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Mayor V and His Love/Hate Relationship with the Press

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It’s just weird. You’d think the randy mayor of the Entertainment Capital of the World would date actresses. But no he’s into members of the press.

LAT is reporting that recently separated Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is dating former Miss USA, Lu Parker currently on KTLA Channel 5.

Not that there’s anything wrong with loving your local anchors…but your print journalists could feel slighted. You know, and actually report stuff about your tepid tenure.

But our favorite bit from Phil Willon‘s piece in LAT comes at the end where Sue Otto, owner of Chevalier’s Books talks about when the pair come into her store:

When the pair [Parker and Villaraigosa] walked in, authors Elizabeth Ford and Daniela Drake were signing copies of their new book, “Smart Girls Marry Money: How Women Have Been Duped Into the Romantic Dream — and How They’re Paying For It.” The two authors invited the mayor and Parker over, Otto said.

“They gave her a copy,” Otto said.

Hilarious.

Previously on FBLA: Mirthala Salinas Kinda Sorta Tells Something in LA Magazine

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