EXCLUSIVE — Creed Frontman Scott Stapp: I’m Under a Vicious Attack!

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BOCA RATON -- Creed frontman Scott Stapp just posted a video-taped statement on his Facebook account to respond to stories recently published on Gossip Extra about his wife's attempt to divorce him and have him committed. Looking gaunt and a decade older than his 41 years on the black-and-white footage, Stapp claims he's clean and sober, and under "vicious attack" by the IRS, banks and his record company. But on the 15-minute tape that … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — The Letter That Sparked an FBI Raid on PBSO: Deputies Routinely Violate Civil Rights of Minorities!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- This week's FBI activity at the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office came after a push by Guatemalan-Maya Center lawyer Jack Scarola for the U. S. Department of Justice to investigate what he claims is the unfair treatment of minorities by sheriff's deputies. It's another Gossip Extra exclusive: Last month, Scarola wrote a lengthy letter to U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder that outlined a series of PBSO shootings and … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — FBI Agents Raid Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office on Search For Files on Deputy-Involved Shootings, Brutality!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- FBI agents descended on the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office in West Palm Beach yesterday to seize Internal Affairs files about deputy-involved shootings, Gossip Extra is told by two sources familiar with the inner workings of the sheriff's agency. One insider tells Gossip Extra exclusively that the G Men were particularly interested in the May shooting of a robbery suspect by Lake Worth-based Deputy Russell … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Dr. Phil: I’ve Got Dibs on Lethal Looker Dalia Dippolito!

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BOYNTON BEACH -- Dalia Dippolito, who'll stand soon in her second trial for allegedly trying to hire someone to kill her ex-husband, is about to get her first big close-up. Two sources tell Gossip Extra exclusively that the hottie ex-wife of would-be murder victim Michael Dippolito is set to be interviewed at home in Boynton Beach while under house arrest. The footage is expected to run sometime in December on psychologist Phil McGraw's Dr. … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Starlet Lindsay Lohan’s Dad Hitched in Hillsboro Beach!

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HILLSBORO BEACH -- Michael Lohan, the father of troubled movie starlet Lindsay Lohan, finally made it official -- and Gossip Extra's got the marriage license! Michael Lohan, 54, married his troubled baby mama and former Star magazine reporter Kate Major in an intimate ceremony and party held without Lindsay and most of his five children. Michael Lohan's seventh child, and second with 32-year-old former jailbird Major, is on the … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — “Well-Meaning” Fundraiser Arrested at GOP Governors’ Shindig in Boca Raton!

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BOCA RATON -- A fundraiser attempting to piggyback on the recent Republican Governors Association meeting at the Boca Raton Resort & Club was arrested and charged with trespassing, Gossip Extra has learned. With security extra tight because of the presence of potential presidential candidates like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Texas' Rick Perry, Fort Lauderdale entrepreneur Chris Nolan was spotted … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Legendary Catcher Johnny Bench Drops $3.3 Million on ex-Pitcher Matt Morris’ Jupiter House!

JUPITER -- Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench just dropped $3.3 million on a house in Jupiter, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively. And the former Cincinnati Reds star didn't buy the crib from just any old homeowner! The rockpile was sold by former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Matt Morris -- who lost nearly $1 million in the deal! It's a story you'll read only on Gossip Extra: Bench, who won the 1975 and 1976 World Series with the Big Red … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — YEE-HAW! ARC of Palm Beach’s Jewels And Jeans Hoedown!

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PALM BEACH -- It's starting to look like a new social season is upon Palm Beach County! The annual ARC of Palm Beach's Jewels and Jeans Cowboy Ball lured several hundred people to The Beach Club in Palm Beach over the weekend. WPTV-Channel 5 anchorman Jay Cashmere and his wife Kelly chaired the event, which benefited the non-profit's adults and children with developmental disabilities. Who else was there? Check out Mike Jachles' gallery … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Fashion Week Palm Beach Kicks Off in Style!

PALM BEACH -- Fashion Week Palm Beach kicked off quietly over the weekend with a VIP preview at Prado Spa & Salon in downtown West Palm Beach. In addition to several designers, models and organizers kicked off a week's worth of fashion shows. The big-deal runway shows are scheduled Friday through Sunday at the city-owned Lakefront Pavilion on Flagler. Who else was there? Check out Mike Jachles' gallery below: … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Marchman Act Petition Filed Against Creed Frontman Scott Stapp . . . Could be Forced Into Treatment!

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BOCA RATON -- The wife of Creed singer Scott Stapp has filed a petition to force him into treatment for drug abuse and mental illness, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively. A hearing on the Marchman Act filing is scheduled for Wednesday in the Boca Raton courthouse, according to Palm Beach County court records. Under the act, Judge Jeffrey Gillen could order Stapp into treatment for up to five days at first, then up to five months if … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — John Goodman Sentenced to 16 Years AGAIN!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Wellington Polo mogul John Goodman has just been sentenced to 16 years in a state prison for the 2010 DUI killing of 23-year-old Scott Wilson. Goodman was convicted of vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter after his second trial last month. Judge Jeffrey Colbath ordered a new trial after multi-millionaire Goodman's first conviction two years ago because of juror's misconduct. This time, the court empaneled jurors … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Palm Beach Opens up to Uber Drivers!

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PALM BEACH -- Palm Beach's Code Enforcement Board has thrown the tony town's gates wide open to the ride-sharing company Uber. The board yesterday dismissed three citations handed to Uber drivers who'd come to Palm Beach to pick up passengers. The first before the board was Palm Beach Gardens motorist Vincent Allora, cited in October by Palm Beach Police as he headed to Cucina restaurant to pick up a rider. Cops wrote up Allora, who was … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — CBS4 Personality Michele Gillen Reappears at Work Four Months After Walking Out!

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MIAMI -- It took four months for WFOR-Channel 4 investigative reporter Michele Gillen to repair her bruised ego. Insiders at the ratings-challenged station are reporting that 20-year CBS4 veteran Gillen materialized in the newsroom this week for the first time since a public blowout between her and fellow investigative newsman Jim DeFede. A spywitness described how Gillen walked in Monday like she hadn't missed one third of the work year, … [Read more...]