ICE OUT YOUR HOUSE — Vanilla Ice: I’m a Furniture Maker Now!

WELLINGTON -- Rapper-turned-home-improvement-guru Vanilla Ice is branching out yet again! The star of DIY Network home rehab show The Vanilla Ice Project is jumping with both feet into the furniture business. Ice is launching a contemporary-styled 50-piece collection, The Vanilla Ice Collection, through the Palm Beach County-based Eclectic Design International. And while the items are available only online for now, the singer says sales … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — WPTV Shake Up: Roxanne Stein, John Favole Out of No. 1 Morning Show . . . Mike Trim, Ashleigh Walters Take Over!

Roxanne Stein and John Favole: Out of the WPTV morning show they made No. 1 (via Facebook)

WEST PALM BEACH -- In a shocking memo to the staff of WPTV-Channel 5 this morning, station officials announced that longtime local favorites Roxanne Stein and John Favole, arguably the most popular local morning TV anchors, are being pulled off the show that's been theirs for 20 years. According to the email obtained by Gossip Extra, Stein and Favole are getting re-assigned to WPTV's other morning newscast on the lowly rated WFLX-Channel 29, … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Workers of Controversial WPB Kiddie Jail: We Wuz Robbed!

The privately-run Palm Beach Juvenile Detention Center has the reputation of being a hell hole. Now, it's a hell hole where workers aren't getting paid! (Huffington Post photo)

WEST PALM BEACH -- At a time when Palm Beach County officials are asking for a state investigation into the Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility, workers at the controversial privately-run jail have been calling Gossip Extra to report the paychecks they received this morning are missing hundreds of dollars! -- It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive that West Palm Beach's out-of-town corporate media will be chasing. Shouldn't you be the … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Donald Trump vs Rosie O’Donnell: A Cross-Intracoastal Feud For The Ages!

It's "fat pig" Rosie O'Donnell vs "Snake-oil salesman" Donald Trump! (Gossip Extra collage)

WEST PALM BEACH -- Donald Trump's new verbal attack on out-of-work media personality Rosie O'Donnell flared up again, and with O'Donnell's big purchase of a mansion in West Palm Beach, it's gone local! It's Palm Beach vs West Palm Beach. Mar-a-Lago against Northwood. Very rich vs rich enough. During last night’s Republican debate, long-winded Fox News anchorwoman Megyn Kelley asked Trump: “One of the things people love about you is … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Rosie O’Donnell Buys a West Palm Beach Mansion With a View!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Former TV talker Rosie O'Donnell just plunked down $5.27 million for a mansion on the Intracoastal in West Palm Beach's Northwood Village neighborhood, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively. We're told the controversial former co-host of The View just bought the 5,700-square-foot, five-bedroom, six-bathroom crib at 3100 North Flagler Drive, on the edges of the city's most gay friendly area. The place has had four … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Coral Sky Amphitheatre Gets New Name: Say Hello to Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- West Palm Beach's outdoors concert venue often known as Coral Sky Amphitheatre is getting a new name. Say hello to the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre! And it's the first time in the history of the venue that it'll bear the name of the local company. Perfect Vodka is made in France with water from the pristine Vosges Mountains but the company is owned by Palm Beach businessman Dennis Cunningham. Needless to say: They'll … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Kid Rock, Minus Stars And Bars, Rocks Coral Sky!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Detroit bad boy Kid Rock dropped in on the Coral Sky Amphitheatre last night in West Palm Beach, and the only people who left disappointed were the handful of those who protested his use in concert of the Confederate flag. Jupiter Inlet Colony part-timer Kid Rock, you see, hasn't used the prop in years. Didn't use it last night either. But he briefly talked about it from the stage: “You got people (ticked off) … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Palm Beach Post Sued For Allegedly Stealing Photo!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- The Palm Beach Post, whose Atlanta-based bosses spent the past few years dismantling one of the finest photography staffs in the country, is getting sued in a federal court here. What did they do? You guessed it: The Post is accused of stealing a photo, and using it on an ad for a local doctor. Both the doctor, orthopedic surgeon Robert Biscup of Biscup Spine Center, and the dwindling newspaper are named in the lawsuit … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Is CASEY ANTHONY Going To Tell All on NBC?

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NEW YORK CITY -- Casey Anthony, who's kept mum since being acquitted in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in 2011, could be about to spill the beans to NBC! Anthony, who lives in West Palm Beach as Gossip Extra first reported last month, was photographed arriving at JFK in New York with NBC network producer Don Wood Thursday. And New York papers claim today Anthony headed to the Peacock Network's headquarters at 30 Rock to meet … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Tattoo Mania West Palm Beach Puts Ink to Better Use Than The Palm Beach Post!

WEST PALM BEACH -- Artists put ink to better use than in the Sunday Palm Beach Post over the weekend in West Palm Beach. Tattoo Mania was in town, and the trade show brought several thousand body art fans to the Palm Beach County Convention Center. A best tattoo contest, stars from tattoo-themed reality shows, equipment, cars, motorcycles, a beer garden and more kept the huge crowds busy. Check out our photo gallery of the event. As … [Read more...]

MEMORIAL DAY Memories of a Soldier, And a Gentleman

Gossip Extra publisher Jose Lambiet wrote this Memorial Day story about World War II vet Joe Farish in 2007. Farish died at the age of 89 in September 2010. Death, however, is no reason to forget Farish and those who fought with him. WEST PALM BEACH -- Lawyer Joe Farish was known as a former judge whose law practice had its share of famous clients, including the 1980s' famous-by-sex Roxanne Pulitzer. But in several small farming towns … [Read more...]

PAMPERED POOCHES — Posh Pet Hotel Caters to Palm Beach’s Richest Pets With Private Bedrooms, Bedtime Readings and Flat Screen TVs!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Posh Pet Hotel owner Lincoln Baker is betting that area residents will spend $120 a day to board their dogs. And for that, he plunked down what could be upward of $1 million to transform an old South Dixie Highway CVS pharmacy into the ultimate hotel for dogs and cats, the Posh Pet Hotel. "When someone comes to spend big money at The Breakers or the Four Seasons, they usually are not able to keep their dog with them," … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO — West Palm Beach Grocery Store Raided, Owner Nabbed For Selling Drugs FROM DRIVE-THROUGH!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Palm Beach Sheriff's Office deputies quietly raided a popular West Palm Beach grocery store Thursday and arrested one of its owners after a confidential informant made 17 drug buys at the store and at the drive-through window over the past three months. Owner Murad "Chico" Abdeldayem allegedly accepted EBT cards, the cards that are replacing public assistance food stamps, in payment for the drugs, beer, cigarettes and other … [Read more...]