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  • 40 Pictures of Leonardo DiCaprio Ex Girlfriends and Flings

    12/22/2013 11:47:15 AM PST · by Pearls Before Swine · 53 replies
    Web -- www.rantstyle ^ | Tom Kazansky
    It's all pics... Hard to pick which one to excerpt.
  • (Obamanomics Wrecks Havoc on Beverly Hills, CA) Dollar Store Seeks to Rub Elbows on Rodeo Drive

    10/17/2012 1:35:21 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 13, 2012 | By Dina Abou Salem
    If your Rodeo Drive shopping stops include Versace, Armani, Chanel and Tiffany & Co., perhaps you’d be interested in a store where you could drop a real bundle, of $1 bills that is. The 99 Cents Only Stores chain announced that it’s searching for a retail space on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif., one of the toniest shopping strips in the world. “We think our store will do well. Our highest amounts of sales are happening in our branch on Wilshire Boulevard. We know for a fact a lot of customers there are coming from Beverly Hills. This store...
  • Hamptons hit by recession (many repossessions)

    03/16/2009 10:04:28 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies · 890+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 03/16/09 | James Quinn
    Hamptons hit by recession The summer playground of New York's rich and famous is feeling the pinch of the economic slowdown, as the number of homes entering the early stages of repossession almost equals the number of homes being sold. By James Quinn, Wall Street Correspondent Last Updated: 9:42PM GMT 16 Mar 2009 Ditch Plains beach in the Hamptons town of Montauk. Hamptons hit by recession: An arts and crafts house in the historic Hamptons village of Sag Harbor, where John Steinbeck used to live. An arts and crafts house in the historic Hamptons village of Sag Harbor, where John...
  • Stars of Hollywood, high-tech open wallets for Obama party

    12/27/2008 9:33:12 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies · 751+ views
    Breibart ^ | 12/26/08
    Stars of Hollywood, high-tech open wallets for Obama party Dec 26 05:54 PM US/Eastern Stars of Hollywood including Halle Berry and Steven Spielberg and bosses of high-tech giants like Google and Microsoft are opening their wallets to help fund Barack Obama's inauguration party. Obama, in keeping with his vow to purge US politics of influence peddling, has ordered that the names of all inauguration donors, withheld by previous presidents, be published on the Internet. Lists of those stumping up for the inauguration on January 20 show that Spielberg and his wife, Kate, each gave the maximum 50,000 dollar donation. Actress...
  • NOT-SO-GREEN LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS (enviro celebs deemed hypocrites---Teddy is pulp)

    04/25/2006 4:14:23 AM PDT · by Liz · 12 replies · 1,294+ views
    NY POST ^ | April 25, 2006 | EDITORIALS
    ****It's not just Julia Roberts----John Kerry's entourage consisted of a bunch of SUVs................and not only have the Kennedys refused to build wind-powered systems on Nantucket Sound; they own two major oil-producing companies here in America. If the liberals want to whine about "the oil-rich making money off of the backs of the poor" .....one of President Bush's friends in the big-oil business is the Kennedy family....often claiming to champion the very poor that they are robbing. onroe Township, N.J. ***** The problem I have with the environmental movement is its opposition to industrial progress. Sen. Ted Kennedy is a waste...
  • Oprah Winfrey: Wealth Is 'A Good Thing'

    04/11/2006 7:46:00 PM PDT · by Lurking in Kansas · 120 replies · 2,541+ views
    ...Winfrey, 52, who is reportedly worth more than $1 billion, said she doesn't feel guilty about her wealth. "I was coming back from Africa on one of my trips," she said. "I had taken one of my wealthy friends with me. She said, 'Don't you just feel guilty? Don't you just feel terrible?' I said, 'No, I don't. I do not know how me being destitute is going to help them.' Then I said when we got home, 'I'm going home to sleep on my Pratesi sheets right now and I'll feel good about it.' "
  • Jack Welch Settles His Divorce Case on Eve of Trial

    07/03/2003 10:05:38 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 16 replies · 360+ views
    Bloomberg, no url | 7/3/3
    July 3 (Bloomberg) -- Jack Welch, who was General Electric Co.'s chief executive for 21 years, has settled his contesteddivorce case on the eve of a scheduled trial.     Terms of the settlement were confidential. Welch, who retiredfrom General Electric in 2001, was to go to trial in divorce courtin Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Monday.     ''Jack and Jane Beasley Welch have settled their mattereffective immediately and are now divorced,'' said a press releaseissued by attorneys for both parties.     The contentious case led to disclosure of Welch's retirementpackage and prompted the cancellation, at Welch's request, of mostof his fringe benefits. General Electric was...
  • Energy Taxes of the Rich and Famous

    01/09/2003 5:26:31 PM PST · by Mark · 4 replies · 126+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | January 09, 2003 | John C. Ryan
    January 09, 2003 edition - http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0109/p14s01-sten.html Energy taxes of the rich and famous By John C. Ryan | Special to the Christian Science Monitor ASPEN, COLO. - Aspen, Colo., is a place of spectacular scenery - the striped peaks of the nearby Maroon Bells have become a nature- calendar cliché - and spectacular wealth. On weekends "in season," private jets descend upon the Aspen airport like flies on honey, and movie stars and multimillionaires are a dime a dozen on Aspen's world-class ski slopes. But, as locals like to point out, there's more to this historic Western town than its...