July 27, 1995 in Features

She Should’ve Known Not To Rock The Boat

Compiled By Staff Writer Rick Bo

Don’t expect Donald and Ivana Trump to be sharing more pizzas any time soon.

Upset by a newspaper report about his ex-wife’s purchase of a yacht - after having to sell off his own “Trump Princess” - The Donald fired off a blistering two-page letter to her.

Wrote Trump: “While it is always interesting to read that you ‘don’t need Donald Trump’s money,’ you and your third-rate lawyers certainly went after it (if you don’t need it, why don’t you give it back).

“This money was given to you for your protection and so that it may someday go to the children. I sure as hell did not give it to you so that it goes to your next husband - whomever that may be.”

The couple, who divorced in 1992, recently reunited for a pizza commercial poking fun at their split.

Loose talk

An Ontario woman, in a fan letter to Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh: “One thing though, if you ever leave your present incarceration, you should never wear orange.”

After all these years, she still has her figure

Peggy Fleming turns 47 today.

You gotta watch out for that seven-month itch

Seven months after their mountaintop marriage and seven weeks after the birth of their son, supermodel Christie Brinkley and second hubby Richard Taubman have split. In a brief statement, Billy Joel’s ex said she made the move “after much thought and consideration.”

Guess a good man really must be hard to find

Back together again: Steve Martin and Victoria Tennant, who took leave of their seven-year marriage in 1993 citing the comedy star’s sour moods, and JFK Jr. discard Daryl Hannah and allegedly abusive former boyfriend Jackson Browne.

Now he understands who the real bandits are

Both Burt Reynolds and Sally Field have denied a National Enquirer report that they’re an item again, but Burt certainly could use a shoulder to cry on. After paying his own way from L.A. to Miami to audition as a sleazy senator in “Striptease,” he took the part for a paltry $170,000 - compared to the $12 million take for star Demi Moore.

She’s simply overexposed, financially speaking

La Toya Jackson has filed for bankruptcy protection, claiming less than $50,000 in assets and debts of almost $1 million. The Moulin Rouge club in Paris, trying to collect $650,000 from the pop singer for cutting short an engagement two years ago, has filed liens on everything in Jackson’s name, including royalties from her nude Playboy video.

She must have taken them for a chain of fools

On a brighter promissory note, Aretha Franklin has settled a lawsuit filed against her by Saks Fifth Avenue, which went after the queen of soul for nearly $263,000 in unpaid bills.

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