It may not have come from a masseuse, but Former Vice President Al Gore still got a “happy ending.” On Friday, an Oregon DA’s office cleared him of sexual abuse charges due to “lack of credible evidence.” In June, massage therapist Molly Hagerty claimed that Gore was “a crazed sex poodle” who made “unwanted sexual contact” with her in an upscale Portland hotel room in 2006. At the time, both the vice president and his ex-wife, Tipper Gore, called the charges hogwash. But Portland police have followed through with their investigation and said Friday that a “sustainable criminal case does not exist.” Apparently, Hagerty failed a lie detector test and forensic testing also did not turn up any evidence.
Whew. We’re relieved our Nobel Prize-winning almost-43rd president is still a stand-up guy. [People] Keep reading »
Police are investigating charges from two more women who claim they were sexually assaulted by former Vice President Al Gore, The National Enquirer reports. Last month the bombshell dropped that Gore allegedly assaulted Portland, Oregon, massage therapist Molly Hagerty in his upscale hotel room in 2006. Now the Enquirer claims two more massage therapists fended off advances from the big cheese. One source alleges Gore hired a masseuse at a Beverly Hills luxury hotel in 2007 when he was in town for the Academy Awards, removed his towel, revealing his naked body and erect penis, and told her, “Take care of this!” (Oh, the imagery!) The other incident allegedly took place at a hotel in Tokyo one year later, although no further details are provided. Keep reading »
Even though Tipper and Al Gore are ending their 40-year marriage, Tipper is refusing to jump on the Al mud-slinging bandwagon. She is standing by her (ex) man, publicly saying that she thinks masseuse Molly Hagerty’s claims that Al sexually assaulted her are bogus. She’s also refuting other accusations that Al had relations with the butcher, the baker, and the candlestick maker—aka a cheerleader, a Hollywood producer, and Laurie David. Keep reading »
Remember when Al and Tipper Gore split up a week and a half ago, and we brainstormed a list of who Al should date next? Numero three on said list was one Laurie David (far right), the former wife of Larry David. (The two divorced in 2007, amidst rumors that Laurie had an affair with the caretaker of their summer home.) Laurie is a high-powered global warming activist who produced Al’s “An Inconvenient Truth,” and since they’re both newly single, brown-haired, and all about the environment, we thought they’d be sooooo cute together.
Turns out, they have been cute together. For the past two years. Keep reading »
Now that Al and Tipper Gore are dunzo after 40 years of marriage, we’re hoping that Al (and Tipper too, but she’s another matter) is single and ready to mingle. So whom should he date? Our suggestions after the jump.
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It was the kiss that just kept going and going, but despite the heat displayed between them in 2000, Al and Tipper Gore did not last. The couple announced their split today, after 40 years of marriage, and described the separation as “mutual.” Maybe Al got sick of having to listen to NWA on his headphones rather than on his sick sound system? Whatever. Sad news, for sure. [SFGate.com] Keep reading »
With all the hullabaloo over Barack and Michelle Obama’s much watched fist-bump on Tuesday, we started thinking about how it compared to other political public displays of affection. Who could forget the never-ending kiss at the Democratic National Convention between Al and Tipper Gore? Some people are still holding back their lunch. Republican Presidential nominee John McCain has a PDA pattern of his own — at every rally he make sure to thank wife, Cindy, then gives her a polite kiss on the cheek. For others, as well as another photo of that fist-bump (we couldn’t resist), click after the jump… Keep reading »