Although their run on reality television is over (for now) after The Real Housewives of D.C. was canceled last year, White House gate-crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi have managed to remain in tabloid headlines, captivating the nation with tales of their divorce that involve kidnapping, adultery, Journey, and a dead…
Tareq Salahi of White House party-crashing fame is claiming that his wife Michaele has been kidnapped. Even worse, she's apparently being forced to tell people she's okay.
According to "sources," professional famewhores Michelle and Tareq Salahi have been offered $5,000 to host a party at a nightclub in Las Vegas. The Salahis will be playing host at Pure later this month. [NYP, TMZ]
The latest on the most ridiculous couple in the nation: now they've got cheerleaders, tax authorities and their landscaper mad at them. "We are all fortunate that this diplomatic celebration did not become a night of horror," says one politico:
• This morning, during a Homeland Security Committee hearing, U.S. Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan said that the number of death threats that have been leveled against Obama are no greater than those received by Bush or Clinton. •
The more Michaele and Tareq Salahi try to tell their story of how they were "invited" to the White House, the more it looks like Swiss cheese. After the jump, we take apart some of their most ridiculous assertions.