Danielle Staub Hypes Allegations of Drug-Riddled, Criminal Past
Is Danielle Staub really a cocaine-snorting former stripper with a criminal record? We don’t know for certain.
But is this Real Housewife of New Jersey a perfect pitchwoman for her reality show? No doubt about it.
Interviewed on The Today Show this morning, Staub didn’t shy away from stories in Cop Without a Badge, the 1995 memoir that allegedly details her shady life in Miami under the alias “Beverly Merrill.” Instead, she used the book as a means to promote tonight’s new episode.
“I can only touch on [the rumors],” Staub told host Hoda Kotb. “I can just say, it’s out there and it will be addressed. And I will definitely touch on all the subjects that are crucially in need of touching on at the time when the time is right.”
Translation: the time will be right each week on The Real Housewives of New Jersey!
Staub, who was reportedly arrested in the 1980s for her involvement in a kidnapping, said of such a rumor: