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Shahs of Sunset

WATCH: 'Shahs of Sunset' Star: I Can't Go Back To Iran Because Of The Show

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Season three of Bravo's 'Shahs of Sunset' is underway, and star Golnesa 'GG' Gharachedaghi is no stranger to the show's drama. The actress shared some...

'Shahs Of Sunset' Star On Homophobia In The Middle East

Posted 11.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Gay "Shahs of Sunset" castmate Reza Farahan spoke at length about how Middle Eastern attitudes toward homosexuality prompted him to pursue reality TV ...

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'Shahs Of Sunset' Star: We Are The Rosa Parks Of Reality TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 01.22.2013 | Celebrity

The stars of Ryan Seacrest’s "Shahs of Sunset" have said a lot of colorful things. One may have just set a new standard, comparing the TV show's cas...

Naughty But Nice Rob

'Shahs of Sunset' Star: Naked Pictures Helped Me Get On The Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 01.15.2013 | Celebrity

Having a sex tape didn't hurt Kim Kardashian, so it should be no surprise that television producers now ask potential new reality stars before they st...

Naughty But Nice Rob

'Shahs of Sunset' Star: Ryan Seacrest 'Is Helping The Peace Process'

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 01.07.2013 | Celebrity

"Shahs of Sunset" breakout star Reza Farahan says it's easier to be a gay man on TV than a Persian, but neither are easy. So the fact that a gay Persi...

Feelings of Marginalization by the PBS Documentary, 'Iranian-Americans'

Holly Dagres | Posted 03.05.2013 | World
Holly Dagres

I could not help but feel my parents' story was left out, as were many others: the interracial marriages of the Iranian Diaspora. We are the forgotten ones, often times frowned upon for not being Iranian enough.

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Ryan Seacrest Sexuality Rumors 'Are Stupid," Says 'Shahs Of Sunset' Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 12.03.2012 | Celebrity

Out and proud "Shahs of Sunset" star Reza Farahan has zero tolerance for gay men who are in the closet, recommending that all of them should come out....

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'Shahs Of Sunset' Star Says Kim Kardashian's Middle East Trip Is A Good Idea

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 11.21.2012 | Celebrity

Days after sparking controversy with a series of tweets about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Kim Kardashian is now planning to head to Kuwait and B...

How Barbra Streisand's Manicure Made an Impact on My Life

Samira Asemanfar | Posted 07.08.2012 | Style
Samira Asemanfar

But there are those of us who end up learning the tools to turning this crazy fixation on beauty into more than just a mindless addiction. So, I went about my way starting Bellacures to tend to one's hands, feet and ultimately, heart.

Arti Patel

Reza Farahan Of 'Shahs Of Sunset': We're Luxurious, Not Terrorists

HuffingtonPost.com | Arti Patel | Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

They're rich, they're fabulous and ... they're Persian. In case you haven't heard of it, "Shahs Of Sunset" is a reality show that follows the glit...

Shahs of Sunset, Episode 6: Old Pals, New Episodes

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 06.18.2012 | TV
Charlotte Safavi

I was expecting the sixth episode and season finale of Shahs of Sunset to go out with an outrageous bang, but it didn't. Episode 6 was surprisingly low-key.

'Shahs Of Sunset' Renewed For Season 2?

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

Bravo's freshman reality show "Shahs of Sunset" has been renewed for Season 2, according to star Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi. Appearing on "Good Day NY...

'Shahs Of Sunset' Finale: MJ Told She's Not Marriage Material

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

After a short six-episode run, the first season of "Shahs of Sunset" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Bravo) came to a close. But Bravo didn't leave fans of the s...

Reza And MJ Preview 'Shahs Of Sunset' Finale

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

In advance of the "Shahs of Sunset" season finale on Sunday night, Reza Farahan and Mercedes "MJ" Javid stopped by "The View" (weekdays on ABC) to ref...

Shahs of Sunset: Episode Five Taken With a Gulp of Wine

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 06.12.2012 | Entertainment
Charlotte Safavi

It turns out that episode five of "The Shahs of Great Neck" was a bit of a tearjerker... the episode's main plot followed the lead actor's quest to unravel the Gordian knot of his nuclear family.

The Disbelief in Our Beliefs

Shekardaneh Barkhordar | Posted 06.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Shekardaneh Barkhordar

To me, dating and relationships are all about being able to learn; not only from the other person, but also about myself. I want to be able to get to the point where we can join as one, but still maintain our individualism.

'Shahs Of Sunset': Reza's Family Torn Apart By Religion

Posted 04.09.2012 | TV

Reza can often be seen cracking jokes and acting outrageous on "Shahs of Sunset" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Bravo), but he showed a more vulnerable side thi...

Shahs of Sunset: Episode 4's New Lows

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 06.05.2012 | TV
Charlotte Safavi

First, GG looked like an ugly duckling in that ridiculous outfit, no swansong here. Second, no self-respecting Persian party for adults starts in daylight at 7:00 p.m.

The Shahs of Seacrest

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
Shirin Sadeghi

Iranian Americans now know what Italian Americans felt when Jersey Shore hit the scene. Ryan Seacrest has compiled a less-than-impressive sample of one of America's most highly educated and financially successful minorities, to showcase the cosmetically-altered soul of Tehrangeles.

Shahs of Sunset: Episode 3 With a Nugget From Episode 1

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.28.2012 | TV
Charlotte Safavi

They are friends. I love this, I really do, because, believe it or not, Iranians of different cultural backgrounds do get along... and despite the current political situation and its bigoted notions, they mostly have over the centuries Iran has been around.

'Shahs Of Sunset': Asa Explains Her Creation, Diamond Water

Posted 05.25.2012 | TV

As "Shahs of Sunset" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Bravo) continues, fans are starting to gain a better understanding of the complexities of these characters. ...

Shahs of Sunset: Episode 2 and Counting

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.22.2012 | TV
Charlotte Safavi

This week I watched two very different Iranian worlds depicted in the powerful medium of film: one reality meticulously masked as fiction, one semi-fiction frivolously packaged as reality.

Shahs of Sunset: The Real Dish on Episode One

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.20.2012 | Entertainment
Charlotte Safavi

I'm sad to say, Shahs of Sunset is good PR, given how misunderstood Iranian culture still is in the States.

Why 'Shahs Of Sunset' Goes Way Too Far

Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.19.2012 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

When family members and others first implored me to write a piece denouncing "Shahs," I resisted. There was little to say, I told them, that hadn't been said by countless other Iranian-Americans at media outlets large and small. The show trades on stereotypes like a cheap trick, sure, but isn't that the case with all reality television?

'The Bachelor' Gloves And More Worst (& Best) TV Looks

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.16.2012 | TV

Fashionistas everywhere get style inspiration from their TVs, and this week offered a lot of looks worth chewing on ... and a few that should just be ...