RIP, Legendary New York Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Dies at 94

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Legendary New York Post gossip columnist Liz Smith died this weekend at 94, from natural causes.

Knowing for writing a column that celebrated her famous friends and was read around the world for decades, she brought the worlds of gossip and pop culture together.

“We mustn’t take ourselves too seriously in this world of gossip,” she said in 1987. “When you look at it realistically, what I do is pretty insignificant. Still, I’m having a lot of fun.”

Liz was also a publicist at one point for Kaye Ballard as well as an assistant to Mike Wallace and ghostwriter for Igor Cassini’s Cholly Knickerbocker gossip column.

Her big scoop included Donald Trump’s 1990 split from his first wife Ivana.

Read more at Page Six.

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