Scandal-Plagued Fergie in NYC for Book Signing

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    Could Fergie be a new resident of the New York City?

    Sarah Ferguson alluded to her influence-peddling scandal while appearing at a Manhattan book promotion.

    The Duchess of York quipped to an audience of book sellers on Wednesday: "As you all know, I really don't like grownups. I prefer children.''

    Fergie Alludes to Scandal at NYC Book Event

    [NY] Fergie Alludes to Scandal at NYC Book Event
    Days after being accused of trying to sell access to her royal ex-husband, Sarah Ferguson is in New York to promote her book series for children. (Published Wednesday, May 26, 2010)

    Ferguson has been in the news this week for an influence-peddling scandal. A British tabloid reported Sunday that she had offered access to her former husband Prince Andrew for $724,000.

    But on Wednesday she will be at BookExpo America at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, where she will attend a breakfast for children's book authors and then sign books.

    There's also rumors that the ex-royal could by considering a move to the Big Apple.

    The duchess apologized for "a serious lapse in judgment'' after the influence-selling story appeared in the News of the World.

    She has written several children's books including "Tea for Ruby'' and her latest series, ``Helping Hand Books.''