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...]

HALLOWEEN SPECIAL — Watch Jason Alexander’s Lucky Stiff . . . Win Two Burial Plots!

FORT LAUDERDALE -- The upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opening night's showing of the new Jason Alexander movie Lucky Stiff will be brought to you by Levitt-Weinstein cemeteries! And the raffle to benefit the festival will allow two lucky . . . well . . . stiffs to win cemetery plots! Say what? Yep, the November 7-23 festival has outdone itself in dreaming up a marketing gimmick for its opening event at the Broward … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Ex-Car Racing Drug Smuggler Randy Lanier: “I Walked Out of Federal Prison a Free Man!”

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Former car racer and major marijuana smuggler Randy Lanier was freed from the federal penitentiary near Orlando where he was serving a life sentence without parole. Lanier, the 1986 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, now 60, was in prison for nearly half his life -- 27 years! He was convicted of running one of South Florida's largest drug smuggling operations, a business that helped fund his then-promising IndyCar racing … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Sofia Vergara’s Magic Man Joe Manganiello is Palm Beach-Bound!

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PALM BEACH -- The upcoming Palm Beach International Film Festival has bagged a tabloid-world biggie to help it celebrate its 20th anniversary. True Blood werewolf Joe Manganiello, a.k.a. sitcom star Sofia Vergara's new boyfriend, is scheduled to take a break from filming his stripper flick Magic Mike XXL in a couple of weeks and head to the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan for the PBIFF celebration. It's unclear if Modern … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Justin Bieber’s South Florida Bodyguards: We’ve Got no Employment Records!

MIAMI -- The South Florida-based security company hired to watch over troubled pop star Justin Bieber sure has strange business practices. The Hollywood-based Guardian Professional Security, which also counts rappers 50 Cent, Lil Wayne and Timbaland and singers Alicia Keys and Shakira among its clients, claims in court documents filed in Miami that it has no employment, background and training records for Hugo Hesny, the beefy human shield … [Read more...]

FLORIDUH — Walmart Shopper Pinched For Pumping The Python on Plush Pony!

TAMPA -- A 19-year-old man was arrested in a Walmart just north of Tampa yesterday after he took a stuffed horse from a sales bin, used the popular Christmas toy to masturbate then placed the semen-covered item on a bed offered for sale, police say. Police in Brooksville say Sean Johnson carefully picked "a brown, tan, and red stuffed horse from the clearance shelf in the garden department” then went to town. According to the police report, … [Read more...]

PHOTO — Facial Surgery Can’t Silence Morning Radio Star Young Ron Brewer . . . But it Sure Makes Him Look Weird!

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MIAMI -- If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then this one of The Paul & Young Ron Morning Show's Ron Brewer could fill two hours of air time . . . and it hurts just looking at it! Brewer just underwent facial surgery for skin cancer (not a face lift, he claims!) and that's how he shows up in the studios of Big 105.9 every morning. (The show also airs on Real Radio 94.3 in West Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast) "He can open his mouth," … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Orlando Teacher Jessica Vanessa: Why Teach When I Make a Fortune Twerking?

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ORLANDO -- Kindergarten teacher Jessica Vanessa recently quit her day job to become what could be Florida's first professional twerker. And Orlando babe Vanessa, 22, has become an Internet sensation over the past few months, with her Vine GIFs garnering more than 680 million views. Don't adjust your screen: That's 680 MILLION! Most of the 5-second loops show her twerking at home, and cost virtually nothing to make. But sponsors, … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS — Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers Fans Battle Outside Sun Life Stadium . . . Eight Arrests, 66 Incidents!

A nasty fight between Miami Dolphins fans and Green Bay backers erupted in the parking lot of Sun Life Stadium yesterday in Miami Gardens. This unidentified Green Bay got a broken nose out of it! (Charlie Ans/Splash News photo)

MIAMI GARDENS -- Fights between Miami Dolphins fans and Green Bay Packers backers erupted in the parking lots outside Sun Life Stadium yesterday after the Fins' heartbreaking loss. And of course, Gossip Extra is the only South Florida news organization with the photos of a particularly bloody confrontation that made football fans look like British soccer hooligans. -- UPDATE: Click here for the best game photos in the biz! But one thing … [Read more...]