PHOTOS — Mob Wives’ Big Ang Celebrates Early 4th at Crazy Horse Strip Club . . . Finds Out She’s Got Much More in The Blouse Than Most Strippers!

POMPANO BEACH -- Hey, Big Ang, you've just licked cancer for the second time, where do you go? Disney? Nope! Little Italy? No way! Where then? Pompano Beach's full nudity Crazy Horse strip club, of course! Former bar owner Angela Raiola, who turns 55 tomorrow, dropped in on the high-end watering hole over the weekend and seemed to enjoy the company of the dancers as well as featured act Rubber Doll. Raiola, the niece of dead … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Miami Rapper Rick Ross Arrested on Kidnapping, Beatdown Rap!

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ATLANTA -- Carol City rapper Rick Ross, who once was a Miami-Dade County corrections officer, is on the wrong side of the bars this morning -- and this time, the charges could keep him in for a long, long time. Ross and his bodyguard were picked up this morning at his suburban Atlanta house by agents with the U.S. Marshals Services and quickly denied bond by a Fayette County judge. The two were charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault … [Read more...]

Church Sex Scandal Explodes in Fort Lauderdale . . . Shadow of Kathy Willetts Hovers Over Coral Ridge!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Another scandal has hit a Fort Lauderdale megachurch that takes pride in being considered the keeper of the moral compass in a city that features sin as a badge of honor. Pastor Tullian Tchividjian, who happens to be super preacher Billy Graham's grandson,  resigned from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian over the weekend after admitting to having an affair. He was the successor of famed preacher D. James Kennedy, who … [Read more...]

PHOTO — Oh Baby, Gossip Extra’s Growing!

"Hi folks, "I'm the new boy at Gossip Extra. "I was born at 7:47 a.m. to Vada Mossavat and Jose Lambiet. "I weigh a lean but not so mean 6 lbs 1 oz. If you stretch my feet real far, I'm 19 inches and 1/2 long. "I still don't have a name but the adults are working on that. "My water birth at home went very well. "As a matter of fact, I recommend it warmly. I'm healthy and so is my momma. "And my pop didn't even pass out, which … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Author: Scott Rothstein Angling For Steep Reduction of Sentence . . . Could be Free in 2020?

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, who was sentenced to 50 years in prison in June 2010 for running a $1.4 billion scam from his luxurious law offices in downtown Fort Lauderdale, is angling for a drastic sentence reduction. How drastic? Try 75 percent, mostly because he helped federal authorities put away 30 of associates and accomplices. That means Rothstein could serve 12 and a half years. -- It's another story … [Read more...]

BLEEDING FLORIDA DRY: Hospitals Gouging Patients Here WAY ABOVE National Average!

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FORT PIERCE -- Nearly half of the country's top 50 hospitals notorious for gouging patients are in Florida. Of course. At least, that's according to a new study by the The Washington Post. No. 1 on the list is North Okaloosa Medical Center near Pensacola, in the Panhandle: It's charging the uninsured 12.6 times the actual cost of patient care! Put simply: a $100 test will cost you $1,260 if you get it at the Fortune 500 Community … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — On Anniversary of Conviction, Scott Rothstein Clawback Reaches Into Charlie Crist’s Pocket!

FORT LAUDERDALE -- On the fifth anniversary of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's sentencing to 50 years in a federal prison, Gossip Extra can reveal exclusively that the government just seized money that Rothstein gave to the U.S. Senate campaign of Charlie Crist. According to paperwork filed with the federal court in Fort Lauderdale, the U.S. Marshals Service just seized $9,600 left in a still-open SunTrust bank account used by Crist during the … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Total Failure: Barge Attempting to Install Easter Island-Style Statue Reef Flips!

Three of the 15 statutes that were destroyed this weekend as the attempt to create the Rapa Nui Reef off Deerfield Beach went horribly wrong (RapaNuiReef.com)

DEERFIELD BEACH -- A barge filled with Easter Island-like statues flipped over yesterday off Deerfield Beach as a $500,000 plan to create an artificial reef with the 15 Rapa Nui figures went horribly awry. Perhaps the Gods were angered? The project was the vision and beneficiary of Margaret Blume, a Boca Raton philanthropist who used her family trust to fund the project. She wanted to create an artificial reef for divers. The … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Gossip Extra Breaks Down Linda Cooney Shootings on CBS’ 48 Hours!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Gossip Extra is on the air this weekend helping CBS's 48 Hours analyze a murder in Juno Beach and attempted murder in Las Vegas pinned on former socialite Linda Cooney. Cooney, 66, shot and partially paralyzed her son Kevin three years ago in Vegas. But Cooney first became a household name in the Palm Beach area in 1993 when she was found not guilty of murder in the shooting death of her husband, high-profile lawyer Jim … [Read more...]

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EXCLUSIVE — Stripper Sues Scarlett’s Cabaret: We’re Not Paid Properly!

Scarlett's Cabaret in Hallandale sued by one of its strippers (via Facebook)

HALLANDALE BEACH -- Former Scarlett's Cabaret stripper Christine DeMaria-Dominguez has just filed a lawsuit against her former employer because, she says, she and her nude colleagues are not paid properly for their hard work at the Hallandale wateringhole. Not only do they have to give up a portion of their tips to their bosses, the lawsuit filed today in a federal court in Fort Lauderdale reads, but they also have to pay a daily fee to show … [Read more...]

MICKEY MOUSE OPERATION — GOP Wannabe Presidents Gather at Happiest Place on Earth to Talk Economy

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LAKE BUENA VISTA -- Six Republican presidential hopefuls are visiting the so-called "Happiest Place on Earth" today to talk about "The Most Serious Issue Facing America: The Economy. Was Disney , the La-La-land of fanciful thinking, the best place for event organizer Gov. Rick Scott to host the event on such an important topic? Well, some might compare Republican policies to Fantasia. And some candidates appear to be no taller than Mickey … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Thieves Swarm Jewelry Store, Owner Fights Back

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LAUDERHILL -- A violent heist brought out the inner ninja out of a Lauderhill jewelry store owner who wielded a long stick to fight off a swarm of thieves who made off with about $200,000 of merchandise in under a minute. Surveillance video taken Saturday afternoon shows at least half a dozen thugs entering Immanuel Jewelry and smashing the glass displays with hammers and grabbing what they could get. Owner Sue Shimochi then picked up a … [Read more...]