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Att'y to probe B'way death

Pals of Jeff Loeffelholz — who had been a member of the cast for 22 years — started a campaign called Justice for Jeff after Loeffelholz committed suicide, claiming that the production's director Walter Bobbie and musical director Leslie Stifelman wanted Loeffelholz out of the long-running production but that his contract wouldn't allow them to fire him. Read More»

Basquiat Sale Suit Lays Bare Family Strife

The woman who sold "Flesh and Spirit" by Jean-Michel Basquiat at auction last month said it would have fetched more than the $30.7 million that was bid if her father had not tried to block the sale. Read More»

Divorce in the land of the super rich

MONTE CARLO – The little courthouse resembling an ice cream cake perches high atop the Mediterranean just a few hundred yards from the royal palace. It looks like another Instagram-ready shot from the world?s most photogenic principality, a beautiful blur of pastel villas, chic beach clubs and gleaming, million-dollar yachts on a shimmering port. Read More»

Eyeglass heir parties with drugs, hookers on company's dime: lawsuit

The heir to eyeglass chain Cohen's Fashion Optical is a cocaine-snorting party boy who charges the company for drugs, hookers and lavish trips to Vegas and the Dominican Republic, the company's former consultant claims in a new lawsuit. Read More»

Boxer Is Entitled to Purse From Fight in Chechnya, Judge Says

In addition to ordering a German promotional company to pay the remainder of a purse it owed heavyweight Fres Oquendo for a 12-round "surreal" slugfest, the judge blocked the company from promoting any match for his opponent Ruslan Chagaev for 18 months, or until the company schedules a rematch. Read More»