Cop Without A Badge – babes, brawls, botox & books?
Several weeks ago I talked about an out-of-print book that was rumored to contain some rather, let’s say unflattering, information about one of the women of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey”.
Since that post, Cop Without a Badge: The Extraordinary Undercover Life of Kevin Maher by Charles Kipps has not only become a revealer of buried secrets but also somewhat of a collector’s item. Once the cover of what was simply known as “the book” was revealed, demand for the book increased as did prices. At $23 nobody wanted the book but now that prices exceed $100…
So what is all this hubbub about? “The book” reportedly refers to socialite, “housewife” Danielle Staub as a “coke-sniffing stripper with an extortion conviction.” (Insert gasps of shock here.) It even includes mug shots of Staub pre-Botox. (GASP! Oh the horror!)
Although the focus of the book now is Danielle Staub, the book is in fact, a tell-all tale of her ex-husband and his life as an undercover cop.
After much backbiting and nasty comments from the other women in the season finale of the show (A co-incidence? I think not.) Staub produced the book during a dinner party at an Italian restaurant. Apparently, that action was a total mood killer. To make a long story short, the result was a total melee and a table was flipped over.
Not sure if the show or the book has more drama, but people are now clamoring for the printed action of Cop Without a Badge.
You just never know do you?