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Carole Rome Crist’s Ex blasts Charlie’s RHONY fundraiser in the Hamptons

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I don’t know how it is that Real Housewives keeps coming up on a topic of discussion on this blog (seriously, we are really not as obsessed with Bravo programming as it seems), but Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin recently hosted a Hamptons fundraiser for Charlie Crist’s not exactly cash-poor Senate campaign.

You might remember that Zarin and Charlie Crist’s lady wife Carole Rome are good friends. Rome even appeared in a scene on RHONY that ended up on the cutting room floor.

Our brothers in blog arms, The Juice, got the hosting comittee list. It also included: Donald Trump, Johnny Damon, and Al Harington (the Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man magnate? No, actually the Knicks player).

The party was this Saturday, and Page Six decided to ask Carol Rome’s ex-hubby and baby daddy what he thought:

“They figure they might as well come to the Hamptons and get the money from people who don’t give a [bleep],” observed Blue Star Jets chief Todd Rome about the fund-raising visit out east of his ex-wife Carol and her new husband, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist. (h/t to Riptide 2.0)

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