Big Apple Buzz for February: Right after rumors swirled all over the blogosphere that Miley Cyrus and Aussie actor Liam Hemsworth are engaged for the second time around, the pop tart was spotted at JFK airport sporting a humongous ring on her third finger, left hand. The rock is very similar to Miley’s old engagement ring from Liam. The coosome twosome were recently spotted out together after being apart for several years.
Former supermodel Stephanie Seymour was reportedly arrested on January 15 for a DUI after getting into an accident in Greenwich, Conn. The wife of polo playing billionaire Peter Brandt was at a stop sign at an I-95 ramp and, instead of driving forward, she put her car into reverse and hit the car that was behind her. Sources say Stephanie refused to take a sobriety test, but was obviously intoxicated. The driver of the car she backed into was not hurt.
Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) hosted a luncheon at the Eventi Hotel to celebrate the new season of their hit shows The Haves and the Have Nots and Love Thy Neighbor. Show creator Tyler Perry, along with cast members John Schneider, Palmer Williams, Jr., and Patrice Lovely were in attendance to greet the 75 plus guests.
Word on the curb is that comedienne extraordinaire Tina Fey shelled out $9,508,888 for a house-sized co-operative apartment located directly above an equally-sized pad she and her husband Jeff Richmond bought in April 2009 for $3.4 million. Since the couple paid a million dollars over the asking price for the new pad, real estate sources are speculating that the plan is to combine both abodes into an urban mansion-sized duplex.
According to Deadline Hollywood, after setting Season 4 in Pakistan and Season 5 in Germany, the upcoming sixth season of Homeland will be shot right here in and around the Big Apple. Said Showtime’s David Nevins, “It will be set domestically primarily in the New York area.” Homeland is coming off of a very strong season, getting praise for a storyline that closely resembled the real-life events in Europe, including the rise of ISIS and a terror attack hitting a European capital.