Ben Widdicombe is coming to The New York Observer. The former Gatecrasher columnist, who left The Daily News‘ since-revamped gossip column in 2008 (after an impressive four year run) will be a contributing editor and develop an original column for the paper. He will also continue in his current role as editor in chief of Gilt City, part of Read More
How much longer must city gossips repent for the sins of failed extortionist Jared Paul Stern?
Ever since the Daily News reported that Mr. Stern solicited $220,000 from billionaire Ron Burkle in exchange for protection from nasty Page Six items, the Post has come down hard on anything that could be perceived as pay-for-play. Read More
It’s Friday and it’s Scandal Report, people! It’s also Sundance season, so this week Page Six and Gatecrasher holed up in Park City to write up any and all celebrity dalliances with the wild, the hot, and the juicy. And there were enough parties to give them all the dirt they needed. Hold on: there Read More
The Golden Globes are perhaps the most superficial of high-profile award shows. They are almost transparently so — the winners are honored, yes, but everyone’s in on the charade. The awards go to some people but not others and everyone smiles and claps. The Golden Globes, then, are really just an excuse to play dress Read More
Yes, the bitter cold days of late January are all about us, here in New York. The idea of walking daunts us. We’re hopping around half-frozen puddles of toxic slush. Nothing — gloves, socks, scarves — can keep us as warm as we want to be. At times there is no end in sight.
Well, Read More
Scandal Report this week is on fire! Scandal Report — the best of the best of the city’s gossip, culled from the pages of nightcrawling columns Page Six and Gatecrasher. What did they dig up this week? And who did it with the most style? And why should we care? Well, we know why we Read More
Art Basel, the gallery and dealer showcase in Miami that happened last week, is a bit of a misnomer. Well, the “art” part at least — there may be plenty of paintings and sculptures, but the thing is really all about the parties. New York’s hot young things and celebrity luminaries all decamped to Miami, Read More
Happy Friday, everyone! It’s once again time for Scandal Report, that brief respite from all things bland and mundane. Scandal Report takes you inside the juiciest, raciest stories of the week and explains which New York tabloid covered them the best. Gatecrasher and Page Six have been at each other’s throats these past few weeks. Gatecrasher scored an Read More
After conducting an extensive study that forced her to scour a year’s worth of Getty Images archives, Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, a professor at the University of Southern California, has come to the following conclusion: Anna Wintour is well-connected and intimidating. Well, who knew!
What study actually does reveal, however, is the extent to which the Vogue editor’s Read More
The city may have spent the week recovering from a pumpkin-sized hangover after a three-day Halloween bender — but have no fear! The gossip has to be reported, and we have to grade it. It’s The Observer‘s weekly Scandal Report. We’re coming to you late this week due to a couple breaking stories this afternoon Read More