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

Tullian Tchividjian and wife Kim

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...]

PHOTOS — Red-Headed Rihanna (and Rabbit) Spotted in South Florida

Rihanna arrives into Miami Airport

MIAMI --Pop star Rihanna took advantage of a stopover in Miami yesterday as she completed a week of jet-setting that included a 24-hour jaunt to London. And what accessory does the Barbados lady with a new song called Bitch Better Have My Money need for her world travels? A $1,295 bunny backpack, of course. The 27-year-old must've been channeling her inner child with the Dominic Louis and Mandy Coon backpack paired with jeans … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — David Cassidy’s Fort Lauderdale House on Auction Block!

Make an offer! David Cassidy's house must go! (MLS photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A year and a half after 1970s heartthrob David Cassidy listed his beachfront house in Fort Lauderdale for sale, the troubled singer of I Think I Love You has become so antsy about unloading the property that he plans to sell it in an auction this summer. Cassidy, who filed for bankruptcy earlier this year as he dealt with three DUI arrests in three states, lowered his asking price for the second time to $3.2 million. And … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Lacey Wildd Prepares for Surgery to Get QQQ-Sized Breasts

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Lacey Wildd, who fancies herself the Human Barbie, was spotted doing regular mom things in a Fort Lauderdale park with her daughter. Ummmm .... Who are we kidding? Miami-based Wildd, 47, with her 21-pounds-a-piece LLL breasts, struggled to sit up straight on the picnic blanket she shared with the youngest of her six children! Wildd, known for the 36 surgeries she's had to better herself, has just lost 30 pounds … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger Hosts Pompano Beach Luxury Condo Launch Party

Patti Stanger, host of "The Millionaire Matchmaker" attends Sabbia Beach launch

FORT LAUDERDALE -- The Millionaire Matchmaker star Patti Stanger has told millions of women how to nab a millionaire during eight seasons of her guilty-pleasure Bravo dating show. Is she now going to help them land a million-dollar property? Could be! Stanger was on hand last night at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach to help real estate marketing buddy Amy Ballon launch the Sabbia Beach luxury condos development. Sabbia Beach … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Chicago Bulls Legend Scottie Pippen: My Fort Lauderdale Home is NO LONGER FOR SALE!

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen no longer wants to sell his Fort Lauderdale property! No takers after more than five years on, and off, the market! -- Get it first: Click here to sign up for our news alerts! Michael Jordan’s lieutenant during the Bulls’ run for six NBA championships first proposed the 10,000-square-foot canal-fronter in the Harbor Beach neighborhood for sale for $16 million in 2010. There … [Read more...]

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

Nicholas Brendon feature

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...]

EXCLUSIVE — Justin Bieber Lawsuit Mediation Set For St. Patrick’s Day in Fort Lauderdale!

Justin Bieber is scheduled to be in Fort Lauderdale on St. Patrick's Day for a mediation session in a lawsuit filed against him (Gossip Extra collage)

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Justin Bieber might ask for some of the luck of the Irish when he visits Fort Lauderdale on St. Patrick's Day. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: The troubled singer of Baby has been told to be in a downtown office at 10 a.m. sharp March 17 for a final mediation session in the lawsuit brought against him by a paparazzo. Bieber and his coterie of lawyers will duke it out with the complainant and his lawyer, Mark … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Dan Marino Secretly Working to Become a REAL ESTATE MOGUL!

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino has been as busy as a little bee investing in the real estate market for the past year -- and he tried to keep his hobby quiet! But nobody can squeeze through Gossip Extra's real estate dragnet -- especially not someone as stiff-legged as the hall of fame quarterback! In order to do his wheeling and dealing on the sly, slippery Marino and his wife Claire created an investment company that … [Read more...]

VIDEO – Shackled, Mentally Ill Woman Dragged Through Courthouse

Mentally ill broward

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward County Sheriff’s deputy who dragged a mentally ill woman through a Fort Lauderdale courthouse is under Internal Affairs investigation today. Deputy Christopher Johnson was caught on video dragging Dasyl Rios, who'd just been determined by a judge to be mentally incompetent to stand trial, on the ground down a hallway by her ankle shackles! On a passing attorney’s video, Rios can be heard screaming: “You’re … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS – Prominent Jeweler Commits Suicide

High-end Levinson Jewelers has been an anchor on Las Olas Boulevard for years (Levinson Jewelers photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward Medical Examiner has ruled the death of prominent Fort Lauderdale jeweler Mark Levinson a suicide. Levinson, 60, apparently shot himself in the head early today. His body was found at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, in the yard of a vacant home near downtown Fort Lauderdale. His Levinson Jewelers has been an anchor on Las Olas Boulevard for years and he was the go-to jeweler and close friend of convicted $1.2 billion … [Read more...]

CANUCK DONUT HEIR Accused of Sexual Assault on Luxury Yacht

This 160-foot superyacht was docked in Fort Lauderdale when the alleged sexual assault took place (Steven Joyce photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE – Fasten your seatbelts kids, because this isn’t your average sexual assault accusation. A Toronto woman has filed a lawsuit against Steven Joyce, and his father, Ron Joyce, the billionaire donut magnate and founder of Tim Hortons. Among the accusations – a wrist injury sustained when a potential threesome went awry and one party was catapulted across the room on a $24 million yacht docked in Fort … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Bankrupt David Cassidy: I’ll Entertain Any Offer For my House!

Make an offer! David Cassidy's house must go! (MLS photo)

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Singer David Cassidy, who filed for bankruptcy earlier this week, is willing to entertain just about any offer for his Fort Lauderdale house. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: Cassidy, who's $500,000 in the hole, has had his canal-front crib in the city's Harbor Beach section on the market for a year. But despite three price changes -- $3.9 million to start, $3.49 million in April and $3.2 million in October -- … [Read more...]