PHOTOS — Florida Practice Makes Perfect For Daredevil Nik Wallenda’s Chicago Stunt!

Nik Wallenda, practicing for his Nov. 2 Chicago stunt last week in Sarasota (Splash News photo)

SARASOTA -- Nik Wallenda has declared himself ready for his daring high-wire walk across the Chicago skyline on Sunday after weeks of preparations at home in Sarasota. The man who walked across Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon is set to walk from skyscraper to skyscraper in the Windy City without a net or a harness, live on Discovery Channel starting at 7 p.m. Wallenda, 35, will wear a blindfold for portions of the walk. "It makes … [Read more...]

MUGSHOT — Drug Suspect Booked in Go-Directly-to-Jail Monopoly T-shirt!

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CAPE CORAL -- If you're going out with some pot and drug paraphernalia, allegedly, don't wear a t-shirt that reads "Go directly to jail." Yet, that's what 20-year-old Micah Dailey did this week in Cape Coral. Of course, he got stopped by Cape Coral Police -- and went directly to jail. Records show Dailey was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. He was booked in his green t-shirt with the reproduction of … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Entourage-less Adrian Grenier Does South Florida!

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MIAMI BEACH -- He's been flying solo this week in Miami Beach, but Entourage star Adrian Grenier has been enjoying some serious time in the sun while on break from the production of the highly awaited big screen adaptation of the HBO blockbuster series! As usual, Gossip Extra is the only South Florida media outfit with the photos! Grenier, 38, is reviving his character of movie star Vince Chase alongside Jeremy Piven, Kevin Connolly and … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Miami Docs Treat Tortoise Constipated by Turtle-Shaped Pendant!

MIAMI -- A 15-pound male pet tortoise named Lola recently ended up at the office of a South Miami vet with a painful problem: Turtle heads are just not poking out the way they used to! Lola has been constipated real bad since he swallowed a pendant SHAPED LIKE A TURTLE! We wish we could be making this up, but we're not. Vet Don Harris and his crew at the Avian and Exotic Animal Medical Center were shocked when Lola's owner brought him in … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — John Goodman Found GUILTY of DUI Manslaughter AGAIN!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- A jury imported from Tampa has just found Wellington polo mogul John Goodman guilty of DUI manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident after a three-week re-trial and slightly more than four hours of deliberations! Goodman was remanded to the Palm Beach County jail immediately pending his sentencing. The Texas trust-funder was already found guilty of killing motorist Scott Wilson, 23, on a Wellington country road in … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — RHOBH’s Dana Wilkey Shows Off Miami Beach Bikini Bod!

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MIAMI BEACH -- Ex-Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Dana Wilkey better be careful where these photos of her Miami Beach jaunt over the weekend end up. We wouldn't them to fall in the wrong hands or anything! Trainwreck party planner Wilkey, after all, is facing fraud charges stemming from a federal indictment filed in June and accusing her of receiving kickbacks from a health insurance scheme. And there may be some hardcore inmates in a … [Read more...]

Oprah Car Mishap Sends Broward Mom Onto The Sidewalk, And Into Media Stardom!

Oprah Winfrey and Lori Geller Bender

MIAMI BEACH -- But first, let me take a selfie with Oprah Winfrey! Broward mom of two Lori Geller Bender reacted rather well to her close encounter with Oprah's SUV Saturday night in Miami Beach. She took a selfie with the queen of television talk (above) moments after the Cadillac Escalade ran over foot on Ocean Drive! The incident occurred as Winfrey, who was in the area for the motivational Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend at Miami's … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Aretha Franklin, Courtney Love Shine at RHOM Star Lea Black’s Yearly Gala!

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MIAMI BEACH -- The princess landed the queen of soul for The Black's Gala last night at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Lea Black, the princess of Miami society, celebrated the 20th anniversary of her and criminal defense attorney husband Roy Black's yearly charity gala with an intimate concert by Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul. And at 72, Franklin proved to the 750 or so guests that she still has the pipes to match her timeless … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Charlie Crist, Rick Scott Neck And Neck in The Stretch!

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TALLAHASSEE -- It's a dead heat between Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist less than two weeks before the election. And in the words of an early polling specialist to The News Service of Florida, voters have such a negative view of Scott and Crist -- which likely won't change after last night's third and last debate -- that they'll be casting ballots for the "lesser of two evils!" -- Mysterious Nigerian … [Read more...]

HALLOWEEN: How About a Creepy Rick Scott Mask?

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ORLANDO -- The newest Halloween masks of Governor Rick Scott have hit the market, and they're creepier than ever. They're a first marketing effort by Orlando artist Jason Underwood, 26. "I think anyone who is has seen Rick Scott can agree that he looks insanely CREEPY," Underwood said. "He may be a nice guy, but the idea of a Rick Scott Halloween mask was too hard to pass up. Even Voldemort and Skeletor are pale in comparison." And at … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Awkward: Delray Beach’s Nick Loeb Bumps Into Sofia Vergara, Leaves Ball With Hot Blonde!

NEW YORK CITY -- Delray Beach businessman Nick Loeb awkwardly bumped into ex-fiancee Sofia Vergara on the red carpet of the Angel Ball last night in New York City but eventually left with a mystery date that could give Modern Family's Vergara a run for her money in the beauty derby. Fried-onion maker Loeb, 39, recently got the boot when Vergara took up with True Blood werewolf Joe Manganiello. Vergara, who came to the cancer-research … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Florida Mom Wants Toys ‘R Us to Get Rid of Breaking Bad Action Figures!

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FORT MYERS -- A ticked off suburban homemaker in Fort Myers wants Toys 'R Us to stop selling Breaking Bad action figures! And, proving that toy season started even earlier than last year's, attention-starved Susan Schrivjer says the figures of Bryan Cranston's Walter White figure in a lab coat with two beakers and a gas mask, another of White carrying a gun and one of Aaron Paul's Jesse Pinkman in a hazmat suit could promote meth use. Says … [Read more...]

OPINION — Rein in Florida’s Out-of-Control Law Enforcement, Vote Yes on Medical Marijuana!

Florida's so-called medical marijuana initiative, which comes before the voters Nov. 4, deserves a resounding "Yes" vote. A win in favor of the initiative eventually would open the door to outright legalization, and that's reason enough to pass the measure. But an even better reason would be to start on the path of something that's long overdue: Law enforcement needs to be heeled, big time, and taking away a crime that allowed crime … [Read more...]