Publicity Stunts

Reality Show for White House Crashers

If it seemed a foregone conclusion that the White House party crashers would get a reality show, well, it was: Before crashing the White House’s first state dinner on Tuesday night, Michaele Salahi was filmed for seven hours doing her hair and makeup by The Real Housewives of D.C. In fact, she and her husband Tareq tried to show up at the dinner with the camera crew, which was turned away. According to, the couple has been named in at least 16 different civil suits in their Virginia county, and their winery filed for bankruptcy in February with $965,000 in liabilities. The Salahi couple is booked to appear on Larry King on Monday night.