Warning: include(/home/www/instapundit-archive/ad.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/joyent-copy/home/www/instapundit-archive/archives2/015673.php on line 152
Warning: include(): Failed opening '/home/www/instapundit-archive/ad.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/share/pear:/usr/share/php') in /home/joyent-copy/home/www/instapundit-archive/archives2/015673.php on line 152
February 21, 2008
THE RICH REALLY ARE DIFFERENT . . .
They have more social conflicts. Few people realize how hard a wealthy socialite works. But Cookie mag has apparently launched a new investigative series that reveals the gritty underside of life in the jet set:
Only just last month, she was forced to choose between a trunk show, the Guggenheim Young Collectors Council's annual Artist's Ball, and a dinner party at a hedge-fund manager's lavish home! Horreurs. Happily, she made the right decision and went to the trunk show. "At the event I saw rising It girl Chessy Wilson," she relates in her inaugural column, "who regaled me with a story about her handbag catching fire earlier that day when she accidentally dropped a lit match into it." Hahahahaha — barf. But it's not all clinking and chortling for this real housewife. There is a dark side. "The problem with the New York City social scene is that it sucks you in," she writes. What, like Michael Alig? Will Tatiana's addiction to nightlife end in blood and guts and jail?