I don't know how it is that Real Housewives keeps coming up on a topic of discussion on this blog (seriously, we are really not as obsessed with Bravo programming as it seems), but Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin recently hosted a Hamptons fundraiser for Charlie Crist's not exactly cash-poor senate campaign.
You might remember that Zarin and Charlie Crist's lady wife Carole Rome are good friend. Rome even appeared in a scene oh RHONY that ended up on the cutting room floor.
Our brothers in blog arms, The Juice got the hosting comittee list. It also included: Donald Trump, Johnny Damon, and Al Harington (the Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man magnate? No, actually the Knicks player).
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"They figure they might as well come to the Hamptons and get the money from people who don't give a [bleep]," observed Blue Star Jets chief Todd Rome about the fund-raising visit out east of his ex-wife Carol and her new husband, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist.
We're not sure where exactly Mr. Rome falls politically, but a Todd Rome of New York City (area code 10021 to be exact, fancy) did donate $2000 to Democrat Robert Torricelli's succesfull 1996 senate campaign in New Jersey according to OpenSecrets. Carole didn't start opening her pocket books for politicos until 2008.