BREAKING NEWS — Creed Frontman Scott Stapp: I’m Bipolar, And Lucky To Be Alive!

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BOCA RATON -- Creed frontman Scott Stapp says he's bipolar and a psychotic break precipitated by drug and alcohol abuse is to blame for his cray-cray behavior over the past six months! "I'm lucky to be alive," said the man who briefly lost touch with reality and nearly lost his family. The Grammy-winning singer told a magazine: "I was hallucinating. I drove around the United States for a month, following an angel that I saw on the hood … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Boca Raton Doctor Cory Harow Identified as Mystery Married Man Allegedly Shaken Down by Ashley Madison Hookup!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Since Monday, Broward County Sheriff's investigator Deborah O'Flaherty-Lewis has been on trial in a Fort Lauderdale courtroom for allegedly shaking down a man she met on the cheaters' website AshleyMadison.com. The identity of her alleged victim, however, has not been published by South Florida media. Newspapers and local TV are honoring a strange request by the Broward County State Attorney that the accuser's name not be … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Elderly Man Run Over by His OWN CAR at Century Village!

BOCA RATON -- An 87-year-old man was injured this morning at Century Village in Boca Raton in a strange incident. A spokeswoman at the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says the man, who has yet to be identified, slipped out of the driver's seat while he was backing up his car and fell to the ground. The Toyota RAV4 continued to back up and crushed a part of the victim's body until it was stopped by bystanders after it hit at least one … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Palm Beach County’s Richest Divorce: $425 Million in Play!

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BOCA RATON -- Palm Beach County's latest big-deal divorce has it all. There's huge money, and a Boca Raton divorcee could walk away with a record $212 million. There's police action, with an investigation into the forging of a signature to obtain a $17 million loan. There's a husband holed up in Canada's most expensive penthouse, who may be hiding hundreds of millions in a maze of international companies and claims assets of just $2.6 … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Creed Frontman Scott Stapp’s Wife Calls Off Divorce!

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DELRAY BEACH -- The wife of Boca Raton rocker Scott Stapp has just called off their pending divorce, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively. Former beauty queen Jaclyn Stapp, who's raising their three children, filed papers at the Delray Beach courthouse showing she no longer wants to divorce the troubled Creed frontman. The case is being dismissed six months after she filed. Scott Stapp, 41, the singer of Arms Wide Open and My … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Mobster Skinny Joey Merlino Released From Federal Custody . . . Returns to Maitre D’ Gig in Boca Raton

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BOCA RATON -- Former Philadelphia organized crime boss "Skinny Joey" Merlino returned to his gig as maitre d' in a Boca Raton eatery over the weekend, just hours after he was sprung from his federal half-way house. Merlino, 53, who spent most of his adult life in federal custody and on probation, was let go when an appeals court order his release. He left federal custody Friday, three weeks before his four-month sentence for violation of … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Boca’s Ariana Grande Picked No.2 Most Beautiful After Split From Rapper Big Sean!

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BOCA RATON -- Living well, they say, is the best revenge. So, Ariana Grande's got to be pretty pleased about being named People magazine's second most beautiful person right after splitting with rapper Big Sean. The pint-sized Boca Raton singer was right behind High School Musical standout Vanessa Hudgens on the list. Grande and Big Sean were together for eight months before their split. And from the slow speed of rumors, it may take … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Boca Raton Woman Who Once Faked Being Raped Now Faces Real Charges!

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PALM BEACH -- Alexandra Westover, a 21-year-old Boca Raton woman who made national news last year when her rape allegations were found to be a hoax, is facing a slew of very real charges after her arrest yesterday in Palm Beach. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: Westover, 22, was nabbed by Palm Beach Police and charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana, driving on a suspended license and failure to appear in … [Read more...]

NO TONIGHT SHOW, NO PROBLEM: Jay Leno Does Boca Raton, For Charity!

Jay Leno and Atlantic City Boys to perform at Boca West Foundation's "A Concert for The Children"

BOCA RATON -- Former king of late night television Jay Leno stuck his chin out for the children last night. His performance at the Boca West Foundation’s A Concert for the Children lured several hundred people to the Akoya Amphitheater in the Boca West area. Leno, who left The Tonight Show in May after 18 years, was joined by the Atlantic City Boys for the annual fundraiser. The $100,000-plus raised are expected to be divided up … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Former Action Star and Sex Symbol Burt Reynolds Looked Frail at Student Showcase of Film!

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BOCA RATON – Age will hit us all, but it seems to be hitting Jupiter-resident Burt Reynolds especially hard right now! The 79-year-old former action star and sex symbol looked absolutely frail at the Student Showcase of Film last night at Lynn University. The Deliverance star has been battling health issues for the past few years, but we've never seen him like this! Reynolds was on hand to support future filmmakers. Looks like he's … [Read more...]

PHOTOS – Boca Raton Rocker Marilyn Manson, Dad Pose in Matching Make-Up, Leather!

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BOCA RATON – You may know shock-rocker Marilyn Manson, aka Brian Warner from Boca Raton, but do you know his dad? Now's your chance to get to know a softer side of 46-year-old Manson through his dad, Hugh Warner. Both were artfully photographed by Terry Richardson for the March issue of Paper magazine, and the result is great. For the photo shoot, Hugh Warner, who recently moved to L.A. to be closer to Manson, donned his son’s … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Ex-Airline Boss Suspected in Corruption Scheme Nailed by IRS!

BOCA RATON -- Former airline exec Scot Spencer, a Boca Raton resident who's up on corruption charges in California, has just been ordered to pay extra taxes, according to public records. Spencer, who once owned the defunct Braniff International Airways, apparently failed to pay enough income taxes from 2005 to 2012. So the IRS just placed a lien on his Boca Pointe home until he turns up with $598,179.37. We couldn't reach Spencer, but … [Read more...]

VIDEO – Happy Ending in Boca Raton for Under-The-Covers Cop!

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BOCA RATON – It wasn’t such a happy ending for the cop who got nabbed in a prostitution sting after getting a happy ending in a Boca Raton massage parlor! And, you guessed it, the whole thing was caught on surveillance video! Coconut Creek police officer James Yacobellis was fired for what you see, and what you don’t see, in the just-released video below. In June, Boca Raton police conducted a sting operation on O Asian Wellness Spa … [Read more...]