On TV, we see her living the glamorous life working at Elle, going to hip parties, attending fashion shows, and being hated by her co-workers. She's supposed to be the real-life Gossip Girl. Which is why our ears perked up when we someone casually mentioned the other night that she's now living in this stroller-strewn neighborhood. Not hipsters with trustfunds Williamsburg or hipsters with real jobs Greenpoint, where she might still retain some of her cool cred, but boring, closes-after-7-pm DUMBO. No wonder we always see Whitney Port's apartment in the West Village, but never see where Palermo lives, because she's in a neighborhood that dare not speak its name to the MTV set.
She firstmoved out of her parent's place on the Upper East Side to a $4,150 a month pad on Leonard St in TriBeCa. But it was always framed as a youthful rebellion act. Page Six Magazine even did a spread about just how fabulous it was. Where are all the articles about just how great is to live in the outer boroughs?