and get off the show, and two who are left would have to fight to see who ends up with Kate instead of Rielle. It could be called “Lesser of Two Evils.”

Also, I never read Rielle’s book because I didn’t want to support her in any way, so I’ll just defer to part of this thoughtful review on Amazon, from reader Todd Bartholomew:

The beauty of ‘What Really Happened’ is that Hunter betrays herself as she really is. Even her worst enemies couldn’t have written a book that damages her as deftly as she slaughters herself.”

And this woman wants to do reality television. Perfect.

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  1. cmc says:

    LMAO @ a Kate Gosselin/Rielle show. “Lesser of two evils” indeed!

    This post begs the question: why does she need an “image”?

    • BB says:

      People are not interested in her. Her book tour ended because of poor sales. Rielle Hunter is wasting her time.

    • DoMaJoReMc says:

      I second that chuckle about the Kate/Rielle Show. UGH!

      OH…HELL…NO…! to a reality show for either one of them…

      Friggin’ Nobodies!

      • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

        By not throw Octomom into the mix, it would be the trifecta of evil! They could call it “three strikes.”

    • Pandy says:

      Does anyone care about her or JE? Delusional is right. LOVE Mort’s idea about the Three Strikes – LMAO.

  2. Cam S says:

    This woman has no shame. You’d think she’d want to fly under the radar instead of flaunting the affair she had. Such a waste of space on this planet
    And I can’t believe this is her face AFTER the plastic surgery. She looks like that child’s grandmother

    • Kimlee says:

      Thank you I was wondering why she looks like grandma in some photos but not in others, now it makes since.

    • gg says:

      She’s a fantasist. You know who she reminds me of – Heather Mills (McCartney’s ex). She just won’t give it up even though nobody’s buying it and she’s left us all with no option but to consider her an outcast from reasonable society.

      She’s created her own reality, according to her interview with Oprah. So why does she need ours?

      • lucy2 says:


      • DaphneS says:

        gg ~ I’ve come out of lurkdom to say that Heather Mills is exactly who I thought of while reading this article. Heather and Rielle are peas in a pod; they both make me sick. Bleh!

    • JD says:

      She looks like Dina Lohans’ older sister. Blergh!

  3. SueD says:

    Oh goodness, please just go the f away! And take the Kardashians and Palins with you.

  4. beyonce's bump says:

    Nothing worse that this kind of woman who sleeps with scummy kind of men like Edwards and thinks its some sort of accomplishment because he is semi famous and then bashes his dead wife. smh.

    And how DARE she compare herself to Nene?? Nene’s villain-ess cannot be compared to this evil thing, Nene was funny and the people she came after were ‘trifling’ anyway…whatever #teamnene!

  5. brin says:

    If she and Courtney Stodden don’t put an end to reality tv, nothing will.

  6. Lizzie K says:

    Well, this is what reality TV is … a bunch of unlikable famehoes with entitlement attitudes acting badly on television.

    • gg says:

      At least she has the right market. I think she’d be a great “crazy” for Apprentice though. They haven’t come anywhere near Omarosa though for another contestant who reinvents the truth.

  7. marie says:

    “narcissistic, opportunistic nitwit with the self-awareness of a flea” pretty much sums it up..

    that poor little girl..

  8. corny says:

    I think she is pretty much working her image with her lifestyle..go away

  9. Jacq says:

    Speaking of Real Housewives, Reille is a “slut-pig”. Elizabeth Edwards was a wonderful, beautiful person who had endured enough before encountering this whore’s home wrecking vagina.

  10. diana says:

    Delusions of grandeur

  11. Lisa says:

    Seriously – this woman needs to go away. I cannot believe with all of his money John Edwards cannot shut this tramp up!

  12. GoodCapon says:

    I’m pretty sure having her own reality TV show is NOT the right way to rehabilitate her image or whatever is left or it.

    She should just live in a cave for a while or go vanish off the face of the earth. People will eventually forget about her and move on to the next salacious gossip.

  13. NeNe says:

    She is a worthless POS. Who the f*ck does she think she is? She is clearly delusional to think that people actually want to see her on a reality show. She had an affair with a married sc*mbag!!! She talked negatively of woman that she barely knew, and had the audacity to pretty much claim it was Elizabeth’s fault. Nobody cares what the reasons were for her spreading her legs for a married man. She is nothing but a disgusting filthy wh*re. Great role model for her daughter. So, what, when her daughter grows up she can aspire to be a wh*re, just like mommy!?

  14. NYC_girl says:

    Exactly what type of “image” is she hoping to resuscitate? Points to Celebitchy for using the term “demon harlot” though.

  15. Miss Kiki says:

    When this whole scandal first broke I wasn’t reading CB but when I did start frequenting this site I went back and read the coverage of this whole mess. Now I love celebrity scandal as much as the next person (The last few months have been the gift that keeps giving!) but I find this Rielle creature truly reprehensible, I really hope that she does get some sort of reality forum to parade herself on, that way when she does receive the inevitable vitriol from the public she’ll finally crawl back under her rock.

  16. dorothy says:

    Well she’s in good company with Honey Boo Boo , Courtney Stodden and Kim Kardashian. Yep, that’s the cream of the crop. What is the world coming to when the media believes this is what we want???

  17. Nanz says:

    She should care less about what the public thinks of her and more about what her daughter is going to think of her as she grows up. This is all the attention I’m going to give this lady.

    • olcranky says:


      i read this an all I thought was “why does she hate her daughter so much?”

  18. poppy says:

    all the cocaine she snorted has fried what little brain she had to begin with.
    even a flattering depiction of her (story of my life by jay mcinerney) makes her look like the florida white trash she is… always looking for a daaaaddy so she can buy more coke and clothes -fame whore. nothing has changed.
    now she wants to ride trump’s toupee. ewww

    • Shannon1972 says:

      I admit it: I’m not a reality show fan, but I totally love Celebrity Apprentice. It is one of my 3 must DVR shows. It is absolutely riveting to watch these people try elbow each other away from the camera and reclaim the spotlight. Where else will you see Meatloaf lose his sh*t and almost pummel Gary Busey over PAINT??

      I think Trump will put her on. He’s a smart man and he is very aware of public opinion. He will put her with other celebs who will rip her to shreds, and keep her around as long as possible to make the humiliation complete. I will happily tune in to watch that!
      *gleefully rubs hands together*

  19. swack says:

    I’m not sure how a reality show would rehabilitate her image. Most reality shows bring out the worse in people, even Celebrity Apprentice. Plus most reality shows go for the drama and not the rehabilitation of someone’s image. Not sure it is a good idea.

    • TrustMeOnThis says:

      I think in her case “rehabilitate her image” really means “find some way to make money off of her notoriety.”

  20. OrangeBlohan says:

    What a vile, horrible excuse for a human being she is. Karma is a bigger bitch than she is and it will catch up to this nasty piece someday!!!

  21. lucy2 says:

    There is no rehabbing an image for her, she’s done. Go away.

    6000 copies? Ouch. That’s pretty funny.

  22. Bailey says:

    Rehabilitate her image? This woman would be better off assuming a new identity.

    • Sugar says:

      she already tried that when she changed her name her name to “Rielle”…maybe go back to her “I’m a nobody” name. Her problem then she wanted to be a somebody-still does which is why she is doing the reality approaching for her next 15 mins.
      Aghhh “Rielle-ity TV” noooooo

      • gg says:

        Her real name is Lisa Jo Druck. I can understand why she changed it.

        Her dad was involved in electrocuting horses for insurance money, including her own horse, according to wikipedia. That makes me very sad. No excuse for killing healthy animals.

  23. Sillyone says:

    This woman could save all the homeless animals in the world, end world hunger and find a cure for AIDS and I would still find her on my top 5 list of the most vile people on the face of the earth.

  24. mar says:

    Reality show. Hmmm.. Maybe…She will fit in with the rest of the talentless people trying to stay relevant.

  25. Chatcat says:

    Dear Mr. Trump

    It is my understanding that you have been approached by the devil incarnate, which is trolling this earth going by the name of Rielle Hunter, to appear on your show Celebrity Apprentice.

    Now I will admit, I have never watched your show and probably never will, but I have to say if you agree to put this being, which makes Jezebel look angelic, on your show, it will be sinking to a new low … even for you. I say this because you’ve filed bankruptcy 4 times, been married three times and are a known bully etc., so clearly you are no paragon of morality and is why a person such as Rielle would gravitate to you, but this publicity stunt wouldn’t help your reputation (not that you care) or could it ever rehabilitate her status as most hated of all the most hated home wrecking sluts on earth. You may be capable of a lot of things, but being able to deliver miracles is NOT one of them. Simply stated Mr. Trump (even if in your own mind you think you are) you are not that influential, talented, rich, lucky, savvy or liked enough to pull it off.

    So in closing, may I suggest that you pursue some other celebrity whose reputation is in need of repair? Oh I would say KLewd, Deppsh*t, Tiny Tommy Tyrant, or even The Cracken. Of course none of those have any real mass appeal anymore, but hey, you might pick up viewers and therefore ratings, simply to watch you scream and point “You’re fired” into anyone of their narcissistic faces. You never know, I might even tune it for that.


    • TheOriginalKitten says:

      LOLOLOL! Perfection. You really need to get a compilation of your letters published, Chat 🙂

      I f*cking hate Donald Trump. If he thinks for a second that his woman deserves any kind of redemption, he is seriously delusional. I would never watch his show but I can’t imagine that anyone would want to see this pathetic woman on TV. Ugh. I usually avoid these posts about Hunter because I get so angry. I think humans are really complicated and I tend to be more forgiving/less judgmental than many posters, but this woman is just a self-absorbed tw-t, plain and simple, NOTHING redeeming about her. I truly think she’s a terrible human being and so is John Edwards. They both make me sick.

      • Chatcat says:

        Kit…so you liked that huh? I probably should go back and recollect my letters huh? Maybe put them in a portfolio for myself and when I’m hanging out in the nursing home someday me and my “home” girls might get a few laughs out of em.

        Anyway, I avoid commenting on Rielle as much as I do the Kartrashians and LiLo but I read this nonsense and well, just became inspired to write Mr. Combover!

      • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

        I would watch Liho on celebrity apprentice. We could make it a drinking game. Drink every time she steals, crashes a car, appears to have white powder residue under her nose etc.

      • Izzy says:

        EPIC post!! I actually snorted out loud… and I’m at work. Oops!

        If she gets a reality show, I propose that we organize a letter-writing campaign to whatever idiot network picks her up, telling them that they are douchebags and that we have lost all respect for them, and if they value their ratings, they need to ditch her or we’ll start writing to their advertisers too, etc.

    • gg says:

      I think he should have a new version of Celeb Apprentice and call it “Celebrity Pariahs Apprentice” and include all those people fighting it out, lying like mad to and about each other, and all of them with megalomania. Wow, what a trainwreck. I’d watch that. lol

    • Shannon1972 says:

      Chatcat: I totally loved your letter. I am not at all a fan of Donald Trump, but I do love his show. It’s not about rehabilitation at all. If you ever watch it, you will see a stunning mix of has -been celebrities, d list wannabes and plain old public pariahs. And all of them are duking it out to impress this old windbag and become his “apprentice”, which is a joke. Their careers are already over, so they want to work for Trump? Watching them backstab, humiliate and tear each other apart is great sport. There are usually one or two in the group that have some dignity and you can actually root for them, but they usually don’t last long. It’s much more fun watching the old incredible hulk and arsenio hall fighting with some random comedian and Debbie Gibson. It’s actually a hoot.
      And this idiot Rielle would be absolutely ripped to shreds. It will be both appalling and hilarious to watch. The show is produced by the Survivor people, so they know how to wring out maximum drama and spring ridiculous situations on their pawns, Imean…cast members. Personally, I hope he does have her on the show. And I will watch, because it will be great fun to see her hung out to dry. 🙂

  26. melissa says:

    In order to “rehab” an image, one must have been a decent human being to begin with. She’s always been a pig.

  27. crtb says:

    I wont be watching!

  28. stinky says:

    “Or maybe she could get a dating show with Kate Gosselin. Men would compete to stay single and get off the show, and two who are left would have to fight to see who ends up with Kate instead of Rielle. It could be called “Lesser of Two Evils.” GOLDEN!!!!

  29. LittleDeadGirl says:

    Lesser of two evils would be awesome. I could so see Celebrity Apprentice taking her and she being a good fit.

  30. Sandip says:

    So, let me get this straight, you are a woman who had an affair/child with a married man who’s wife was dying of cancer. In her book she said Elizabeth was a bitch, well no kidding. How do you change that image and who would watch. Call Kate Gosselin regarding unlikeable people.

  31. claire says:

    Of course she wants a reality show! All these annoying no-talent ho-bags do! And I’m sure she’ll get one, that’s what’s so pathetic about TV industry these days.

  32. Bess says:

    If this Hunter woman has any friends, one of them should explain to her that she needs to give up trying to be famous and concentrate on raising her daughter.

    The public ain’t buying what she’s selling and it’s time to get a real job.

  33. Newtsgal says:

    Being from NC… I can tell ya it would take a hell of alot more than a “Reility” show to rehabilitate that slags image.

  34. Jaded says:

    She gets more and more delusional and desperate for attention every day.

    Rielly honey, you called a woman who fought a long, brave battle with breast cancer, wife of the man you were having an adulterous affair with and had a child with, “a witch on wheels, crazy and venemous”.

    You openly discussed your sex life with Edwards with every media outlet possible. You ratted him out about his other mistresses. You were undoubtedly complicit in the one million dollar cover-up of the affair which probably came from his campaign fund.

    And you really think that your image can be rehabilitated? Sweetie, the only way your image could be rehabilitated is if you underwent extensive plastic surgery so we couldn’t recognize you, changed your name and went into a witness protection program.

  35. fabgrrl says:

    There is ONE way she can rehabilitate her image: go away and raise her daughter to be a decent, demure and polite young lady. But we all knwo that will never happen.

  36. Thea says:

    First she needs to do something with the CHIN..then she needs to vacuum out her dark angry soul and replace it with a human soul.

  37. Masque says:

    I wish CO$ would recruit her and then end up throwing her in The Hole for the rest of her miserable life.

  38. TheOneAndOnlyOnly says:

    Excellent comments spot on sued and polly props for ref. jaymc (as I recall bright lights, big city still best funniest literary portrayal of the big 80s; in this internet age will we have anything comparable); as for this busted trick, local bar floozy is probably something she should aspire to; and since when is being on a fake “reality” show a legit “career.?” No one cares about her; maybe she can apprentice as a WWE ring girl. I dunno.

  39. womanfromthenorth says:

    Good God.. She needs just GO AWAY! She made her bed … and I am not feeling sorry for her or her bastard child… just go away

  40. the original bellaluna says:

    So, to recap:

    * She’s universally reviled because of her actions, that she HERSELF made public in the first place;

    * She’s upset that people didn’t buy into her “It’s all Elizabeth’s fault that Johnny cheated” schtick, which she’s been spouting since BEFORE the poor woman was dead;

    * She’s further upset that people also didn’t buy her book of delusions;

    * To “rehab” her image, she wants a “reality” show, thus FURTHER putting herself out there for criticism and ridicule.

    Talk about perpetuating the cycle!

  41. MST says:

    There once ’twas a skank named Rielle,
    Who thought that her tell-all would sell
    But the public said “please!”
    “You’re a home-wrecking sleaze,”
    Which in other words means “go to hell!”

  42. wilkiecollins says:

    “The delusion is strong with this one” in my best yoda voice.

  43. Bobby says:

    Ugh, go away demon woman!

  44. Meanchick says:

    So sick of her and her Bay City Rollers hairdo!

  45. Lindy says:

    Ugh, right now looking at those pics, all I can see is a little girl who never asked to be brought into this world, and who–with a lower-than-slime mother and a lying fraud father–has almost no chance of growing up in any kind of sane, loving environment. I wish someone could take that child away from Rielle and Edwards.

  46. betty says:

    what I would like to know is who are the 6,000 that paid for her book? :/

  47. Celt Lady says:

    As a breast cancer patient whose troll of a husband cheated on me as well, I know first hand the pain of trying to stay alive while being lied to and emotionally abused. Both this twit and her ‘lover’ Johnny deserve to rot in hell. So sad for the innocent baby.

    • LittleDeadGirl says:

      I dunno if your husband said it but I’m sorry for what you went through and hope you are doing better. That’s trully a scrum of the earth thing to do. You sound strong though so you go girl!

  48. Kosmos says:

    What is it that they call people who need to be noticed all the time? They constantly need to call attention to themselves and will stop at nothing to get that attention? Are they psychopaths, or is it another form of personality disorder? Well, this woman has it big time. I have no doubt that she arranged her affair with Edwards & became pregnant for the same reasons. Had we ever heard of this lovely little creature before that? Go away, please.

    • Jaded says:

      @ Kosmos: It’s called Narcissistic Personality Disorder – I’ve known people with it and they are truly nasty. They will stop at nothing to attract attention to themselve; they will lie, intimidate, insult and trample anyone who gets in their way. Sounds like Rielle doesn’t it!!

    • Mitch Buchanan Rocks! says:

      Another word for it is emotional vampire.

      On you tube this is a good video describing this type of personality – great series.


  49. Mitch Buchanan Rocks! says:

    Rielle and Tom Cruise might just be the perfect match.

  50. Marie Antoinette Jr. says:

    Hey Lisa Jo, why don’t you ask Monica Lewinsky and Linda Tripp how they rehabbed their images after a sleazy political sex scandal?

  51. d b says:

    This deluded ‘ho belongs on one Dr Drew’s rehab shows…

  52. GirlyGirl says:

    How do you rehabilitate back to being a nobody?

  53. shannon says:

    ZOMG LMAO — ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ = best idea for a reality show EVER. I would totally watch that, DVR it even.

  54. Karen says:

    She needs to climb back under whatever rock she scurried out of all those years ago. Enough of her.
    The less seen the better.

  55. Jill says:

    Another Trampire.