:: A spokesperson for hotel Chateau Marmont today said(Thursday) they are ‘horrified’ that details of their private correspondence to Lindsay Lohan were made public and pointedly blamed the leak on a member of the actress’ entourage. In the leaked letter to Lindsay obtained by TMZ, hotel general manager Philip Pavel wrote: ‘As you are aware from our previous correspondences starting on July 8, you currently owe the hotel a grand total of $46,350.04 in charges for your stay starting on May 30, 2012.’ Sources close to the star now say she thought Liz & Dick producers were paying for her stay at the famed hotel. During Lindsay’s 47-day stay at the Chateau Marmont some of the things she spent money on included $3,145.07 on her minibar, $502.43 on cigarettes, $1,992.07 in the restaurant, and $100 on a Chateau candle. Read more: Daily Mail
LABOR DAY WEEKEND MUSIC FESTIVAL
:: Now in its ninth year, the independent-focused FYF Fest is returning to Chinatown-adjacent State Historic Park *(also the site of this summer’s dance-focused Hard Summer) and will expand from one to two days Top-billed artists this year include the reunited Swedish punk band Refused, reunited local rock band Redd Kross, the trippy M83, indie-punk supergroup Wild Flag and electro-soul artist James Blake. Once again the FYF Fest is working in conjunction with Coachella promoter Goldenvoice. Other acts booked for the festival, which will take place Sept. 1 and 2, include the reunited Desaparecidos, the politically inclined scrappy punk outfit led by Bright Eyes architect Conor Oberst, and the global influenced music of Yeasayer. Weekend passes will start at $77, FYF Fest is all-ages and will run from noon until midnight each day. See the complete line-up: L.A. Social Calendar.
LA REAL ESTATE
:: Camille Grammer — third ex-wife of sit-com star Kelsey Grammer and current cast member of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills — lists her 4.77 acre Malibu estate in guard-gated Serra Retreat for $17,900,000. The former couple purchased the house in 1998 for $4,500,000 and still own a ski chalet in Avon, CO as well as a 7 bedrooms mansion in Holmby Hills. Read more at Realestalker.com
:: Ryan Murphy‘s new show “The New Normal” is shooting on Robertson just south of Santa Monica Blvd where that club Apple used to be … There are filing notices and ‘base camp’ signs everywhere.
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