On Thursday, Miami Herald columnist Jose Lambiet published a story on his blog “Gossip Extra” claiming he obtained a handwritten letter Florida Congressman Allen West sent to his wife, Angela, while he was serving in Iraq as an Army Lieutenant Colonel in 2003. According to Mr. Lambiet, in the missive, the Tea Party favorite asked his wife whether she was “committed to being my porn star.” Politicker spoke to Michele Hickford, a spokeswoman for Mr. West’s campaign today and she angrily declined to discuss the letter.
“We’re not going to comment on this crap, it’s just a garbage story,” Ms. Hickford said.
Last night as we entered the hallowed halls of Carnegie to see Alec Baldwin and soprano Renee Fleming in a staged reading of A.R Gurney‘s Love Letters, we thought of a funny joke to explain our tardiness. “We couldn’t find the street called ‘Practice,’” we apologized as we picked up our tickets. Zing!
Back in 2004 Julian Assange, then 33, chatted up a 19-year-old student, Elizabeth (not her real name) at the University of Melbourne. He charmed her, then walked her home and kissed her.
Over the next few days he pursued her, and Gawker’s Adrian Chen has the exclusive, detailing Assange’s increasingly stalkerish e-pistles.
After Elizabeth Read More