by Zoe Pollock

The glory days of New York's gossip scene may be coming to an end thanks to internet competition, but the eternal allure of the biz remains as strong as ever:

"The thing about gossip is, if you know it, you're in the know, and most people want to sit next to you," says Paula Froelich, the fiery, 10-year veteran of Page Six... "For the people who stick their nose up at it, I laugh my ass off. Complete governments have changed because of gossip. Everyone wants to sit next to someone who knows something."

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