Beau to Sofia Vergara: Gimme Some Dough!

Delray Beach business Nick Loeb arrives at LAX with Modern Family star Sofia Vergara earlier this week (Click on the photo for more celebs)

It's a Modern Family all right! In the wake of a strange press conference in Miami Beach where Delray Beach trust-funder Nick Loeb announced as his sitcom star galpal Sofia Vergara stood by that he would not seek the nomination for the U. S. Senate, the lovebirds popped back up at LAX. -- Click here for more celebrity photos And they'd barely landed at the Los Angeles airport that Loeb hit Vergara up for a cash contribution! Come on, Nick, … [Read more...]

OPINION: The Palm Beach Post’s Consultant is a Dud!

The Palm Beach Post

When The Palm Beach Post was forced by its owners in Atlanta to hire a California readership consultant in 2008, the goal was for the consultant, Frank N. Magid Associates Inc., to tell a staff with plenty experience how to slow down a decline in readership. Three years later, the Post is selling nearly 70,000 fewer newspapers on weekdays and 72,000 on Sunday, a loss of more than 45 percent in readership. According to the latest … [Read more...]

Victoria’s Secret Angels Take Over The Catwalk

Victoria's Secret angel Alessandra Ambrosio wears them well! (Click on the photo for more)

It's that time of year: The Victoria's Secret angels put on their wings for the annual lingerie fashion show, which aired last night on WPEC-Channel 12 in West Palm Beach and WFOR-Channel 4 in Miami. The looks included superheroes, ballet, passion, underwater, turn-of-the-century New Orleans and Club Pink, a sparkly homage to the brand's loungewear line. -- Click here for more of the fashion show photos The star of the evening turned out … [Read more...]

Kourtney Kardashian Pregnant: Gossip Extra Told You so Three Weeks Ago!

It's not breaking news when it's three weeks late! Yet, my colleagues at tabloid websites today are breathlessly announcing that reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian is expecting her second child. -- Click here to register for Gossip Extra's dirt alerts Really? Her little bun doesn't sound like news to Gossip Extra's growing family of readers. We broke the story on Nov. 6! But proving yet again that there's nothing genuine about the … [Read more...]

Reality TV Stalwart Josie Goldberg: Letting it All Hang Out!

Reality TV star Josie Goldberg, Monday in Miami (Click on the photo for more)

Looking trim and happy, compared to recent appearances, reality TV fixture Josie Goldberg (Millionaire Matchmaker, Farmer Wants a Wife, Battle of the Bods, Hollywood & Wine) turned heads on a Miami beach Tuesday. Said a beach bum who's more used to plastic, collagen and implants: "Seeing Josie was refreshing! She's a real woman." -- Click here for more beach beauties … [Read more...]

Dance With DWTS’ JR Martinez to be Auctioned at Palm Beach Shindig

Martinez with Smirnoff on the set of Good Morning America last week (Splash News)

How much would you pay for one dance with Dancing With The Stars superstar JR Martinez, the wounded Iraq vet and actor who beat tremendous odds to win the ABC hit show with pro Karina Smirnoff? $10,000? $20,000? More? Well-heeled Palm Beachers will get to duke it out for Martinez' full attention Friday night at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago. -- Click here for all the photos of the latest charity gala Martinez, 28, is scheduled to be the guest of … [Read more...]

Author: What if Princess Diana Had a Secret Daughter?

Princess Diana in 1990

Palm Beach Gardens retiree Nancy Ryan has some of the world's Princess Diana fan websites buzzing with her first-time novel. In The Disappearance of Olivia, Ryan, 62, weaved a twisted plot that involves Buckingham Palace and in-vitro fertilization. What if Princess Di had a secret biological daughter whose mere existence threatened the monarchy, former media buyer Ryan asks -- at a time when the real life leaders of the Commonwealth countries … [Read more...]

TV Anchorwoman Nabbed For DUI After Crash

Belton (right) with U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Former WPLG-Channel 10 and WFOR-Channel 4 anchorwoman and reporter Gwen Belton has been charged with DUI with property damage. Belton, 48, who was laid off from WFOR this summer, didn’t return calls for comment. Belton's agent at Britomart Associates said Belton is currently looking for another TV gig but declined comment on the arrest. According to police records, Belton was at the wheel of her 2002 Ford Thunderbird about 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 … [Read more...]

West Palm Police Could be Forced to Re-Hire Cop in Beating Video

One of the West Palm Beach Police officers charged with brutalizing a handcuffed suspect in a highly-publicized incident that embarrassed the city could be patrolling the same streets again soon, Gossip Extra has learned. Sources tell me Louis Joseph Schwartz, one of the officers caught on video kicking a suspect, is going through an arbitration process that could get him back in blue -- with a year's back-pay! "I think he's got a good chance … [Read more...]

Ex-Florida Gators Star Joakim Noah’s New Move: The Tug’n’Pull!

NBA star Joachim Noah, in Miami Beach (Click on the photo for more beach photos)

A discrete look to the left. Another to the right. No one in sight? Let's adjust! That's former University of Florida basketball star Joakim Noah pulling and tugging the other afternoon in Miami Beach. Noah, the Chicago Bulls center, is waiting the report to camp next week as the NBA strike is winding down. -- Click here for more beach hotties … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Accused of Poaching Golfers From Competing Clubs

Here's something that Donald Trump had never been accused of: poaching! Now, even that's done. Critics say the developer's Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach is poaching duffers from other area clubs! And you thought golf was for gentlemen! Somehow, Gossip Extra has learned, the billionaire’s staff got hold of a confidential members list at Lake Worth’s The Falls Golf & Country Club. And within days, each member received a … [Read more...]

Celebs on Thanksgiving Break: Eva Longoria, Maria Bello, Adriana Lima . . .

Prime Suspect star Maria Belo spent Black Friday at Epcot in Orlando with son Jackson (Click on the photo for more celebs)

Maria Bello, star of NBC's police drama Prime Suspect, wore her series' trademark fedora with Mickey ears on it as she visited Epcot with son Jackson in Orlando Friday. -- Click here for all the photos of visiting celebrities On Turkey Day, Victoria's Secret supermodel Adriana Lima tweeted about her wonderful turkey while her hubby, former NBA star Marko Jaric, was spotted sneaking around Miami Beach with Boston Chicken turkey. And Desperate … [Read more...]

Fatal Attraction: How a West Palm Cop’s Hook up With Addicts Turns Violent


Christina Passi loved the camera. Photos document the blue-eyed Latin beauty's win at the 2002 Sunshine Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Figure Championships in Palm Beach Gardens. It was her debut in bodybuilding competition, lightweight class. The glistening, rock-hard muscles on her four-foot-11 frame lit up with each flash from cameramen jockeying for position at the Dwyer Auditorium. Passi landed in Southern Muscle Plus magazine, the … [Read more...]