[Politico] During her three years editing mediabistro.com’s Washington-based media blog, FishbowlDC, Betsy Rothstein earned her fans and detractors and proved that, in a town of careful tip-toeing, there was plenty of attention to be had by not pulling any punches.
Rothstein’s snarky » Continued
Good Morning, Hump Day Blinders!
Your week may be half over, but we’re just getting started with the gossip! We have a BG12345 for you today. That’s five blind items, one per hour, starting at 1:00 pm EST.
Instead of a camel, today we are bringing you Chris Christie, who was just re-elected Governor of New Jersey. By easily winning the election, Christie clears a major hump and sets himself up nicely for a Presidential run in 2016.
Two questions for you: Is Christie humpable? Can he defeat Hillary?
[Vanity Fair] Blind item from Senator Dick Durbin’s Facebook page, the “Page Six of Illinois” » Continued
[The Atlantic Wire] Senator Tom Harkin, a Democrat, created Congress’s very own blind item on Wednesday during a meeting with the Des Moines Register’s editorial board.
The Senator, who refused to name names while describing a closed-door Senate meeting about filibuster rules last month, offered up the following juicy » Continued
[Out] Which Governor is rumored to have appeared in a p*rn video when he was younger? (But that’s not the real scandal—it’s that it was straight porn!)
[US News and World Report] Michael Rogers, a blogger who gained fame in the early 2000s by revealing the sexual orientation of prominent politicians, has largely been dormant since President Barack Obama took office. But Rogers tells U.S. News he’s gathering evidence for what could be another big revelation. » Continued
[Daily Mail] David Cameron has held crisis talks at Downing Street after being told of allegations of a sensational love affair which has potentially significant political implications for him.
For legal reasons, The Mail on Sunday cannot disclose » Continued
[Blind Gossip] Politicians have a reputation for being two-faced. Well, this famous politician has only one face… but it’s a new and improved one!
She had » Continued
[Blind Gossip] A Washington DC political journalist named Dave Catanese recently quit Twitter for a week. He wrote an essay about it in which he mentions another DC notable who is a prolific Tweeter.
From Esquire: » Continued
[Hollywood Street King] Move over Monica Lewinsky…
The woman dubbed ‘The World’s Smartest Escort’ could be getting ready to publish what some say is the ultimate book of Johns. That’s because we’re getting word Cristina Warthen’s soon-to-be released tell-all is set to expose » Continued