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Ripples #35

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck

Ellen and Spouse’s Pool Estate
On the Market for $49 Million

Popular daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and her spouse, actress Portia De Rossi, want to sell their Beverly Hills swimming pool — plus the enormous compound that surrounds it — for a cool $49 million. Even at that price,

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Ripples #34

Ripples is compiled and written by Lenny Giteck
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Ripples artThe Top 10 Ripples Stories of 2011

Given that approximately 125 items appeared in Ripples in 2011, choosing the top 10 is no easy task. Obviously, this is a matter of personal taste…in which case, legendary (in his own mind) Ripples expert Lenny Giteck gets to pick.

And the winners are…

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Ripples #33

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck

 

Ripples art--smallL.A. County Sheriff’s Department
Reinvestigates Natalie Wood Case

Even though 30 years have passed since beautiful Hollywood actress Natalie Wood drowned near Catalina

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Ripples #32

 

Compiled and written by Lenny Giteck
 
 
‘Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie’ Dead, 
‘Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie’ Alive?

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Ripples #31

 

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck
 
‘90210’ Actress Shannen Doherty 
Walks Over Water to Get Hitched 

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Ripples #30

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck

 
Is President Obama Building a New 
Swimming Pool at the White House? 
 
Our friends at the British tabloid Daily Mail recently raised that intriguing — if completely unsubstantiated — possibility

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Ripples #29

 

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck
 
George Clooney: Bodacious 
Skinny-Dipping in Lake Como? 
 
A great many women all over the world are already swooning over actor George Clooney — so you can imagine their reaction when they learn 

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Ripples #28

 

 

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck

Dear reader, you’re in for a real treat! Ripples dedicates this entire edition to…Humans Behaving Badly Around Swimming Pools.

Please hum the theme song from “The Pink Panther” while you swim 

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Ripples #27

 

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck
 
Partying Prince Harry Jumps (or Falls) 
Into Nightclub Pool Fully Clothed
 
You remember Prince Harry — the other one. The younger brother who developed quite a reputation as a wild party animal, whose judgment was not always up to British royal snuff. One episode that comes to mind: the time he dressed as a 

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Ripples #26

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck


Ripples artScreen Legend Marilyn Monroe’s Nude
Swimming Outtakes from Her Final Film


Had she lived, movie icon and sex goddess

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Ripples #25

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck

Ripples artOprah Winfrey Proves It’s Never
Too Late to Learn How to Swim


It seems there is not much Oprah Winfrey can’t do. The many terms that describe her include

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Ripples #24

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck

Ripples artMarlon Brando: Inventor of Traction-
Optimizing Shoes for Swimming Pools


What comes to mind when you think of the legendary actor Marlon Brando? Great films such as

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Ripples #23

Compiled and Written by Lenny Giteck


Ripples artNew IMF Head: Synchronized Swimming
Champion and Whip-Wielding Dominatrix?

Christine Lagarde who was named head of the International Monetary Fund following Dominique Strauss-Kahn's hasty 

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