[New York Observer] From the article Paid Friends: Weary of Genuine Relationships, Rich New Yorkers Hire Stand-Ins.
“There’s nothing more painful than a paid friend breakup,” said a respected entrepreneur with an extensive infrastructure of PFs.
“How so?” I asked looking out his office window across Manhattan [Read more…]
[Blind Gossip] This award-winning actress was born with a silver spoon in her mouth, and has probably never set foot in a discount department store. She certainly won’t be camping out on line for a flat-screen TV at 4:00 am this Friday. However, she does display a rather remarkable insensitivity to those can’t afford luxury items.
The shallow actress was asked about shopping after Thanksgiving. A friend jokingly asked her if she was planning to battle the crowds on Black Friday. [Read more…]
[Out] Which gay design duo are the cheapest shoppers on the planet, but unfortunately don’t think price reductions are such a great idea when they sell their own stuff?
[Village Voice] Which rock wife gets so excited when shopping that she str*ps down to practically nothing in full view of other customers, in order to try things on more quickly? (The result is a sort of horrified bemusement.)
[Blind Gossip] This slim and pretty actress, who is best known for films, recently had a rough retail experience.
She was shopping with a friend in a high end store in Los Angeles after the holidays. She picked out several beautiful (and very expensive items) and waited for the salesperson to ring her up.
The salesperson [Read more…]
[National Enquirer] Which three-time Emmy winner brags about regifting the free swag she gets during awards season? The millionaire funnygal – who was overheard saying she barely has to Christmas shop – picked up extra freebies with pricey eye creams to gift to her equally rich girlfriends!
[Blind Gossip] This famous celebrity couple may have a little klepto on their hands! Every time they take their child/ren shopping, they seem to emerge with an item that wasn’t paid for. Usually it is a small item that can be easily tucked in a pocket, but occasionally it has been something larger that the child has placed in one of the shopping bags with which they entered.
To the couple’s credit, they (or a member of their staff) always return to the scene of the crime with a sincere apology and payment. It does make us wonder, though, at what age does a child know that taking something without paying for it is wrong? This particular child seems too old to be doing this accidentally. And if you give a child the item that they “stole”, does that give them a sense of entitlement and make them more likely to do it again? We’ve got our eyes on you, little one!