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Off to Sydney

December 1, 2007/4.19

  We’re so used to Doug being the guy with the camera that at his own farewell at Wellington Airport, no one had one. Except those cameras on those newfangled cellphones. Alas, here is Mr Rimington heading to the gate in a less than stellar photograph—probably the way he prefers it since he doesn’t like […]

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Times of India runs phony Victoria’s Secret story

November 30, 2007/23.17

Spotted at the Times of India on December 1: Australian model Miranda Kerr has revealed Hilton acted like a princess backstage at a lingerie range fashion show and stole her gorgeous runway out?t.    The 24-year-old model has revealed the whole incident on a blog, which ultimately left the hotel heiress humiliated when she had an […]

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On the blogs: a real story about the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

/23.01

Spotted on Stevie Wilson’s LA-Story site: a video on the casting of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Yes, really: it’s from the show, rather than Heatherette two years ago (I see even the respectable Times of India has reported the Miranda Kerr–Paris Hilton non-incident with the wrong year and venue now).    The show is […]

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Personalities in antipodean fashion

/10.34

New on Lucire: one interview, one pro?le. Earlier this year, I did a “?ve years on” follow-up on Murray Bevan, whom I ?rst interviewed when he started Showroom 22 in 2002. Back in ’02, I had a feeling Murray would do incredibly well with his PR company–high fashion showroom (we always did have a record […]

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The Delta Goodrem–Brian McFadden about-face

/5.18

[Cross-posted] I spotted the below on Ninemsn today and thought, ‘Poor Brian.’    I clicked on the ?rst link and found quite the opposite:    It’s not as embarrassing as the network, and the Murdoch Press, reporting on the Miranda Kerr incident two years late and getting the venue wrong, but it’s still an about-face.    Netizens will […]

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San Francisco Chronicle reports Miranda Kerr–Paris Hilton incident

November 29, 2007/12.11

Fascinating: after our post exposing the Miranda Kerr v. Paris Hilton incident at Victoria’s Secret to be false—or at least ridiculously inaccurate, with media outlets getting the year and the venue wrong—the Chronicle’s SFGate.com still reported it. It has taken the post down now, but not before Google News found it:      Yes, we are […]

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The Miranda Kerr v. Paris Hilton incident actually happened in 2005

November 28, 2007/12.56

Quite a few people will have caught the gossip that Miranda Kerr, the Australian model, was upset when Paris Hilton waltzed in to a Heatherette show in 2005 and chose a pink dress that Kerr was scheduled to wear on the catwalk. The organizers obliged and Kerr decided she would leave the matter to karma. […]

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Claudia Schiffer holds off writing autobiography

/10.04

Claudia Schiffer says she will continue to hold off writing an autobiography, citing that at 37 she is too young to write about her life. She is also not prepared to divulge personal details, guarding her private life closely.    ‘I’ve had a lot of offers but I just don’t feel ready yet,’ she told […]

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It’s not ‘Volante’, but I still read it

/3.49

I spotted the Australian Travel & Leisure when in Sydney and I’ve noticed now the word Australia has become the words Australia & New Zealand very quietly. And being an American Express card member here (wank factor time: Platinum) I am going to be getting these babies free for the next year.    The funny thing […]

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Paulina Porizkova replaces Twiggy for cycle 10 of America’s Next Top Model

November 27, 2007/22.58

Due to con?icting schedules, Twiggy will be unable to appear as a judge alongside Tyra Banks, J. Alexander and Nigel Barker in cycle 10 of the CW’s reality series, America’s Next Top Model. Taking her place will be former Estée Lauder signature face and actress Paulina Porizkova.    Czech-born Porizkova (in which case one probably should […]

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