Christie FOLDS: Ebola Nurse Can Go Home

Chris Christie was forced to fold on his decision to quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox who was being kept in a tent in a hospital parking lot over Ebola.

A title wave of White House pressure effectively reversed Christie’s mandatory 21-day quarantine.

Kaci Hickox photos 7

The state-defying u-turn came after Obama successfully lobbied Christie’s New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to relax their quarantine rules. Continue reading

GM Fined $35M As Steve Wynn Pays $30M For Popeye Statue

Check your list of things you need to buy and chances are a life-sized statue of cartoon Popeye is nowhere to be found.

steve wynn popeye sculpture

Hotel mogul, Steve Wynn cut a check for over $28.2 million for a sculpture of the cartoon character created by pop-modern artist Jeff Koons at the Sotheby’s auction in New York on Wednesday night.

Continue reading

Bea Arthur Painting Fetches $1.9M At Auction!

So what do you get the man who has everything? How about a picture of Maude? AKA Bea Arthur? I know, kind of gross right? Apparently not gross enough for one collector, who paid the sales price for the priceless photo of a staggering $1.9 million!

090428_maude

The painting is by artist John Currin and is titled “Bea Arthur Naked.” It sold at Christie’s auction of postwar and contemporary art on Wednesday. It had been expected to bring in between $1.8 million and $2.5 million.

Christie’s hasn’t said who bought it.

Continue reading