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Brooke Astor

  1. scandals
    Will Brooke Astor’s Grandson Crash His Father’s Funeral? Philip Marshall was the first person to accuse his father of looting Astor’s estate.
  2. r.i.p.
    Anthony Marshall Died Brooke Astor’s sticky-fingered son was 90 years old.
  3. free!
    Brooke Astor’s Son Is Out on Medical ParoleThe state found him too sick to “present any danger to society.”
  4. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooke Astor’s Son Is Already Eligible for Release From PrisonHe’s too sick to do time.
  5. rich people who are poor in spirit
    Brooke Astor’s Son Is Finally Going to Prison For looting his mother’s $185 million fortune.
  6. astor-ia
    Brooke Astor and the Case of the Abandoned Bank AccountsIt looks like there’s still some long-forgotten Astor money to be had. 
  7. astor-ia
    Brooke Astor Estate Battle SettledThe fight over the late philanthropist’s will is finally ending.
  8. astor-ia
    You Can Buy Brooke Astor’s ‘Dog Pictures’ at Sotheby’sDon’t all rush at once!
  9. servantry
    Now, for Just $5,740, You Can Learn to Be a Manservant“Meat tenderizer is good for blood stains in cotton.”
  10. party chat
    Brooke Astor’s Dachsunds Won’t Go Through the Doggy DoorIs this a surprise, really?
  11. today in astor-ia
    Anthony Marshall’s Guilty Verdict Will Not Be Thrown OutBrooke Astor’s son just lost one of his Get Out of Jail Free cards.
  12. unreal estate
    Brooke Astor’s Park Avenue Palace Discounted Yet AgainNow it’s only $24.9 million!
  13. today in astor-ia
    Flip-flopping Astor Trial Juror Could Give Anthony Marshall Another ChanceYes, he’s 85. But his mother lived to 105, so he needs a lot more chances!
  14. today in astor-ia
    Astor Lawyer DisbarredFrancis Morrissey, who helped Anthony Marshall convince his mother to change her will, was disbarred.
  15. today in astor-ia
    Anthony Marshall May Never Have to Spend a Night in JailAnd almost certainly not one to three years.
  16. photo op
    This 85-Year-Old Man Is Headed to the SlammerAnthony Marshall gets one to three years.
  17. today in astor-ia
    Charlene Marshall on Anthony: ‘I Don’t Know If He’s Going to Make It’ to SentencingBrooke Astor’s much-reviled daughter-in-law fears her ailing husband is not strong enough to make it to sentencing, let alone prison.
  18. gossipmonger
    Adam Lambert Acts Out Because He’s a Former Fat KidIs that why he falls down, too?
  19. today in astor-ia
    Anthony Marshall Hopes to Avoid Jail Time Because He Handled His Mother’s Money So WellRemember, this is the guy who was convicted of swindling his mother out of her money.
  20. today in astor-ia
    Astor Jurors Sympathized With Man They Found GuiltyAs horrible as the Astor trial looked from the outside, it was worse on the inside.
  21. today in astor-ia
    Anthony Marshall Owes Lawyers Millions, Son Says Charlene is the Real VillainAnthony and Charlene Marshall owe their lawyers up to 11 million; Philip Marshall says Charlene is the one who should go to jail.
  22. today in astor-ia
    The Astor Trial: What Happens Now?Who gets the money?
  23. today in astor-ia
    No Verdict Anytime Soon in Astor TrialIn fact, the jury is just about “at each other’s throats.”
  24. the week in astor-ia
    Frances Kiernan: In the Bathroom With Charlene MarshallWhile reaching for the paper towels, Brooke Astor’s biographer and daughter-in-law have a moment.
  25. today in astor-ia
    Astor Trial Closing Remarks Leave Anthony Marshall Quaking in His SeatAssistant District Attorney Joel Seidemann’s rhetoric against the octogenarian was scathing, and damning.
  26. today in astor-ia
    Anthony Marshall Loved His MomDuring the final arguments of the Astor trial, defense lawyers make an inarguable point.
  27. today in astor-ia
    Anthony Marshall Will Not Be Calling Any Witnesses in Astor TrialWhat’s left to be said?
  28. today in astor-ia
    Times Reporters Wish Astor Trial Would Just Die Already“Much like the woman at the center of it, the Astor trial has had a life longer than anyone could have reasonably expected.”
  29. Brooke Astor’s Will Signature Was Probably Definitely FakedSo says an expert in court.
  30. today in astor-ia
    Not Even 9/11 Could Stop Brooke Astor From Her Appointed LunchOr a handful of other old preppy people, for that matter.
  31. today in astor-ia
    Yeah, Brooke Astor Was Crazy… on the dance floor!
  32. today in astor-ia
    Brooke Astor: ‘Rich People No Better Than Poor People’According to a nurse’s testimony, the aging matriarch couldn’t sleep over fears her son was trying to kill her — but was also lucid enough to issue some sage advice.
  33. today in astor-ia
    Something Else Awful Happened at the Astor TrialAgain, it involves the bathroom.
  34. today in astor-ia
    Anthony Marshall Is Sick AgainThis time, it seems, his brain remains un-bruised.
  35. today in astor-ia
    Some Old Rich People Understand IronyAnd some don’t.
  36. today in astor-ia
    To Al Roker, Charlene Marshall Is ‘That Friend’You know, that friend who always thinks the two of you are closer than you actually are.
  37. today in astor-ia
    Brooke Astor Traumatized Henry KissingerToday at the Astor trial, the former secretary of State told the story of his undoing at the hands of the famous socialite.
  38. today in astor-ia
    Astor Trial Now Literally a Battle Over PoopDon’t worry, it’s only the dachshund kind.
  39. today in astor-ia
    Brooke Astor Trial Now Just About Faux Pas With CelebritiesBut, to be fair, they are really AWESOME ones.
  40. gossipmonger
    Natalie Portman Did Not Hook Up With Sean PennYou can all sleep again.
  41. today in astor-ia
    Charlene Marshall Complained About Brooke Astor’s Longevity“She is killing him. She’s f—– killing him,” Astor’s daughter-in-law ranted in 2001, according to a witness. “If [Anthony Marshall] dies before I do, I get nothing.”
  42. today in astor-ia
    Brooke Astor Had Breakfast in Bed Every DayAlso, she used to claim, Bill Clinton liked to hit on her.
  43. today in astor-ia
    Annette de la Renta Felt Very Comfortable Accepting Jewels From Brooke AstorEven though she herself testified that the aging doyenne was mentally infirm at the time she gave them.
  44. today in astor-ia
    Brooke Astor Said Daughter-in-law Was a BitchFile this under “When Wasps stop being polite, and start getting real.”
  45. today in astor-ia
    Astor Son ‘Literally Pulled His Mother Out of the Arms of Her Nurse’Amazingly, the Astor trial gets uglier.
  46. gossipmonger
    Rachel McAdams and Josh Lucas Made Out During DinnerBut hopefully not with food in their mouths. Plus, Michael Lewis has a small penis, and other gossip in our daily roundup.
  47. today in astor-ia
    The Greatest Hits from the Astor Inheritance Case Jury Poll“Do you have any attitudes, positive or negative, toward people of great wealth that would affect your ability to be a fair and impartial juror in this case?”
  48. company town
    Citigroup Posts $2.5 Billion LossA lot of big news at the banks today — but there’s also crazy stuff going down with Jeff Zucker, Dan Rather, Brooke Astor (from beyond!), and Barack Obama, in our daily industry roundup.
  49. company town
    Chairman Cox Bans Naked Short-SellingHeh. Naked short selling. Sounds like something a frat boy would do, right? Well … it sort of is. Read all about the SEC’s bold move to crack down on market manipulators and more, in our daily roundup of finance, media, law, and real-estate news.
  50. real estate porn
    Today in Class Envy: Brooke Astor’s Park Avenue Floor PlanHow DO you fit five bedrooms, three maids rooms, six bathrooms, six terraces, a library, a sitting room, a dining room, several walk-in closets, and a private gallery all in one apartment? We know you were wondering…
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