Carole Rome

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    June 4, 2013

    Five Reasons Charlie Crist Will Not Run For Governor

    Citing a slew of insider folk who compose the "Charlie Crist camp," Politico recently unleashed one of the most unintentionally satirical articles of Washington reporting this side of a Joseph Heller novel. According to "Democratic sources closely watching the race," and "operatives familiar with [ ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    Charlie Crist's Wife, Carole Crist: Deadbeat Mom? Crist Loses Custody of Her Children

    Following an apparent "change of circumstances," a New York County judge awarded temporary full custody of Carole Crist's two teenage daughters earlier this month to her ex-husband, Todd Rome, who alleges Florida's former first lady has abandoned and ignored her daughters for more than two years. ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013
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    March 21, 2011

    Charlie Crist's Spring Break Adventure on Palm Beach: War Profiteer Wedding

    Crist attended his frat brother's soiree at The Breakers.​Dear diary,Saturday night, Spring Break 2011.I was wandering the lavishly carpeted halls at The Breakers on Palm Beach, searching for a bar serving $14 cosmos. Ostentatiously heavy chandeliers lit each long, winding hall. I passed medieval- ... More >>

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    March 10, 2010

    Florida Rep. Precourt: Here's Your Mayberry Script

    Nobody here was married. Nuff said.​Florida Republican Rep. Stephen Precourt told the Palm Beach Post this week that he'd like Florida to look a lot more like Mayberry (and presumably a lot less like Sodom) -- at least when it comes to cinematic representations. Precourt has proposed a bill that w ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    A Crist-Miss Story: Florida's First Couple Celebrates First Anniversary... Separately

    ​Somehow, the marriage fraud for which Eric Affholter was convicted seems more honest than the marriage between Charlie Crist and Carole Rome. Both were high-profile attorneys for whom a marriage was rife with political intrigue. Only in Affholter's case, the marriage of his partner Pedro to a fem ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    It's Not the Nitrous Talking: Chicken and Sausage Together Rocks

    Photo by Flickr user beckahari​When I was a strapping young buck of 20 or so, I spent my summers cooking at an array of restaurants in a resort town in New York. I cooked for the same reason a lot of people did: so I could go out all night, go to the beach all day, and wander unshowered into work ... More >>

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    October 1, 2009

    Carole Crist's Strangely Secret Cameo in Palm Beach

    Try to invite a quorum next time, honey.​If the governor's wife holds a cancer-awareness event and no one is there to witness it, did it really happen?Yesterday, Carole Crist spoke at a luncheon at the Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach. Her goal was to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. But o ... More >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Ex-Husband Maligns Crist Donors

    Flickr User: leyla.aJohnny and Michelle Damon: Baseball pays the bills, but politics -- and Crist -- is the passionCharlie Crist and wife Carole Rome are recently returned from a star-studded fund-raising trip to the Hamptons. Rome's ex, Todd Rome, was not invited, probably because he was a threat t ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    Trump and Real Housewife Host Fundraiser for Crist

    We have some rich friends, honey.Speaking of Gov. Charlie Crist's fundraising skills...This weekend for $1,000 a pop, Crist fans in Sag Harbor, New York can attend a party hosted by his celebrity pals: Jill Zarin, one of The Real Housewives of New York City, and Donald Trump.  Zarin is close fr ... More >>

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    May 22, 2009

    The True Cost of Protecting Crist's Family

    The St. Petersburg Times ran an intriguing expose today about the thousands of dollars it costs to provide state security to Gov. Charlie Crist's wife and her children. It's worth reading not so much because of what it says, but how much was left unsaid--namely, why anyone would care about this, if ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    Newest Accessory for Wealthy Socialites: The Gay Husband

    Those socialites are a competitive bunch -- and what is a wedding good for if not to rub one's success in the nose of one's rivals. Am I right, ladies?Or that's my theory, anyway, on the gamesmanship between former New York City socialite Carole Rome and current NYC socialite Jill Zarin, a cast memb ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    My Best Friend's Wedding: Boca War Profiteer Gets Invite

    From panty raids to war profiteering. Frat brothers grow up so fast, eh Charlie?What's a wedding without at least one war profiteer? That's the baggage that Harry Sargeant's been lugging around the last several months, ever since a congressional oversight committee took a close look at the deal Sarg ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Morning Juice: Crist Weds Today as Enis, Santa May Attend, Palm Beach Post Crushes Hopes, Dreams

    Will Crist Be Unable to Quit Mark Foley?Gov. Charlie Crist is expected to wed Carole Rome today in St. Petersburg, officially making the state of Florida a remake of Brokeback Mountain. Heath Ledger's death solidified the ever-tanned and fastidious Crist into the role of Enis, the troubled homosexua ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Paparazzi Unimpressed by Ambiguously Straight Gov

    Don't you feel just a little sorry for the gawkers of St. Petersburg / Tampa? They've been waiting to get their place on the celebrity map forever! But no, Anna Nicole had to croak in the that other Seminole Hard Rock hotel. Today's Charlie Crist-Carole Rome wedding was supposed to be the cities' Bi ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    Nation Lampoons European Vacation

    Oh Jesus Charles J. Crist! The governor's in hot water over his European vacation trade mission this past July. Apparently, Crist and his entourage ran up a tab of just under a half-mill, part of which was spent on nine "bodyguards." Yes, that's what they're calling them now. Above, Crist and fiance ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    Crist's Wedding Dress, the GOP's KKK Problem, and the Dunkin' Badass

      Crist Buys Wedding Dress, Won't Be One Wearing It If you're the type of person who laughs at the sight of a beard-wedding dress combination, you'll appreciate the news that Charlie Crist's fiancee recently bought herself a wedding gown. I say this not because the accusations that Carole Rome ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008
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    July 4, 2008
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    May 31, 2008