Wednesday, February 22, 2006

NY Power Coupling: Andrew Cuomo and Sandra Lee

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(image via NySocialdiary)

Choleric Andrew Cuomo, whose Machiavellian lustings and black rages after recapturing Old Cuomo glory in Albany are legendary, is at present power coupling with the hyper-ambitious Sandra Lee. You'll remember Cuomo when last he quixotically primaried against H. Carl McCall, draining the comptroller's funds, until finally dropping out of the race (Bill Clinton was called in by state officials to do the honors and get this disgustingly aggressive hothead out of the mix). Pataki, of course, ended up beating the walking-wounded McCall. Nice job, Cuomo; way to help elect the first African-American Governor of New York. Charmed, we're sure. (Averted Gaze)

No doubt their smiling faces will be captured in the well-appointed pages of Hamptons and Gotham Magazine. After all: If Jason Binn doesn't glossily preserve the image of a young, aggressive coupling on the rise, do they even exist?

Our favorite social chronicler, the wonderful David Patrick Columbia, has the scoop at NYSocialDiary:

"Andrew Cuomo who two and a half years ago, suffered the slings and arrows (at least in the media) of being cuckolded in his thirteen-year marriage to Kerry Kennedy by the rich and handsome (and also very much married) Bruce Colley, has found happiness at last, they say, in person of Sandra Lee, the Food Network�s celebrity chef and host of 'Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee.'

"Ms. Lee who is recently divorced after five years of marriage from Los Angeles home-building executive Bruce Karatz, has reportedly been seeing the former Clinton Administration official and son of New York�s former governor Mario Cuomo for some time.

"The Lee-Karatz divorce was filed last May. In the papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court last month, she asked her multimillionaire husband for spousal support. Her request may be overshadowed by her own enormous earning capacity. She already has two best-selling cookbooks: Semi-Homemade Cooking and Semi-Homemade Desserts which are two of the biggest sellers in their category and recently signed a contract to become a spokeswoman for Campbell Soup. She also has a deal with Miramax to produce cookbooks and TV shows."

We wonder how she'll pay on the campaign trail in Peekskill ....

The whole story here.

1 comment:

chiffonade said...

Yeah...This is just what we need. The Bagged Angel Food Cake Queen as "First Lady" of anything. Bleah.