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Barbie Takes ‘Porno Barbie’ to Court.

In adult, adult film, adult industry, Barbie, China Barbie, court, entertainment, new york, News, porn, Porno Barbie, Uncategorized, World on August 22, 2007 at 3:39 pm

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When a children’s toy company takes a porn star to court, you know it’s going to be quite a story.

With the recall of it’s China made toys fresh in the mind, the world’s largest toy company Mattel, is on the front foot with another kind of China.

The company is suing adult entertainer China Barbie for using ‘a domain name containing the word “barbie” in a “bad faith attempt to profit from Mattel’s Barbie trademarks” and had damaged Mattel’s good name’, according to media reports.

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As you probably know Barbie is the worlds best selling fashion doll, since 1959 with about US $1.6 billion in sales each year. A personal favourite of mine….

Apparently China Barbie is the porn alias of Terri Gibson, who owns and runs her own adult web site under the company name Global China Networks, where users can access exclusive content for US$19.95 (€14.77). Sounds like a good deal to me.

Before getting into porn Gibson supposedly worked at some of the world’s leading investment banking firms and advertising agencies in New York, but the lucrative world of porn was just too seductive for 29 year old Terri.

Along with appearing in her own web site, Terri who’s father is Jamaican and mother Chinese, has also appeared in a number of hardcore adult films since 2001, according to IMDB.com, including Asian Divas 3, Me Luv U Long Time and Oral Sensations 7.

Mattel is angry at their good name being spoilt, demanding it get it’s hands on the Chinabarbie.com domain name, damages of $100,000 (€74,030) and to order that any profits Global China Networks achieved be given to Mattel.

Our friends at Mattel are no stranger to court action. Cases include:

Memorably in 1997 against the Danish pop group Aqua for their song parody, Barbie Girl, it lost that case.

Mattel successfully sued an artist from Utah in 1999 for profiting from artistic photographs called Food Chain Barbie involving Barbie dolls in a blender. (Click to see the pictures)

An injunction against a British woman who produced a Barbie doll dressed in bondage clothing, that one was dismissed by the Judge, “to the court’s knowledge, there is no Mattel line of S&M Barbie.”

Hideous.

The only question now remains, who does mattel have their sights on now?

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Amazing! Scientists awake patient from 6 years in coma like state.

In 2007, 21st century, amazing story, coma, coma patient, health, Life, Living, Medical Science, new york, News, People, science, Science & Technology, Society, surgery, technology, United States, US News, USA, World News on August 2, 2007 at 1:04 pm

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In what could be a major breakthrough, scientists from the United States have been able to wake a man from a near vegetative state, and he can now talk to his family, watch TV and chew.

The 38-year-old from Ohio had been in a coma like state for 6 years, after being mugged and bashed, but when neuroscientists from New York and News Jersey used a pacemaker and two electrodes to send impulses into a part of the brain regulating consciousness, the mans quality of life was dramatically improved.

Media reports:

Unable to chew or swallow, the Cleveland patient, who has been identified only as an artist with two brothers, was fed by tube and could communicate solely through slight movements of his eyes and fingers.

Although he still does not initiate conversation, the surgery has allowed him to respond to questions with answers of up to three words. Several weeks ago, he recited the first half of the U.S. oath of allegiance without help.

The patient has also regained some movement in his limbs.

Electrodes were inserted into his thalamus, the region believed to be key in consciousness, to boost its speech and movement signals.

His mother said: “My son, as well as the entire family, had little hope of further recovery. Now he can eat, express himself and let us know if he is in pain.

“He can cry and he can laugh and, most importantly, he can say, ‘Mommy’ and ‘Pop’ and he can say, ‘I love you Mommy’. I still cry every time I see my son but it is tears of joy.”

The story is detailed HERE in the journal of Nature.

See related story on Jan Grzebski who suddenly woke up from a 19 year coma earlier this year.

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Shock & Horror: Beauty pageant winner stripped of title for “fake braids”

In 2007, adult, amazing story, celebrity, Crazy news, hottie, lingerie, model, new york, Odd News, People, sex scandal, Society, south america, supermodel, Uncategorized, United States, World News on July 15, 2007 at 10:34 pm

The Calgary Sun reports:

A newly crowned Bolivian beauty queen was stripped of her title after judges discovered she had worn fake braids during a pageant celebrating Aymara Indian fashions.

Mariela Mollinedo was chosen from 14 contestants Friday night for the title of Cholita Pacena 2007, an annual event that features the elaborate style favoured by La Paz’s Aymara women, known as “cholitas.”

But after the contest ended, judges discovered Mollinedo’s long black braids — an essential part of the cholita look — were extensions.

An absolutely disgraceful act on the behalf of Mariela, totally deserved to be stripped of her title. I mean, how dare she wear hair extensions?! A truly abhorrent act.

“Oh, by the way, I was being sarcastic”

Meanwhile, in the home of the modern day beauty pagent

It was announced that Miss New Jersey was allowed to keep her title, despite photos arising that show her acting “not in a ladylike manner.” Oh dear!

See photo’s here! (you’ve likely seen worse)

Sweetheart Amy Polumbo said that she wanted “to thank God for getting me through this.”

Sigh…Life’s tough being beautiful.

US Presidential election gets hot, sexy and a little more narcissistic.

In 2007, 2008, adult, American News, Bill Clinton, celebrity, Clinton, comedy, Crazy news, democrats, election 2008, entertainment, film, Hillary, Hillary Clinton, hollywood, hottie, Life, los angeles, love, model, music, new york, Obama, Odd News, party, People, politics, republicans, sex, Society, stunt, Swim wear, Taryn Southern, United States, USA, washington, Whitehouse, World News on July 12, 2007 at 3:58 am

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  Amber Lee Ettinger

 The candidates.

US Presidential politcs is like, so hot right now.

First there was “Obama Girl”, a youtube hit from June, and now a former American Idol contestant and actress Taryn Southern, is looking for some cheap exposure; cashing in on election 2008 mania.

“Hot4Hill” is the latest video sweeping the internets, and it’s gotten saucey, with Taryn going for a girl on girl feel, professing her love for the Senator from New York, Hillary Clinton.

The story:

The full ‘Hot4Hill’ video:

“I’ve got a crush on Obama”