BOLDFACIALED Hayden, Johnson Page Six editor Richard Johnson is not fond of apologizing. Back on May 5, the New York Post was forced to issue a retraction for an item the paper ran in April, which claimed that the fiancee of Gregg "Opie" Hughes, one half of the shock jock duo "Opie and Anthony," had made a sex tape with Jackass Neanderthal Bam Margera. (Hughes immediately denied the rumor, saying it was the handiwork of a disgruntled former employee. He went so far as to offer $100k to anyone who could produce it.) "We have since learned that this information, supplied by Steppin' Out's Chaunce Hayden, was entirely incorrect," Page Six wrote in the apology.
It's been two weeks, but the wound is evidently still open. This morning, Hayden, a media whoring celebrity journalist whose interviews with C- and D-list marginalia frequently pop up in the tabloids, sent Johnson an e-mail blast promoting the new issue of Steppin' Out. This is the response he got back: