Gatecrashers

  • Brad Pitt gatecrashes a wedding, leaves the bride surprised September 18, 2013

    London: Actor Brad Pitt made the wedding reception of a young couple even more special by going and having drink during their celebrations. Bride Abi Lingwood was surprised when her husband Daniel told her that Pitt was having a drink at their bar. The reception was taking place in the same...
  • It was error of judgement: Olympic gatecrasher August 3, 2012

    Bangalore: The mysterious woman, who gatecrashed into the Indian Olympic contingent's march past at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, on Thursday regretted the incident, saying "it was an error of judgement" on her part. "It was an error of judgment. This act of mine disappointed many. I regret my...
  • Five lessons in gatecrashing from Indians July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The impunity with which a woman gate-crashed India's parade at the Olympic opening ceremony would have surprised only the most reclusive Indian. It has been established that the "over excited" Madhura Honey was a member of the cast from the extravaganza and not a security threat. But her...
  • Singer Bob Geldof gatecrashed Indian wedding May 25, 2012

    London: Singer Bob Geldof says he went incognito as he crashed a couple's wedding celebration in India and was stunned when a guest sang one of his compositions. The 60 year old, who was on a trip with his partner Jeanne Marine during 2010 Hay Festival held in Kerala, was...
  • Row over Salahis again, this time on polo June 14, 2010

    Washington: Stoking yet another controversy, the infamous Salahi couple, who gatecrashed into the White House dinner hosted for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, held a Indo-US polo match here without any official participation. The event's website listed its key sponsor as Kingfisher Beer, but the company's chief executive said it was not...
  • Gatecrashers at Sania-Shoaib's reception April 26, 2010

    Lahore: Uninvited guests and security mismanagement marred Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik's reception in Sialkot, forcing the hassled newly-weds to leave the function before it was over. The reception was hosted by Malik and turned out to be a headache for his family since many uninvited guests showed up to take...
  • White House gatecrashers get TV show March 27, 2010

    Washington: Two wannabe TV stars who gate crashed US President Barack Obama's State dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the White House last year are getting their wish at last. The Virginia socialite couple, Tareq and Michaele Salahi, who sauntered in uninvited to the dinner, will star in and become...
  • 'Third crasher' says was invited to Obama dinner January 6, 2010

    Washington: A lawyer for the alleged "third crasher" has admitted that his client attended President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but like the first two crashers the Salahis, he claimed he was an invited guest. The Washington Post, which first identified the "third crasher" as Carlos Allen,...
  • White House gatecrashers named political losers of '09 December 29, 2009

    Washington: The White House gatecrashers who strolled uninvited into President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have been named the biggest political losers of 2009 in a Gallup poll. The poll named "Tareq and Michaele Salahi, whose last name became a verb after the two crashed a White...
  • Gatecrasher 'screw up' won't happen again: Obama December 14, 2009

    Washington: US President Barack Obama said no more uninvited guests will be getting into the White House after an embarrassing security lapse that allowed a pair of gatecrashers to slip into his first state dinner. "I was unhappy with everybody who was involved in the process. And so, it was...
  • Question time for White House gatecrasher couple December 10, 2009

    Washington: A Congressional panel has summoned a socialite couple to explain how they gate crashed into US President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and shook hands with them both, proving a major security lapse. The House Homeland Security Committee, which oversees the Secret Service that protects the...
  • White House gatecrashers hurt US security agents' jobs December 4, 2009

    Washington: Three US Secret Service officers have been put on paid leave for their role in letting an uninvited socialite couple breeze into President Barack Obama's dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and shake hands with both. The agency, charged with protecting the president and visiting dignitaries, had identified the agents...
  • White House accepts some blame in gatecrasher saga December 3, 2009

    Washington: The White House on Wednesday shouldered some of the blame for an embarrassing breach of security that permitted an uninvited couple to gatecrash President Barack Obama's debut state dinner last week. In the latest twist to a saga, the White House said it would in the future ensure that White...
  • Indian Embassy cuts ties with gatecrashing couple December 3, 2009

    Washington: As the controversy over a celebrity couple gatecrashing President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh snowballed, the Indian Embassy in Washington ended its association with them. The Indian Embassy will not participate in the June 2010 America's Polo Cup, a charity event organised by the gatecrashing couple,...
  • White House gatecrashers bid to appear in reality show December 2, 2009

    Washington: The would-be reality TV couple who allegedly gatecrashed a White House state dinner got another round in the spotlight, wearing sombre outfits and faces to tell NBC how devastated they were over the ensuing notoriety. It was the first interview given by Michaele and Tareq Salahi, whose uninvited presence last...
  • US couple denies crashing White House dinner December 1, 2009

    Washington: The Virginia couple, who skirted a tight White House security to gatecrash the high-profile state dinner in honour of the Indian Prime Minister, said on Tuesday they were "invited" to attend the gala event. Tareq and Michaele Salahi, the Virginia socialites best known for their polo events, were splashed in...
  • Gatecrashers shame US president's security November 28, 2009

    Washington: A couple who penetrated layers of security to enter a State Dinner at the White House this week without an invitation met US President Barack Obama in the receiving line, a White House official has said. The Washington Post first reported that a Virginia couple not on the official guest...
  • Ex-gatecrasher to stall others like him at Oscars gala February 22, 2009

    Los Angeles: A man who gate-crashed his way into the Oscars last year will ironically be seen preventing others from doing so this year. Scott Weiss, a professional gate-crasher, who snuck his way into last years Oscars ceremony has been officially hired to tighten security ahead of this year's event. Every...
  • Gatecrasher adds spice to MTV night September 1, 2006

    New York: Jack Black dressed as a Moon Man, a monkey graced the red carpet, rapper Lil' Kim wore an orange prison jumpsuit and a gate-crasher tried to steal the top prize - what else but MTV's Video Music Awards. But despite MTV's efforts to paint itself as a venue...