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Donald Sterling's Lament: 'I Wish I Had Just Paid Her Off'
Clippers owner Donald Sterling has kept quiet about that infamous tape that proved beyond a reasonable doubt that he is a racist...until now.
Sterling decided to give an interview to a magazine for really rich people that we hadn't heard of until just now called DuJour . The magazine is only releasing one quote and boy, is it a doozy. It's a rich jerk's lament if we've ever heard one: "I wish I had just paid her off."
Sterling's mistress and futuristic fashionista V. Stiviano has denied through her lawyer that she released the tapes in which Sterling goes on a rant about why she shouldn't show up to games with black people. It seems that Sterling doesn't buy the line that the leak wasn't hers. But more importantly, it reveals that the man hasn't really been shamed: he believes his main problem isn't his disgusting racism but that he didn't cough up hush money for Stiviano.
His wife would probably disagree. Stiviano is being sued by Sterling's estranged, also allegedly racist wife Rochelle "Shelly" Sterling. Her rich wife's lament (according to court documents) is that Stiviano is a seductress who doesn't deserve the $1.8 million in gifts Donald gave her.
Get your popcorn ready: DuJour also reports that Sterling is planning to give interviews only to Barbara Walters and the NBA.
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A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
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