Clint Eastwood is pulling a Kelsey Grammer. No, he isn't leaving his wife. Instead, Mr. Hollywood Royalty himself has given the green light for his wife and family to appear on a reality show. "Mrs. Eastwood and Company" is the show spotlighting the antics of Mr. Eastwood's wife and daughters. The E! Network show shares a programming block with "Keeping Up With The Kardashians."
The cast includes Dina Eastwood, Clint's gorgeous wife, 19-year-old Francesca Eastwood, Clint's daughter from a previous relationship, and 15-year-old Morgan Eastwood. Dina manages a boy band named Overtone, so they also appear on the show regularly. In addition, the housekeeper Lisa is always good for a laugh. The show's most controversial personality, however, may be photographer Tyler Shields.
Dina is quick to point out that the show is not all about her although it may seem like it: her name is in the title, and she's on all of the posters. Mrs. Eastwood claims that this is her way to help the boy band blow up. At 46-years-old, Dina says she had a personal crisis. For the record, she looks about 20 years younger.
She may not consider herself to be the show's star, but she's certainly the heart. Dina explains, "I had a midlife crisis, and I adopted a boy band." She goes on to say, "I was edgy, I didn't know what I was doing. Clint was accelerating how many movies a year he was doing. Our youngest daughter was getting to the point she doesn't want to be around me as much." The dynamic between Dina and the girls is extremely relatable.
The musical group Overtone is from South Africa. The band includes Eduard Leonard, Emile Welman, Ernie Bates, Riaan Weyers, Shane Smit, and Valentino "Tino" Ponsonby. Tino is by far the breakout member. With his melodic voice, dashing good looks and made for TV love story, we can't wait to see more.
The new series recently invoked the ire of the social media universe when Francesca and her boyfriend/photog Tyler decided to destroy a $100,000 Hermes Birkin bag in the name of art. Francesca is supposedly shocked that people would be angered by this shameless display in a barely post-recession country. Welcome to the reality TV big time, Eastwood family.
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