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...]

MUGSHOT — Sad Face: Bicyclist Arrested in Restaurant Drive-Through!

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- This guy's mugshot is so sad they should've let him go! Meet Gabriel Harris, 33, was charged with resisting arrest earlier this week in New Smyrna Beach -- green hair, sad face and all! Harris allegedly tried to order from a Taco Bell drive-through at 3 a.m. but employees refused to serve him because he was not in a car. So Harris refused to leave. This being Florida, cops got involved. Harris resisted -- and … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Miami Heat Star Dwyane Wade Takes Over Runway for Night on The RunWade!

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MIAMI -- Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade's yearly fundraiser, which for three years has been dubbed A Night on the RunWade, lured most of the ball player's teammates and more than 500 fans to the Ice Palace Studios last night in Miami. Dubbed Where Fashion Meets Charity, the wingding was to benefit the Wade's World Foundation and included a cocktail party, meals prepared by some of Miami's top restaurants and a fashion show that included veterans … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Broward Kid Bella Thorne: My Bikini Bottom Small Enough For You?

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MIAMI BEACH -- Pembroke Pines actress Bella Thorne, Zendaya's best friend in the Disney Channel hit Shake it Up, is spending some time at home in Broward suburbia -- but it's on the beach that she's making news. The 17-year-old actress and singer showed up in Miami Beach with a mismatched bikini that turned heads, especially the bottom. The flame-haired actress, who is in five movies scheduled to be released next year, hung out for a … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Marc Anthony’s Wife Makes Men Wish to be Her Pug!

Shannon de Lima, salsero Marc Anthony's new wife, spends some time on the sand with her pug in Miami Beach (Splash News photo)

MIAMI BEACH -- Just days after she became the third Mrs. Marc Anthony in an intimate ceremony in the Dominican Republic, Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima, 26, turned up in Miami Beach without her man . . . but with a pug! And the way she held the pooch made some wish they were a dog! Anthony, 46, divorced fellow singer Jennifer Lopez in June and was on-and-off with de Lima for months until they tied the knot Nov. 11. And when it … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Nikki Beach Knows What Women Want . . . Something Skimpy, or Just Plain Weird!

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MIAMI BEACH -- On a week when the South Florida-based nightclub chain Nikki Beach scrapped plains to add its first Middle Eastern destination in Qatar, its What Women Want bikini fashion show lured several hundred hipsters to its Miami Beach location. The show featured dozens of models in various bikinis, some skimpy and others avant-garde. One of the hotties was covered in tiny mirrors from head to toe, an outfit reminiscent of hip-hopper … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — NASCAR serves up Jason Aldean, Drama and Fins’ Nat Moore in Homestead!

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HOMESTEAD -- In the hoopla of the last NASCAR race of the season in Homestead and the drama of Kevin Harvick's Sprint Cup championship win, non racing celebs fanned out alongside the track, and most of them had local ties! Country music sensation Jason Aldean performed a pre-race concert of some of his 12 chart toppers. It was a homecoming of sorts for the Nashville star: Aldean, 37, the singer of Big Green Tractor, grew up part of the time … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Pharrell Williams Pulls Miami Condo Off Market!

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MIAMI -- It's been one of the toughest real estate sales in town! R&B star Pharrell Williams has pulled his breathtaking downtown Miami condo off the real estate market after attempting to sell it -- even at a huge loss -- for nearly two years. Gossip Extra hears that the art-filled palace 40 floors above the Magic City didn't generate much interest at the latest price, $10.9 million. That's $1.6 million less than what he bought it for … [Read more...]

MUGSHOT — Alleged Hospital Perv Rene Martinez!

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HIALEAH -- A male nurse at Palm Springs General Hospital in Hialeah was charged with battery and committing an unnatural and lascivious act after allegedly fondling the genitals of a male patient he thought was under anesthesia! Unfortunately for medic Rene Martinez, the patient surreptitiously videotaped the inappropriate touching, and the footage led to the arrest and a $5 million-lawsuit against the hospital. The 38-year-old victim, … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Huey Lewis Jams With Bon Jovi Drummer Tico Torres at Palm Beach Gardens Gala

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PALM BEACH GARDENS -- It was an 80s reunion of sorts Sunday night at the charity gala of Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres in Palm Beach Gardens. Torres, whose band really got big in the 80s, jammed with Huey Lewis, whose Do You Believe in Love with his band The News was one of the decade's anthems, and the Blues Brothers Soul Band, a tribute to the 1980 movie. The gala, at PGA National Resort and Spa, brought more than 300 friends of Torres' … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Jersey Shore’s Snooki: My Skimpy Bachelorette Party!

Jersey Shore star Snooki wore something skimpy during her bachelorette weekend in Miami Beach (Splash News photo)

MIAMI BEACH -- Oh, no! They're back in South Florida! Jersey Shore BFFs Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley returned to the scene of arguably the now-defunct MTV show's best season over the weekend to celebrate Snooki's bachelorette party. Reality fave Snooki, 26, brought new mom JWoww and a group of besties to Miami Beach, where Jersey Shore's second season was filmed in 2011, for one last bash before Snooki becomes Mrs. … [Read more...]