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Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Villaraigosas Headed for Splitsville?

We don't know if its true or not but blogger Luke Ford states that all is not happy in Getty House. In fact Ford claims that the mayor's wife, Connie Villaraigosa no longer lives in the mayor's mansion. Ford alleges the Villaraigosas haven't been seen together in public in nearly 10 months and the Mayor is no longer wearing his wedding ring. In fact, Ford says that an unnamed journalist makes the claim the Mayor is allegedly dating a member of his staff. Inquiring minds want to know.

102 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Mayor Sam fucks pigs. Mayor Sam hasnt been seen in public with a woman for 10 months, so that must mean he fucks pigs. Mayor Sam doesnt wear his wedding band, I know because I see him everyday, and I know that must mean hes fucking pigs.

Do you even know who this guys is thats posting it? Hes a former porn gossip columnist who got kicked out of his conservative Jewish synagogue.

You will post anything that is written on the internet, wont you Mayor Sam? how fucking lame you gossip monger.

And because I posted this comment that must mean I am a mayoral staffer or something, right? Or I'm a villaraigosa groupie....lame, fucking lame.

January 29, 2007 9:57 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Best headline contest!

"Marriage on the rocks as mayor refuses to break off love affair with self."

Go go go.

January 29, 2007 9:58 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

He's dating Joe Ramallo

January 29, 2007 10:04 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

9:57 Could a fooled me. Yea, you are a villaraigosa staffer. Gurandamteed!

January 29, 2007 10:06 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

****Jennie Carreon Lacey

January 29, 2007 10:08 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

What does being Jewish have to do with it? 957 is yet another Mechista Jew hating Mexican.

January 29, 2007 10:13 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

10:13 - I think 9:57 is just pointing out that the guy got kicked out of his synagogue.

January 29, 2007 10:17 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Well, I have no idea if this Luke Ford is correct about Pollo's marital status, but he has a point about the media's fawning (pathetic) coverage of this phony.

January 29, 2007 10:19 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

If politicians use their families as props for their campaigns we have every right to know if they are getting divorced.

January 29, 2007 10:21 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

It couldn't happen to a nicer pollo.

January 29, 2007 10:21 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

10:21, never thought of it that way, but yes!

January 29, 2007 10:29 PM  

Blogger Antonio Watch said:

Can we just force a sale of Getty House and hire some cops?

January 29, 2007 10:30 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Pobrecito.

Morality due to religion??? Yeah right. I live in a area where 78% of the population is hispanic (Mexican) and trust me, the reason why a good percentage get married is not 'basically' what you stated. It has a lot to do with culture. Some these young girls are jumping ship to get a way from tradition they allows more for men than women. Many get pregnant at a very early age, and I guess dudes try to be responsible so they marry. Lastly there is a lot of pressure from la familia. After all of this, infedelity is rampid. Every Mexican woman that I've ever talked too have stated (and this is a stereotype and does not apply to all Mexican men) that most that Mexican men will either be a drunk, a cheat, or he'll beat you. If not all, then at least one. I try to defend the Mexican man because I have some friends that are alright, but they start shutting me down in numbers, so....

January 29, 2007 10:33 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

El Polloraigosa
El Polloraigosa

January 29, 2007 10:39 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

HeY MAtT take a shower maybe You could get it on with MrS V she a MILF!

January 29, 2007 10:41 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Corina Villaraigosa, in Daily News The Daily News' Rachel Uranga lands the ... when she filed for divorce after revelations about an extra-marital affair.

January 29, 2007 10:41 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

The "Mrs." may be tough enough (she would have to be, considering Tony's track record of personal embarrassments), but Antonio's groupies will go into total meltdown and act as if the world comes to an end if anyone from his "picture-perfect" family is ever exposed to criticism -- even if one is an "appointee" who's actions may warrant it.

I've been in the room when they curl up and begin to shriek in pain when he's criticized (let alone a family member) and don't think there's enough Xanax in the city to help them deal with that mental anguish. Plus I don't want falling bodies hitting my car as I drive down the Pasadena Freeway near Mount Washington, when the cult followers start ending their own lives in despair.

January 29, 2007 10:44 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

L.A. man sues to take wife’s last name

January 12, 2007

By MARTIN KASINDORF

USA TODAY

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Buday is petitioning a federal judge for the right to take Diana Bijon’s last name in marriage as easily as she could take his last name.

Bijon, 28, an emergency room nurse, asked her fiance to change his last name to preserve her father’s family name because there are no sons. Buday, 29, a technical manager at an advertising firm, promised he would.

“I had a rough childhood with my father,” he says. ”We never really got along. Diana’s father stepped up, gave me career advice. He’s family.”

Keeping his promise has been more onerous than Buday expected. A woman can choose her husband’s name or her maiden name on a California marriage-license form after the couple pays a county application fee that ranges from $50 to $97. California and 43 other states provide no place on a marriage-license application for the groom to choose the bride’s surname.

To officially change his name to hers - and for future Social Security benefits, Buday says - a man must pay a $320 court fee, advertise his intention in a newspaper for four weeks and get a judge’s approval.

“The law makes it burdensome, if not close to impossible, to adopt the wife’s name,” says Mark Rosenbaum, legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. ”It reflects the archaic notion of a woman’s subordinate place in the partnership.”

The ACLU sued California and Los Angeles County on Dec. 15 to have the separate treatment of Buday and Bijon outlawed as gender discrimination and a denial of equal protection. The couple were married in August 2005 under their separate names after state and county agencies rebuffed them.

Six states - Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York and North Dakota - give either spouse the right to choose the other’s last name.

A marrying couple that wants a combined or hyphenated name in California and most other states must go through the red tape of a court petition. That’s the route Antonio Villar of Los Angeles took in 1987 when he and his wife, Corina Raigosa, combined their names as Villaraigosa. He’s now mayor of the city.

A groom seldom asks to adopt his bride’s name, says Myleta Miller, a clerk at Atlanta’s Probate Court. No national statistics are kept, but Miller says she’s seen “no more than five” such applications in six years on the job.

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Conny McCormack, named in the lawsuit, says her office uses a state-dictated form and will comply with any change judges or legislators might order.

”I certainly am in favor of the law ... being clarified,” McCormack says.

January 29, 2007 10:47 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

http://alicebag.blogspot.com/2005/05/scooter-makes-good.html

Corina Raigosa (Villaraigosa)

January 29, 2007 10:50 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

10:44PM,

Hil-fing-larious! I think I know one of the chicks you are talking about. Anyway, always learn a lot from you. Seacrest.....





OUT!

January 29, 2007 10:51 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

10:47 Are you on crack my brother? WTF? Story has absolutamente nada
zilch conexion

January 29, 2007 10:51 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

""You've always got to look to the next issue," Villaraigosa said in an interview. "And on every issue, there is a different set of allies and friends. You can't hold a grudge in politics any more than you should in life."

But the rising star had also committed an indiscretion that would cost him dearly. He had an affair that became the talk of the Eastside political elite. His wife filed for divorce just one day after he won his first election.

The infidelity cost Villaraigosa the friendship of Molina, among others. Two years later, Corina Villaraigosa took her husband back, but Molina continues to keep her distance.

"The personal stuff has not healed," Molina said. They remain just "political associates," she added."

January 29, 2007 10:54 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

This post was in response to a 10:20 PM ANON post challenging people to post the name of the woman in question - essentially questioning the veracity of such statements, well here it is. Print it before it gets censured again - and there was a follow-up post from some ADV lover verifying the facts.

The name of the woman is Martha Reyna. Her name is mentioned here only because she was already mentioned in the Ricardo Torres mailers and in the Times. She is Tony's comadre which means Tony is godfather to one of her four children. In 1994, Tony was contemplating running for office. Pat Bond, Gloria Molina's late consultant and herself a cancer survivor, adviced Tony not to run because cancer affects the whole family, not just the patient. She said she wouldn't do the campaign but Tony soon found Parke Skelton ready and willing to do the deed. Tony, thinking of himself as always, went forward with the campaign.

As if the pressures of the campaign weren't enough, Tony soon starts to have an affair with a long time family friend. Parke would send Tony and Martha out canvassing for votes - only thing is, they weren't canvassing. They were going to a motel in Silver Lake and Bill Mabie and Richard Polanco got wind of this. Parke, fearing that they would send pictures of Martha and Tony at this motel to Corina had Tony's home mail forwarded to the campaign office. While Tony and Martha were out doing their thing, Richard, Martha's husband and Tony's compadre and former state bar study partner was in the campaign office making calls to raise money for his good buddy Tony while Tony was out doing his wife.

Corina, Tony's wife, wasn't too involved in that campaign because she was home recovering from cancer surgery and treatment. She noticed no mail was arriving home and Corina is not a stupid woman, despite always going back to Tony after his little adventures. One day she calls Richard, Judge Richard now, and asks if Martha is home. Richard tells her she is in Palm Springs for a labor convention - she used to work for the Painters Union. Low and behold, Tony is also at the same convention.

Corina and Richard put two and two together and Corina confronts Tony. And you know how she got Tony to confess, she questioned his manhood so Tony coughs everything up - can't question his manhood, you know. This was during election day weekend. On election day, Xavier Becerra is up on stage introducing the victorious Tony and going on about what a good family man Tony is. All the campaign workers and virtually everyone else in the audience knows what has been happening and the snickering grows to a crescendo. Xavier would later confront Tony and gets in his face about what a fool he made of him - they will never be good friends again.

Corina doesn't even join Tony up on stage - some family guy. The next day she files for divorce. The case is still open. As for Richard, well Richard's hobby is gun collecting and he starts to hunt for Tony. Tony can't go home anymore and starts to ask his friends to put him up. Most refuse, including Gloria Molina and Ron Martinez. Tony ends up staying at the campaign office before he and Martha hit the road and go up north. This was in June and Tony still has a November general election and a December swearing in.

While on the lamb and hiding from Richard the gun collector, Martha gets word that her 13 year old daughter, Tony's goddaughter, couldn't take the drama anymore and runs away from home. This knocks some sense into Martha and she leaves Tony and returns home. Eventually, Martha and Richard get a divorce anyway.

But, this wasn't some drunken mistake that just happened. According to campaign staffers, Tony had been aggressively pursuing Martha - damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead! After all, Tony is God's gift to women and power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

Soon Tony is left without a lover, wife or family - even his sisters shun him. There is a fax that starts circulating - started at Gloria Molina's office, Martha Molina - Gloria's aid (no relation) couldn't stand Tony and gets this fax going - this was before e-mails and blogs. The fax is sort of a contest to give Tony a new name. With Corina Raigosa filing for divorce, Tony wouldn't dare use her last name, would he. Soome of the names are Villapendejo, Villapitosuelto, Villaprimadonna, Villahomewrecker, and on and on. I think the list got to over 100 new names for Tony.

Eventually, Tony and Corina get back together. Tony goes around giving his best mea culpa impersonation for all his bogus friends saying that he was such a bonehead. One of the arguments he actually used was that he was "in love" with Martha, as if Tony ever understood the meaning! As for Martha and Richard and Tony's godchildren, they are left by the side of the road like so many of Tony's other encounters. Hey, he got his rocks off right?

And there you have it, that the kind of man Tony is.

January 29, 2007 10:57 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Please, give me a break.

Antonio Villaraigosa, like it or not, is a sleaze & sleaze is going to come out. It would be a perfect world if we didn't have sleazy politicians, but it's not, especially when you're dealing with someone of Tony's character. He lied to the 14th district just like he lied to his buddy Richard just like he lied to his wife - this is sleaze. You may call it broken promises, lack of character or lying but put all that in the context of a politician and it is SLEAZE.

The mistake Ricardo Torres made - and he is about as sleazy as they get - was that he backed off of his promise to continue to speak the truth. Alvin shouldn't make the same mistake. Latinos are about as uneducated about their leaders as any 3rd world population, it is our duty to let them know who their leaders are. Is it any wonder they end up with leaders like Ricahrd Alatorre - failed court ordered drug tests; Mike Hernandez - caught on camera buying drugs; Richard Polanco - caught with his mistress and mother of his two kids on the public payroll; Gloria Molina - caught trying to circumvent building and safety codes for her Mt. Washington pool, the list goes on and on.

All this stuff is true, Tony obviously has legal recourse - but he won't pursue it because he knows this is the truth. The voters should grow some balls and learn a little about hard knocks politics - Tony won't give you guys any quarter, he'll go right for your jugulars!

January 29, 2007 11:01 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Way too many visuals. Yuck. :P

January 29, 2007 11:03 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

There were many ethic violations in Antonio's 2005 campaign. He's was using city staff to help with his campaign. He begged businesses in Boyle Heights to use their phones for phone banking yesterday. Ummmm...wonder if the press ever jumped on that story. Antonio doesn't want to be labeled "Latino mayor" yet he had his phone bankers yesterday calling Latino voters stating he would be the 1st Latino mayor. The more intelligent Latinos would hung up the phone on them.

January 29, 2007 11:04 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

The challenge remains...

Antonio Villaraigosa is a pathological liar who can't be trusted to do anything he says he'll do. Someone prove me wrong.

End of story!

January 29, 2007 11:05 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

The Flyswatter says:

*Villaraigos is one of many in default on loans (though the land they sit on is worth much more than the debt)--including close allies of AV (this will come out next week)

*Jimmy Blackman hasn't taken a leave of absence, though 80% of his time was campaign related. ----(yea right) Look for LA Times piece on this and AV's 80 new neighborhood watches soon

*Wait C-D-1-4 bombshell--stay tuned.

January 29, 2007 11:08 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

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January 29, 2007 11:12 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Los Angeles is enthralled with the commanding figure that Antonio Villaraigosa has become. ... who carried on an extramarital affair while his wife was at home with kids.

January 29, 2007 11:13 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

You know, the Mrs. is actually a nice lady. She would wave hello as she drove past the house. He would just run you over (if you had the misfortune to be out in the street) and probably keep going. There is nobody living in the Mt. Washington house, so she's not there.

January 29, 2007 11:27 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa had a few of his own political consultants on hand, ones funded by his powerful fund-raising apparatus. Weaving through the crowd of working-class, primarily Spanish-speaking parents were nattily dressed operatives from the mayor’s 2005 campaign, coordinating with the organizers and distributing anti–L.A. Unified news articles. There was Nathan James, the mayor’s former campaign spokesman, and Michael Trujillo, the 2005 campaign volunteer who made a name for himself by writing anonymously on the Web site known as Mayor Sam, which regularly lobbed chatty if unsigned attacks on Villaraigosa’s enemies during and after the election.

Trujillo and James spent the past few months on the doomed campaign of Proposition 82, the preschool initiative defeated on June 6 despite a barrage of campaign ads featuring — you guessed it — Villaraigosa. But by Monday, they were part of the mayor’s Committee for Government Excellence and Accountability, which is pushing for passage in Sacramento of the mayor’s increasingly complicated plan for L.A. Unified.

January 29, 2007 11:28 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

For those of you who don't live in L.A., you may not be aware that we just elected our first Latino mayor since 1872. That's a pretty big deal to those of us who are of Mexican American descent.



It's even more special for me because I went to high school with the new First Lady of Los Angeles, Corina, pictured here with her husband, our new mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa.


Oddly enough, a few months back, I ran into Corina at Trader Joe's. We chatted for a bit about what we were doing because we hadn't seen each other in about thirty years. She told me she was a teacher and reading specialist. A couple of days later, I got an election mailer that had a picture of the mayoral hopeful and his wife and I thought, "that looks like Corina." Duh. Her name in high school had been Corina Raigosa (see below) and the couple had agreed to share both surnames upon marriage, hence Antonio Villar became Antonio Villaraigosa. I think that's really great, except Alicia Velasquezarmendariz would not fit on my driver's license.

Corina was one of the first people to befriend me when I transferred from Garfield High into the all-girl Catholic high school, Sacred Heart of Mary. We were known as the Scooters and our mascot was an elephant. Don't ask me why, because I don't know.
Anyway, I was known as "Ziggy" in those days, a reflection of my love for David Bowie and my all around weirdness. I've posted Corina's senior picture alongside mine, for your amusement. The writing on my picture is my own. I didn't have very many friends, so I wrote to myself, "To Alice, You're the best friend I ever had and I hope it will always be that way. I love ya, Ziggy."

January 29, 2007 11:29 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Villaraigosa's petitioning Clinton for Vignali's release was used against him successfully by James K. Hahn as an issue in the 2001 Los Angeles mayoral election. Hahn attempted to use the issue again in the 2005 mayoral election against both Villaraigosa and Hertzberg in the primaries, and against Villaraigosa in the runoff, but was unable to use this issue for political gain again and lost the election.

January 29, 2007 11:30 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Villaraigosa has gained a reputation as a national leader in the Democratic party. He has been featured on the cover of Newsweek with the accompanying headline, "Latino Power", has been featured in Time as one of the country's 25 most influential Latinos. Villaraigosa makes frequent trips to both Sacramento and Washington DC and makes appearances on national news programming and at events of prominence, such as the White House Correspondents Dinner. Villaraigosa delivered the Democratic Party's Spanish-language response to President George W. Bush's 2006 State of the Union address from his mayoral residence, The Getty House. Villaraigosa is the first mayor since Tom Bradley who has opted to live in The Getty House; both Mayors Riordan and Hahn chose to stay in their own homes, Riordan in his mansion in Brentwood, and Hahn in his single-family house in San Pedro.

At UCLA, Villaraigosa was a leader of the group MEChA. Some, such as John and Ken of KFI, derisively refer to him as Mayor Reconquista because of that and because of his support for amnesty for illegal immigrants.

January 29, 2007 11:33 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

After UCLA, Villaraigosa attended the People's College of Law (PCL), an unaccredited "community-run law school" in Los Angeles. Despite four attempts, Villaraigosa has not passed the California Bar Exam, and thus remains unlicensed to practice law. After PCL, he became a field representative/organizer with the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), where he made inroads with individuals that would help him make his move into politics, such as James M. Wood and Miguel Contreras, both deceased former Executive Treasurers of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. Villaraigosa was also President of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Federation of Government Employees.

January 29, 2007 11:36 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Antonio doesn't want to be labeled "Latino mayor"....

Tough -- that's all he is. No legal, taxpaying, educated citizen is fooled by his antics and rhetoric. That's while he'll never have broad crossover appeal.

January 29, 2007 11:37 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I just want to know if he is going to change his name again if remarries! Antonio Villarodham. There's no ring to it but what the hey!

January 29, 2007 11:41 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Villaraigosa will put the blame on either the Minutemen or John and Ken.

January 29, 2007 11:55 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

That Luke Ford site is gross. I need a shower now.

January 30, 2007 12:02 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

9:57 PM,

ROTFL!

Mayor Sam fucks pigs, hi-larious!

BTW, has anyone EVER seen fatboy Higby with a woman? Inquiring minds want to know.

January 30, 2007 12:50 AM  

Anonymous Bill Kristol said:

How much will AV pay his soon-to-be former wife to go along with the story?

January 30, 2007 2:33 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

10:57 p.m hit the nail on the head! Great reporting!!!!

Finally, the truth is coming out! Insiders have known about this for years but hopefully the public will finally see AV for what he really is ....a piece of shit!

Hope Corrina gets rewarded with a big chunk of change...she deserves it!!!

AV has treated this poor woman like shit and used her unmercifully. I hope she takes her half of his name back!!!!!

He's looking for a Hollywood starlet type now....he's trying to shed the "Latino" image!

I have news for you, Tony....you will always be a two-bit con artist!

Do us all a favor....just go back to Mexico!

January 30, 2007 6:15 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

This is all very sad. Corina put the family and kids first. Antonio could't give a shit. We all know something was wrong cause no one has seen Corina out with Antonio. Everyone has known for years about his cheating yet the media protected him just like they do the gay actors. If there's one thing the Latino culture is against its men who cheat on their wives. He wouldn't have been elected if the truth came out and Latinos would not have voted for him. HE used the people. Jose is using his staffers now on city time to campaign. They are working harder campaigning then doing their job helping the constituents in the community.

January 30, 2007 7:48 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

If a man is unfaithful to his wife, then he going to unfaithful with everything and everyone. AV has been only faithful to the unions, to the governor, to the city of Los Angeles only when it suits him. AV has a track record with having affairs while married. The man has no character, no morals, and no credibility. How anyone can stand by the side of this jerk and support him is beyond me.

January 30, 2007 7:54 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Politicans having affairs - what else is new? This has happened for a long time. AV, Bill Clinton, and supposedly CD 1's leader have all had affairs.

I hope Corina takes AV's flat a-- to the cleaners in divorce court.

January 30, 2007 8:02 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

If the midget does not want to be known as the latino mayor then he should do what Micheal Jackson does
DYE HIS SKIN!!!

January 30, 2007 8:21 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Thereis nothing wrong with politicians having affairs - afterall they are consenting adults. There is something wrong with politicians having affairs, wrecking homes and then campaigning as a progressive new century family man. His whole name change thing was a Skelton poltical op - just like all those campaign mailers on Tony's background and his family status.

Corina never lived at the Getty mansion. Look at the housing recrods, Corina purchased the Mt. Washington home from Tony - she is the sole owner. Not a bad payoff for a marriage that has had an open divorce case file for neaqrly 13 years.

The sad thing is that everybody who knows Tony knew and predicted something like this would happen. Parke, deep down you knew too.

January 30, 2007 8:40 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Poor children. family?

He's a DOG! Un PERRO

January 30, 2007 8:40 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

What a beautiful woman and the man in the picture is UGLY.

January 30, 2007 8:57 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Rumor has it that Tony is also having fun with an anchor woman from Channel 52.

January 30, 2007 9:43 AM  

Anonymous Captain Jack Sparrow said:

Good morning ladies and gentlemen (removes hat and places it over heart):

Madame V is a gracious lady. Her husband is a scoundrel; surely she knows that. Me mum says that how a man treats his wife is an accurate reflection of how he treats his comrades, savvy? But what I would like to know is this: all must be disclosed within the court in a divorce action. All FINANCIAL RECORDS and INCOME STATEMENTS including income from other sources. Character witnesses may be called to testify. Depositions taken, interrogatories propounded. To take one to the cleaners does not mean taking all of one’s money. Rather it means the airing of one’s undershorts in a most public manner. But what if the gracious lady already has another quietly standing by in the shadows? Methinks she does, and to that sirrah I say “Bravo” for you have won a fair prize indeed. Do I know the man? No, I do not. Do I wish I was the man? No, I do not. But I do know enough to know that only an honourable man is the man she chooses, savvy?

(Takes a look at compass, frowns and closes compass)
Sots, did I not make a prediction about this sort of thing? Seems I did. Very well, I shall make another prediction and that is that the third shoe that will drop in the Catorce Quarter will have some of its roots here in this story. Oh bugger, I’ve run out of pink bismuth. Get some now before the next fortnight, savvy?

January 30, 2007 10:25 AM  

Anonymous 4th Floor Doyenne said:

Yes Mayor Sam was in a relationship with a woman who is in the non-profit field for about four years until last summer.

What does that have to with Antonio, Mitchell?

January 30, 2007 10:41 AM  

Anonymous Redondo Canine said:

Is it true that Zuma Dogg is now dating Corina?

January 30, 2007 10:46 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Canal 52? Azucena Gomez

January 30, 2007 11:03 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Who travelled with AV to ASIA TRIP?

There is your answer.

January 30, 2007 11:06 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

HILLARY won't choose av for vp.

dirty laundry

The same man who networked his high school has built a broad coalition behind his mayoral bid, racking up a fistful of endorsements from the county's largest labor, environmental, gay and women's groups.

True to form, at the same time he suffered his worst setback: the revelation that five years ago he wrote to the White House on behalf of convicted drug dealer Carlos Vignali, calling Vignali's sentence unjust. Villaraigosa says he didn't bother to find out more about the charges against Vignali before drafting the letter, a stunning mistake, even for a political novice.

He acted at the behest of Vignali's father, who "had been a friend," Villaraigosa said in an interview. "He spoke to me as a father. He said, 'My son is innocent.' . . . I went with my heart instead of my head."

January 30, 2007 11:11 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

But the rising star had also committed an indiscretion that would cost him dearly. He had an affair that became the talk of the Eastside political elite. His wife filed for divorce just one day after he won his first election.

The infidelity cost Villaraigosa the friendship of Molina, among others. Two years later, Corina Villaraigosa took her husband back, but Molina continues to keep her distance.

"The personal stuff has not healed," Molina said. They remain just "political associates," she added.

January 30, 2007 11:12 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Antonio is only loyal to himself, period. Corina is a good person and mother. She's better off without him. If the divorce is amicable, there won't be any financial or personal documents filed because there will be no disputes. If they do get a divorce, they'll go the quiet route or they'll do what Clinton did and just live apart. Maybe they'll be seen together just for big events. She'll just say that she's busy being a teacher and can't make all the events.

Yes, the guy is a scoundrel in the personal relationship department but could you lay off the Mexican crap? His wandering eyes have to do with his upbringing and his personality. It has nothing to do with the fact that he's Mexican. Not all Mexicans are cheats.

January 30, 2007 11:20 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Yelling hysterically that "we clean your toilets!" in front of 500,000 illegals downtown is a total turnoff to non-Latino voters (not to mention his other baggage) and is why Hillary (or anyone) would be a fool to choose him as VP.

January 30, 2007 11:26 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I wonder if he even knows the names of those who clean the Getty House toilets?

January 30, 2007 11:41 AM  

Blogger joseph mailander said:

Hilarious comment I've read elsewhere:

"So, will he be reverting to his maiden name?"

January 30, 2007 11:49 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Did anyone ever notice that right after Antonio won the Mayoral election he instantly put a photo of himelf on the new LA City website. In that photo he looked the way he does naturally with brown skin. A week later he changed that photo for the current one which is exposed incorrectly and he looks totally white. Why did he do that? He became the Mayor because he was Mexican but now that he's the Mayor he wants to be white?

January 30, 2007 11:50 AM  

Anonymous Matt Dowd said:

does this all mean that Corina will eventually run for mayor, since Hillary got done the same way? and now look at her go.

January 30, 2007 12:13 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Zuma, Track Ms. Raigosa down and get exclusive interview.

one on one
heck, I'll donate 4 interview.

January 30, 2007 12:14 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

If Mrs. AV leaves who will clean the Mayor's toilet?

January 30, 2007 12:20 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

You are right Hillary will never pick AV however she and her brother are also connected to Vignali.

January 30, 2007 12:21 PM  

Anonymous Once you've gone white... said:

AV before whitening process
http://web.archive.org/web/20050728020912/http://www.lacity.org/
AV after whitening process
http://www.lacity.org/
AV is now as white as Hahn
http://web.archive.org/web/20050701001917/http://www.lacity.org/
What happened? He needs to lay off Michael Jackson's skin cream.

January 30, 2007 12:26 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

AHHH Man. He sucks!

He's ashamed of his culture.

January 30, 2007 12:34 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

12:20 pm - Either his mistress, or a staffer?

January 30, 2007 12:38 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Its shameful that Antonio would put his wife and kids to deal with his dirty laundry. There is no way Antonio would ever allow anything to become public record. Rumor has it he is very abusive towards women and staffers. If Jose lost 9 staffers in one year how many has Antonio lost since being Mayor? Some of his key directors have left.

January 30, 2007 12:41 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Liar! No one left.

January 30, 2007 12:59 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

In response to 10:57 pm, 01-29-07 - maybe the bloggers can start our own contest to "rename" our toilet-cleaning mayor?

Maybe "Villardopey"?

January 30, 2007 1:00 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Villaripoff
Villarsolo
Villarnizer
Villarcholo
Villarliar
Villar-Villar
Villardick
Villar-littledick
Villaranapoleon
Villarnymph

January 30, 2007 1:06 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

VILLASKAMKEL

January 30, 2007 1:09 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

10:25am Cpt. Jack,

Interesting on the third shoe with roots in this story.

Is that why CM is getting the "Angelides treatment" from MAV? You don't say...

January 30, 2007 2:04 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Hey Zuma I see you are still kissing up Cpt.JACKS ASS Again

You LOSER!!!

January 30, 2007 2:10 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Don't say it.

CM had affair with Corina?

January 30, 2007 2:25 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Villaparkestooge
Villanarcissa
Villawhore
Villaonenighter
Villaphoto-op
Villamediawhore
Villamumbles
Villajewwannabe
Villahorndog
Villa4families - that is 4 abandoned familes

January 30, 2007 2:27 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Capitan Pajaro:
What you say about a shoe and 14? Coreina dated honorable hombre. Can't find one.

January 30, 2007 2:29 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

http://www.terra.com/addon/img/actualidad/1d9d0e5villaesposanp.jpg

Hey Morons,
They love each other

January 30, 2007 2:32 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

I LOVE Captain Jack's posts here on mayor sam...Why are you threatened by the fact that the guy is able to amuse and inform me. Man, you must be some insecure loser. What a dark heart. I'm sorry society has treated you this way. Don't end up with a big black helment permanently attached to your head, young Annikin. It's especially funny you are getting so mad, being who you are. My only actual question is, why does it piss you off so much when I throw an accolaid Jack's way. (Besides the fact you are a crybaby loser?)

January 30, 2007 3:36 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

BREAKING NEWS ALERT: WHERE WAS MICHAEL HUNT TODAY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT? HE DIDN'T NOT SHOW UP BECAUSE HE DIDN'T HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY. ALL I CAN SAY, IS I THINK JESSIE JACKSON AND THE REVEREND AL SHARPTON WILL END UP FLYING IN FOR THIS PRESS CONFERENCE. Next time Mike shows up for public comment, we'll see if a City TV 35 longshot will be able to show anything different looking about him.

January 30, 2007 3:44 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

Uh oh...Don't think Mike will be at City Hall tomorrow. Cpt. Jack, this is one of those stories ZD wishes he could sail away from..

January 30, 2007 3:59 PM  

Blogger Walter Moore said:

I don't think any of this is anyone's business.
But since you're coming up with new names, may I propose a hyphenated variant?

Villary-Rodham-Clinton

January 30, 2007 4:22 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

WE're all having a good laugh at the expense of a wife who tried to keep her family together and protect her kids. None of us would like that happening to our family but Antonio put himself out there so unfortunately, they'll take the heat.

"commanding figure that Antonio is" What planet is this guy living on. Antonio has become the laughing stock of the nation. In LA he's the clown in front of cameras. Even his inner circle make fun of him but no one has the guts to tell him. How sad is that?

Carlos Alvarado, Eastside area director we all know left because of AV's dictator ways. Funny there is another eastside director but he's never been to any eastside meetings. Guess they scare him.

Hey, Zuma Channel 35 has been down. Time Warner sucks

January 30, 2007 4:38 PM  

Anonymous joseph chapman the privateer said:

4:38 - I daresay the Lady Corina doth have a few choice names for her "husband" Villar.

My Lady, mayest I extend me invitation to thee to post thine names for Tony?

January 30, 2007 5:01 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Villapancho

January 30, 2007 5:26 PM  

Anonymous No wedding ring said:

I just found this photo of Villaraigosa from Friday. No wedding ring.

http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070127/480/89dcaad9f0e8485cb4a0b3a64be0a6c9

January 30, 2007 6:07 PM  

Anonymous Anyone single here? said:

More pics of him with no ring

http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070124/480/1966d578a0d34d4793b706c55cebae95
already going after a young girl
http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070119/480/b35b92cdc56a4662ae664be173297038
with Ahnold, no ring and a fist in the air
http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070119/ids_photos_sp/r561842671.jpg

January 30, 2007 6:12 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

I think they moved TV 35 to "on demand" channel 1. Try that. Like free pay-per-view/on demand.

But yeah, it's an attempt to get the high profile council meetings to a lower profile. Aka, off the regular channel scan, and onto "on demand" where you really have to look for it.

That way, the mayor and City Council can steamroll their shady agenda much more under the wire.

(Shady crybabies)

January 30, 2007 6:41 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Corrine could blow the lid off that bastard if she would only write a book!

The poor thing is probably terrified because she knows more than anyone what this guy is capable of.

I saw them together at the Getty when they were hosting Mecha Boys evil twin, Vicente Fox, a few months ago. Mecha Boy treated her like shit. He kept ignoring her and giving her condescending looks. What an asshole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

PLEASE, CORRINA, IF YOU ARE READING THIS....PLEASE WRITE A BOOK. IT WOULD TRULY BE A PUBLIC SERVICE. WE NEED TO EXTERMINATE YOUR PIECE OF SHIT EX HUSBAND!!!

January 30, 2007 7:01 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Corina has too much class to write a book on her ex-payboy but hey, I'm aleady writing a book. It's called "Horatio Vignali Alger" - the modern day rags to riches to scum story.

January 30, 2007 8:45 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Zuma channel 35 was not moved. Its not On Demand. Its been blacked out all day. A lot of people called Time Warner who said it was LA City View's fault. LA City View said they're sending the feed its Time Warner and now 12 hours later it still is blacked out. You would think one of the clowncil would do something since THEY negoiated the contract to take over Aldephia and Comcast. Ever since Time Warner took over its really screwed up.

January 30, 2007 10:00 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Villarhumper
Villarsexaddict
Villarmexicana
Villarmunchkin

January 30, 2007 10:42 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

10:00PM,

Thnaks for the update...they had problems at 10am at the start of the meeting. if you are unhappy witrh your service with time warner, please contact assemblydick fabian nuckhead nunez. he did this deal...we gotta keep this guy from EVER getting elected again.

January 31, 2007 2:03 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

If indeed the Mayor was having an affair with someone at Channel 52 it would be Mirthala Salinas -- she only dates married men and loves polticians. It sure wouldn't be Azucena, that's for sure...she's a decent person.

January 31, 2007 2:38 AM  

Anonymous The truth said:

I just checked with title. There have been no recent transfers on the Villaraigos home at 3764 San Rafael since 2002 when Tony bought his wife Corina out. He owns that house as a married man but as his separate property. They probably rented it out when they moved to the mansion. Only 2/3 of that rumor was true. He hasn't been wearing his wedding ring in months. He hasn't been seen with her in public in months. But, he did not give her the house or transfer ownership in any way.

January 31, 2007 9:48 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Staffers who left Huizar's office were those left behind by Villaraigosa. The staffers were promised a position at the Mayor's office and were conviniently forgotten. Surely, they didn't want the story to repeat itself. As for Villar himself, looks like repeat stories is what he lives for.

February 02, 2007 11:57 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

There was an AV sighting today at a Super Bowl party in Encino...lots of big names. Wedding ring was there, wife apparently not.

February 05, 2007 4:02 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Well, six months later and the Ford guy was right. The Mayor and his wife have split which is what Mirthala Salinas said she wanted all along. She is the Political reporter at Telemundo at the center of this controversy.

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