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Virginia's Latest House Candidate: Tareq Salahi

Virginia is apparently for gatecrashers

(Newser) - Tareq Salahi, the guy whose wife tossed him over for a chance at pay-per-view love and glory with a washed-up '80s guitarist , has a new object of his affections: Virginia's 10th congressional district. Virginians may recall Salahi from his tragic failed bid last year to become the commonwealth'... More »

Michaele Salahi Abducted, Says Tareq

And police aren't taking him seriously, he tells TMZ

(Newser) - Now this is bizarre: Tareq Salahi has reached out to TMZ because he thinks wife Michaele has been the victim of a publicity stunt, er, kidnapping. Salahi, who is of course famous for crashing a White House dinner with his wife and then moving on to a stint on Real ... More »

Salahis: We're Tired of Being the 'It' Couple

Life is so, so hard for Michaele and Tareq

(Newser) - You wouldn't know it from the way they crashed a White House dinner and got themselves on a reality show , but apparently Michaele and Tareq Salahi really, really hate being so famous. They want to "return to who we were," Michaele tells HBO in a profile of their... More »

Salahis Served With Papers... at Their Own Party

Albeit not the sanctioned-by-Bravo party

(Newser) - Talk about a buzzkill: Michaele and Tareq Salahi were served with papers at their own party Thursday night. A PR firm claims the Salahis owe it more than $15,000 for its promotion of the couple's sketchy 2008 “charity” polo event , and an employee says the process server handed... More »

Whoopi: Video Proves I Didn't Hit Salahi

She admits only 'choice words' and 'choicer words'

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg opened today's episode of The View with a different camera angle showing she didn't hit Michaele Salahi, despite what the the celeb couple claims . Whoopi placed her hand on Salahi's arm to get her attention and said (with a definite edge in her voice), "Excuse me, can... More »

For Sale: Michaele Salahi's Red Sari

Now you can dress like a state dinner crasher!

(Newser) - If you’re in a fervor over tomorrow’s Real Housewives of DC premiere , perhaps you’d relish the chance to dress like a Real Housewife of DC. Lucky for you, Michaele Salahi is giving you that chance: She plans to auction off the red sari she wore to crash... More »

Real Housewives of DC: Blech, but in a Good Way

Michaele Salahi & co. debut Thursday

(Newser) - At least one of the Real Housewives of DC made Heather Havrilesky say, “Blech. Of course,” she notes on Salon , “this is exactly the response a Real Housewife should elicit, ideally, and it's a sign that this is going to be an invigorating season.” The latest... More »

White House Liaison Schmoozed With Salahis

'Housewives' premiere sure to be embarrassing

(Newser) - If the first episode of Real Housewives of DC is any indication, the series probably won’t be on the White House DVR queue. Embarrassments abound, starting with the connection shown between Michele Jones—who works for the secretary of defense and supposedly told the gatecrashing Salahis she couldn’t... More »

Latest Real Housewife: Gatecrasher Salahi

Meet Salahi and her arguably less interesting DC costars

(Newser) - Looks like gatecrashing a White House state dinner can get you something other than jail: Namely, a reality show. Michaele Salahi is the most famous (infamous?) of the recently announced Real Housewives of DC lineup. Joining her are other “connected DC power players,” as Bravo calls them, including... More »

White House Crashers to Star in Real Housewives of DC

(Newser) - Tareq and Michaele Salahi, famously known for crashing President Obama's first state dinner back in November, will star in The Real Housewives of DC, the Daily Beast reports. The series is set to premiere in July. They're not talking, but the Beast's sources say they've actually shot all 12 episodes... More »

Party-Crashers Conned Secret Service

Couple talked their way past security, may face criminal charges

(Newser) - The state dinner crashers got in on pure chutzpah, conning a Secret Service agent into giving them access without verifying their names in the White House computer even though they weren't on the guest list. A law enforcement official tells MSNBC that rumors an administration official "waved in" Tareq... More »

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