Brief news from here and elsewhere:

Sydney Leathers and friend on election night. (Jin Lee / AP)
Sydney Leathers and friend on election night. (Jin Lee / AP)

Sydney Leathers tried to crash the election night defeat party of Anthony Weiner, the sexting paramour she had never actually met in person. “Why not be here? I’m kind of the reason he’s losing. So, might as well show up.” (AP) [More from the New York City elections by our colleague Jason Horowitz)]

Hollywood cute couple Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are expecting their first child. (AP)

Seems like there’s life after being Hugh Hefner’s reality-show girlfriend. (People)

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“Young kids say ‘How did you get started?’ I don’t know what they are talking about. I got a job and I threw myself into it.”

Simon Doonan, the window dresser-turned-all-round-fashion and culture commentator, talking to our colleague Cara Kelly. (Style)

 

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