The war between the city’s tabloids warmed up last night when Confidential, the Daily News‘s gossip page, posted an item refuting “new stories making the rounds” that ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer and his political operative girlfriend got frisky in a public hot tub on their recent trip to Jamaica.
Later in the night, the Post posted today’s front-page story alleging that Mr. Spitzer sucked on the toes of a topless Lis Smith in front of children at the resort where they stayed over the weekend.
The New York Daily News is taking a stand against the criminal(s) who defaced the Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese statue outside MCU Park in Coney Island. Discovered Wednesday, the messages scrawled in black marker were: “Hile (sic) Hitler,” “Die N—-r” and “F–k Jackie Robinson and all N——s.”
Now NYDN is offering a large chunk of change for the perps of the racist graffiti.
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
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
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
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
This week’s gossip-hunting scrum took place mostly in the shadow of one key story: Charlie Sheen’s outlandish (if not unexpected) freak-out at the elegant and iconic Plaza hotel. When a former A-list star — currently the highest-paid man on television — pulls these kind of shenanigans, it’s prime tabloid fodder. But there were other stories, too. Read More
Which of the city’s top tabloids won the week? Which had the most scoops, exposed the most fatuous scenesters and dished the most agreeable dirt? With Richard Johnson’s tenure up at the venerable Page Six and Emily Smith still acclimating herself to the vaunted gig, the Daily News smells blood.
Every Friday The Observer looks back Read More
With Fleet Street blond Emily Smith taking over for the departed Richard Johnson at the New York Post‘s Page Six, and Frank DiGiacomo (a former Observer staffer) newly installed at the New York Daily News‘ Gatecrasher column, the city’s two warring tabloids are ramping up their gossip coverage in a no-holds-barred attempt to win out. Read More