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'MasterChef' Amanda Saab On What The Show Has Done For Her

June 30th, 2015 2:05pm EDT
'MasterChef's' Amanda: 'There Is An Immense Amount Of Pressure'
Amanda Saab is one of the Top 14 remaining in FOX's MasterChef, and the 25-year-old social worker from Seattle spoke with Starpulse recently to discuss what the show has done for her - and the highlight she experienced during last week's episode!

"If you are settling in any competition, let alone the biggest culinary competition in the world, you are not cut out for it," Amanda told us. "Nerves are normal and help prepare your mind and body for what is to come. The real challenge is getting past your nerves and getting into your zone.

"After a few challenges I felt that I was able to do s...
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Veronica Cili On Her 'MasterChef' Experience

June 29th, 2015 2:08pm EDT
'MasterChef's' Veronica: 'My View Of The World Grew Exponentiall
Last week, MasterChef said goodbye to its oldest competitor as Florida beauty consultant Veronica Cili hung up her apron. But there are no hard feelings; the 58-year-old spoke to Starpulse to tell us how much she appreciated her competitive cooking experience.

"Competitive cooking is a challenge all on it’s own," Veronica said. "It’s like being in a boxing ring but the loser is sent home or as in The Hunger Games - poof- you’re a puff of smoke in the sky."

"The biggest and most memorable challenge for all of us, I think, was when we were shocked to see twenty more competitors in the Maste...
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Christopher Lu Talks About The High-Stakes Cooking Competition 'MasterChef'

June 23rd, 2015 4:02pm EDT
'MasterChef's' Christopher: 'You Can Do Great Things If You Work
Last week's MasterChef was a roller coaster ride for Christopher Lu. The 30-year-old Los Angeles restaurant manager was one of two home cooks who saved the Blue Team during their Las Vegas pressure test, but the strategizing of their team captain sent him into the pressure test and he was one step away from elimination.

While he caught his breath, Christopher spoke with us about dealing with the pressure of the high-stakes cooking competition and what he's taken away from Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and Christina Tosi so far.

"I just want to show that you can do great things if you work ...
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'Masterchef's' Ailsa: 'So Over The Moon About The Whole Experience'

June 22nd, 2015 4:04pm EDT
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Last week's episode of MasterChef didn't go the way Ailsa Von Dobeneck would've liked it to, but the 27-year-old assistant railroad manager from Norfolk, Virginia left with her head held high. She spoke to Starpulse after her elimination to talk about her competitive cooking experience.

"I am so over the moon about the whole experience," she enthused. "As long as I keep doing my very best and trying new flavor combos and cooking techniques, I will feel more than accomplished. I moved by myself across the world - there’s nothing I can’t do!"

One thing that separated Ailsa from some of the ...
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Jesse Romero On His Fight For 'MasterChef' Title

June 17th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
Jesse Romero Talks 'MasterChef': 'The Key Is To Be Fearless'
Tonight, MasterChef heads to Las Vegas, where Jesse Romero (pictured center with fellow hopefuls Charlie and Stephen) will continue to fight for the title of America's best home cook. The 29-year-old petroleum landman from Baton Rouge sat down with Starpulse last week to talk about transitioning from Louisiana to the MasterChef kitchen, and what he's out to accomplish beyond just trying to win.

"The main reason I took on this crazy journey was to fill a void in my life that has been missing for years - that void was competition," he explained. "I have been involved in numerous competitions...
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18-Year-Old 'MasterChef' Contestant Talks About His Culinary Challenge

June 16th, 2015 12:08pm EDT
Justin Bannister: MasterChef 'Is Always A Roller Coaster Ride'
Justin Bannister saw his time in the MasterChef kitchen come to an end last week, but he certainly left behind a good impression as the youngest contestant of season 6. The 18-year-old from Texas spoke to Starpulse just before his elimination to talk about what it was like for him to rise to the culinary challenge.

"Walking into the MasterChef kitchen is always a roller coaster ride," he explained. "You must always be on edge so that you expect anything the judges throw at you. It is the only way to prepare."

"Cooking in the MasterChef kitchen is a competition like no other," Justin conti...
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'Hell's Kitchen' Winner Meghan Gill On Her Big Win

June 15th, 2015 12:08pm EDT
Meghan Gill On Winning 'Hell's Kitchen': 'This Is An Experience'
Last week, Meghan Gill added her name to the list of Hell's Kitchen winners. The 28-year-old executive chef from Virginia survived Gordon Ramsay's culinary boot camp to nab herself a coveted position at Caesars Atlantic City, and sat down with Starpulse afterward to discuss her experience on the way to the top.

This victory was the latest accomplishment in a career she's spent more than a decade devoted to. "I have been engulfed in this business since I was 19 years old. I’m 30 now," she explained. "Within the past ten-plus years, I have gone through many difficult obstacles, personally an...
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Why Did This FOX News Anchor Freak Out?

June 11th, 2015 11:25am EDT
FOX News Host Stuart Varney Flips Out On-Air At Anti-Fracking Ac
Fox Business host Stuart Varney kicked a noted activist off his show when he was accused of flip-flopping over his fracking stance.

According to the BBC, fracking is the process of drilling down into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at the rock to release the gas inside. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of the well.

This process causes environmental concerns, including water pollution and worries that the fracking process can cause small earth tremors.

On "Varney & Co,", Varney dis...
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'X-Files' Fans Get First Photo Tease

June 10th, 2015 6:03pm EDT
Check Out The First Photos Of Mulder And Scully From The Set Of
Fans of hit 90's TV Show The X-Files were delighted earlier this year when it was announced that the show would be brought back in early 2016, and that original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson would reprise their roles as Agents Mulder and Scully.

Now, production of the new series has officially begun, and the first photos from the set are hitting social media.

Gillian Anderson shared two photos on her Twitter, one of the chairs being used by herself and Duchovny on set, and another showing that's she's dyed her hair from blonde back to Sculy's signature red.

The official X-...
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Which Duggar Sisters Were Revealed As Victims?

June 4th, 2015 1:48pm EDT
Jessa And Jill Duggar Revealed As Two Of Five Molestation Victim
During an explosive sit down with Megyn Kelly of Fox News' "The Kelly File" Wednesday, Jessa Duggar Seewald and Jill Duggar Dillard were revealed as two of the victims in their brother's Josh Duggar's molestation allegations.

The Duggar sisters of "19 Kids and Counting" spoke out for the first time to Kelly in a heartbreaking series of comments.

Duggar parents Jim Bob and Michelle confirmed during their interview with Kelly that Josh was guilty of molesting five victims; four daughters, two of whom were confirmed to be Jessa and Jill, and one babysitter.

In a preview of their sit-down wi...
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