Teen Mom Farrah Abraham Reunited With Baby

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Teen Mom audience fave Farrah Abraham, now 20, took a break from her college studies at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale to frolic on the beach with daughter Sophia. Abraham recently moved south to study while her baby stayed behind with her grandparents in Iowa. They reunited this week for the first time since school started. Abraham, an aspiring model, was 18 when the MTV show chronicled her having a baby, whose father died in a DUI car … [Read more...]

Ex-Channel 25 Star Lisa Hayward in Divorce Drama

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Former WPBF-Channel 25 hottie Lisa Hayward is soon going to be single again! Well, sorta. Lisa, 40, who worked the prime-time shift at the West Palm Beach station for 10 years, is at the receiving end of a divorce complaint filed by veteran investigative reporter Derek Hayward. He's the guy with the Fox-ian British tabloid accent  at WSVN-Channel 7 in Miami, and Lisa's husband of 18 years. The Haywards, the parents of two children, … [Read more...]

Now Off Parole, Chris Paciello Returns to SoBe

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For the first time since he was released from federal prison five years ago, Miami Beach's fallen nightscape overlord has returned to where it all started. Chris Paciello, now 40 and described by some who have run into him as subdued and humbled, is settling down at the Delano Hotel. He'll be living there for the next few months as he works to give back to the legendary beachside resort its No. 1 ranking among hipsters and … [Read more...]

Ziff: I’m not taking Dolores’ name off Arsht Hall!

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UPDATE: Two days after Gossip Extra broke the news that philanthropist Sanford Ziff was considering to wipe his dead wife's name on non-profits that bear both their names, and replaced it with the name of his current wife of three months, Baroness Beatrice Clancy, Ziff has reversed course. So, the Arsht Center's Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House downtown Miami is safe for now, if you believe Ziff's longtime attorney, Albert … [Read more...]

Celine Dion’s House of Pain

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It's home, not so sweet home, for singer Celine Dion on Martin County's Jupiter Island. The chanteuse's brand spanking new $17 million beach house just north of Palm Beach keeps on being the subject of controversy. Last year, the chi-chi town's buildings director resigned under pressure from residents unhappy over his decision to let Dion build a giant water park. The singer of My Heart Will Go On was accused of being a water hog at the … [Read more...]

Miami’s Arsht Hall Could Be in For Name Change

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Miami Beach uber-philanthropist Sanford Ziff says he’s thinking about changing the name on venues housing nonprofits that he and his deceased wife Dolores supported. Why? Because at 86, the Miami Beach society stalwart wants the name to reflect his change of status: from widower to newlywed. Ziff was married July 26 to Baroness Beatrice Clancy, 68. So, within the next few months, you could be headed to the Sanford and Beatrice Ziff Ballet … [Read more...]

Marlins Hero Livan Hernandez in Foreclosure!

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Former Florida Marlins hero Livan Hernandez, who pitched the Fish to wins in games 1 and 5 of the '97 World Series, is in the sights of SunTrust Bank. SunTrust is trying to foreclose on his Miami home, but it's also after the current Washington Nationals hurler for not reimbursing half a mil in lines of credit. No comment from the 35-year-old right-hander. Court papers show the Cuban ex-pat stopped paying the $1.5 million mortgage on his $1.1 … [Read more...]

Sarah Palin? Heat Great Glen Rice Juggles 3 Chicks!

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Compared with his problems with three, count'em, three, women in the Miami area, this week's revelation that he had a one-night stand with Conservative maybe presidential candidate Sarah Palin in 1987 can't be a big deal for former Miami Heat star Glen Rice. He’s being triple-teamed in family courts: He's juggling two in paternity suits, and a reality TV star ex-wife who won't give back his old pinball machine! Rice, 44, is being accused by … [Read more...]

Cozy Chambers at the Courthouse

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The saga of embattled ex-Broward Judge Ana Gardiner just got juicier. A year after she resigned her judgeship over her too-close-and-personal relationship with a prosecutor during a death penalty case, HerHonor is now with high-profile criminal attorney David Bogenschutz, Gossip Extra hears. So happens Bogenschutz represented the comely Gardiner during the controversy that sparked her resignation! Not only are the lovebirds living together … [Read more...]

Pitbull’s Paternity Payout: Kid$ Are Expensive!

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Pitbull’s baby mama might as well have sung his big tune, Give Me Everything. The Miami rapper just signed off on a paternity settlement with unemployed mom of four Barbara Alba, who dated Pitbull when he was simply known as Armando Perez. Alba filed on behalf of their 9-year-old daughter. According to court papers, Pitbull had been paying Alba about $3,000 a month without going through the court system. That, however, wasn’t enough for … [Read more...]

Sexism at PBSO? What sexism?

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Shortly before noon on May 5, as they did every Thursday, deputies Kathleen Mottl, Dawn Amoroso, and Michelle Bonan collected dozens of items from three of the courthouse's so-called "amnesty" boxes. The boxes are prominently placed near the courthouse's airport-style security checkpoints. They allow defendants, jurors, lawyers, and court watchers to drop off anonymously things that could be considered weapons before walking through metal … [Read more...]

Miami Media Baron Jerry Powers: Why I Left Plum TV

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Luxury-lifestyle media guru Jerry Powers soured on Miami Beach-based Plum TV and resigned as CEO because employees might not get paid over the next weeks as the company hemorrhages millions! "You've got a board with billionaires looking over [about 100] employees whose checks might not clear,â Powers told Gossip Extra to explain Thursday's sudden resignation. He also objected to one board member dangling a personal loan in exchange for his … [Read more...]