EXCLUSIVE — Scott Stapp Saga: PBSO, Boca Raton Police Can’t Find AWOL Creed Singer!

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BOCA RATON -- Boca Raton Police has closed its investigation into alleged illegal transfers of money out of Creed singer Scott Stapp's bank account partly because detectives can't find Stapp for follow up questions. It's yet another Gossip Extra scoop: Boca PD closed the criminal complaint filed at Thanksgiving by local resident Stapp, 41, against his wife, former beauty queen Jaclyn. The main reason: Neither cops nor Palm Beach County … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Sheriff Ric Bradshaw: We Don’t Need no Stinking Media, Thanks to New App!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw has quietly been pressuring supporters to donate money to help him put out information directly to the public without going through traditional media filters, Gossip Extra has learned. In a highly unusual public-private partnership Bradshaw, who's up for reelection in 2016 and, by all indications, is planning to run again, has been actively recruiting business leaders to pay for the new … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Mysterious Buyer Angling For Larry King Miami Mugshot Art!

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MIAMI -- Ocean Drive magazine founder Jerry Powers recently took up pop art, and it's getting attention in the right circles. After Powers put up for sale his latest work -- an Andy Warhol-style four-panel acrylic painting inspired by the Miami mugshot of former CNN talker Larry King -- Powers tells us he received a mysterious call from someone who wanted to buy the piece. "It's a one-of-a-kind painting," Powers said. "It's for sale for … [Read more...]

OPINION — Florida Pols Should Quit Whining About Cuba Opening . . . State Has Everything to Win, Nothing to Lose!

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Gossip Extra publisher Jose Lambiet traveled twice to Cuba over the past 15 years to report on changes on the island PALM BEACH -- Since President Barack Obama announced the normalization of American-Cuban relations this morning, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and other local pols want us to believe that the thawing of the cross-Caribbean cold war is the worst thing since Elian Gonzalez was seized by Janet Reno's armed "henchmen" and shipped back to … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Big 105.9 Morning Jocks Paul and Young Ron: Meatballs And Martinis 2014

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FORT LAUDERDALE -- Big 105.9 and Real Radio 94.3 morning superstars jocks Paul Castronovo and Young Ron Brewer welcomed more than 200 of their friends at their annual Meatballs and Martinis Christmas fundraiser at Anthony's Runway 84 in Fort Lauderdale. They expected to raise about $60,000 for several charities at the Monday night shindig. Lining up for the Italian buffet and glasses of Castronovo Italian wines: Miami Dolphins star receiver … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — From Inside Bars to Behind Bars: John Goodman on The Way to State Prison

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WEST PALM BEACH -- A Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge today cleared the way for Wellington polo mogul John Goodman, who was convicted of DUI manslaughter in the 2010 killing of motorist Scott Wilson, to be moved to a state prison. Goodman is appealing the conviction but was sentenced to 16 years in prison by Judge Jeffrey Colbath. As the appeal is expected to take more than a year, Colbath today issued an order releasing Goodman from … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Jeb Bush For President: Florida’s Left Worried About “Getting Jebbed” Again!

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TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's Left must've had its anti-Jeb Bush slogan ready for a while! Just minutes after former two-term Florida Governor Jeb Bush announced he is actively exploring the possibility of running for president in 2016, Progress Florida issued its own statement: "Floridians got Jebbed for eight years, so we know him better than anyone – and the last thing America needs is Jeb Bush in the oval office. "Bush has led attacks on … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Billy Joel Shopping For Palm Beach House . . . Howard Stern Talked Him Into it!

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PALM BEACH -- Is the Piano Man about to join shock jock Howard Stern on the Palm Beach property tax rolls? Beloved New York singer Billy Joel wants to buy a house in Palm Beach, Gossip Extra has learned, and several local realtors have quietly made their pitches for properties worth between $15 million and $20 million. He'd like a deal for a crib that's not listed officially, and preferably on the ocean side of the chichi island. One … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Miami Heat Star Mario Chalmers: We Suck, But I Still Got me a New Ferrari!

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MIAMI -- The Miami Heat are piling up more losses than wins so far this season with a tough game on the road in Brooklyn tonight, but guard Mario Chalmers is reaping some rewards for, well, just being on the team. The 28-year-old shooter took delivery of a brand spanking new $200,000-Ferrari California from Boca Raton's Excell Auto Group the other day. Chalmers didn't have to pay for the shiny black roadster since it's all part of an … [Read more...]

VIDEO — The Nerve: Yoga Twins File For Bankruptcy But Video Shows Them in Lap of Palm Beach Luxury!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- This is rich. Literally! Ann and Alison Dadow, the sexy blond twins who ran two successful yoga studios in the area before they suddenly shut their doors earlier this year, sure look like fitness socialites in a video they put up on YouTube just before they skipped town without paying staff and reimbursing memberships. The 36-year-old hotties, who've since moved to Utah, filed for bankruptcy over the past few … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Twin Yoga Instructors Ann, Alison Dadow File For Bankrutpcy!

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PARK CITY, Utah -- Yoga buffs and instructors who still nurture the hope to be made whole by the Dadow twins shouldn't hold their collective breath! Alison and Ann Dadow, well-known yoga instructors who parlayed their looks and luxury lifestyle into successful studios in Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach before abruptly leaving without paying staffers and reimburse memberships, have just filed for bankruptcy, Gossip Extra has … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival Serves up Robert Irvine, Local Kitchen Talent

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PALM BEACH -- The Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival served a steady diet of Food Network stars, local celebrity chefs and gourmet food over the weekend in what's becoming a major foodie rendezvous! Restaurant Impossible boss Robert Irvine was among the most visible celebs, along with NYC kitchen honchos Marc Murphy and Daniel Boulud and local chef Clay Conley of Palm Beach's avant-garde restaurant Buccan. Who else was there? Check … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Scott Stapp: Shocking Recording of Desperate 911 Call . . . “My Heart is Racing Extremely High!”

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BOCA RATON -- Obviously in distress, Creed frontman Scott Stapp called 911 during a cardiac episode he suffered at the wheel of his pickup truck on a Florida road last month. According to the exclusive recording below trainwreck Stapp, whose band sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, appears faint because he had not been able to buy anything to eat! It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: "My heart is racing extremely high," Boca … [Read more...]