Somewhere outside Sequoia National Park—and somewhere inside a yurt—a group of more than 50 turban-adorned women, clad in all white, are laughing uncontrollably. One of them is kicking drugs. Another is reeling from the dissolution of her 25-year marriage. Two are pregnant. And then there’s the famous face in the ... More
It's possible to break that premarital agreement—DuJour finds the loopholes
Just how fraught is the whole issue of prenups? Ask George Darren (not his real name) a prominent L.A. media executive. Darren loves his second wife very, very much. Only she is not his wife, despite the lavish Beverly Hills wedding. Virtually no one knows the truth—not friends, family, coworkers or children. The ... More
It's no easy task to go from life behind a desk to life behind bars, but a good prison coach can make all the difference
For plenty of C-suite executives, having a consigliere—whether to assist in greasing wheels in Washington or counsel on the intricacies of international expansion—is a necessity. So, when Masters of the Universe find themselves facing time behind bars, many of them hire a prison coach.
Los Angeles–based consultant ... More
This hard-charging matrimonial lawyer, who's as charming as he is smart
When Ivana Trump famously advised women everywhere “Don’t get mad, get everything” in the ‘90s dramedy The First Wives Club, she wasn’t entirely kidding. The original Mrs. Trump’s oft-repeated catchphrase refers to the Donald’s scandalous affair with Marla Maples and the resultant divorce that saw the Trumps battle it out over the ... More
Hugh Hefner's iconic home has hit the market for $200 million—here, a look back at its 40-year history
The Playboy Mansion—known for housing countless Bunnies and serving as the center of lavish, star-studded parties—is up for sale. The asking price? $200 million, making it the most expensive completed home currently on the market in the United States.
The iconic 20,000 square-foot estate sits on five acres of land in Holmby Hills, ... More
Bernie Kerik, Jack Abramoff and Dennis Kozlowski—three of the most high-profile men to be on the inside—smash the perception that prison life is anything like "Club Fed"
If there were ever a person who might be able to clue you in on what life in a white-collar—or minimum-security or "country club"—prison was actually like, it was this guy. You know this guy. How many former New York City police commissioners, former overseers of Rikers Island, former consultants ... More
From procuring live monkeys with three hours notice to coordinating a lavish proposal, this company can make any idea a reality
For $15,000 a year, imagine getting any wish fulfilled—whether it be a last minute corner table at Nobu, tickets to the Oscars or a refrigerator filled with your go-to beverage wherever you travel. WGY Lifestyle makes it all happen.
Justin Keeperman and Luiz Hoinkis, co-founders of the luxury lifestyle management ... More
With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, famous donors and prestigious organizations tread carefully in their philanthropic pursuits
Last summer, a small upstate New York college became the site of a philanthropic firestorm when former Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill and his wife, Joan, revoked a promised $20 million donation. Considering the big-name donors and high financial stakes, what could possibly cause such a deal to go ... More
Could Britain's most notorious clique be staging a comeback?
"It’s hard to describe how good it feels to be home.” That’s what Rebekah Brooks wrote to her staff in September when she returned to her old job running News Corp’s U.K. media operation. If roaming the halls of the company’s 17-story command center near London Bridge station was indeed a homecoming ... More
Is there still such a thing as a socialite? The answer is complicated, according to Tinsley Mortimer.
“The term might be a bit dated today, but I have come to embrace it,” she says, sipping Pinot Noir at Harry Cipriani on Fifth Avenue. “If it means a woman who is ... More