Eavesdropping In: 1936 Benz Roadster May Fetch $16M; SoCal Swimmers Warned Of More Shark Encounters; John Slattery Cast In "Arrested Development" (!!); Over 20K Pairs Of Fake Louboutins Seized; Rihanna Sobs To Oprah About Breezy

by Emily Green · August 16, 2012

    Originally purchased for roughly $7,000, a gorgeous, super rare, prewar 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster once owned by Baroness Gisela von Krieger is expected to go for at least $10 million and may even break the $16.4-million record for any car bought at auction when it goes up for dibs Sunday at the Gooding & Co. auction. [LATimes]

    Following last week's real life Jaws encounter caught on video in Venice Beach, authorities are issuing shark warnings to swimmers in Santa Barbara after a seven-foot great white shark came within five feet of surfers in the area this week. [KABC]

    Undercover Silver Lake hipster/silver fox/Roger Sterling/actor John Slattery will be in several of the 10 episodes comprising the upcoming fourth season of "Arrested Development" debuting on Netflix next year. We are doing backflips in the office at this exciting news. [HuffPo]

    U.S. Customs in L.A. seized over 20,000 pairs of fake red-soled Christian Louboutins shipped from China estimated would have sold for roughly $18 million. [KTLA]

    Rihanna sobs to Oprah in an interview to air Sunday on OWN as she opens up about Chris Brown saying he needed help and that she was more concerned for him than anything regarding that time he famously went all Ike Turner on her ass. [Radar]

    [John Slattery via]