Sunday, February 11, 2007

Anna Nicole Smith -- Will the Persecution Never End?

New York Daily News - Home - 'Only her Texas twang was real': "The Anna Nicole Smith who boasted a 42-26-38 figure at her most outrageous and became an object of lust and desire to legions of American men was not born - she was made.

The real Smith started out in podunk Texas as flat-chested, dark-haired, unlovely Vickie Lynn Hogan with an abusive father, a hapless mother - and zero prospects.

How Smith managed to defy both her circumstances and Mother Nature and transform herself from Texas trailer trash into an international sex symbol is the subject of a scathing unpublished biography by writer Stacy Brown with the late sexpot's half-sister, Donna Hogan.

It's appropriately entitled 'Train Wreck.'

'This is a Horatio Alger story with a dark side,' the manuscript quotes Hogan saying. 'Anna claims she has had no plastic surgery; we have the evidence that everything about her but her trademark Texas country twang is manufactured - breasts, lips, weight loss.'"

The fans still love her, however.

6 comments:

  1. Sounds like a ringing endorsement for plastic surgery. BTW, Bill, I heard some radio guy this morning say she was born in Houston. Is poor little Mexia getting the short end of the stick again?

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  2. She was indeed born in Houston. She lived in Mexia only a couple of years, according to my brother. She liked the Mexia association because she thought the "small-town girl makes good" idea was good p.r.

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  3. Thanks, Bill. I knew you'd have the inside story. As I type this I'm watching the vultures at MSNBC beat this story into the ground.

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  4. Which explains why I never turn on the cable news channels.

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  5. Well, I would suggest the C-SPANs, if they didn't worship wonks. Nonetheless, a good guest on C-SPAN, or the occasional highlight on the likes of CourTV (which shares the ACLU FREEDOM FILES with the leftist Link TV), sometimes make the tuning in worth the effort.

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  6. I'm too lazy to seek out the good stuff.

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