PHOTOS — Miami Dolphins Hold Open Tryouts For Cheerleaders

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DAVIE -- Despite the fact that NFL cheerleaders are not paid for their hard work, nearly 200 local women hoping to make the Miami Dolphins squad auditioned this morning at the Fins training facility at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. Today's proceedings were a part of preliminary tryouts, where the ladies got some lessons from dancing pros, watched last season's cheerleaders do their thing then performed for judges. The finals … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Restaurateur Barton G’s Ex-Boyfriend Sues His Current Girlfriend Over $4.4 Million!

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MIAMI -- The ex-boyfriend of 23 years of high-profile Miami Beach restaurateur Barton G. Weiss and the father of their two children has filed a lawsuit in a Miami court against Weiss’ current girlfriend, Fort Lauderdale socialite Jill Viner. Viner, who’s divorced from former Florida Panthers owner Cliff Viner, is accused by Miami Beacher Bobby Alpert of five counts of breach of trust. What happened? According to the court papers Weiss, … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Newlyweds Johnny Depp and Bisexual Wife Already on The Rocks!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Newlywed Broward-native Johnny Depp and his openly bisexual wife Amber Heard are already having marital problems, according to tabloid reports. The issue? Heard's super-close relationship with gay activist and photographer Io Tillett Wright. Pirates of the Caribbean star Depp, 51, and Heard, 28, tied the knot in February on his island in The Bahamas. Yet, Depp's wife and her photographer remained thistight! Back in … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — WSVN’s Kevin Ozebek: I’m Moving to Beirut!

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MIAMI -- Intrepid WSVN-Channel 7 reporter Kevin Ozebek is spending his last days in quiet Miami. He's quitting the Fox affiliate June 19 to move to Beirut -- yes, that Beirut -- to start a new gig as Lebanon correspondent for a small Arab news network. Ozebek has been at WSVN since 2010, according to his bio. He had covered the Trayvon Martin shooting as well as the Newtown massacre and Boston Marathon bombing. But is WSVN, or South … [Read more...]

UPDATE — Charges Filed Against Fort Lauderdale Cop Videotaped Knocking Down, Slapping Homeless Man!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Victor Ramirez, the Fort Lauderdale Police officer videotaped slapping and knocking down a homeless man has just been charged by battery and falsifying a police report, according to the Broward County State Attorney's Office. Ramirez is scheduled to appear May 18 for his arraignment before Broward County Judge Christopher Pole. -- VIDEO: Fort Lauderdale cop smacks homeless man! The video of the Feb. 22 incident at … [Read more...]

ON TV — WSVN Anchor Mike Marza Finds New Home, Old Name

KANSAS CITY -- Departing WSVN-Channel 7 star Mike Marza has found a new home, and he's getting back his real name! The 32-year-old was just hired as main co-anchor for Kansas City's KSHB, the station announced Monday. The station also announced Marza, a KC native, will be known as Mike Marusarz when he starts, May 11. And that's his real name. Apparently, Marza told the KC press, WSVN asked him to shorten his name when he first got … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Dan Marino Honored by Don Shula at Yearly Miami Heat Charity Dinner!

Miami sports legends Alonzo Mourning and Dan Marino at last night's Reid & Fiorentino Call of the Game dinner at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood (Mike Jachles photo)

HOLLYWOOD -- The yearly Miami Heat's Reid & Fiorentino Call of the Game charity dinner last night at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood had more big-time Miami sports figures than any such gatherings in memory. There was Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino getting honored with a sports legend award by his old coach, Don Shula. Heat great Alonzo Mourning was spotted spending some time with double NBA champion coach Erik … [Read more...]

VIDEO — The Rock Rocks SNL!

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NEW YORK CITY -- Southwest Ranches resident Dwayne The Rock Johnson hosted his fourth Saturday Night Live last night in the NYC. -- The Rock's Broward rental trashed . . . Landlord wants star to pay up! And the guy did great and actually lifted the comedy series up from its seasonal doldrums with segments like this opening monologue and his Barack Obama bit: … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Teacher Suspended For Five Days in Racial Incident!

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WESTON -- Broward County teacher Maria Valdes received a five-day suspension without pay after calling a student in a Weston school a "rag-head Taliban." Cypress Bay High School freshman Deyab-Houssein Wardani, 14, told his parents that his French teacher had called him the racial slur when he'd come into class wearing a hoodie. Ironically, Wardani told WPLG-Channel 10 that he didn't even know what "taliban" was until his teacher used the … [Read more...]

NO PHOTOS! Broward Judges Dismiss 24,000 Red Light Tickets Worth Millions!

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FORT LAUDERDALE – If a camera in Broward County recently caught you running a red light, you could be off the hook! Two Broward County traffic judges have dismissed 24,000 pending red light ticket cases, totaling more than $6 million in revenues for municipalities. They ruled that the red light program violated Florida state law! For years, the videos taken by the traffic cameras were reviewed by employees at a private company, American … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Luck of The Irish: Justin Bieber Gets Lawsuit Reprieve on St. Patrick’s Day!

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MIAMI -- Troubled pop star Justin Bieber must've found a four-leaf clover! A judge in Miami handed the singer a small victory in a lawsuit last night when he allowed him to skip a three-time-rescheduled court proceeding that was supposed to take place this morning in Fort Lauderdale so that Bieber could spend time with his grandparents. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: The mediation session scheduled for 10 a.m. was postponed to … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Justin Bieber: I Can’t Make it to St. Patrick’s Day Mediation Because of Roast!

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MIAMI -- Justin Bieber is more concerned about doing media appearances in the wake of his March 14 roast than attending a mandatory court date in Fort Lauderdale on St. Patrick's Day, according to new court papers filed in a lawsuit against Bieber. Bieber's expansive legal team already told the mediator assigned to a lawsuit filed against Bieber in June 2013 by a local paparazzo that the singer of Never Say Never won't show up to tomorrow's … [Read more...]

WTF? Actor Nicholas Brendon Can’t Stop Trashing Hotel Rooms at Comic Book Conventions!

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TALLAHASSEE – Of all the addictions and afflictions that plague C-list celebrities, the one that plagues Nicholas Brendon, of former Buffy The Vampire Slayer fame has to be the weirdest. The guy can’t stop trashing hotel rooms at comic book conventions! What is that all about? Criminal Minds star Brendon was busted over the weekend in Tallahassee in his third comic book convention hotel-room trashing incident since October! Brendon … [Read more...]