Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Oct 17, 2016
October 17, 2016
DONALD TRUMP may have a problem at the polls next month, but this month, he's beating HILLARY CLINTON by a landslide as far as Halloween masks are concerned.
An official at Halloween Adventure in New York City's Greenwich Village tells the NY Posttheir "Billionaire Tycoon" latex mask for $29.99 is outselling Hillary masks 40-to-1. And a buck-toothed Trump mask and one with pursed lips are also yuge sellers as well. Another store reports the Trump wig is also a big seller and outselling Hillary's blonde wig by a ratio of 4-to-1: "I've had to re-order the Trump wig at least three times in the last month, the store owner says.
Don't be surprised when a little something extra arrives with PIPPA MIDDLETON's Christmas card this year. The UK's Daily Mailreports DUCHESS KATE's baby sister and fiance JAMES MATTHEWS will be enclosing "Save the Date" announcements with their holiday greetings. Like any blushing bride, Pippa is quite excited about the big day and was spotted checking out a swanky shop where gowns sell for $12,000. (Lee)
AMERICA FERRERA is having a little fun with the election by selling "Make America Ferrera Again" T-shirts. America (the actress) is a vocal HILLARY CLINTONsupporter. She teamed up with designer REBECCA MINKOFF to make the shirt. It sells for $48 and sales benefit Rock the Vote. (Bartha)
Losers in Lockup:
A mother and daughter are in jail together in Florida.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Department, 55-year-old NADINE CARROLL sent drugs through the mail to her daughter SHANNON, who's an inmate at the county jail. When the package arrived, deputies noticed it had a chemical smell. An investigation allegedly uncovered synthetic opioids inside the envelope. Now, Carroll is in the same jail as her 27-year-old daughter. The younger Carroll was arrested last month for allegedly driving with a suspended license and possessing cocaine. (Still)
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