Villaraigosa

The mayor's courtside Lakers seats

mayorlakers-fox11.JPGFox 11's John Schwada went with a story Wednesday night on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa sitting in free courtside seats at Lakers games with girlfriend Lu Parker or with his daughter. The story angle was that the tickets are not reported on the mayor's gift disclosure forms, and that if they're a gift of Staples Center he can't legally accept them (or any gift) because arena owner AEG lobbies the city. The mayor told Schwada that at the last game he was a guest of his "friend" Jeffrey Katzenberg, and insists that because he's at the game in an official capacity the tickets don't have to be reported as gifts.

Add Parker: @KTLAnewsdesk on Twitter posted tonight, "OMG, the dog Lu was holding onset just puked on her hand. On air. This will be all over youtube by morning. Lu was a pro about it."

Photo of Villaraigosa and Parker: Fox 11


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