2016 is almost over, but we still have time for one more roundup of the most bizarre news nuggets from state politicians around the country. For political types looking for some New Year’s resolution ideas, we’ve got some of those too. For starters, how about convincing your constituents to stop throwing their goldfish in random ponds? (We’ll come back to this.)
Letters to the Editor: Trump Era Edition
After The Enid News & Eagle endorsed Hillary Clinton, the newspaper lost 162 subscribers. … read more

Kelly Ripa did her best to give Michael Strahan a fond farewell in front of the cameras today, as he filmed his last episode of Live! With Kelly & Michael. But RadarOnline.com has learned that that the bad blood hasn’t subsided behind the scenes, and staffers all but kicked him out the door!
“There was a team waiting backstage,” an insider told Radar. “After the show, they started packing everything of Michael’s to get it out of the building.”
“When Kelly returns next week, it … read more

Mischa Barton was eliminated from ABC’s hit dancing competition show Dancing with the Stars last night after only three episodes into Season 22. But instead of being a good sport and congratulating Nyle Dimarco – the 26-year-old deaf former ANTM winner that scored the highest score of the season thus far – RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the O.C. has-been threw an epic backstage meltdown!
“Mischa was the only one to not congratulate Nyle on his fantastic dance performance,” … read more

Beauty queen of only 18, let’s take a journey back to a much simpler time. Girls are wearing dresses with too many sequins, and boys nervously tug at their clip-on ties. They stand on opposite sides of the gym while parent chaperones look uncomfortable in the corner. A disco ball may or may not be present.
This is a middle school dance, and even though nobody’s really dancing, that’ll change once the teacher DJ turns on a slow song. When this happens, everyone finds the boyfriend or girlfriend … read more

Vicki Gunvalson‘s split with boyfriend Brooks Ayers was a long time coming, RadarOnline.com has learned. A family friend of The Real Housewives of Orange County star tells Radar exclusively that those close to her are incredibly relieved she’s finally let him go — because he raised their suspicions from the start!
The family friend told Radar, “Vicki and Brooks actually met before RHOC first aired. They met at an insurance convention, and Brooks wasn’t even in the business. Soon thereafter, … read more

Over the past few weeks, Scott Disick has been partying in Miami, Monaco, and St. Tropez instead of spending the summer with his kids. But now that Kourtney Kardashian has thrown him out of the house and changed the locks, an insider tells RadarOnline.com she’s insisting they’ll be better off without him in their lives.
Following Kardashian’s decision to dump her longtime boyfriend and baby-daddy to Mason, 5, Penelope, 2, and six-month old son, Reign, a source very close to the Kardashian … read more

Patrick Dempsey’s sudden departure from Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday night shocked fans. But RadarOnline.com has learned that the script surprise was a long time in the making: According to an on-set insider, series creator Shonda Rhimes had no choice but to let him go after the actor began acting like a major pain.
A source close to the situation told Radar, “Shonda had no other choice but to fire Patrick! He had been showing up late, and was holding up production because he couldn’t remember … read more