A former campaign aide to John Edwards testified yesterday that in a conversation with the former presidential candidate in 2008, he feared for his life. Andrew Young has spent nearly four days on the stand in the federal corruption trial detailing his part in helping Edwards keep mistress Rielle Hu ... More >>
The grin, the fancy haircut, the blue tie -- it's all there in ex-Senator and two-time presidential candidate John Edwards' mugshot, released today by the U.S. Marshals Service to the delight of the internet everywhere. Edwards pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and violating campaign laws for ... More >>
Disgraced ex-White House aspirant John Edwards has been indicted for violating campaign laws in supposedly funneling gifts to his girlfriend Rielle Hunter and then-aide Andrew Young in order to keep the affair hidden.
Edwards insists he didn't break any laws, but he should drop that tack lik ... More >>
Pigeon O'Brien, a publicist and ex-magazine editor, has confessed at the Huffington Post that she was the National Enquirer's source for their early coverage of then-presidential candidate John Edwards's affair with Rielle Hunter. Beyond spinning an interesting yarn about her long up-and-down ... More >>
The House of Palin is crumbling, at least if you're willing to believe the most notorious liars in media, the National Enquirer, who report today that Todd Palin, the famed "First Dude" and father of five, cheated on Sarah Palin, potential presidential hopeful, with a "female massage therapis ... More >>
People are shocked -- shocked! -- that John Edwards has had the gall to propose to baby mama Rielle Hunter a mere three weeks after his wife Elizabeth died of cancer. And then, of all things, to introduce her and their baby to his kids, via the New York Post, in a meetup at the Macaroni Grill ... More >>
Elizabeth Edwards, lawyer, wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards -- from whom she separated in 2009 after 32 years of marriage (and his extramarital affair/out-of-wedlock child with Rielle Hunter) -- mom of four, breast cancer sufferer, has reportedly died of cancer. The 61-year- ... More >>
Rielle HunterRemember the presidential hopeful with the expensive haircut, John Edwards, and his hippie dippie campaign videographer-cum-mistress, Rielle Hunter? They've managed to pretty much stay out of the spotlight since the whole National Enquirer grainy photos, pregnancy cover-up, wife ... More >>
As the official fashion editors of the Voice, Araceli Cruz and Angela Ashman have a lot to say about what's in, what's out, and what's spot-on for Diddy's White Party. In the occasionally heated, occasionally catty, always fashion savvy back-and-forth that follows, they apply their expertise ... More >>
Did President Barack Obama have an affair with Vera Baker, a campaign aide on his run for Senate in 2004? Definitely (maybe), says the National Enquirer! Probably, says the Drudge Report, amid vivid Vietnam-style flashbacks while muttering "Lewinsky" repeatedly. Everyone else is hedging their ... More >>
Consider this column still "in beta" or whatever, but we're gonna start rounding up some of our local gossip for you. We don't have a better title for it right now, and if you have one, we'd love to hear your ideas. In the meantime, we've got Oprah's big "get," Cindy Adams and Her War at Home ... More >>
How painful to step to the podium and caress your Academy Award while knowing that you're man is a dog who's playing around with a neo-Nazi motorcycle chick and your personal life has fallen to utter shit.
Similarly, my auricles and ventricles go out to poor Kate Winslet, who's also suddenly ... More >>
She's sure he still loves her. What better motivation would Rielle Hunter need for consenting to a GQ interview, leading to today's subsequent mega-coverage? And in a lucky coincidence, we also have firsthand reports of the Hunter-John Edwards sex tape ("As Hunter, the campaign's official vi ... More >>
It's 2013 and Sarah Palin has already used her presidency to rip condoms out of womens' hands because they don't go well with abstinence, and to round up anyone who looks or sounds like they might have a connection to Al-Qaeda and make sure they only get on one plane--to the great big concent ... More >>
Former Presidential candidate John Edwards' affair with Rielle Hunter and child by her, first reported by the National Enquirer and more slowly covered by mainstream news sources, is now and for the first time admitted by Edwards. The onetime North Carolina Senator has released a statement a ... More >>
In the latest round of health care town hall protests, rightbloggers....
Hold on a second. Isn't this August? Though we are new to this journalism racket, it's our understanding that August is the height of the "silly season" -- that is, per Wikipedia, the time of year "typified by the emergence ... More >>