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 — Creed Singer Scott Stapp Believed to be in Rehab . . . Wife Wants Psych Evaluation!

BOYNTON BEACH -- Creed frontman Scott Stapp, who's been battling another drug and booze relapse as well as what could be a mental illness, is believed to have checked himself in a local drying tank, Gossip Extra has learned. Boca Raton resident Stapp, 41, told one friend he is at The Watershed in-patient rehab center in Boynton Beach for an addiction to prescription pills -- and he's none too happy about being on the fancy campus. Two … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — No Jail Time For Escort Arrested at Palm Beach Lawyer’s House With Pot UP THERE!

PALM BEACH -- The escort arrested at the Palm Beach home of well-known real estate lawyer Richard Holt with a baggie of marijuana in her lady parts will not be serving jail time after all, Gossip Extra has learned. Jessica Johnston, 25, of Fort Lauderdale, has been allowed into a pre-trial intervention program that the Palm Beach County State Attorney reserves for first time offenders. As a result, she'll serve five hours of community … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — PBSO Undercover Deputy Joaquin Fonseca Arrested on Drug Charge!

WEST PALM BEACH -- It's been kept hush-hush by authorities since yesterday, but a jail snitch tells Gossip Extra exclusively that a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office agent who once won the investigator-of-the-year award has been arrested. Joaquin Fonseca, 47, a 25-year veteran, is a member of the agency's Organized Crime Bureau. Its mission is to dismantle street gangs and major drug operations. Fonseca works as an undercover who prepares … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Ex-Miami Dolphins Receiver Davone Bess in a Trance During Arrest!

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Guess you can call it a bad trip! Former Miami Dolphins receiver Davone Bess appeared to be under the influence of drugs about 6 a.m. today when he was arrested at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, according to a Broward County Sheriff's report. This is what authorities are saying: A deputy working the airport detail was notified by passengers that a man was acting irrationally. The man, … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Office Star Craig Robinson Arrested in The Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND --  The Office star Craig Robinson, who's been busy filming a new movie in the Miami area, found enough time to get himself detained by police Wednesday in The Bahamas. Robinson, 41, was trying to leave the islands after his standup comedy gig at Atlantis when airport authorities allegedly found a small amount of pot and pills in his bag. The chubby funnyman, who's best known for his role as warehouse foreman Darryl Philbin on … [Read more...]

Candy-Maker Wrigley Heir Nabbed in Palm Beach Shores!

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The son of Wrigley chewing gum fortune-keeper Helen Rosburg is out of jail on $10,000-bond today after a weekend arrest by Palm Beach Shores police. And the arrest in an ugly domestic violence incident Sunday -- in which he allegedly head-butted his girlfriend and beat her about the head -- caps a long history of trouble with the law for 26-year-old Will DeGray. Palm Beach horse breeder Rosburg is the great granddaughter of William … [Read more...]

Palm Beach Socialite Thrust in Brooke Mueller Drug Drama!

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The Palm Beach socialite mom of Charlie Sheen's drug-addicted ex-wife has been enlisted to help her daughter, former Benjamin School cheerleader Brooke Mueller, continue getting the $55,000-a-month that Sheen pays in child support! Mar-a-Lago club stalwart Moira Fiore has reportedly moved into Mueller’s Tarzana, CA., home in an attempt to save Mueller's child support payment, according to radaronline. Why is Mueller, who's currently on her … [Read more...]

FAU President Mary Jane Saunders Resigns Suddenly!

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Mary Jane Saunders, the embattled president of the Boca Raton-based Florida Atlantic University, is resigning her post -- two years before her contract ends. In her letter to employees and students, Saunders cited the "fiercely negative media coverage" and several controversies that made the school into a national laughingstock. Her letter reads: “It is with a heavy heart that I am resigning as president of Florida Atlantic University and … [Read more...]

EDITORIAL: GOP Pols Should Quit Imposing Elizabeth Fago Smith on Taxpayers!

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For the second time in less than a decade, a governor tried to impose Palm Beach Gardens businesswoman Elizabeth Fago Smith onto the taxpaying public -- and for the second time, a governor was embarrassed. How does the word "enough" sound just about now? Businesswoman Fago Smith finally declined her appointment by Gov. Rick Scott to the board of trustees of Florida Atlantic University. She did FAU students, and the rest of Florida's … [Read more...]

Fago Smith Turns Down Florida Atlantic Gig After Gossip Extra Stories!

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One day after the publication of a Gossip Extra exclusive about the tighter-then-claimed relationship between embattled Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders and Palm Beach Gardens businesswoman Elizabeth Fago Smith, Fago Smith declined her gubernatorial appointment to the Boca Raton school's board of trustees! In a brief hand-written note to Gov. Rick Scott, Fago Smith acknowledged a business relationship with the … [Read more...]

Lindsay Lohan’s Bad Boy Nabbed at SoFla Airport

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One of Lindsay Lohan's boy toys is having more trouble with the law than she is! Multi-millionaire hotelier Vikram Chatwal, a close pal of Lilo's for the past few years, was arrested Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale. Chatwal tried to sneak past a TSA checkpoint at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport with pills and cocaine! -- Click here for more SoFla celebrity mug shots "The suspect's carry-on bag revealed several … [Read more...]

FAU’s Stomp on Jesus Student: Arrests Scared me Straight!

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The Florida Atlantic University student who claims he was reprimanded because he refused to step on paper with the word Jesus written on it says his two drug arrests in four days changed his life! It's another Gossip Extra scoop: Ryan Rotela, 22, tells me in an exclusive interview that two drug arrests in Broward County in 2009 made him strive for redemption! "I knew my past was going to be brought up," says Rotela, whose objection to … [Read more...]