Crisis? What Crisis? No Expense Spared on Miami Beach’s $35 Million-Home Improvement Job!

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Quick, someone remind Virginia businessman Billy Dean we’re in a bad economy! Dean’s paying for a $35 million-home improvement project in Miami Beach. You read right: $35 million for what he wants to be the ultimate bachelor pad! -- Click here for the homes of South Florida celebrities In 2009, according to Miami-Dade County records, the forty-something CEO of the Washington. D.C.-based engineering firm MC Dean paid $8 million the … [Read more...]

Off-The-Hook: Ex-WRMF Star Danny Czekalinski Escapes Cocaine Prosecution!

Overzealous Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies likely doomed the prosecution of ex-WRMF-97.9 FM morning jock Danny Czekalinski, his lawyer tells Gossip Extra -- and now Czekalinski is home free! Czekalinski, 47, was arrested at Foster's Too pub Jan. 6 in West Palm Beach when drug enforcement deputies allegedly found a baggie of the white powder and some pot in his shirt pocket. As he faced a felony possession rap, prosecutors declined to … [Read more...]

Polo Mogul, Alleged DUI Killer John Goodman Adopts Adult Galpal as His Daughter!

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In a twist that places the justice system in what a judge described as the "twilight zone," troubled Wellington polo mogul John Goodman has adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend as his daughter! Goodman, 47, is scheduled to go to trial for manslaughter in March in connection with the Feb. 12, 2010 car crash that claimed the death of 24-year-old Scott Wilson. -- Keep up with Gossip Extra: Register for the daily dirt alerts Goodman, the owner and … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Newt Gingrich Spoof Welcomes GOP Voters to Florida Primary

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Sick and tired of the poisoned political ads running on the tube these days? Then check out this video by Jupiter filmmaker Alex Marquez and The Jove Improv standup comedian Frank Licari! They butchered Adele's big tune Someone Like You into an anti-Newt Gingrich anthem, Someone Other Than Newt. The video was shot at Sawfish Bay Park in Jupiter, and Licari is really singing. The protesters at the end? They're honest-to-goodness anti-Newt types … [Read more...]

Palm Beach Moneybags John Castle: I Didn’t Break Waiter’s Finger!

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Multi-millionaire investor John Castle struck back at the private club waiter who claims in a lawsuit that Castle broke his finger in anger over a check. In his defamation countersuit, Castle claims he didn't touch Paul Kucik on Jan. 7 at Club Colette in Palm Beach when Kucik presented Castle his check. Kucik, Castle's lawyers claim, made it all up to cash in on Castle's status as CEO of the equity firm Castle-Harlan. -- Like The Palm Beach … [Read more...]

Host Donald Trump at The Red Cross Ball: White House Race Hurting Republican Party!

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More than 500 well-heeled supporters of the American Red Cross descended on Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach Saturday night for the annual $1,000-per-head gala. The ball traditionally lures representatives of foreign governments. This year, ambassadors from Mexico, Sweden, Denmark, Morocco, Slovenia, Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago made to trip to South Florida. -- Click here for the full photo gallery Mar-a-Lago owner Donald Trump, meanwhile, … [Read more...]

PHOTO: Newt Gingrich And His Palm Beach Disciples!

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Newt Gingrich seems to deliver a sermon last night in a Palm Beach mansion (Click on the photo for other celebrities in town)Getting cash where cash lives: Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, with wife Callista on the left, was in Palm Beach last night to fill up his war chest ahead of Tuesday's Florida primary.-- Click here for more photos of celebrities in South FloridaGingrich met with about 150 supporters at the $20 million-home of … [Read more...]

Michael Lohan at Good Sam in West Palm Beach: “I’m fine!”

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Tabloid character Michael Lohan, troubled actress Lindsay Lohan's equally troubled dad, is resting at Good Samaritan Medical Center today in West Palm Beach after being rushed to the hospital Friday with symptoms that included shortness of breath. "I' m fine," said Lohan, who didn't seem too happy about being tracked down. He declined to comment further. -- Like The Palm Beach Post, get your news from Gossip Extra! Click here to … [Read more...]

Omphoy Workers: We Live in Fear of Billionaire Owner Jeff Greene!

Employees at the fancy Omphoy Ocean Resort in Palm Beach say they live in fear of being fired at the whim of owner Jeff Greene, a billionaire whom they say is running their work-place into the ground! In extensive interviews highlighted with cellphone photos (click here) and internal memos, the picture that current and ex-resort workers paint of Greene's presence at the Palm Beach boutique resort he bought in foreclosure is far from being … [Read more...]

PBSO Drug Scandal: Ex-SWAT Lt. Dan Burrows Out on $9,000-Bond

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Palm Beach County Sheriff's Lt. Dan Burrows was just released from the custody of his police agency after securing a $9,000-bond. Former SWAT commander Burrows, 47, stands accused of stealing a rifle and pain killers from former subordinate Mike Collester --just 10 days before Collester died of cancer! -- Click here for the Gossip Extra Hall of Shame Burrows was charged with possession of drugs, two counts of theft and exploitation of a … [Read more...]

Ex-Palm Beach County Sheriff’s SWAT Boss Arrested in Pill, Gun Thefts From Dying Friend!

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The former head of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office elite SWAT team was arrested by his colleagues today and charged with exploitation of a disabled adult, possession of oxycodone and grand theft of a firearm. Lt. Dan Burrows, 46, surrendered to PBSO's Internal Affairs this afternoon and is still being processed at the county jail. -- Click here to read the heart-breaking arrest report Gossip Extra broke the story last week that … [Read more...]