EXCLUSIVE — Ariana Grande: I Was a Magnet For Hockey Pucks at Florida Panthers games!

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SUNRISE -- The start of the NHL season in two weeks reminds us at Gossip Extra of the time when pop star Ariana Grande attracted hockey pucks. Let us explain: Back in 1998, the then 5-year-old singer of Bang Bang always sat in the first rows with her mom and dad at Florida Panthers games. Usually, she could be found behind the penalty box at the BB&T Center, where she shot the breeze with penalized but amused players and even the … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Dan Marino’s Autistic Son Engaged to Miami Hottie!

DAVIE -- Michael Marino, the autistic 26-year-old son of Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino, just got engaged to a Hialeah hottie who left her husband at the time she met Michael, three years ago. According to several sources in Dan Marino's entourage, Michael got down on one knee near the foot of the Eiffel Tower Sept. 8 in Paris, and asked Maria Huete, 29, to marry him. She said yes, "a million times yes, my sweet prince Michael," according … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Seductive Burglars Leave Trail of Stolen Rolexes, Broken Hearts!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Older gentlemen who had their Rolexes or bank cards stolen by hotties picked up in upscale South Florida Blue Martini nightclubs recently should get a hold of Broward Sheriff's detectives! Law enforcement officials believe two women arrested in late August in South Florida left a trail of ripped off guys all the way up to New York City -- and at least three victims in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area. Oh yeah: Victims who … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Where in The World is WFOR Star Reporter Michele Gillen?

Jim DeFede and Michele Gillen

MIAMI -- WFOR-Channel 4 investigative reporter Michele Gillen has not been seen in the CBS affiliate's newsroom in two months, and no one at the station is commenting on her whereabouts. But insiders are telling me Gillen, who's at WFOR for nearly 20 years, walked out after a nasty, public tongue-lashing about her work from colleague Jim DeFede in mid-July -- and she hasn't been at work since. "Apparently, nobody can get a hold of her," … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — WSVN Eyeing Sports Reporter Donovan Campbell to Replace Louis Aguirre on Deco Drive!

MIAMI -- WSVN-Channel 7 honchos are looking in-house to find a replacement for Louis Aguirre on the station’s daily gossip show Deco Drive. Aguirre was paired up with Lynn Martinez on the Fox affiliate's DD for years but recently moved on to CBS’ national tabloid show The Insider. Now, one serious candidate for Aguirre’s old gig is Donovan Campbell. The 30-something Florida International grad had one week to convince his bosses that he’s … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Gossip Extra Dishes The Dirt on WSFL’s Eye Opener

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Here is this morning's Gossip Extra roundup on WSFL-Channel 39's Eye Opener, with Jose Lambiet and David Aizer. Highlights include details about the new indictment for fraud of jailed ex-WPTV anchorman Rob Lopicola; The listing for sale of a Broward home that's the most expensive in the nation; New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his way young galpal; and singer Lily Allen in a bikini in South Beach: … [Read more...]

LAST DAYS — Please, do Your Share to Keep Your Internet Flowing Fairly!

Dear Reader, In a few hours, the Federal Communications Commission will close the public comment period on the most unfair new regulations on access and usage of the Internet in the medium's short history. The FCC, which is stacked with current or former executives of giant corporate media companies, is considering to allow Internet providers to charge websites like Gossip Extra for faster reader access. Obviously, the hundreds of … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — New WPLG Weatherbabe Jennifer Correa: I’ve Got Hard Muscles!

PEMBROKE PARK -- South Florida television stations are shamelessly serving up eye-candy with their weather reports, especially in the morning. Introducing the latest addition to the stable of young, shapely women whose job it is to talk up a storm: WPLG-Channel 10's Jennifer Correa. The 20-something brunette, who was born and raised in Miami and lists Hurricane Andrew as the reason why she became a meteorologist, recently took over the … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — State House Candidate Scott Herman: I Married a Millionaire!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Scott Herman married well. Very well! So well, indeed, that the net worth of the 43-year-old Herman, a candidate to the District 93 seat in the Florida House of Representatives, is now $43,825,422. And 74 cents. So says the candidate's financial disclosure statement filed in June. In 2012, when he lost the race for the same seat in Broward, his financial statement showed he was worth $56,040.12. What … [Read more...]

REAL ESTATE — Broward House Listed For Sale — FOR $139 MILLION!

935 Hillsboro Mile in Hillsboro Beach: For sale for $139 million! (MLS photo)

HILLSBORO BEACH -- Move aside Palm Beach: Broward's Hillsboro Beach could soon be the home of Florida's most expensive property! The owner of a Massachusetts construction company this week listed for sale his 60,000-square-foot house, a crib that's so big it has an IMAX theater and a marble staircase that cost $2 million. Price tag: $139 million! Until now, the most expensive property in Florida is Russian oligarch Dmitri Rybolovlev's … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — RHOM Joanna Krupa: Bikini Break at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open!

HOLLYWOOD -- Real Housewives of Miami's Joanna Krupa has been tearing it up at the poker tables in the $10 million-Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open this weekend in Hollywood, but don't think for a second that Krupa's going to sit at the felt tables without showing a little something! The 35-year-old Polish former supermodel made an appearance at the resort pool, and did what she does best: Sashay in a sexy bikini! Check out our exclusive … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Real Housewives Outlast Miami Heat Leftovers!

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open 2014: Real Housewives of MIami stars Karent Sierra (left) and Joanna Krupa (Splash News photo)

HOLLYWOOD -- Miami Heat stars Udonis Haslem and Norris Cole, Real Housewives of Miami castmembers Joanna Krupa and Karent Sierra, pop singer Ryan Cabrera and others duked it out on the felt tables at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's Poker Open last night. The $10 million-tournament starts in earnest today without the famous folks, who got to play early for charity. Most of the celebs got wiped out pretty fast last night, … [Read more...]