Justin Bieber's perfume business, as sickly popular as his music, has attracted its own bootleggers. Last week the city filed suit against a Midtown perfumerie over the sale of knockoff Justin Bieber scents, after nearly a 10-month-long involvement by the NYPD. Poor, sad Justin Bieber. Will he ever ... More >>
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Blame Sex and the City... Today brings us news of the "Burberry bandit," a man who reportedly robbed 14 Manhattan banks to fuel his high-fashion addiction, according to the New York Post. Cornell Neilly, 21, supposedly used the haul from the heists to buy "$400 sneakers and a Burberry shirt" whic ... More >>
It's been a busy year for Bruce Springsteen. In March, he released Wrecking Ball, his seventeenth studio album and tenth release to top the Billboard 200, and after packing in arenas across America throughout the spring, he took the E Street Band to Europe. His name is also in a top-40 entry on the ... More >>
This press release came in, moments after the body turned cold: "CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY AVAILABLE ON WHITNEY HOUSTON "So-and-so, NY based leading criminal defense attorney, is available for comment on Whitney Houston.
John Malkovich is once again in the line of fire
Music News In an interview with MTV News, comedian Rob Delaney defends his lawsuit against newly-divorced Kim Kardashian (plus Ryan Seacrest, E!, and Comcast): "I'm against frivolous lawsuits, of course, so it took something deadly serious for me to come out of the woodwork and mount this case," he ... More >>
Former IMF chief and alleged sex offender Dominique Strauss-Kahn has left Rikers Island and is being housed in a building near Ground Zero. The building is part of the NYPD's "Ring of Steel," which is a network of private and police cameras near where the Twin Towers used to be. During DSK's ... More >>
The 1997 murder of Christopher Wallace, b/k/a/ the rapper The Notorious B.I.G., remains unsolved. Last week, the case became both more transparent and more suspicious as the FBI opened up its files into an investigation about not just who shot Biggie Smalls, but also who helped orchestrate th ... More >>
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
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Ralph Esmerian, a Manhattan jeweler who once loaned gems to Hollywood's rich and famous -- including Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Lopez, and Melania Trump -- was arrested on fraud charges today at his girlfriend's Tudor City apartment.
courtesy David VarenneBy Valerie Vande Panne Previously, we wrote about the city's plan to redo the Bronx's Pelham Parkway, including adding guardrails that would require killing at least 80 of the century-old trees lining the road. Last week, the trees -- represented by the Pelham Parkway P ... More >>
Who's doing what to whom? Your guess is not as good as mine.
Sometimes the headlines just write themselves. Spoiler: The Jersey Shore's embattled Snooki was found guilty of "annoying others on the beach with her antics," which included, apparently, using a beer bong, falling off a bike, and being entirely too tan (that's just our opinion).
Elizabeth Marvel joins the greats
It's been a minute since we've heard from Paris Hilton in any big way, but it's not for her lack of trying. In July, at the World Cup, she was allegedly detained for holding a bit of weed; she was subsequently released without charges or publicity. (It was a holiday weekend, and the World Cup ... More >>
Remember that whole Lady Gaga Penis Conspiracy? It was basically the "Birther" Movement of Pop Culture and the only thing that distinguished the two was that Lady Gaga's Penis Conspiracy Theorists are far more interesting, compelling, and genuinely sane characters than Orly Taitz. Also, they ... More >>
Right now pretty much everyone and their mother knows that Lindsay Lohan just got 90 days in jail for probation violation. In a far less publicized sentencing, Driton Nicaj, a 20-year-old man who assaulted three gay men on the Upper East Side in 2009 (including one attack that was originally ... More >>
Usher's Raymond Vs. Raymond took the top spot on the albums chart this week, selling 329,000 copies in the wake of its March 30 release. But once again, this week's chart-related headlines belong to the impeccably blow-dried Canadian singer Justin Bieber. The Usher protégé and native Ontari ... More >>
When I win an Oscar for Best Actress, I am certainly not going to accept it with a morose pout, then promptly go into hiding in humiliation in order to work out the details of my shattered personal life. But that's just what poor Sandra Bullock had to do because her man, Jesse James had date ... More >>
MasslerA super fan of Ivanka Trump (of all people) was arrested in Reno Thursday for allegedly stalking the Celebrity Apprentice co-star. We bet her hubby, Jared Kushner, is glad to hear the news. The thing is, the guy doesn't seem like a stalker. A weirdo, maybe, but a stalker? There was a ... More >>
Kidnap that fool--Tim Urban. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ FOX. Such a weird night on Idol. There's still plenty of dogshit left on the men's side of the competition, and maybe even worse, there are plenty of people who haven't yet decided if they're going to be dogshit or not. And the night got ... More >>
President Obama loves to reference Lady Gaga to show how hip he is. I'm hearing that the other day, after he made a speech about the importance of the hate crimes legislation he signed, the Prez was greeted by '80s singer and LGBT supporter Cyndi Lauper, who told him, "It's about time!"
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