December 4, 2012 |
Hugh Hefner is getting married again - to the same runaway bride who left him five days before the altar the last time. TMZ.com reports that Hef, 86, is engaged for the second time to Crystal Harris , 26, and the pair will wed at the Playboy Mansion in California on New Year's Eve. What's a 60-year age difference when it's true love? TMZ sources say the couple has worked out the problems that nixed their first attempt at a wedding and they couldn't be happier. But that 60-year age difference?
December 31, 2010 |
The Playboy mansion isn't a playground, but a squalid, doggie-doo-infested dungeon. And Lord of the Manor Hugh Hefner ain't a nice guy, but a tyrannical monster who treats his girls, whom he plies with Quaaludes, like prostitutes. So claims former occupant Izabella St. James in a new tell-all excerpted by the Brit tabs. St. James says Hugh's girls had to live in dirty rooms with "disgusting . . . old worn and stained" mattresses. Hef's room also was filthy, she says, its carpet covered in dog poop.
December 3, 2012 |
In studio estimates through Sunday, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 kept its slim lead over the rest of the pack, says Box Office Mojo. TTSBDP2 is first, with a $17.4 million weekend gross and $254.6 mil total take so far. Close behind is the latest Bond thing, Skyfall , with $17 mil and $246 mil so far. The rest of the top 10: (3) Lincoln , $13.5 mil and $83.7 mil; (4) Rise of the Guardians , $13.5 mil and $48.9 mil; (5) Life of Pi , $12 mil and $48.3 mil; (6)
June 5, 2012 |
Hugh Hefner is a forgiving man. After having his sexual prowess dissed by Crystal Harris when she fled the mansion days before their intended 2011 wedding, the nation's playboy-in-chief has decided to take her back. "Access Hollywood" reports that the pair has rekindled their romance. "Yes @hughhefner and I are back together," the 26-year-old Tweeted of her 86-year-old lover. "Yes I am his #1 girl again. Yes we are happy. Hope that clears up any confusion! Xo" "Happy to be back home at the Playboy Mansion with @hughhefner and our puppy Charlie," she added.
July 30, 2011 |
Casey Anthony , recently acquitted of killing her child, Caylee , already has become a pop-cult star. What better proof than this: Larry Flynt tells CNN he's offered Anthony $500,000 to display her nudeness in Hustler. Flynt agrees such a pictorial would appeal "to some sick individuals . . . but that's what life is all about. " It is? Anthony's rep - she has one now - denies she's in negotiations with Flynt. The ongoing commodification of Anthony's Being moves apace.
March 27, 2013 |
East Orange, N.J., native Dionne Warwick , 72, has filed for personal bankruptcy in her home state. The five-time Grammy-winning singer of "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" lists total assets of $25,500 and total liabilities of more than $10.7 million, nearly all tax claims by the Internal Revenue Service and the State of California, according to the filing obtained by Reuters. Warwick says she has a monthly income of $20,950 and expenses of $20,940. Warwick's rep, Kevin Sasaki , says Warwick was forced to file due to "negligent and gross financial mismanagement" in the late '80s and '90s.
June 20, 2011 |
British singer Amy Winehouse is canceling part of her European tour after she was booed for her addled behavior during a Saturday concert in Belgrade, Serbia. No show in Istanbul on Monday or in Athens on Wednesday, says publicity company Outside Organization. Whether she will do the rest of the 12-date tour will be "worked out as soon as possible. " Serbian media described the concert before 20,000 fans as a "disaster. " Winehouse, who struggles with drugs and alcohol, was almost an hour late, stumbled onstage, and appeared unable to remember lyrics.
October 15, 2011 |
In a grave insult to all oversexed, smoking-jacket-wearing octogenarians, professional blond Crystal Harris , 25, will not return the $90,000 engagement ring Hugh Hefner gave her, even though she abandoned the 85-year-old pubescent boy days before their scheduled June wedding. Worse, Crystal has put it up for auction. Hugh, a role model to us all, is totally copacetic. "I got the dog, she got the ring," he says. "I got the best of it. " Robin Gibb in hospital Robin Gibb , 61, was undergoing tests Friday after checking into a hospital in Oxford, England, the night before with abdominal pain.
August 1, 2011 |
WE'RE NOT SAYING that appearing in the Daily News can change your life (although it can), but that's how it worked for past-and-present Monkee Davy Jones. Sort of. Two summers ago, Jones, now 65, who's owned a farm in Beavertown, Pa., since the '80s, appeared in our Sexy Singles section, tapped by our own Jenice Armstrong, who was willing to go all the way to Snyder County to find a British pop star to provide an older demographic. A month later, Jones married a Telemundo star named Jessica Pacheco, then 32. Coincidence?
December 27, 2010 |
That marked-down-from-$330,000, five-bedroom, three-car-garaged house Bristol Palin scored in the Phoenix suburb of Maricopa for $172,000? Wonder no more. Seems the 20-year-old mom is planning to enroll next year at Arizona State University, to study broadcasting. Andres Cano , an officer of the university's Downtown Young Democrats told TMZ.com the Dems will welcome her "with open arms," adding that "getting a college degree is a nonpartisan issue. " Zachary Ziebarth , prez of the Downtown College Republicans, also is waving the love flag but notes that it's not unanimous: "Facebook has already been going crazy with status updates of excitement, mixed feelings, and nonacceptance.