A London court this week ordered Paul McCartney to pay Heather Mills $48.7 million to settle their acrimonious divorce. “I’m so glad it’s over,” said Mills. “It was an incredible result in the end to secure mine and my daughter’s future and that of all the charities that I obviously plan on helping.”
A former aide to former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey says he had a longstanding three-way sexual relationship with McGreevey and his then-wife, Dina Matos McGreevey. Theodore Pedersen, 29, had weekly “Friday Night Specials” with the couple that lasted from 1999 until McGreevey took office in 2001, he told the Newark, N.J., Star-Ledger. McGreevey resigned in 2004 after admitting that he’d been cheating on his wife with a man. Pedersen said he was angered by Matos McGreevey’s portrayal of herself as a naïve victim. “She should have told the truth about the three of us,” he said. Pedersen said he did not know at the time that McGreevey was gay. “It did enhance their sexual relationship having me be a part of it,” he said. Matos McGreevey said Pedersen’s claims were “completely false.”
UCLA Medical Center will fire 13 employees and suspend six for looking at Britney Spears’ confidential medical records, the hospital said last week. It is a violation of federal law for unauthorized personnel to look at patient records, and the Department of Public Health has opened an investigation. UCLA human-resources director Jeri Simpson said most celebrities who arrive at the hospital do not attract attention. “I don’t know what it is about this particular person,” she said.
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Ashley Alexendra Dupre, the call girl allegedly hired by former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer for $1,000 an hour, stands to make even more money now that she’s famous. Two songs she posted on her MySpace page are being played on New York radio and have been downloaded several hundred thousand times for 98 cents apiece. Hustler’s Larry Flynt has offered her a million to pose nude, and the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, a Nevada Brothel, offered her a signing bonus of $250,000. Ranch owner Dennis Hof also offered Spitzer a free lifetime pass. “He won’t have to hide his payments,” said Hof.
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