“I sure can’t sing, but I want you to know that ‘I’m still standing,’” Hillary Clinton said with her husband and daughter standing behind her.
Maybe it was the purple drinks, but the crowd ponied up $2.5 million for her campaign last night at the Elton John fund-raiser.
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Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively is so just one of the people, while Helena Christensen is categorically not. Ms. Lively went to Café Habana over the weekend and waited in line! For more than half an hour! Meanwhile, Ms. Christensen walked up to the eatery but kept on walking when she saw there was a Read More
The theatergoers at Radio City Music Hall last night had paid between $125 and $2,300 to hear the Clintons talk and Elton John sing, and several more dollars to drink fluorescent purple cocktails illuminated by glowing straws. Hillary promised them it was not a night for “political speeches.” Then she gave a political speech. “We’re Read More
Elton John’s fund-raising concert for Hillary might be a federal violation of campaign rules. [Washington Times via Radar]
Ashley "Kristen" Dupre used to man the reception desk at Corcoran Sunshine in Chelsea and often got reprimanded for dressing like, well, a prostitute and coming on to clients. [Read More
The Clinton campaign just sent out a release that reads, in part: Legendary artist Sir Elton John will perform at a solo concert on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s campaign on April 9, 2008 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The event, called "Elton and Hillary: One Night Only," is Elton John’s first public Read More
The last thing Elton John needs is another bespoke bird-feather cape, but that’s exactly what he got last night in New Zealand. The “rare” gift, a Korowai cloak, was given to the 60-year-old singer-spectaculare by the island nation’s Maori communities. No longer simply a knight of Britain, Mr. John can now claim honorary Read More
Elton John and his partner David Furnish were across the world from each other last night, with Mr. Furnish in Australia rehearsing for his role in the musical Billy Elliot while Mr. John found himself at a party held at the new Chopard flagship store at 63rd and Madison to celebrate its opening.
The 60-year-old Read More
I feel that Andy Warhol spoke for all of us when he said: “You can’t take a princess to dinner and order a cookie for starters no matter how much you crave one. People expect you to eat protein and you do, so they won’t talk. If you decided to be stubborn and ordered the Read More
I’ve been praying a lot lately. I even did it with Patti LaBelle. We stood in a circle in her trailer—me, the great Lady Marmalade herself and her bandmates—while her drummer led us in a pre-performance affirmation. Ms. LaBelle, I should explain, was the star attraction at the opening bash for the new Barneys store Read More
Hillary Clinton campaigns in Virginia for senate candidate Jim Webb.
At 8:30, Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff attends the Construction Industry Breakfast Forum at the Hilton where the New York Building Congress releases construction forecast.
At 10, Street vendors release report documenting poverty and harassment and then march from City Hall Park to the Read More