The Monkees’ Davy Jones Dies of a Heart Attack

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Davy Jones, the jocular singer of the 1960s superband The Monkees, died of a massive heart attack this morning in Martin County, authorities confirmed. The 66-year-old Jones had been living on a large horse farm in Indiantown for years and spent weekends in a small condo on Hollywood Beach. "The district 19 Medical Examiner’s Office has been notified of the death of Mr. Davy Jones," said a medical examiner spokeswoman in Stuart. "We are … [Read more...]

Miami Dolphins Part-Owner Fergie: Drink More Vodka!

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I've got a feeling that Miami Dolphins minority owner Fergie's new billboard in the Los Angeles area will give NFL purist pause. While retired players have hawked beer since leather helmets, a National Football League owner selling hard liquor could be a new low -- even if Voli vodka is low cal hootch. Even if the Black Eyed Peas singer looks ultra sexy. And let's not forget that Fergie Ferg did admit to a drug problem in 2001, a meth addiction … [Read more...]

Welcome to Florida: Kid Rock Buys Beachfront Digs in Jupiter Inlet Colony!

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Olivia Newton-John, say hello to your new neighbor Kid Rock! Detroit's rough-and-tumble rocker/rapper Kid Rock has just plunked down $3.2 million for a beachfront property in sleepy Jupiter Inlet Colony, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively. -- Click here for the photo tour of Kid Rock's new place, and those of other celebs The hard-partying Kid's new digs, at 11 Ocean Drive, are just a guitar pick's flick away from Grease star Newton-John's … [Read more...]

Vodka-Fueled DUI Turns Into Political Hot Potato

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It's the DUI case nobody at the county courthouse wants to talk about. It involves the ex-wife of south Palm Beach County political consultant Blake MacDiarmid, who knows every other judge -- and is even shacking up with one! -- Click here for the Gossip Extra Hall of Shame The ex, Dorothy MacDiarmid, 41, mentioned ex-husband Blake's relationship with Circuit Court Judge Marni Bryson to the cops who stopped her on suspicion of drunk … [Read more...]

Top Chef’s Gail Simmons Headlined The South Beach Wine And Food Festival’s Prettiest Party

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There is little doubt that Gossip Extra's shooters found the prettiest party of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival over the weekend. -- Keep up with South Florida's best parties: Click to register for the Gossip Extra dirt alerts Food critic Gail Simmons, the star of the Food Network's Top Chef: Just Desserts and a Top Chef judge, held her little VIP party at the Fontainbleau Miami Beach's La Cote restaurant late Saturday night. … [Read more...]

Real Housewives of Miami Caught in Fat Farm Feud

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No one's ever accused any of The Real Housewives of Miami of carrying too much meat on their bones, but diet clinics are at the heart of a lawsuit just filed against two of the Bravo series' stars. Marysol Patton, a public relations agency owner, and Alexia Echevarria, a.k.a. the Cuban Barbie, are named in a federal suit filed by Dr. G’s Weight Loss and Wellness Center. -- Click here for more housewives The suit, filed by Miami attorney Robert … [Read more...]

RIP: Palm Beach Society Photographer Lucien Capehart Unexpectedly Dies at 65

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Lucien Capehart, for 40 years the most prominent Palm Beach society photographer, unexpectedly died this morning at Jupiter Medical Center. He was just 65. A shutterbug who priced his privacy and the privacy of those he photographed, Capehart never wanted to upstage the well-heeled crowds he portrayed and liked to stay in the background. Over the years, Capehart photographed a who's who of American and worldwide pop culture, from the famous … [Read more...]

Funnyman Richard Lewis, Super Bowl QB Joe Theismann Loosen The Strings of Gala Goers’ Purses


More than 360 supporters of the drug and alcohol rehab centers Caron Renaissance were lured to the non-profit's annual black tie fundraiser in Palm Beach's Mar-a-Lago under the promise of a fun time with stand-up comedian Richard Lewis, and a rousing time with Super-Bowl-QB-turned-motivational-speaker Joe Theismann. They got both all right, and more. -- Click here for the Mike Jachles gallery of the evening And at the end of the night, gala … [Read more...]

Ex-Miami Dolphins Star Kenny Mixon’s Galpal: He Beat me Over St. Valentine’s Dispute!

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Former Miami Dolphins defensive end Kenny Mixon was arrested yesterday at home in Weston in connection with a smackdown with his girlfriend. According to the Broward Sheriff's Office arrest report, Mixon was driving away when he was stopped by a deputy on his way to the house to respond to the girlfriend's 911 call early Sunday. -- Click here for the Gossip Extra hall of shame Mixon, who is 6-foot-4 and 275 pounds, is accused of throwing the … [Read more...]

DeliverLean Winner: Andrea Hill, From Palm Beach Gardens


And we've got a winner: Andrea Hill, a single mom with an 8-year-old daughter and an avid Gossip Extra reader from Palm Beach Gardens. Earlier this month,  Gossip Extra and DeliverLean teamed up to offer a contest in which readers told us why they'd deserve a month's worth of healthy gourmet food cooked up and brought to their doorsteps by DeliverLean. Hill's entry tugged at the heartstrings, as she mentioned having a hard time in … [Read more...]

Chris Brown’s Fate to be Decided Today

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The manner in which R&B star Chris Brown will be brought to justice could be decided by late afternoon! Law enforcement sources tell Gossip Extra that a pow-wow between cops in Miami Beach and the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's prosecutors to establish a strategy on how to arrest Brown is scheduled for later today. -- Click here for the photos of Brown outside the Cameo moments before the alleged robbery Cops want to cuff him and … [Read more...]

Oscars: Palm Beach County Resident Christopher Plummer Wins Best Supporting Actor!

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Palm Beach County resident Christopher Plummer just won an Oscar for best supporting actor! At 82, Plummer becomes the oldest acting winner in the history of the Academy Awards. Plummer, a winter resident of Manalapan who's been involved with the effort to save Palm Beach's historic Royal Poinciana Playhouse, was recognized for his role in Beginners, a romantic comedy in which Plummer plays an elderly man who announces two shocking news to his … [Read more...]

The Food Network Brings Out Big Guns to Miami Beach Food Fest

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The Burger Bash, a signature event of the SoBe Wine and Food Festival, was overrun by celebrities Friday night. -- Click here for Mike Jachles' entire photo gallery of the event But the most popular with the 3,500-plus guests by far was Guy Fieri, the tattooed host of the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. And a sweaty Fieri came with an entourage, including New York Knicks point-guard Baron Davis and Minnesota Vikings guard Steve … [Read more...]