HOMES — Boca Raton’s Infamous Mitt Romney Host Moves to Miami Beach!

Hedge funder Marc Leder, the Boca Raton millionaire blamed for some of Mitt Romney's image problems during last year's presidential election, is moving into a new condo in Miami Beach. Leder, 51, CEO of Sun Capital Partners and a part-owner of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, recently spent $15 million on a seventh-floor penthouse at the boutique Ocean House, a small condo building South of Fifth on Ocean Drive. Leder bought the 4,100-square … [Read more...]

Scott Prouty Escapes Charges in Mitt Romney 47% Video

Scott Prouty

The fear of getting arrested for breaking wiretapping laws was one reason why Hollywood, Fla. bartender Scott Prouty remained anonymous when he leaked his footage of Mitt Romney’s dissing 47 percent of voters last fall. But then Prouty outed himself on MSNBC this week, telling host Ed Schultz: “I was behind this whole thing!” Self-incrimination, anyone? Can he get arrested? Nope -- Prouty is safe! -- Click here to read about Prouty's … [Read more...]

IRS to Scott Prouty: Now Pay Your Taxes!

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Scott Prouty, the Hollywood, Fla., bartender who outed himself as the man who secretly filmed then-presidential candidate Mitt Romney dissing 47 percent of voters, changed history -- but he can't change tax laws! Gossip Extra has discovered that Prouty, who came out on MSNBC's The Ed Show last night, owes the Internal Revenue Service a sizable tax bill -- sizable for a catering company barkeep. UPDATE: Authorities will not prosecute … [Read more...]

Scott Prouty, The Bartender Who Hijacked Mitt Romney’s Campaign

Scott Prouty

The man whose actions may have cost Mitt Romney the presidential election came forward last night in an interview on MSNBC's The Ed Show. Broward catering company bartender Scott Prouty identified himself as the one who secretly taped Romney's speech at a fundraiser at the Boca Raton mansion of hedge fund investor Marc Leder. The video showed Romney speak to well-heeled guests about how 47 percent of Americans would never vote for him … [Read more...]

First Romney, Now Vergara: The Curse of Marc Leder

Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb

Is  Boca Raton millionaire hedge funder Marc Leder the grim reaper of public relations? Sure looks that way after the latest incident! At first Leder, who also co-owns the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, was credited -- or blamed -- for Republican Mitt Romney losing the White House to incumbent Barack Obama in November. You might remember Leder as the owner of the home in which Romney was secretly taped speaking to well-heeled supporters … [Read more...]

Mitt Romney’s Sugar Daddy Now a Baby Daddy

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From sugar daddy to baby daddy! That's the move Boca Raton private equity firm owner and big Mitt Romney fundraiser Marc Leder completed in the wake of the election. He admitted this week to fathering a love child! Remember Leder? Republicans do, and they'll remember him for a long time. Leder, 50, worked tirelessly -- and spent hundreds of thousands in South Florida -- to ensure that his good friend Romney got elected. Thing … [Read more...]

Is Mitt Romney’s North Palm $hindig a Land Mine?

Coalman Chris Cline

If presidential wannabe Mitt Romney's controversial fundraiser at hedge fund boss Marc Leder's Boca house had potential for a backlash, wait until you hear about what Romney will find tonight in north Palm Beach County. The Republican candidate is scheduled to raise beaucoup bucks in two events at the Seminole Landing beachside neighborhood of North Palm Beach. And organizers include a party-loving West Virginia coalman, and a former … [Read more...]

Mitt’s Boca Moneyman Under Tax Probe!

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When presidential candidate Mitt Romney said in a private, now-controversial fundraiser in Boca Raton that 47 percent of the U.S. population pays no or little taxes, he must've been talking about his host. Marc Leder, whose Sun Capital Partners hedge fund company is based in Boca, recently surrendered internal papers to the State of New York for a tax-related investigation. The alleged crime? You guessed it: Going around tax laws to … [Read more...]

Romney Thrusts Boca Mogul in Limelight!

Marc Leder

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney unwittingly thrust the orgy-loving Boca Raton hedge funder Marc Leder into the national limelight. A video (see below) of Romney talking with disdain about President Barack Obama voters during a fundraiser at the $4.4 million, 15,000-square-foot digs of Sun Capital Partner's founder Leder has popped up on the Mother Jones website. And it ain't pretty: When folks are done making fun of Romney's … [Read more...]