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  • Inaccurate Virus Models Are Panicking Officials Into Ill-Advised Lockdowns

    03/25/2020 4:09:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 129 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 25, 2020 | Madeline Osburn
    How a handful of Democratic activists created alarming, but bogus data sets to scare local and state officials into making rash, economy-killing mandates. As U.S. state and local officials halt the economy and quarantine their communities over the Wuhan virus crisis, one would hope our leaders were making such major decisions based on well-sourced data and statistical analysis. That is not the case.A scan of statements made by media, state governors, local leaders, county judges, and more show many relying on the same source, an online mapping tool called COVID Act Now. The website says it is “built to...
  • Harry Connick Jr.: Frank Sinatra was ‘completely inappropriate’ with my model wife

    11/19/2019 12:36:21 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    pagesix ^ | 11/19/2019 | Leah Bitsky
    Harry Connick Jr. recalled an “unpleasant experience” with Frank Sinatra when he was “completely inappropriate” with his then-girlfriend and current wife, model Jill Goodacre. The jazz artist remembered getting choked up during a performance in front of Sinatra, who died in 1998. “That was an unpleasant experience because as much as I wanted to sing for him and everyone else … I don’t get nervous but I was really nervous for that and I blanked out,” he said on the UK’s “This Morning” (via Yahoo News). “I completely forget the words. I was with my wife, then my girlfriend, and...
  • Early Epstein accuser: Police could have stopped him in 1997

    08/20/2019 7:22:03 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 22 replies
    https://www.apnews.com ^ | 8-19-19 | KATIE CAMPIONE and JENNIFER PELTZ
    More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria’s Secret catalog. Alicia Arden said she never heard back from investigators about her complaint. No charges ever came of it. And to this day she sees it as a glaring missed opportunity to bring the financier to justice long before he was accused of sexually abusing dozens of teenage girls and women.
  • The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Is Canceled This Year, Model Shanina Shaik Says

    08/01/2019 2:58:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Huffpost ^ | 7/31/19 | Carly Ledbetter
    The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is canceled, according to model Shanina Shaik. “Unfortunately the Victoria’s Secret show won’t be happening this year,” Shaik said of the show, which has run for over 20 years, in an interview with The Daily Telegraph published on Tuesday. “It’s something I’m not used to because every year around this time I’m training like an Angel.” Victoria’s Secret didn’t immediately return HuffPost’s request for comment. “But I’m sure in the future something will happen, which I’m pretty sure about. I’m sure they’re trying to work on branding and new ways to do the show because...
  • Brazilian model drowns after jumping into sea to rescue puppies

    04/30/2019 5:17:01 AM PDT · by tlozo · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 30, 2019 | Lee Brown
    A Brazilian model drowned in Sao Paulo after jumping into the sea during a raging storm to try to rescue her puppies — the second runway walker from the South American city to die in a week. Caroline Bittencourt, 37, leaped into the sea on Sunday after her two dogs fell off a catamaran as winds reached 62 mph. Husband Jorge Sestini followed her into the water in a desperate rescue attempt, and he was in the wild waters for three hours before being saved. The model’s body was finally found late Monday near Cigarras Beach, her father-in-law, Alfredo Sestini,...
  • Minnesota Model, Makes History As The 1st To Wear Burkini In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

    04/29/2019 10:57:31 AM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 88 replies
    WCCO-CBS Minnesota ^ | 4/29 | Staff
    A Minnesota woman is breaking boundaries in the modeling world, becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. Twenty-one-year-old Halima Aden was born in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, but she grew up near St. Cloud, Minnesota. The Somali-American model made history back in 2016 for becoming the first fully-covered Muslim woman to compete in the Miss Minnesota pageant.
  • Model Elizabeth Pipko: ‘Jexodus’ Helps Jewish Millennials Leave the Antisemitic Left

    03/06/2019 2:08:01 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Mar 2019 | Robert Kraychik
    Fashion model and Jexodus spokesperson Elizabeth Pipko explained her movement’s plans to help young Jews reject partisan Democrat and left-wing politics during a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. “Jexodus is a totally genuine grassroots movement started by young millennials who are just trying to galvanize young Jews across the country and get them involved in what’s happening in politics,” said Pipko, “seeing what’s going on in both parties, and also getting them involved in voting in 2020.”...Pipko noted the importance of entering “the belly of the beast” — left-wing platforms such as...
  • Playboy Model Who Had ‘Evidence of Elite Pedophile Ring’ Found Dead

    02/28/2019 9:09:05 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 43 replies
    New York Post ^ | 02/26/2019 | Alexis Carey
    A former Playboy model and "Big Brother" star has died under mysterious circumstances shortly after making explosive claims linking a number of celebrities to pedophilia. Argentinian-born Natacha Jaitt’s naked body was found over the weekend following a house party in Buenos Aires. Local media report there was evidence of drug use found at the scene — but in an eerie twist, the socialite and former Playboy model seems to have predicted her own death just months earlier. In April last year, the 41-year-old took to Twitter to claim her life was at risk after receiving unspecified threats. "WARNING: I am...
  • Belarusian model who claimed Trump secrets detained in Moscow - Ifax

    01/17/2019 5:41:45 PM PST · by dynachrome · 39 replies
    reuters ^ | 1-17-19 | Polina Ivanova and Andrew Osborn
    Vashukevich, who is also known as Nastya Rybka, has previously said she was in possession of recordings of conversations on interference in the U.S. election through an association with Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Deripaska’s representatives have accused her of fabrication and said she was never his mistress.
  • Wedding photographer arrested for having sex with guest, urinating on tree

    11/27/2018 2:27:28 PM PST · by tlozo · 61 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 27, 2018 | Joshua Miller
    <p>A wedding photographer who moonlights as a swimsuit model was arrested Saturday after having sex with a male guest and then urinating on a nearby tree, police said.</p> <p>Katherine Leigh Mehta, 26, was arrested at The Springs Event Venue in Weatherford — about 30 miles west of Fort Worth — after an off-duty sheriff’s deputy working as a security guard was alerted to Mehta having sex with a guest in a room at the Parker County event space, according to an arrest report obtained by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.</p>
  • Video: How the Colorado Democracy Alliance Turned Colorado Blue ft. Jared Polis

    11/07/2018 6:27:06 PM PST · by conservativeimage.com · 39 replies
    film ^ | 2014 | Citizens United
    45 minute film "Rocky Mountain Heist" documents the efforts of 4 extremely wealthy leftists (including new homosexual governor Jared Polis) to flip Colorado blue over the last ten years. The Colorado Model is coming to your state next.
  • Transgender Model... Confirms Colin Kaepernick Relationship; 49ers Quarterback Remains Silent

    09/10/2018 7:29:15 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 126 replies
    © Copyright 2018 Newsweek Media Group ^ | Fkashback: 02/08/16 at 5:45 pm | By Maria Vultaggio
    Transgender model Mia Isabella, who was involved in the reputed Tyga and Kylie Jenner cheating scandal, said she and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick were once in a romantic relationship. Isabella originally remained quiet about her love for Kaepernick to “protect” him. “I loved him very much and he cared for me greatly, but in order to protect his brand I made him walk away from me,” she told International Business Times via email Monday. “Knowing the persecution he would face because I’m a Trans woman.” They have not spoken since late September, she added.
  • Muscular model allegedly tried to kill roommate over sexual advances

    08/15/2018 4:57:37 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 15, 2018 | 3:57pm | Rebecca Rosenberg and Gina Daidone
    A musclebound fitness model who came to New York to make cash dancing at a gay strip club landed in cuffs after he tried to kill his roommate for hitting on him, authorities said Wednesday. Geoffrey Tracy, 25, of Gilroy, Calif., allegedly stabbed 50-year-old Gregory Kanczes 16 times after the older man tried to grab his privates, according to police and a source close to the case. Tracy, who has no priors, fled the Hell’s Kitchen apartment Aug. 14 and flagged down a bystander who called cops, the source said. He was arraigned Wednesday in Manhattan Criminal Court on attempted...
  • Victoria’s Secret model says bed bugs ‘massacred’ her at hotel

    06/29/2018 6:44:31 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 28, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    A model is suing a hotel in California after she said she was "massacred" by bed bugs following a 2016 visit. Sabrina Jales St. Pierre, who has modeled for brands such as Victoria's Secret, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren, alleged in a lawsuit filed June 5 in Riverside County Superior Court that her visit to the Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Desert in 2016 affected her modeling career. Brian Virag, St. Pierre's attorney and founder of My Bed Bug Lawyer, Inc., told the Desert Sun that St. Pierre "started noticing the bed bug bites after her first night in the...
  • What If 2006 Model Isn't Enough for Democrats?

    05/31/2018 6:01:51 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 05/31/2018 | Sean Trende
    It can often be useful for elections analysts to find a previous election to cite as a model for the current one. For example, Brendan Nyhan was fond of referring to 2012 as “Bizarro 2004,” where the Democratic campaign ran roughly on the same trajectory as the Republican campaign of just eight years earlier (and even concluded with a similar margin). There are a number of potential analogues for this year’s midterms, but my mind keeps wandering back to 2006. Here’s the interesting thing: A year like 2006 might not be enough for the Democrats to take the House. The...
  • "Earth's Magnetic Field not flipping tonight, perhaps.." John Batchelor Show

    05/02/2018 6:45:59 AM PDT · by Voption · 4 replies
    The John Batchelor Show WABC- NY ^ | May 2, 2018 | John Batchelor/Robert Zimmerman
    Blue Origin test flight, China's space-program, SLS, earth's magnetic field flipping?
  • Big IS beautiful! Playboy breaks with tradition as it casts stunning plus-size model Molly [tr]

    11/15/2017 7:02:00 AM PST · by C19fan · 69 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 25, 2017 | Unity Blott
    They are known for casting lithe blonde beauties clad in leotards and bunny ears. But Playboy has broken with tradition to shoot a stunning plus-size model in it latest editorial. The men's magazine collaborated with rising star Molly Constable and photographer Heather Hazzan in a bid to prove that big is beautiful.
  • Black, Fat And Muslim: Detroit Model Doesn’t Mind Making People Uncomfortable

    09/29/2017 4:47:45 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 60 replies
    CBS ^ | 9-28-17 | Zahra Huber
    “I’m fat, I’m black, and I’m very visibly Muslim, this is going to make some people angry, and it’s going to empower some,” Vernon told WWJ Newsradio 950’s Zahra Huber. Vernon had some doubts before making the video, as she knew that she would receive a lot of negative comments. She changed her mind, and decided she wanted to “show people stuff that’s never been done before, by a person who looks like me. I’m going to be super true, super raw, super high-fashioned with it, to basically make you see it,” said Vernon. She admitted that she lacked self-confidence,...
  • Did Zimbabwe’s First Lady Beat a Model With an Extension Cord?

    08/18/2017 12:34:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 8/18 | Gabriella Paiella
    Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe, is accused of assaulting a young model in South Africa with an electrical extension cord last Sunday night — and likely will get out of the legal situation with diplomatic immunity. Twenty-year-old model Gabriella Engels alleges that the incident occurred on Sunday night in the Capital 20 West hotel in Johannesburg, where she and friends were going to meet up with one of Mugabe’s sons. Per The Guardian, Engels told local media the following: We were chilling in a hotel room, and [the sons] were in the room next door. She came in and started...
  • Model Who Says She Was Kidnapped In Italy Was Seen Shopping With Her Alleged Captor

    08/08/2017 5:21:33 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    buzzfeed ^ | August 8, 2017, at 4:26 p.m. | Michelle Broder Van Dyke
    ed kidnapping of British model Chloe Ayling in Italy has become more complicated after it was revealed that she was seen shopping with her alleged captor during the period she was supposedly being held hostage. Ayling's Italian attorney, Francesco Pesce, told reporters that the 20-year-old woman feared for her life and went on the shopping trip after deciding it would be better to cooperate with her captor. "She thought the best idea was to go along with it and be nice to her captor," Pesce told the BBC. "He told her he wanted to release her somehow and some time."...