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Price Is Right Looking for Male Model

He'll get a spot on the show ... for a week

(Newser) - Men, do you have what it takes to be a model on The Price is Right? CBS said today that the game show known for its female models will add a male one for a week. The show will hold its "first-ever search" for the right man in an... More »

Model: I Used Corkscrew to Castrate Gay Journo

Alleged lover wanted to cure journalist of 'homosexual demons'

(Newser) - Revolting details have emerged in the slaying of journalist and gay activist Carlos Castro—Renato Seabra, his confessed killer, told police he castrated Castro with a corkscrew before leaving him to die in a Manhattan hotel room. Seabro said that he did so in order to "get rid of... More »

Scott Brown: From Latchkey Kid to Male Model to Senator

His story is 'part Horatio Alger, part Zoolander'

(Newser) - One look at Scott Brown’s past, Frank Bruni writes, and you can see that “he’s indisputably self-made” with a “background that’s part Horatio Alger, part Zoolander.” Sure, the “famous truck” was purchased “not so he could haul lumber” but to haul his... More »

Scott Brown Had 'Excellent Hands:' Rep

'Drop-dead gorgeous' senator-elect was also a 'little full of himself'

(Newser) - Some in the male modeling business look back fondly on the career of Senator-elect Scott Brown—his “excellent hands” in particular. “He was drop-dead gorgeous,” says a former rep who, to be fair, now represents Brown’s daughter, Arianna. “He did a lot of hand work,... More »

Fellow Models Hate Madonna's Boy Toy

Jesus would be nothing without her, insiders gripe

(Newser) - Watch out, Jesus Luz: Your fellow male models have it in for you. At a recent New York event, “they were gossiping like catty girls about how they couldn’t wait for his career to fizzle out,” a source tells the Daily News. “Jesus had no career... More »

Levi as Model? Agencies Think Not

(Newser) - He might have been the hottest guy at Wasilla High, but Palin babydaddy Levi Johnston doesn’t do it for modeling agencies, reps tell Vanity Fair. A sampling of their reactions to the idea:
  • New York Model Management: “I have no idea who he is or what he looks
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GQ Books Sikh 'Supermodel'

IT worker was discovered last year

(Newser) - An aspiring supermodel who happens to be Sikh will appear in GQ’s Style magazine wearing a turban, the Telegraph reports. Sonny Caberwal, discovered by Kenneth Cole last year, posed in a black dinner jacket with a pink turban and in a white tuxedo with a yellow turban. Caberwal worked... More »

'Obama Effect' Gives Black Models a Boost

Models see shift away from whites-only runways

(Newser) - The figurative—and sometimes real—"Whites Only" signs in the fashion world are starting to come down in the wake of Barack Obama's election win, male models tell the New York Times. Fashion shows in the US and Europe are starting to more closely resemble the real world's diversity,... More »

Still in Charge in Their Undies

Unlike ogled women, stripped-down men retain power, says Givhan

(Newser) - Go figure. When male celebrities and models strip down to their skivvies to show off the beefcake, they still exert power over their oglers—unlike women in the same situation, argues Washington Post columnist Robin Givhan.  "Women don't want to be objectified; that diminishes their power and takes... More »

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