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19 Jan 2011 21:06


Politics: Tareq and Michaele Salahi nowhere near tonight’s state dinner

Good news, everybody! Tarek and Michaele Salahi were on “Parker Spitzer” tonight, ensuring that they were somewhere nobody would have to hear about them. (Video soon, we hope.) source

15 Jan 2011 12:58


Politics: John Boehner keeps declining Obama’s high-profile invitations

  • nope Boehner was invited to ride with Obama on Air Force One to the Tucson memorial on Wednesday. He declined because he had GOP-related plans in D.C.
  • no way The House Speaker was then invited to a state dinner with Chinese President Hu Jintao – a pretty high-profile world leader – but he declined that, too. source

20 Jun 2010 10:35


Culture: D.C.’s “Real Housewives” underbelly full of outer-tier wannabes

Let’s face it. If Bravo hadn’t put Tareq and Michaele Salahi on “The Real Housewives of D.C.,” someone would’ve given them a reality show anyway. Let’s get it out of the way. source

03 Dec 2009 09:31


U.S.: Everyone wastes Congress’ time on the gate crasher probe

  • The White House Claiming that they’ve already been pretty open about the incident – especially on their official Web site – the Obama administration decided to use executive privilege to prevent White House social secretary Desiree Rogers from talking.
  • The Salahis While they probably could use the publicity (not), Tareq and Michaele Salahi have chosen not to testify, according to their lawyer. Their case already looks lost thanks to e-mails which prove they didn’t actually have access. source

26 Nov 2009 21:56


U.S.: When not crashing state dinners, Tareq and Michaele Salahi getting sued

  • 16 lawsuits have been named against the D.C. socialites
  • one number of times the couple has filed for bankruptcy source

26 Nov 2009 20:12


U.S.: Michaele and Tarek Salahi brought Bravo cameras to the state dinner

  • Michaele Salahi is under consideration as a cast member, as such Half Yard Productions were filming the Salahis on that day. Half Yard was only aware that per the Salahis they had been invited as guests.
  • A statement from Bravo • Describing how they ended up going with the Salahis to the state dinner earlier this week. We’d post more, but Julius is loaded with digital turkey and he’s turned off his brain to vapid stories that don’t really hurt anybody. source

25 Nov 2009 20:40


U.S.: D.C. socialites Tareq and Michaele Salahi step up their state dinner game


  • These people are officially the greatest showboat reality-tv-whore badasses ever. Tareq and Michaele Salahi totally crashed the White House’s state dinner last night, and they did it in a blatant way, with Facebook photos, time with Rahm Emanuel (above) and no security clearance. Who knows how they got in; we wanna know what they’re gonna get out of it. source

24 Nov 2009 10:33


Politics: Obama’s state dinner plays like a lefty’s night out

  • Who’s invited? A ton of Obama staffers and anticipated Obama staffers will be there tonight. And a couple of big-name Hollywood types. And some who kind of span both celebrity and Obama staff, like Kal Penn. Oh, and Rahm Emanuel’s brother Ari, who was the inspiration behind Jeremy Piven’s “Entourage” character.
  • Who’s not invitedA lot of Republicans. Sen. Dick Lugar and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal are pretty much the most likely tighty righties holding down the fort among the 300 guests. Fox news is already playing it off as a major slight for some reason. What did you expect? You haven’t exactly done him any favors. source