BREAKING NEWS — John Goodman Found GUILTY of DUI Manslaughter AGAIN!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- A jury imported from Tampa has just found Wellington polo mogul John Goodman guilty of DUI manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident after a three-week re-trial and slightly more than four hours of deliberations! Goodman was remanded to the Palm Beach County jail immediately pending his sentencing. The Texas trust-funder was already found guilty of killing motorist Scott Wilson, 23, on a Wellington country road in … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Technical Woes Plague Bubba The Love Sponge’s West Palm Beach Launch, Now Planned For Monday!

WEST PALM BEACH -- After a series of delays, Bubba The Love Sponge is scheduled to make his big West Palm Beach area debut at 6 a.m. Monday. It's yet another Gossip Extra media exclusive: Bubba is expected to be on the air at 6 a.m. on the new The Bar 93.5 FM, more than a month after his announced premiere. "We had a few problems," said station GM Chet Tart, "but this sort of things happen when you start a brand new station. "Bubba is … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — U.S. Congresswoman Lois Frankel Buys West Palm Condo at Steep Loss For Previous Owner!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- U.S. Congresswoman Lois Frankel just bought herself a nice condo in downtown West Palm Beach -- and she got a hell of a deal, Gossip Extra has learned. The apartment, at The Metropolitan building, gives the former mayor of West Palm Beach views on the Dreyfoos School of the Arts on one side, and CityPlace on the other. According to records obtained by Gossip Extra, the foul-mouthed Democratic politician paid $330,000 for … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Bubba The Love Sponge to Drop on West Palm Beach Radioland!

WEST PALM BEACH -- Just weeks after the KVJ Show's return to West Palm Beach, more massive changes are coming to local radio. Get ready for the arrivals of controversial morning jock Bubba The Love Sponge, and a new all-sports radio station set to compete with ESPN 106.3 FM. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: Radio sources are telling me the New York-based JVC Broadcasting is about to announce the start of a new rock station on 93.5 … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — U.S. Congresswoman Lois Frankel Dumps West Palm Beach Home!

WEST PALM BEACH -- Rookie U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel quietly sold her West Palm Beach house three weeks before Tuesday's primary, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively. And unbeknownst to most voters who rely on the so-called mainstream press for information, the sale made the former mayor of WPB the only candidate for her District 22 seat with no real estate property in the area! The house that Democrat Frankel owned, at 4 Interlachen Circle in … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Billionaire Jeff Greene’s Building on West Palm Beach Showcase Street Hit With Code Violations!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- A building smack dab in the middle of Clematis Street owned by a company tied to a Palm Beach billionaire who's been on a land-buying spree in and around West Palm Beach has been slapped with three major code violations, Gossip Extra has learned. A notice posted on 313 Clematis St. in West Palm Beach accuses the company linked to Jeff Greene, which paid $2.2 million for the building in March, of violating codes ordinances … [Read more...]

PHOTOS — CBS12 Hires Rare Fox-y Lady; Say Hello to Mary Quinn O’Connor!

WEST PALM BEACH -- Gossip Extra would like to extend a warm welcome to new local TV reporter Mary Quinn O'Connor. We trust she'll stand out quickly on the otherwise bleak TV landscape in West Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast. First, there are her looks. She's a hottie, and we even dug out a bikini shot of the 20-something reporter. Unfortunately, there's a dude in the picture -- but you get the idea. And then, O'Connor has … [Read more...]

VIDEO — Game On: Mo & Sally Mock KVJ’s Return to West Palm Beach!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- It's game on among the highly competitive morning radio hosts! After they were canned from Hits 97.3 in Miami, Kevin Rolston, Virginia Sinicki and Jason Pennington rubbed rival personalities in the West Palm Beach market the wrong way. The trio's very public job search made it obvious that a station here would have to fire or displace talent in order to make room for their KVJ Show! Rolston, Sinicki and Pennington … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — With KVJ Show on WRMF, Jennifer Ross Headed to Sunny

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WEST PALM BEACH -- The area's radio market could look vastly different in the near future! With the KVJ Show's Kevin Rolston, Virginia Sinicki and Jason Pennington likely headed to WRMF-97.9 FM as Gossip Extra first reported yesterday, the buzz in Radioland is that current WRMF morning star and long-time local personality Jennifer Ross is headed to Sunny 107.9 FM! And that's a homecoming of sorts: Ross made a name in the Palm Beaches and … [Read more...]

VIDEO — WPTV Weatherman Glenn Glazer Attacked by Giant Spider? Nah, it’s Just Live TV!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- A spider in search of her 15 minutes of fame got just what she wanted this morning on WPTV-Channel 5. The arachnid dropped onto a camera lens filming live photos of the West Palm Beach skyline as weatherman Glenn Glazer did his thing -- and ended up looking like a monster from the 2002 David Arquette schlockfest Eight Legged Freaks. Check out unflappable Glazer handling the apparition like, well, the pro that he … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Michael Lohan: Jailing Pregnant Fiancee is Cruel And Inhumane Treatment!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- Tabloid character Michael Lohan, the recovering drug addict father of Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan, is calling the jailing of his pregnant girlfriend in Palm Beach County "cruel and inhumane punishment" today. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: We just scooped everybody in the business on announcing that Kate Major, who's serving eight months for probation violation, is pregnant from Michael and asking a judge … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Felon Attacks Lawyer at Federal Courthouse in West Palm Beach!

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WEST PALM BEACH -- A convicted felon on trial at the federal courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach was tasered after he lunged for his defense attorney and poured a pitcher of water over his head. It's yet another Gossip Extra exclusive: Witnesses tell me Keith Taylor, 38, of 9th Street in West Palm Beach, was on trial for illegal possession of a firearm, possession of cocaine with intent to sell and possession of a firearm in a crime when … [Read more...]