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Gilbert Arenas’s former Great Falls house (minus the shark tank) is under contract

The Great Falls manse that was home to former Washington Wizard Gilbert Arenas (and his pet sharks) is under contract. The seven-bedroom home has been on the market for several years (Gil left the Wizards in 2010), most recently listed for $2,798,000, Curbed DC reports. The home, which once boasted over-the-top details including a shark tank […]

Parties You Missed: Drake finds drama at the club, Elton John honored for efforts to fight AIDS

This was another week full of glossy of A-lister parties, but this one got a bit smudged with some drama at the club rounding out rapper Drake’s birthday weekend in D.C. In video acquired by TMZ, the Canadian-born rapper is seen storming back into a local strip club in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The incident has overshadowed the star’s surprise show at U […]

Which VIP had the best weekend?

A music festival, gay-rights gala, and military marathon capped off the end-of-the-week amusement for celebs like Spike Mendelsohn, Jennifer Hudson and Sean Astin. Here’s a look at their weekend of fun: President Obama welcomed with open arms 26-year-old Nina Pham, who was recently declared Ebola-free, to the Oval Office on Friday. Fifteen days earlier, the Dallas-based […]

Campy video draws boos at elite gathering of the top intelligence community

The annual gala thrown by the OSS Society, the organization that keeps alive the memory of the defunct spy agency, is typically an elite gathering of the highest echelons of the intelligence community. Think of it as Spook Prom — guys in tuxes, lots of toasts, and heartfelt tributes to the late Bill Donovan, the founder […]

Michelle Obama spends a Saturday night out, then a Sunday morning in the gym

Hey isn’t that… First lady Michelle Obama taking a break from a busy schedule on the midterm campaign trail with a night out at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab on Saturday. Obama and about eight friends arrived at the see-and-be-seen steakhouse around 7:30 p.m. The group spent three hours away from prying iPhones in a private […]

Drake drops cash at a D.C. strip club

Rapper Drake now has a D.C. chapter to his “drama at the nightclub” saga. The LA-based musician was in town this weekend — he played a surprise show at U Street Music Hall on Friday night — and was seen at a strip club off Bladensburg Rd., NE. Drake, whose birthday was Friday, was seen entering […]

Party Diary: The Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner is a long night but worth the wait

Much like the organization’s formidable mission — to end LGBT discrimination — the Human Rights Campaign’s 18th annual National Dinner requires commitment. If you’re in, you’re in it for the long haul. Strap on that cummerbund because the night’s not over until Jennifer Hudson sings. Show More Summary

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg confirms she’s a diva at Arena Stage

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a diva. And it’s not just the word embellishing the purse on her arm that gives it away, the full house at opening night of Arena Stage’s ‘Our War’ confirms it. Justice Ginsburg is the first in a series of “notable Washingtonians” to take the stage as part […]

Five congressional candidates who could make Capitol Hill interesting

As totally unbiased journalists, we have zero political agenda and wouldn’t in a million years dream of backing a political candidate. But as gossips, we can’t help but root for a freshman class in Congress that’s packed with fresh faces and interesting characters — regardless of their party. And as the midterm elections near, we’re ever hopeful […]

No, George Clooney is not running for president

As much as it pains us to stick a fork in this persistent and oh-so irresistible rumor, here goes: Sorry America, but George Clooney will not be president of the United States. Perhaps the actor will someday play the commander-in-chief in a movie. We’d go see that! But let’s just accept the fact that he won’t answer to “Mr. President” in […]

Anthony Weiner isn’t a fan of ‘House of Cards.’ Same goes for ‘Homeland.’

In a recent interview, Anthony Weiner, the 50-year-old former congressman turned “house-husband” (his words), revealed that he doesn’t much miss the real or the fake Washington. “I watched the first season of ‘House of Cards.’ It got so ridiculously implausible that I couldn’t stick with it. Same way with ‘Homeland,’ after the first season I […]

What we wished Madeleine Albright had said to Conan O’Brien: ‘Homey, don’t play dat’

Well that escalated quickly. The next time you decide to tweet a seasonal (and teeny bit sexiest) punchline at a former secretary of state, just… don’t. Especially if the woman in question is one Madeleine Albright, who recently put Conan O’Brien (nay, the world) on notice: Don’t come for me, boo. It all started rather innocently. O’Brien, […]

Matthew McConaughey: Redskins name will change (he wishes it wouldn’t!)

Actor Matthew McConaughey is a big Redskins fan. He’s hung out in Redskins Park and often professed his love for the burgundy-and-gold (his kid, Levi, even dressed as a ‘Skin for Halloween last year!). Now, the famous fan has waded into the heated debate over whether the team should change its name. In an interview in […]

5 Minutes with Aisha Tyler

There’s the briefest moment — the faintest whiff of satisfaction – when upon meeting comedian Aisha Tyler for the first time, you can almost look the 6-foot-tall talk show host in the eyes. But don’t kid yourself. The 44-year-old, who’s on her way to host the annual USO gala on Friday, has on flats under that floor-length Badgley Mischka […]

Jerry Seinfeld does not like Jay Leno’s signature denim-on-denim look

Jay Leno’s famous friends and colleagues have plenty of nice things to say about his comedic skills, his mastery of the monologue, and his work ethic. But what about the longtime “Tonight Show” host’s sartorial sense? When he’s not onstage or on camera, where he often wears conservative suits and ties, Leno almost always sports a signature ensemble of jeans […]

Brad, Jay and Jimmy all hit up the D.C. parties you missed

The number of celebrities roaming around D.C. this past week nearly rivaled that of the White House Correspondents’s Dinner weekend thats brings Hollywood to Washington every spring. It was no one event, but a movie premiere, a star-studded gala for the troops and an an award ceremony that brought bold-faced names like Brad Pitt, Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon and Shia […]

‘Sharknado’ alert! The campy franchise is coming to D.C.

The iconic image of big-screen Washington destruction — the White House getting blown to smithereens at the hands of aliens in “Independence Day” — will have some competition. This time, it’s death by sharks. The Syfy channel on Monday announced that Washington will be among the settings for “Sharknado 3,” the latest installment in the campy disaster-movie franchise […]

Celebs touch down for Howard University’s homecoming

The District proved to be the place to be for Howard alum and non-alum alike. The occasion: HU homecoming weekend. It was jam-packed with concerts, a parade and parking lot tailgate, the actual football game versus Florida A&M University and, of course, countless day and after parties at local clubs and lounges. A slew of famous […]

’House of Cards’ actor says Washington knows how to have a ‘grand ol’ time’

It was a very Washington weekend for the embattled former president and the senator-turned-secretary of state. No, Bill Clinton and John Kerry weren’t palling around 14th Street — although that would have been awesome. Instead, it was...Show More Summary

Monica Lewinsky breaks her silence … again. This time, it could take.

Monica Lewinsky joined Twitter on Monday morning, quickly amassing thousands of followers apparently eager to hear what the former White House intern — who now identifies as “social activist. public speaker. contributor to vanity fair. knitter of things without sleeves” — has to say. She followed her debut into the land of 140 characters with a […]

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