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Nick Loeb and Sofia Vergara- What Really Happened New Year’s Eve

SOFIA VERGARA

By Javier Manjarres

Tabloid culture is great, but the New York Post, New York Daily News, and Huffington Post all have an account of TV star Sofia Vergara and her banking heir fiancé Nick Loeb’s conduct at a hot Miami nightclub that is fabricated of whole cloth.  Fortunately I,  El Sharko had a spy in the crowd, and can report here what really went down.

 Loeb, you may recall, dropped out of a heated Palm Beach/Broward State Senate race in 2009 after his model wife announced her intention to file for divorce.  Unlike other political aspirants, Loeb returned the nearly $700,000 he had raised for the Republican Primary race. 

The seat was ultimately won by Ellyn Bogdanoff who was subsequently defeated by Democrat Maria Sachs.Loeb seriously considered a race for the US Senate last year but decided the time was not right for him. Many Republicans now wish Loeb, not ex-Rep. Connie Mack had been the GOP standard-beared. After a temporary separation, Loeb and Vergara reconciled and announced their engagement in July 2012

 Vergara and Loeb were invited to the Miami club” Story” by club owner host Chris Paciello who had casually dated Vergara in the past, and with whom she was still friends with. Paciello, of course did a six year stretch in prison for his involvement in a murder and bank robbery.

The Miami New Times has cataloged his other crimes-

Paciello Murderous Night

Paciello’s Five Best New Crimes

Vergara look stunning when she arrived at the night-club co-owned by Paciello and David Grutman,  and Wall at W South Beach operators Nicola Siervo and Karim Masri. DJs Kaskade, and Deadmau5 were spinning.

When Loeb and Vergara and their entourage of 17 arrived at the club, their reserved table had been given to someone else.  A small table was set up and wedged in adjacent to a table reserved for Fereidoun ‘Fred’ Khalialian.  Khalialian was once partners with Paris Hilton in some failed Miami nightclubs.  In November 2007  the Iranian born Khalilian turned himself into police in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday to face rape charges . 

On November 17,2006 Khalialian was arrested for a second time. This arrest was related to an incident in a Jacksonville, Florida, bar “The Ritz “in September 2006, when police say Khalilian refused to pay his bill and started shouting profanities before grabbing a cop’s arm and pushing him. He was  charged with battery on a law enforcement officer and trespassing.

In November 24, 2010, judgment for  $4,255,209 was made against Khalialian’s Dolce Group, and  its sub company, ‘My Car Solutions’, for making robo calls to people scamming them into believing they were extending their car factory warranty.(FTC case against Khalilian)

A fine fellow this Khalilian.

Five burly security men formed a wall to ensure that none of the revelers from the Loeb-Vergara party flowed into Khalialian’s space.  When one of Loeb’s party-goers inadvertently backed into space perceived by Khalialian’s bodyguards to be theirs, he was physically ejected back  to the Loeb table causing substantial tension between the two celebrating parties.


Vergara decided to speak with Khalialian, wish him a happy New Year and smooth the situation over.  She asked Loeb to escort her to Khalialian’s table.  While the security men allowed Vergara to approach, Khalialian’s two oversized security men tackled Loeb and wrestled him to the floor. Loeb, a tall 220 lbs made like Daniel Craig to fight off the thugs. Club owner  Paciello, jumped on top of this dog pile in an additional attempt to subdue Loeb. When Vergara realized that Loeb had been assaulted she entered the fray where upon two more bodyguards tackled her, tearing her dress.  Vergara struggled to her feet and left the club.  Loeb extracted himself from the dog pile and left the club on his own two feet suffering minor scratches and bruises.

It is interesting to note that the New York Post first posted a story on line which said Loeb and Vergara had gotten into an argument, and that Loeb had assaulted her tearing her dress and was ejected from the club.  This version was removed from the internet and replaced in the print addition with a new account which blamed the scuffle on Loeb.  Clearly Mr. Paciello PR agents where working overtime to sanitize a version of events.  Before long, the New York Daily News and the Huffington Post picked up the bogus chain of events as first depicted by the Post.

Last year saw Loeb face down  false claims in the National Enquirer that he had partied with prostitutes and used drugs with them.  In that scandal it turned out that the Enquirer had paid both the sources for the false claims against Loeb for their account. Loeb, son of Ambassador John Loeb, is the scion of one the country’s wealthiest families, owns a company producing a food condiment called ‘Onion Crunch’ which most on Wall Street believe he will flip to a major food company for a tidy profit.  Loeb has also kept his hand in environmental activities and Republican politics and would have been a substantial fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had Christie pursued the Presidency in 2012.

 When you want to know what is really happening in demi-monde, skip the New York Post and go to the Shark Tank.




About author

Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor, as well as one of NewsmaxTV's conservative commentators.

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  • http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com EBL

    Wow. I linked this over at BSC News.

  • http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com EBL
  • gwardhome

    You are just trying to class up your bloc with Sofia Vergara pics!

  • John Wright

    The amazing thing about this story is Chris Paciello. Why anyone would want to stand beside him even in a crowded club is beyond me. This mob rat has a bullseye on him bigger than Vergara’s chest. Even though all the mob guys he ratted out are dead or aged and in jail and even though he’s currently paying big tribute money to the current bosses he will still get his sooner than later. Just waiting for the breaking news.

  • William Windorf

    Shark Tank is one of the few media outlets that got this story right. What can yet be told is if Ferrydoun Khalialian gets deported for cruising South Beach like he was Al Capone.

  • Not Surprised

    Just proves that money doesn’t buy class or intelligence.

  • Loeb’s an even bigger loser than what I previously thought…

    Seriously, and with all due respect, why are you wasting time defending this empty suit? Loeb’s a complete idiot and an absolute embarrassment to the Republican Party. While the rest of the troops are here in Florida fighting the good fight, this spoiled brat is partying in clubs with Hollywood has-been’s and wanna bee’s! Seriously, lets move on to better things and start giving respect to real Republicans in the trenches now!!

  • GABE LIV

    Chris Paciello is a thug, conviceted murder and it is beyond me why anyone would go to any establishment that he is involved in. Since his release, he has been arrested count this 3 times. Most recently for driving 85 mph through 25 mph neighbhood. I cant for life of me figure out who he got out of jail in the first place.

    ANYONE WITH ANY INTELLIGENCE SHOULD STAY AWAY FROM CHRIS PACIELLO-THE GUY HAS BURNED DOWN CLUBS FOR INSURANCE MONEY, SLIT PEOPLES THROATS, PUT PEOPLE IN HOSPITALS, ROBBED THEM, AND KILLED SOMEONE.

    Whats worse is the danger people are put in by having them in their public place. STAY AWAY FROM DAVID GRUTMAN, LIV NIGHTCLUB, STORY NIGHTCLUB, ARKADIA, AND LIGHT GROUP (DELANO). THESE ARE ALL WHERE PACIELLO IS INVOLDED. STAY AWAY IF YOU ARE HALF A PERSON. DAVE GRUTMAN IS A HUGE COCAINE DEALER AND USER AS WELL.

    • Arturo

      Tell me something I don’t already know, Paciello is a magnet for trouble and celebrities. But is a pioneer in the Miami club scene. now that he is back people remember the good old days and pay him a visit.

  • sfsdf

    The problem with this story is you rightfully slam certain people to make Sofia and Nick look good — but if Sofia and Nick are so clever why on earth are they going to Chris’ club in the first place. This PR placement for Nick and Sofia does not make any sense.