You know, we almost wish Kanye West had been a little bit crazier in his Interview dialogue with Steve McQueen. But he was almost normal…at least for Kanye. (It certainly wasn’t a Bret Easton Ellis podcast, or even a middle-of-Yeezus-concert-level insanity.) In fact, it was almost lucid, which, when talking about Kanye West, translates into sub-par.
But there was at least one interesting moment of the whole endeavor, and that was Mr. West finally opening up to what got him through the VMA “I’m gonna let you finish” backlash of ’09.
Lure Fishbar, the subterranean Soho restaurant where media elites sup side-by-side with Hollywood celebrities, will live to serve lobster tail another day. Lure, lodged beneath the Prada store on the corner of Mercer and Prince, has signed a new 10-year lease, as reported by Eater earlier today.
Are you aware of a certain Peter Brant II? Ah, you’re not? Here’s the “about” section of his Facebook fan page, it’s a perfectly good primer:
Peter Brant II is a Designer, Art Collector, Socialite, and Model, and the eldest son of Supermodel Stephanie Seymour and Newsprint Billionare [sic] Peter Brant I
In 2003, Interview magazine publisher and Greenwich polo king Peter Brant commissioned a statue by nutty Italian-American artist Maurizio Cattelan. The art piece was to be of his wife, Stephanie Seymour, and she would be nude clutching her breasts, jutting out like a figurehead on a boat. Cattelan agreed, and went to work on the statue. Read More
Interview magazine publisher — and Polo enthusiast — Peter Brant and former supermodel Stephanie Seymour reunited yesterday after a year and a half of vicious divorce proceedings. Now they’re making the recommitment even more official. The New York Post reports that the couple is shopping around for townhouses on both sides of Central Park. It seems Read More
The divorce, up until yesterday, was a bit on the ugly side.
Peter Brant — the billionaire publisher of Interview, he of broad renown on the polo fields of Greenwich who would wrangle extravagant commissions from artists such as Jeff Koons — accused his wife of many things. She was a Vicodin addict, she was a Read More
Greg Montana and Michelle Decker, former sales executives at Interview magazine, are suing Peter Brant for $1.1 million worth of sales commisions that were never paid, according to Page Six. A rep for billionaire newsprint magnate Peter Brant, who owns the magazine, said that the Mr. Montana and Ms. Decker are only trying Read More