Posts tagged "marrying for money"

The Financial Acumen Of Trophy Wives

Trophy wives: there are few things to say about their morals, but their financial acumen is unimpeachable, says Daily Beast blogger (and former NY Daily News gossip columnist) Johanna Piazza.

Piazza figures that women like Katie Lee Joel, Anna Nicole Smith, Marla Maples and Heather Mills are only wives to men decades their…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2009

Today In Terribleness: Rape, Murder, And Death.

A nine-year old girl from Congo detailed being gang raped by Congolese soldiers on her way home from school during an interview with photographer and freelance journalist Sherrlyn Borkgren. She explained that “two soldiers nabbed her, put a bag over her head and pulled her into the bushes.” The young girl is just one of…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 12, 2009

Quickies!: Dara Torres Makes A Splash At Fashion Week, Angelina Jolie Doll Goes For 2,000 Pounds

Olympic swimmer Dara Torres walked the catwalk during Charles Nolan’s fashion show on Sunday. [Asylum]
A doll in the likeness of Angelina Jolie sold for 2,000 pounds on eBay. [MarieClaire.co.uk]
“Just Stand Up,” the charity tune featuring 15 of the hottest singers out right now (Mariah, Rihanna, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Leona Lewis, etc., etc.,…

By: Annika Harris / September 8, 2008

Tough Times For Gold-Diggers

Gold-diggers don’t have it easy these days. Yvette Penichet, a 43-year-old divorcée, probably thought she was going to be rolling in cash after a few years of caring for Alfred Kreisler, a 93-year-old lawyer with $22-million in assets who Yvette married last October. But less than six months into their marriage, a judge deemed Alfred…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 24, 2008