“Bret is such a liar!” Jay McInerney said fondly of his old friend. It was Wednesday night, and we were chatting across the table during a dinner the author had co-hosted with Janna Bullock. Mr. McInerney was referring to our query about the infamous tweet of his friend Bret Easton Ellis, who had implied they the two literary brat packers had once ‘almost’ had a threesome with John Edwards’ mistress, Rielle Hunter.
Yesterday, Mr. American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis used his highly entertaining Twitter account to comment on culturally relevant events by boasting about what we’re sure was a really fun and not totally disgusting party at the time.
Rielle Hunter kisses and tells… Jay McInerney.
Soho can’t be bothered with “suscpicious packages.”
Liza Minelli, four-time divorcee, covers “Single Ladies.”
A New Yorker cartoonist is on view at a Columbia gallery.
Marc Jacobs gets naked.
Also, naked Fridays exist.
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Like everyone else, Rielle Hunter is surprised and repulsed by her GQ interview.
She had no idea the photos were going to be so sexy: She calls them “repulsive.”
(But, for the rest of us, probably not as repulsive as the Daily Beast’s sex tape details.)
In a long Q&A–with accompanying photographs that shows her lounging in a white shirt next to her child’s stuffed animals–John Edwards associate Rielle Hunter tells G.Q. all about how she met “Johnny,” how the cover-up with Andrew Young came about, how the National Enquirer freed her but doesn’t really deserve a Pulitzer, how she Read More
After weeks of interviews, an excerpt, an overdue acknowledgement, a spousal separation and a sex tape, Andrew Young’s new book The Politician—about his life catering to John Edwards—is, well, not quite out yet. But it’s close. So close, in fact, that The Times reviewed it today—and found it Read More
The National Enquirer–which has been so consistently correct about John Edwards that it applied for a Pulitzer and has gotten a surprising amount of support–says the former vice presidential candidate has now proposed to his mistress, Rielle Hunter.
If he plans to follow through on that promise to have Dave Matthews, it’s Read More
Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt, Will.I.Am, and Star Jones were among the celebrities who attended Barack Obama‘s victory rally in Chicago’s Grant Park last night. Ms. Winfrey called the win "the greatest experience of [her] lifetime." [US Weekly]
An indignant Tim Robbins spent five hours attempting to vote yesterday after a registration Read More
Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson bailed on the birthday celebration that Ms. Ronson celebrates every year with her twin sister Charlotte because of the lurking paparazzi at the Bowery Hotel. [P6]
Meanwhile, Ms. Lohan’s reported ex and daughter of Yahoo CEO Terry Semel, Courtenay Semel, got arrested in Las Vegas on Tuesday for Read More
Radar has posted an in-depth analysis of potential meaning behind Rielle Hunter’s soundtrack choice—the Dave Matthews Band’s “True Reflections”—for the “webisodes” she filmed for the John Edwards campaign. We appreciate the effort, but given what we now know about the relationship between this particular subject-artist pairing, we don’t think you need to Read More