EXCLUSIVE — Ex-CBS 12 Anchor Curt Fonger: I’m Selling Houses!

Two years after WPEC-Channel 12 refused to renew his anchorman's contract, Curt Fonger has reappeared in a new gig. He's now in real estate, bow tie and all. "It was time to reinvent myself," Fonger says. "Viewers kept asking me when I'd be back on the air, but no television station manager asked the same question. So, I'm looking for listings." -- For more of South Florida's best media gossip, click to register for the alerts After … [Read more...]

CBS 12 Anchor Suzanne Boyd Divorced!

WPEC-Channel 12 morning star Suzanne Boyd is officially and legally back on the old single's market. And by most standards, it was a quickie split, according to court records. Boyd was able to change her Facebook status to single just four weeks after ex-husband Jeffrey Phipps filed for divorce. -- For more of SoFla's best gossip, click to register for the alerts Both Boyd and wealth management expert Phipps agreed to abide with a … [Read more...]

CBS 12 Anchor Suzanne Boyd in Divorce Court!

Suzanne Boyd

Sexy WPEC-Channel 12 anchorwoman Suzanne Boyd is soon to be single again! Her husband of 13 years, wealth management adviser Jeffrey Phipps, filed for divorce in a Palm Beach County family court last month, claiming that their marriage is "irretrievably broken." The couple has two children, ages 3 and 7. "It is what it is," Boyd tells Gossip Extra. "We're still friends and it's all amicable. We have two children, so that's what is … [Read more...]

VIDEOS: It’s Dancing With The Stars — West Palm Beach-Style!

WPEC's Suzanne Boyd

[imagebrowser id=49] The Palm Beach Post can't win a Pulitzer Prize -- but it sure can deliver a song and a dance! Two Post employees placed in the Top Three of the yearly Reach for The Stars dance competition and fundraiser April 20 at the Kravis Center for The Performing Arts! (Click on the slide show above for more!) Gwen Berry, the paper's fleet-footed photographer, won the Dancing With The Stars-like ballroom wingding after a … [Read more...]

The Grammys, With a Florida-Orange Twist!

Grammy rotate

Florida's taking over the Grammys! As the back-slapping music industry shindig looms, Gossip Extra did a little digging to find out which nominated acts can be traced back to Florida. We counted at least eight. Not too shabby! There are some obvious ones, like hip-hop/pop star Flo Rida. Duh! But then there are those that the masses have likely not heard of, like the Daytona Beach Christian rockers of Casting Crowns. Here's the … [Read more...]

CBS12’s Al Pefley Mistaken For Peeping Tom

Al Pefley

A WPEC-Channel 12 reporter and his photographer were mistaken for peeping Toms in a darkened western Palm Beach County neighborhood -- and chased by a gun-wielding homeowner! Veteran CBS 12 general assignment reporter Al Pefley and cameraman Dana Szpunar complained about the incident to Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies who responded to the scene. Their report was referred to State Attorney Dave Aronberg's office for review although … [Read more...]

CBS 12: What Pedophile Newscast Director?

WPEC-Channel 12

WPEC-Channel 12's newscast director just celebrated his first month in the Palm Beach County lockup -- but station officials are not saying whether the guy's still on the payroll or whether he's been canned. Oh, yes: The West Palm Beach/Treasure Coast market's third-ranked station has yet to cover the arrest of one of their own who now faces between 10 years and life in prison for trying to hook up with a 15-year-old boy. Christopher … [Read more...]

CSI Investigating Chris Evert — on TV!

Chris Evert and Elizabeth Shue in CSI

Boca Raton tennis legend Chris Evert is in the cross hairs of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Ok, it's not for real. It's for the popular CBS series. Evert, 58, gets her first ever guest-starring role, and she said it'd be hard for her to fail at it. "How can I screw up playing Chris Evert," the winner of 18 Grand Slam championships said. Series star Elizabeth Shue put the pressures on producers for a homicide to occur in the world of … [Read more...]

The Voice’s Cassadee Pope: I’m No Party Girl!

Cassadee Pope

Wellington hometown gal Cassadee Pope is flying high after winning The Voice last night in Los Angeles. But it's a natural high -- and she wants everyone to know she's not headed the Linsday Lohan route! Minutes after her big win, Gossip Extra learned Pope already joined the anti-drugs crusade Natural High. This group helps young 'uns say no to drugs. And Pope credits her ability to perform to abstinence from the bad stuff! -- Be … [Read more...]

Hospice Wingding Lures Golfers, Diners

Josh Cohen at Hospice of Palm Beach County gala

More than 100 golfers are duffing it out today at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens in the Hospice of Palm Beach County's big yearly fundraising weekend. The likes of University of Miami football great Steve Walsh and golf biggies like Mark Calcavecchia, Bob Murphy and Jackie Gallagher Smith were scheduled to play with the non-profit's supporters. The fun, however, started last night at the resort with the formal gala that … [Read more...]