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Meet the Soffers: Fontainebleau heir marries his supermodel

Jeff Soffer & Elle Macpherson ARKADIA at Fontainebleau Grand Opening
Jeff Soffer & Elle Macpherson ARKADIA at Fontainebleau Grand Opening

Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Soffer!

The Turnberry tycoon finally married his longtime girlfriend, supermodel Elle Macpherson in a private ceremony as far away from the flashy Fontainebleau as one could get — the Laucala Resort in Fiji. Macpherson’s two sons from ex-boyfriend, French financier, Arpad Busson, Flynn, 15, and Cy, 10, participated in the intimate ceremony. Soffer’s father Don was also there.

The wedding almost never happened. Soffer survived a helicopter crash in the Bahamas back in 2012, after which the supermodel rushed to his bedside and rekindled the relationship. Although she is currently hosting Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model, expect lots of Macpherson sightings as she is moving to Miami from London to be with her hubby. Close friends of the private couple have been tight lipped about the ceremony, a far cry from the spectacular, $2 million 40th birthday party Soffer threw for himself at the Opa Locka Airport featuring a full blown concert by Prince in 2007.

Fresh off releasing his new single Can’t Believe It, featuring Pitbull, rapper Flo Rida was spotted at Sunday at the SLS Hotel South Beach with, says our source, “a bevy of pretty ladies.” The ever-ubiquitous Flo and Co. enjoyed several magnum bottles of Laurent-Perrier Brut Rose at Hyde Beach.

Football player Jeremy Shockey was seen Friday night enjoying drinks at the bar at SET to the tunes of DJ Julian Ingrosso.

Reggaeton singer Don Omar was spotted enjoying dinner Friday night with a large group of friends at Zuma. That same night, Dennis Rodman stopped by the bar for a late night drink, stopping to take pictures with fans.

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