May 1, 1998 |
Turns out when His Serene Highness Crown Prince Albert of Monaco comes to Philadelphia, he does what most folks do when they visit idyllic, seaside Monaco: Party. Play a little tennis. Spend some time on the water. The 40-year-old heir to the Monagasque throne, son of Philadelphia's own Grace Kelly, dropped into town Wednesday for a quick, two-day visit. He stayed at the home of cousin D. Christopher Le Vine. And? Did the prince, a onetime denizen of the Manhattan disco scene, and the occasional escort of supermodels, demand a tour of Philadelphia hot spots?
April 20, 1993 |
QUOTE "The newspapers are filled with Joey Buttafuoco sightings. He's like Elvis or something. And who cares what Amy's doing in jail? She's an idiot who shot a housewife with two kids. " - Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the housewife with the kids. POSTPARTUM COMPLICATIONS Kelly McGillis fled for Key West a few years ago, seeking an end to Hollywood's constant gossiping and deal-making. She longed to spend time with the man she married in 1988, Fred Tillman, and their toddling daughter, Kelsey.
February 20, 1993 |
The elusive Prince, who hasn't toured the United States in more than five years, will start one beginning March 8 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For reasons unexplained, he plays Europe regularly while resisting stateside concertizing. Among announced cities are Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and L.A. No Philly dates as yet, but he's expected to play Big Apple's Radio City Music Hall March 24, 25 and 26. GIG NEWS Richard Pryor's performance tomorrow at the Valley Forge Music Fair has been canceled.
November 16, 1993 |
Before being sentenced to six months in jail, a furious Joey Buttafuoco strode into a packed courtroom muttering "Where's Amy?" - then stared down his former lover and softly hissed: "You disgusting bastard. " Sitting 10 feet from Amy Fisher at the defendant's table, Buttafuoco repeatedly stabbed his fingers in her direction, face twitching, teeth clenched. But it was a more contained Fisher, now 19, who stole the spotlight at Buttafuoco's sentencing for statutory rape when she described her initiation into a life she was not ready for - "a world of elaborate spending and fast boats . . . expensive restaurants and cheap motels.
April 8, 1993 |
She was modeling a bathing suit just last week and it didn't show, but Marla Maples had a secret: She and on-again, off-again beaufriend Donald Trump are going to have The Baby. The baby - gender unknown - would be Maples' first and Trump's fourth. So, will Marla be The Mrs. by the time she delivers in October? "I would guess so," said Trump's assistant, Norma Foerderer. "They're discussing," says a friend of Marla's. Maples, 28, and Trump, 46, had become the darlings of the gossip columns five years ago when their affair became public.
March 23, 1999 |
Looking as if four Gwyneth Paltrows could fit neatly inside her party dress, Monica Lewinsky cut a wide swath at a post-Oscar bash late Sunday night. The White House intern-turned-dirty-memoirist made the scene at a Hollywood party hosted by Vanity Fair magazine, which is generally regarded to be the most glittering of the apres-Academy Awards events. Last year, of course, Monica posed for the mag while romping on the sands of Malibu Beach. Monica, who did not attend the awards ceremony, spent the party moored to the arm of Jonathan Marshall.
October 16, 1996 |
Fallen, starring Denzel Washington, John Goodman and Donald Sutherland, will start its six-week shoot in and about Philly on Friday. The female lead in the cop thriller is Embeth Davidtz, who played Ralph Fiennes' maid in Schindler's List. Washington was sighted yesterday working out at the Sporting Club at the Bellevue under the guidance of a personal sweat guru. A crew from the flick will be at Channel 17 tomorrow to shoot footage of a simulated Inquirer News Tonight, with anchors Steve Highsmith and Toni Yates.
July 1, 1996 |
Yeah, yeah, your father had one and his mother threw it away. Now Steve Geppi, 46, has his second copy, but it didn't come cheap. On Saturday, Geppi, owner of a major comic book company, spent $61,900 for a copy of the 1938 comic in which Superman first leaped tall buildings in a single bound. He outbid two other collectors at Sotheby's sixth annual sale of comic books and comic art to win the rare Action Comics No. 1. The cover shows the Man of Steel hoisting a car above his head.
December 4, 1995 |
Psycho stalker, or zany New York performance artist? You be the judge! For 10 weird days this fall, actor Laurence Fishburne was dogged by a 6- foot, 200-pound woman who kept creating scenes at the actor's appearances. According to court documents charging 33-year-old Regina Scott with harassment: On Oct. 31, wearing a Playboy bunny outfit, Scott jumped out of the audience and onto the stage where Fishburne was performing at New York's Circle Rep theater. She shouted "Trick or treat," and threw a plastic pumpkin filled with candy at the star.
September 5, 1994 |
Insiders at NYPD Blue are not crying over the departure of star David Caruso who, according to co-workers, stymied production, exploded in tantrums, and had "Mr. Difficult" emblazoned on the back of his director's chair on the set. "David is an angry guy. I wish him some inner peace," Steven Bochco, co-creator and executive producer of the show nominated for 26 Emmy Awards, told TV Guide. Stan Rosenfield, spokesman for the Emmy-nominated actor, defended Caruso as misunderstood, saying: "A lot of people have misinterpreted his desire to turn in the best possible work as being difficult.