Why Vanessa Grigoriadis Left New York

LAist, the west coast spawn of Gothamist, has an interview with journalistic hitwoman Vanessa Grigoriadis — who has famously profiled the likes of Lizzie Grubman (in New York) and Paris Hilton (for Rolling Stone), often knocking her subjects down several pegs in the process. A successful journalist on this coast, Grigoriadis claims to have defected to Los Angeles a year ago to live with her fiance — but we don't buy it. A more likely reason to leave New York:

I don't drink very much, and I encourage people I'm around to not do so either.

Without an alcohol problem, you can only go so far in this town.

LAist Interview: Vanessa Grigoriadis [LAist]