The Rich Can Now Get Last-Minute Online Shopping Orders Delivered By Seaplane
Net-a-porter shoppers in the Hamptons who need that Cavalli bathing suit instantly can pay extra for a service that will ship the items to them via Seaplane. Because nothing is more tasteless than regular mail. As if that belongs in the Hamptons.
4 Ways To Stop Being Poor, According To The World's Richest Woman
Gina Rinehart, an Australian who is the world's richest woman due to the $30.1 billion she inherited from her iron ore prospecting family, has the following advice for poor people. Her comments, in a recent magazine interview, are causing something of a stir amongst ungrateful non-billionaires.
The 12 Most Ridiculous Parts Of Gwyneth Paltrow's Latest GOOP Newsletter
Did you know? Total lack of self-awareness! Gwyneth Paltrow's weekly email newsletter, GOOP, is comprised of lifestyle tips from Paltrow that the everyday woman can relate to. Except that it's not. Ever. Literally not once ever.
Russian Oligarch Punches Rival Billionaire
Clad in very tight grey jeans, Alexander Lebedev is a Russian tycoon who owns two major papers in the United Kingdom. During a television debate on the financial crisis, the former KGB agent punched Sergei Polonsky, once ranked Russia's 40th richest man, in response to Polonsky's "threatening manner".
Facebook? Don't Make Me Laugh!
Affluence.org is "Facebook for rich people." You have to have a net worth of at least $1 million to join. Benefits include a 24-hour concierge and assistance service, exclusive product discounts, party invites, and a complimentary subscription to Affluence print magazine. Take that Zuckerberg!
Kim Kardashian's Wedding Registry
Registering at Gearys for home furnishings and the like, Kim Kardashian would like a $7,850 vase, a £375 candy jar, an $840 ashtray, $670 plates, $1,600 cutlery, $150 bedazzled napkin rings, and a $1,650 coffee pot. For a total of about $176,000. Below is a partial screen shot, there's a full screen shot here.
Madoff Avoids Jail (For Now)
Despite having sent a cool million dollars worth of jewels to friends and family over the holidays, the alleged mastermind behind arguably a $50 billion Ponzi Scheme - the largest financial fraud in history - was given permission to remain under house arrest in his Manhattan penthouse on $10M bail.