This Former 'Party of Five' Actor Dated his Co-Star and Was Engaged to Alyssa Milano

Fox Network’s series Party of Five became a critic’s favorite when it premiered in 1994, but almost went on the chopping block due to low ratings. Thanks to winning a Golden Globe Award, and the appeal generated by some of the young male leads, the show continued for six seasons. One of those leads revealed that he was dating a co-star while on the show, after his engagement to actress Alyssa Milano ended.

Some solid TV credentials

Actor Scott Wolf made quite an impression once he hit thescreen. With his boyish good looks and easy charm, he soon became a fanfavorite playing the role of Bailey Salinger on Party of Five. Wolf waspart of a cast that included Matthew Fox, Neve Campbell, and Lacey Chabert, allof whom played siblings who lost their parents due to a car accident.

Wolf has also appeared in television shows including Everwood,The Nine, Spin City, and even hosted Saturday Night Live in 1998. In2019, he was cast as Carson Drew in the CW series Nancy Drew.

Dated his brother’s on-screen girlfriend

Part of the Party of Five storyline included Wolf’s character being involved in a romantic relationship with Sarah, played by Jennifer Love Hewitt. Originally, Hewitt was only supposed to be in a few episodes, but became popular with viewers so she was kept on for several seasons. “Sarah was supposed to be in nine episodes,” Hewitt said, according to E! News. “When it got picked up, they asked me to stay on for another 13, and I thought it was only going to be 13, and then they asked me to do another season so it keeps going and going. I am so incredibly grateful for it.”

Fox played Bailey’s brother Charlie and surrogate father to the siblings, who was in an on-again, off-again relationship with Kirsten, played by Paula Devicq. While those two characters were married in the show’s final season. it was Wolf who actually dated Devicq in real life while on the series, as E! News reports.

Broken engagement

When Wolf started on Party of Five, he was engaged to actress Alyssa Milano. At the time, the two were the epitome of romantic love. “I knew it the second I met him. I called my mom and told her, ‘This is the man I’m gonna marry,’”   Milano revealed to People in a 1994 interview.

Wolf sounded just as smitten. “I could have asked herto marry me two weeks after we met. I’m convinced we’re like two halves of thesame soul,” he said at the time. “It’s nice when other people notice. Peopleget all oogily around us.”

The two met when Wolf was pursuing an acting career after graduating from George Washington University with a finance degree. They were both cast in the film Double Dragon in Cleveland, and sparks eventually flew. After filming wrapped and they both went back to California, the couple was afraid their passion would wither on the west coast. “We were both scared to death that it wouldn’t be the same here,” Milano told People. “I’ll never forget the feeling when he drove up to the house. I was so nervous I wanted to throw up.”

But Wolf said it all worked out. “We looked at each other andwe knew in a second that it was going to be okay,” he said.

Soonafter moving in together, Wolf proposed. At the time, it seemed as though theirrelationship would last forever, with Milano’s main concern being how they met.“Ireally don’t want people to look at this as another couple who met on a filmset,” she said, afraid others wouldn’t take their relationship seriously. “Thisis anything but that,” Wolf reassured her. “You can interview us 25 years fromnow—and we’ll prove it.”

Well, not so fast. The couple soon split, but both eventually found their happy endings. Wolf went on to marry MTV’s Real World star Kelley Limp, and Milano wed CAA agent Dave Bugliari.

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Antonio Brown former personal trainer Brittany Taylor has accused him of sexual assault and rape

Antonio Brown assault allegations may derail his chances of taking the field for the New England Patriots. A shocking report from the New York Times indicates that Brown has been accused of raping a former trainer.

A federal lawsuit was submitted on Tuesday that revealed the allegations. Ben Shpigel of the New York Times reported that it was filed in the Southern District of Florida and the woman’s name is Britney Taylor.

Taylor was a gymnast who knew Brown from their time together at Central Michigan and she was later hired on as a trainer by the wide receiver. She has stated that three separate incidents took place.

Antonio Brown denies allegations

Soon after news broke about the lawsuit against Brown by Britney Taylor, a lawyer for Antonio Brown issued a statement.

“Mr. Brown denies each and every allegation in the lawsuit,” a statement shared by Darren Heitner, a lawyer representing Brown read. “He will pursue all legal remedies to not only clear his name but to also protect other professional athletes against false accusations.”

Antonio Brown contract with New England Patriots

The three incidents in question were said to have taken place during 2017 and 2018 when Antonio Brown was a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was traded to the Oakland Raiders during the NFL offseason.

Brown didn’t last long with the Raiders, as the team released him due to his behavior off the field. That was when the New England Patriots jumped at the opportunity to sign him as a free agent.

Brown was supposed to take the field in Week 2 of the NFL season, making his debut in an important game for the Patriots. It is unclear if this latest piece of news is going to impact him in the short-term, but it definitely has long-term implications on his tenure in the NFL.

Will Antonio Brown get suspended?

The NFL will investigate the matter now and determine if action needs to be taken against Antonio Brown. This is separate from anything that takes place in a court of law after the lawsuit was filed.

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Former top FEMA official busted for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

A former top official in the Federal Emergency Management Agency was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly taking bribes from the head of a company who received $1.8 billion in federal contracts to repair Puerto Rico’s power grid after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017.

Ahsha Tribble, a deputy regional administrator, another former FEMA official, Jovanda Patterson, and Donald Keith Ellison, the former president of COBRA Acquisitions, were charged in a 15-count indictment.

Patterson, Tribble’s deputy chief of staff, steered contracts to COBRA and left FEMA in July 2018 for a job at the energy company, the court documents say.

“These defendants were supposed to come to Puerto Rico to help during the recovery after the devastation suffered from Hurricane Maria. Instead, they decided to take advantage of the precarious conditions of our electric power grid and engaged in a bribery and honest services wire fraud scheme in order to enrich themselves illegally,” Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, the US attorney in Puerto Rico, said in a statement.

The charges implied that Tribble, who oversaw the restoration of the island’s electrical system for FEMA, and Ellison were romantically involved and documented how they traveled together and often stayed in the same room between October 2017 and April 2019.

Ellison, who had a two contracts for recovery work from the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, enticed Tribble with gifts, including a helicopter tour of the Caribbean island, helping her get an apartment in New York, hotel rooms in Fort Lauderdale and Charlotte, N.C., first-class air tickets from San Juan to New York, and use of his credit card, the indictment released Sept. 3 says.

In return, she used her influence to “secure favorable treatment” of COBRA by pressuring PREPA executives to speed-up payments to the company and assign work to Oklahoma-based COBRA that could have been done by PREPA workers.

In February 2018, after an explosion at a transmission center that knocked out power for several towns, Tribble pushed PREPA to hire COBRA to make the repairs even though the costs would be much higher than if the agency used its own employees.

PREPA eventually paid COBRA more than $600,000 for the work.

Tribble sent Ellison a chain of emails between her and a PREPA consultant about payments PREPA owed COBRA with “$200M behind in payment to Cobra – stop work looming again” in the subject line.

Tribble also relayed sensitive information she received as part of her FEMA position to Ellison that he wouldn’t otherwise have been able to get.

For example, she forwarded an email to Ellison she received back from “Individual C.”

Tribble in the original email to the person wrote “this is a draft but you can see where we are going” and included a Microsoft Word document titled “PR Electrical Grid – Standardization Modernization and Hardening of Infr…”

She communicated with Ellison using her private email account, her own cellphone, a disposable cellphone, sending messages through SMS texts, photographs and Applei Messages instead of through her FEMA accounts.

In another email sent in February 2018, Tribble asked Ellison about her request for him to find her a place to live in New York.

“Yes, ma’am, I got it and have somebody on it already,” he wrote back, according to the documents.

FEMA said in a statement that it is “fully cooperating with federal investigators” and take allegations of employee misconduct “extremely seriously.”


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Former Olympian Michael Barisone to be charged in equestrian center shooting

A former US Olympian in dressage allegedly shot a woman at his upscale New Jersey equestrian facility — and is expected to face charges imminently, sources told The Post on Thursday.

Michael Barisone, who took part in the 2008 games in Beijing, allegedly shot the woman multiple times on the sprawling grounds of tony Hawthorne Farm in Long Valley on Wednesday afternoon, leaving her hospitalized, sources said.

The condition of the woman, whose name was not immediately released, is “up in the air,” one source told The Post.

The exact details of what motivated the 2:15 p.m. shooting on the 53-acre expanse — home to Barisone Dressage — weren’t immediately clear, but sources characterized it as a tenant/landowner dispute.

Barisone — who was named the 2009 Sportsman International Horseman of the Year, and has gone on to train more recent Olympians — is in police custody and expected to be charged within a matter of hours, sources said.

Barisone and another person, not immediately identified, were also injured in the incident, though neither was shot.

It was not immediately clear if Barisone had retained a lawyer, and he could not be reached for comment.

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Former Man Utd star Ander Herrera claims he ‘likes being hated’ after joining PSG – The Sun

ANDER HERRERA claims he 'likes being hated' after his switch to French champions Paris Saint Germain.

The Spaniard left Manchester United on a free transfer this summer after the club reportedly refused to meet his £350k-a-week wage demands.

But in an eye-opening interview with France Football the 29-year-old made comments that go against his nice-guy image.

Asked his thoughts on PSG's reputation abroad, the Spaniard said: "That of a giant!


"A respected club, which has class and a club that has three or four of the best players in the world.

"I also know it is one of the most hated clubs in France, and I like that."

Herrera was a popular figure during his time at Old Trafford but was not convinced he would have much of a role to play under new boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Although he did claim the Norwegian tried to make him stay.


Despite hints he would have liked to remain in Manchester, Herrera spoke of his admiration for his new side.

Asked why he chose PSG, Herrera said: "The club has a classy and glamorous side that I like a lot.

"I also wanted to continue playing for a big club and I did not see myself evolving at another English club.

"When you have played for Manchester United, it's hard to go anywhere else.

"PSG is a project that is constantly progressing and the way Paris approached me was impeccable. I felt wanted.

"Thomas (Tuchel) called me several times to talk.

"He is someone who helps players to be better and at twenty-nine, I always want to progress."

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USWNT goalie calls former teammate ‘homophobic,’ denies anti-Christian claims

United States women’s national team backup goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris took on a tweet claiming the team omitted one of the NWSL’s best left backs because she was a Christian.

Jaelene Hinkle, a member of the North Carolina Courage, was unsurprisingly left off the roster in May for reasons “solely based on soccer,” head coach Jill Ellis said, but many have alleged it’s religious discrimination. Hinkle controversially declined a national team call-up in 2017 because she didn’t want to wear the LGBTQ Pride Month jerseys.

The issue hasn’t been raised since, until a tweet of a year-old interview with Hinkle started to make the rounds again Sunday.

Harris: religion isn’t problem, intolerance is

Obianuju Ekeocha, a public speaker and founder of Culture of Life Africa, shared an old video Sunday on Twitter of Hinkle on CBN’s “The 700 Club.” The clip is from the end, when Hinkle speaks about being called up to the national team and then declining it since they were wearing LGBTQ Pride Month jerseys.

“I felt so convicted in my spirit that it wasn’t my job to wear” the USWNT jersey with rainbow numbers, she said in the clip from June 2018.

“I’m essentially giving up the one little girl’s dream about their entire life, and I’m saying no to [it]. It was very disappointing.”

Ekeocha wrote that “Apparently, the US women’s Football team is not a very welcoming place for Christians.” The remark was not prompted by anything current Hinkle said or did, or by any recent news coverage of the year-old comments.

Harris got a hold of it Monday and replied in a two-part tweet.

“Hinkle, our team is about inclusion. Your religion was never the problem. The problem is your intolerance and you are homophobic. You don’t belong in a sport that aims to unite and bring people together. You would never fit into our pack or what this team stands for.

Don’t you dare say our team is ‘not a welcoming place for Christians.’ You weren’t around long enough to know what this team stood for. This is actually an insult to the Christians on our teams. Same on you.”

Harris is one of the many lesbians on the team and is engaged to teammate Ali Krieger. Megan Rapinoe, who is famously dating WNBA superstar Sue Bird, referenced inclusion in her speech at the victory parade ceremony in New York City one week ago.

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Former Miss Teen GB semi-finalist and ex-WAG 'funded terrorism by sending cash to group The Merciful Hands'

A FORMER Liverpool WAG who made the semi-finals of Miss Teen GB has appeared in court on suspicion of funding terrorism.

Amaani Noor – who once dated England U21 winger Sheyi Ojo – is alleged to have wired money to a group called "The Merciful Hands."

Appearing at Liverpool Crown Court in a black hijab, the one-time beauty queen, 21, pleaded not guilty to one count of terrorism fundraising.

She is accused of sending the group £35 on 23 May 2018.

According to the charge, she sent the cash "knowing or having reasonable cause to suspect it may be used for the purpose of terrorism".

Co-accused Victoria Webster pleaded guilty to three counts of terrorism funding between March and August last year.


She wired £60 of her own cash in two separate transactions.

Matthew Brooks, prosecuting, said Noor will now face a two-week trial in November.

In 2014 Noor spoke of how much Miss Teen GB meant to her.

She gushed: "Winning would really mean a lot.

"I also entered the Miss Teen Great British Isles competition recently and got through to the finals, but I didn't go.

"I regret that, but I've got more confidence now."

Both women were remanded on conditional bail.

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