The Show Must Go On
Working on a Tea Party story but in the meantime wanted to share a photo that has been spreading across the internets lately. Here it is:
What the hell is this, you ask, and why is it on the Pulp? Well, it came from Radar Online and could play an under-the-belt role in the next election of the U.S. senator in Florida.
The woman being licked in that photograph is none other U.S. Rep. Mary Bono Mack, a Republican from California who became famous after marrying celebrity Sonny Bono, who died in a skiing accident in 1998. She's now betrothed to Fort Myers Congressman Connie Mack IV, whom you might remember used to be a state rep in Fort Lauderdale.
It was recently reported that Mack, also a Republican, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Bill Nelson. And that, folks, would likely be a no-holds-barred rumble in which everything would be on the table, including that photo.
Radar Online broke the story, which it headlined "Sonny Bono's widow -- Rep. Mary Bono -- in lurid photo scandal with woman investigated by the FBI."
Here's the story behind it:
The woman apparently licking Bono's breast is Edra Blixseth, a disgraced former billionaire who is at the center of a criminal investigation probing whether she made fraudulent representations about her financial worth to a number of banks.
In a scandal set to rock Capitol Hill, RadarOnline.com has learned the image was taken at an out-of-control event four-years-ago, at Blixseth's $75 million Porcupine Creek estate in Rancho Mirage, California.
A source was quoted as saying that Bono was trashed at the time the photograph was taken, and Bono was described as a "strenuous partier" whose behavior at times has been an embarrassment to the California Assembly.
Not exactly the kind of family-values image that a conservative Republican like Mack -- the great grandson of the famous baseball team manager and son of the former U.S. senator bearing the same name -- is going to want to project if he makes his run against Nelson.
All I have to say is... Connie, for the love of Pete, get in the race. This blog needs you.
Get the Weekly Newsletter
Our weekly feature stories, movie reviews, calendar picks and more - minus the newsprint and sent directly to your inbox.
- No Marlins Players Showed Up to Event That Promised Fans They'd Meet Marlins Players
- Heather Hironimus Signs Consent for Son's Circumcision
- Naked Fort Lauderdale Man Rescued Off Raised Drawbridge