Yep, that's right, folks. Mayor Mike Bloomberg's press conference today was about Gossip Girl. The Lady Gaga-kisser upped his celebrity status by standing beside members of the cast and creative team of the television show at Queen's Silvercup Studios.
Also beside him were a host of Queens electeds who wanted in on the fun (State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer), next to stars Blake Lively, Ed Westwick, Kaylee DeFer, and Kelly Rutherford. You could say it was an eclectic bunch. And an eclectic group on camera means an eclectic audience. That's right, politics reporters rubbed elbows with the paparazzi! (Runnin' Scared first stood awkwardly in the crowd of entertainment photogs -- and then, feeling out of place, rushed to some seats in the front where the, uh, regular guys were seated).More »