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Ban Ki Moon

  1. regrets
    U.N. Staff Say Naming Wonder Woman Ambassador for Women’s Empowerment Is Dumb“The bottom line appears to be that the United Nations was unable to find a real life woman that would be able to champion the rights of ALL women.”
  2. united nations
    Ban Ki-moon Wants His Successor to Be a WomanThe secretary-general of the United Nations said “it’s high time” a woman led the organization.
  3. rape
    U.N. Official Ousted Amid Allegations of Sex Abuse by PeacekeepersU.N. personnel have been accused in 11 cases of sexual assault and exploitation in the Central African Republic. 
  4. get happy
    The United Nations Released a Playlist of the World’s Happiest SongsThey snubbed Pharrell’s “Happy”!
  5. messin' with texas
    U.N. Offers Non-Denial Denial About Invading Texas“It’s absolutely ridiculous.”
  6. early and often
    Bill Clinton to Party With the HaitiansThe former president has just been named a special envoy to the struggling nation by the United Nations.
  7. Mediavore
    French Chefs Want ‘World Treasure’ Status; Dinner Parties AmidJean-Georges prepared a last-minute meal for the French president, and Rocco DiSpirito can’t dance, plus more from our glance at the morning headlines.
  8. gossipmonger
    PETA Causes a Ruckus in the House of Donna KaranA PETA protester accosted designer Donna Karan inside her Central Park West apartment after an assistant mistakenly let her in. Kyle MacLachlan and his wife are expecting a child. Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Moore, and a host of other stars all turned out for Madonna’s “Raising Malawi” (Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon did not, however, after learning that the event was sponsored by Gucci). Rachel Zoe came to Fashion Week with eight suitcases, two of which were for accessories. R.E.M. played a series of impromptu shows on the Lower East Side earlier this week.
  9. gossipmonger
    John Mayer Has Another Girlfriend Today John Mayer and Cameron Diaz canoodled at the Bowery Hotel. Protesters are hanging around Viacom head Phillippe Dauman and buyout artist Henry Kravis’s respective homes. An assistant of Annie Leibovitz was involved in a bad Vespa accident but is expected to recover. Eli Wallach, the star of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, just turned 92 but is still acting. Morgan Spurlock may or may not have found Osama bin Laden in this latest documentary. Donald Trump says he did not leave a waiter a $10,000 tip, despite what was reported by the restaurant.
  10. gossipmonger
    Is Marc Jacobs Engaged?Marc Jacobs may have given a Cartier engagement ring to his on-again, off-again boyfriend, Jason Preston. Tyra Banks dropped her manager, either because he was a prima donna or because her investment-banker boyfriend told her to. Britney Spears backed out of recording a Timbaland-produced duet with Justin Timberlake. It’s unclear why. No cameras or cars are allowed at the fund-raiser Oprah is throwing for Barack Obama at her California ranch, which is expected to draw George Clooney, Halle Berry, and Jamie Foxx. Harvey Weinstein is offering $100,000 to anyone who can identify the Upper East Side mom who inspired The Nanny Diaries. (Some speculate it’s Preppy Handbook author Lisa Birnbach.) Marc Ecko’s CEO threw $500 in cash around during a company-sponsored booze cruise. Norman Reedus, Helena Christensen’s baby daddy, is making a movie in which Richard Nixon sleeps with a hooker and then kills her. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon dined at Le Cirque with two tables’ worth of security guards.