[Blind Gossip] Politicians tend to be just as sensitive as athletes when it comes to covering up their homosexuality.
One rising star in the world of politics is particularly shady about his dating life. He is gay, but does not want [Read more…]
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?
[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 [Read more…]
[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. [Read more…]
[Jezebel] “Between you and me,” writes Cat Marnell in the book proposal which netted her a $500,000 advance from Simon & Schuster, “half the time I feel very little remorse. AND I have a massive ego, if I really think about it.”
In her proposal, which was leaked to us, Marnell details her life so far. In case you haven’t been keeping up with New York, the New York Times Magazine, [Read more…]
[New York Post] Which politician, despite his serious and dour demeanor, is “dynamite in the sack,” according to an ex-lover?
[Village Voice] Which family-values-loving Republican candidate (who lost) could never seem to remember the name of the babysitter he dropped his kids with so he could go on flag-waving missions—for three years in a row?
[Huffington Post] Which corrupt pol’s storied vindictiveness keeps many critics silent?
[New Republic] In an article on The New Republic today, journalist Marin Cogan details some of the sexual advances female reporters in Washington, D.C. must field from even the most rainmaking of our elected officials. Nodding toward a House of Cards episode that broached the subject of fraught journalist-source flirtations, Cogan writes that colleagues of hers have been hit on by fundraisers, lobbyists, think-tank brains, and beyond, some of whom were wearing wedding rings whilst trying to get laid.
But one of Cogan’s scandalous recollections stands out from the rest, both for its main star—a “high-profile” congressman—and for the clues it provides: [Read more…]
[Downfront 2] Did this Superstar try to use his political connections for a hopeless case? Trying to back your friends is one thing, but you can’t burn your connections on a friend that won’t do better himself.