The Surfer Grifter Surfaces, Hires Attorney, Threatens Lawsuit, Etc.

And...exhale. Not-so-pro surfer Hannah Cornett has retained the services of a Beverly Hills attorney named Michael Kernan to pull together a sloppy cease-and-desist letter to James Alesi (credit card sucker) and A.J. Daulerio (me!), accusing us of "libel, false claims, negligent misrepresentation" and whatever other… » 9/23/11 3:55pm 9/23/11 3:55pm

Surfer Grifter Hits The Red Carpet At The Emmys, Possibly Responds To Allegations, Continues To Lie

The weird tale of Hannah Cornett has taken a turn for the weirder. After a brief Twitter meltdown last Thursday, in which she posed as James Alesi, the New York real estate broker who'd accused her of running up $20K in charges on his credit card at a Las Vegas hotel, she fell silent. Then, on Sunday night, she posted… » 9/20/11 3:00pm 9/20/11 3:00pm

Hannah Cornett, The Surfer Grifter, Once Dated Tim Couch

Reader Jim (no, not the "Dave" from yesterday's Surfer Grifter story) calls our attention to a story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2008, concerning Hannah Cornett, the very same Surfer Grifter. Apparently she worked for the Browns in the early 2000s, and while under their employ as a web designer, she dated… » 9/16/11 1:00pm 9/16/11 1:00pm

The Surfer Grifter: The Weird Tale Of Hannah Cornett And Her $20K Vegas Hotel Bill (UPDATE)

The name on the hotel room at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas was Hanna Cornett. Sometimes she goes by Hannah, with two H's. Her Wikipedia page describes her as a "professional actor, surfer, and model." Her age is usually given as 29, but she's two years older than that. According to some of her online CVs, she's also… » 9/15/11 10:00am 9/15/11 10:00am