Monica Lewinsky urged by Clinton friends not to do a new tell-all
By Bill Zwecker October 17, 2012 10:32PM
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 05: Monica Lewinsky attends the Men's Health and Best Life magazines book release party for "BLUNT" by photographer Nigel Parry at Milk Gallery on December 5, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images for Rodale)
Updated: November 19, 2012 2:01PM
According to a couple of well-placed New York publishing sources, the tell-all memoir Monica Lewinsky is said to be shopping could snare some pretty hefty offers for the world’s most famous White House intern — possibly as much as $12 million.
“This is such an old, old story,” said the Lewinsky friend. “Life has to move on. Monica has. The Clintons have. Isn’t it time America moved on?”
† Lewinsky’s former handbag business is closed. However, she has recently obtained a masters degree in social psychology. Now Ramsay — famous for his short fuse — is teaming up with NBC to create “The Inferno,” a scripted drama about two failing restaurateurs who hire a mysterious Italian chef to turn around their eatery’s fortunes. The chef becomes a sensation, but at a big personal price.
Now Ramsay — famous for his short fuse — is teaming up with NBC to create “The Inferno,” a scripted drama about two failing restaurateurs who hire a mysterious Italian chef to turn around their eatery’s fortunes. The chef becomes a sensation, but at a big personal price.
AND STILL WORKING! You’ve got to hand it to actress Carla Laemmle, who will be feted for her 103rd birthday Saturday at the Cinefamily Silent Film House Theater in Hollywood. It’s a perfect venue as Laemmle, the niece of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle, starred in such silent classics as “The Phantom of the Opera” with Lon Chaney in 1925 before moving on to early “talkies” like “Dracula” with Bela Lugosi.Amazingly, Laemmle is still performing — including in the new web series “Broken Dreams Blvd.,” starring
Danny Aiello, playing the great grandmother of Nic Novicki (“Boardwalk Empire”). Among those involved in the Saturday tribute to Laemmle are Aiello, Novicki,
Among those involved in the Saturday tribute to Laemmle are Aiello, Novicki,Renee Taylor, Joe Bologna, Fran Drescher and Lainie Kazan.
And Down Came the Rain.”
“Fortunately, I didn’t have any issues after the birth of my second daughter — but I didn’t get a book out of her,” quipped Shields.
† As for her lifelong friendship with Michael Jackson, Shields summed it up by saying their bond was based on the fact they both were dealing with fame at a young age, “plus I never wanted anything from him — never needed anything from him. It was all about being kids and being friends for each other.”
As the actress revealed she was “so looking forward” to attending a London concert that never happened before his untimely death, she suddenly teared up, clearly still missing her friend.
A NEW LOOK: While the Archie & Veronica comics have been long set in a mid-20th century time warp, they now are making a big move into the present. In February, a special collector’s edition of the long-running comic books will feature characters from the hit “Glee” TV show. Among those planned to be seen running around Riverdale High School will be “Glee” mainstays Sue, Puck, Brittany, Finn, Rachel and Kurt.