Despite initially saying they wouldn’t press charges against Rudy’s daughter, top officials at the cosmetics chain Sephora have now told prosecutors they will indeed file a complaint against Caroline Giuliani for allegedly shoplifting from an Upper East Side store, on second thought. The Harvard senior has an August 31 court date, but if Giuliani managed to sneak some of the allegedly stolen makeup into the precinct bathroom before stepping out for that close-up, maybe they should also consider hiring her as a model. After she is prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, of course. [NYDN] … [Read more...] about Sephora Pressing Charges Against Caroline Giuliani
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Her father may be a former prosecutor and mayor known for being tough on crime, but that didn’t stop Caroline Giuliani (Caroline Hanover? Caroline Rose?) from allegedly pilfering some makeup from a Sephora on East 86th Street earlier this afternoon. Though she was arrested, the Obama-supporting Giuliani who attends Harvard, currently lives nearby with her mother, Donna Hanover, and is not, we suspect, poor wasn’t exactly treated like just any old shoplifter. … [Read more...] about Rudy Giuliani’s Daughter Gets the Celebrity-Shoplifter Treatment
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