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Playboy Model's Photo Has the Maori Fuming

It's 'inappropriate' to pose nude on sacred Mount Taranaki, tribe says

(Newser) - Imagine someone parading naked on the grave of your relative. That's what the Maori of New Zealand accuse a Playboy model of doing atop Mount Taranaki, a volcano that the Maori consider an ancestor. New Zealand native Jaylene Cook, 25—who appeared in Playboy Mexico in January—climbed the... More »

Couple Take Breakup Pics, Get 'Kind of Sad,' Go Viral

Yes, their photos have become a meme

(Newser) - You know all the photos couples take of themselves looking bright and shiny and happy? Well at the end of last year, about a year after breaking up with his girlfriend, a 22-year-old bio-medical sciences major at Western Michigan University decided it would be sort of funny and ironic to... More »

Man's Gag Gift to Wife Turns Him Into Underwear Model

Brendon Williams had no idea the private photos for his wife would make him famous

(Newser) - Fame isn't putting a dent in Brendon Williams' sense of humor. The boudoir poses that started off as a gag gift for his wife's birthday created such a response on social media that the British Columbia father with a lot of hair and a bit of a belly... More »

India Fashion Shoot's Rape Theme Triggers Fury

Twitter erupts over images reminiscent of New Delhi attack

(Newser) - Twitter users in India are voicing their horror at a new fashion photo shoot—which seems to be inspired by the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old on a bus in New Delhi. The images, set on a bus and viewable at the BBC and BuzzFeed , show several male... More »

Snake Nips Model's Breast, Dies of Silicone

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(Newser) - Fangs a lot. An amorous boa constrictor nipped Israeli model Orit Fox's breast during a salacious tete-a-tete and ended up dead—from silicone poisoning. Fox's teasing tongue play with her slithering pal on Spanish TV turned to horrified screams as the snake sunk his fangs into her left boob, reports... More »

Kate, Wills Hire Diana Fave to Shoot Engagement Photo

Mario Testino took iconic photos of princess just before her death

(Newser) - Prince William recruited photography royalty to shoot his engagement photo with Kate Middleton, reports People. Fashion photographer Mario Testino, who took some of William and Harry's favorite photos of Princess Diana, has taken "some engagement photographs," the prince's rep confirms today. The results are supposed to be released... More »

Rihanna Goes Topless in Italian Vogue

Pop star covers up for the cover, though, in a Valentino dress

(Newser) - Rihanna appears in the September issue of Italian Vogue wearing edgy, elaborate outfits—except in the photo where she's sporting only pasties and underwear. The pictorial was shot by Steven Klein, who has worked with celebs like Britney Spears and Madonna, MTV reports. On the mag's cover, Rihanna wears a... More »

Potter Producers Nix Raunchy Fashion Pics for Watson

W shoot deemed too racy for their Hermione

(Newser) - At a recent shoot for W magazine, Emma Watson was certainly not asking, "What would Hermione wear?" But the Harry Potter producers put the kibosh on racy shots, a source tells the Times of London, and a tamer approach was agreed on. "As far as they are concerned,... More »

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