A yuuuuge Trump diamond
The engagement ring presidential hopeful Donald Trump gave ex-wife No. 2 in 1991 will go on the auction block June 29 for the second time. Marla Maples’ 7.45 carat emerald-cut sparkler pulled $110,000 in 1999, shortly after the couple divorced. This time around it’s expected to bring in $300,000, according to Page Six, in an auction at Manhattan’s Lotte Palace Hotel. The sale is being handled by local estate jewelry auctioneer Joseph DuMouchelle.
Lil Wayne guzzling cough syrup
Rapper Lil Wayne had two epileptic seizures while flying to California on Monday, which forced an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was rushed to the hospital. Over the weekend, the 33-year-old had been spotted guzzling a mix of the antihistamine Promethazine and cough medicine Codeine at his Minneapolis gig, according to London’s Daily Mail. On Monday, his rep said, “We can confirm that he did experience two minor seizures yesterday. Under the guidance of his own doctors, he is now in stable condition and good spirits.”
Mariah Carey fashion victim
Mariah Carey, would like a redo of her 1990s look, if only to can the bouncy ringlets and brown lipstick she favored in those years, according to People. “I was such a kid, just in over my head, but I knew that I was gonna do this for my life and so I probably would’ve been like, ‘Who does your hair and makeup?’ ” she said. “ ’Cause they had me with some people who didn’t know what they were doing, and I knew it wasn’t really good.” The 46-year-old crooner also wishes she’d dumped the basic black for her current sequins years ago.
Dodged that bullet!
Sean Penn is reportedly nuts about red meat. Loves those steaks. So when his little boy was born 22 years ago, he almost named the poor kid “Steak.” We are not making this up. “My dad wanted to name me Steak, the food, because he loves it so much,” Hopper Penn told Interview Magazine. Happily, Hopper’s mom, Robin Wright, deep-sixed the idea. Instead, Hopper was named for actor extraordinaire Dennis Hopper, who died in 2010. “My dad idolized him,” the young man said.
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