Jane Velez-Mitchell

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How real is Tori Spelling's reality show?

How real is Tori Spelling's reality show?

As shocking secret after shocking secret spill out of Dean McDermott and Tori Spelling on TV, more people are beginning to question how much of their new reality show is real and how much is an act for the cameras. 

In the latest episode of the Lifetime reality show, Spelling and McDermott tackle their first couple’s therapy session since his affair. During the sit down, McDermott tells the world that, after Spelling found out he cheated, he had a nervous breakdown and contemplated suicide. That’s something producers of "True Tori" were never told until that moment. Now new reports surface that Spelling is going through a crisis of her own. Jane has the latest.

Tori & Dean spill suicide secret

Tori & Dean spill suicide secret

The drama escalates in the never-ending saga that is Tori Spelling’s life.  In the latest episode of her Lifetime reality show, Tori and her husband, Dean McDermott, tackle their first couple’s therapy session since his affair.  During the sit down, Dean tells the world after Tori found out he cheated he had a nervous breakdown and contemplated suicide.  That’s something producers of ‘True Tori’ were never told until that moment.  Now new reports surface that Tori is going through a crisis of her own.  Jane has the latest.

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Could Sterling's wife be next Clippers owner?

Could Sterling's wife be next Clippers owner?

Donald Sterling's wife attended the Clippers game on Tuesday night after her husband was banned for life from the NBA. But could she be the next owner of the team? And what about her questionable past? 

The NBA has banned Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, for life. The decision comes after recordings of conversations that allegedly took place between Sterling and his companion, V. Stiviano, were released. In those conversations, a voice identified as Sterling makes a number of comments considered to be racist.  

NBA drops the hammer on Clippers owner

NBA drops the hammer on Clippers owner

The NBA has banned Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, for life. The decision comes after conversations allegedly between Sterling and his companion, V. Stiviano, were released. In those conversations, a voice identified as Sterling makes a number of racial comments.  

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced the ban in a press conference on Tuesday.  Lisa Guerrero, from Inside Edition, was at the press conference and had a tough question for the commissioner and the league.  She spoke to Jane about the press conference and her experience of covering sports in Los Angeles.

Donald Sterling banned for life

Donald Sterling banned for life

The NBA has banned Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, for life. The decision comes after conversations allegedly between Sterling and his companion, V. Stiviano, were released. In those conversations, a voice identified as Sterling makes a number of racial comments.  But how did those conversations become public? Why were they recorded in the first place? And does it matter?

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook, and follow Jane on Twitter.

Let's find loving homes for these pets!

Let's find loving homes for these pets!

Each night, Jane Velez-Mitchell features her "Pet of the Day" on her show at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Today, we have a special collection for Pet of the Day. These pets all need new homes. 

Jane Velez-Mitchell is teaming up with animal welfare expert Jane Garrison and adoptapet.com to try to find some amazing animals new and loving homes. You can find information on adopting each animal below. And you can always go to adoptapet.com to rescue an animal near you! If you save any of these animals, please send us a photo so we can post it on the website. Our email address is Jane@hlntv.com

What should the NBA do about Donald Sterling?

What should the NBA do about Donald Sterling?

Will the NBA oust Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling?  He's facing criticism after TMZ released an audio recording of a man who they say is Sterling making racist remarks about African Americans.  Can the NBA punish the owner of a team?

Joey Jackson and Sunny Hostin debate the topic with a panel of experts.

NBA owner: "Don't bring blacks to my games"

NBA owner: "Don't bring blacks to my games"

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has come under fire after TMZ released an audio recording of a man who they say is Sterling making racist remarks about African Americans to his girlfriend V. Stiviano.  On the tapes, the man tells his girlfriend that he doesn't like her hanging out with African Americans at Clippers games.

Sterling has been accused of racism before.  In 2009, he was sued for discriminating against African Americans, Latinos, and other races at apartment buildings he owned in the L.A. area.  He settled that lawsuit for nearly $3 million.

Do Sterling's comments surprise you?

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Millionaire beats girlfriend gets community service?

Millionaire beats girlfriend gets community service?

A tech mogul, reportedly worth $200 million, allegedly hit and kicked his girlfriend more than 100 times and received no jail time.  ­­­­­­Gurbaksh Chahal was charged with 45 felonies, including assault, but struck a deal pleading guilty to only two misdemeanors.  He was sentenced to 25 hours of community service and three years of probation along with a year-long training course on domestic violence.

HLN reached out to Chahal’s attorney and crisis management team but have not heard back.  Chahal did tweet “I maintain my innocence regarding these exaggerated allegations.”

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