Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 19-year-old daughter, Chiara de Blasio, released a video today acknowledging her struggle with long-rumored substance abuse problems.
In the video, which was sent via email, Chiara talks about her battle with clinical depression, which she said spurred a reliance on drugs and alcohol.
Joining former Councilman Sal Albanese and businessman John Catsimatidis, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is calling on Anthony Weiner to exit the mayor’s race in light of today’s sexting allegations.
“[T]he sideshows of this election have gotten in the way of the debate we should be having about the future of this city,” Mr. de Blasio said in a statement. “And yes, I’m talking about Anthony Weiner. Enough is enough. I’m calling on Anthony to withdraw from this race — for the good of the city that I know he loves as much as all of us.”
The Daily News posted a story last night from today’s paper about Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald’s past. The article, which was titled “Glenn Greenwald, journalist who broke Edward Snowden story, was once lawyer sued over porn business,” also pointed out that Mr. Greenwald was sued in 2003 by his condo board for having a dog that was larger than was allowed by the building’s bylaws (the dog ended up staying), and it outlined some financial difficulties that the lawyer-turned-reporter has faced.
But in a column that ran in the Guardian before the Daily News story was published, Mr. Greenwald scooped the News by explaining that he had been contacted by the paper and going on to give his side of the story.
Anyone who’s ever logged in to a social network while in a jubilant, possibly intoxicated frame of mind knows the dangers. Sometimes you share something you should maybe keep to yourself, or you forget to check your privacy settings, or you show off a little too much skin.
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Well that didn’t take long.
Time reports with confidence what Page Six suspected last week: McCain’s closest aide and speechwriter Mark Salter has been outed as the “anonymous” author of O: A Presidential Novel.
Aside from sources, Time‘s evidence is that Simon and Schuster chief Jonathan Karp edited Salter’s previous books Read More
Michael Musto is not the slightest bit pleased with Regent Media, the owners of Out and The Advocate, and, incidentally, the publishers of his forthcoming book that hasn’t quite been published. Mr. Musto dedicated his weekly column to lashing out at Regent (owners who have earned a reputation for being particularly Read More