The Blemish » Interviews http://theblemish.com Better than a slap to the face Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:40:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Model at 10: Gemma Lee Farrell http://theblemish.com/2013/11/model-10-gemma-lee-farrell/ http://theblemish.com/2013/11/model-10-gemma-lee-farrell/#comments Fri, 08 Nov 2013 06:00:42 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=171779 Today I’ll be talking with Playboy’s Miss November 2013 Gemma Lee Farrell. She’s the first New Zealand-born Playmate which is kind of interesting considering how long Playboy has been around. Also, she has a boyfriend and, according to her, he looks like Channing Tatum. Pfft, whatever. *Flexes*

Fun fact: Farrell had her Instagram profile temporarily deleted because she showed some nipple in one of her photos. Fascists.

You’re the first New Zealand-born Playmate. How does that make you feel?

It’s an amazing feeling! I’m proud to be a New Zealander and so proud to be a Playmate.

Your stats list you as 5’8”. That’s sort of tall for a woman. What’s it like to tower over men in heels? Do you feel a sense of superiority?

I always say 5’8″, but really I’m 5’7.5″ to be exact :) My boyfriend is a lot taller than me.  He loves me wearing heels and being the same height as him. Height is sexy :)

Playboy photogs reconnected with you after seeing your photos on Instagram. Will Instagram be the new Model Mayhem?

I think so! I use Instagram for work and sharing my photos with the rest of the world.

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Now that you’ve shot for playboy. What’s your next goal?

I want to start acting. Acting has always been my #1 but modeling took over my life the past 5 years.

What do you do for fun besides modeling and, um, modeling?

I travel A LOT. I’m actually going to Spain on the 4th November for Monster Energy. I want to travel until I can’t travel anymore!

I noticed you still have an AOL email address. Yet you’re only 24. How does that make any sense at all? Wasn’t AOL before your time? How is this possible?

Hahaha it was? Wow, I guess that makes me pretty old school then.

Here’s the random question portion of the Q&A. What are your favorite websites to kill time on?

Google! I will Google so much every day–everything from how to cook meatballs to things about my body to my dreams at night.

Favorite tv shows?

Breaking Bad, Eastbound and Down (Kenny powers is the shit), Weeds and, right now, I’m onto Army wives…gotta love Netflix!

Favorite chick flick?

The Sweetest Thing, Fried Green Tomatoes or Beaches…. ohhhh How I love those last 2 movies!!

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Do you have a celebrity crush?

Yes! Ryan Gosling, and Channing Tatum (my man looks identical to him, it’s crazy!)

If a 180 pound man let his 250 pound girlfriend sit on his shoulders at a concert, is that true love?

Hahaha hell yeah! I’m trying to see how that would work in my mind right now.

Pretend you had to plan a date to impress a man, what would you do to make him fall in love with you?

Outdoor movie and mini golf

What are three things people don’t know about you?

I’m a big FAMILY girl—I speak to my parents almost every day even though they are on the other side of the world; I have a scar on my left arm from falling on glass at my Grandma’s when I was 3 (I got 60 stitches); I was a midwife to a sheep when I was younger and helped it birth a lil lamby. [ed. note: Well, then]

Do you have a deep dark secret that you’ve never told anyone? Like, replacing/rearranging someone’s birth control pills?

Haha no! That’s psychotic. I do have secrets but they are for me to know and for you to hopefully not find out…hehe

You can keep in touch with Gemma through Instagram, Facebook or Twitter or if you want to send her fan mail or magazines to sign, you can mail it here.

1333 Moorpark street #384, Studio City, CA, 91602

It’s a PO Box so don’t expect to meet her just by awkwardly standing by it.

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Model at 10: Bryiana Noelle http://theblemish.com/2013/09/model-10-bryiana-noelle/ http://theblemish.com/2013/09/model-10-bryiana-noelle/#comments Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:00:27 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=152496 Meet Bryiana Noelle. A 22-year-old beauty pageant coach and costume designer from Los Banos, California and also September’s Playmate of the Month. I decided to ask her a few questions, some of which made no sense even to me. Biggest takeaway? Despite being  part Filipino, Chinese, Spanish, Native American and Irish, she only speaks one language. The language of love, I mean, English. And not the King’s English. We also share the same celebrity crush. Nina Dobrev. I guess we can never be friends because I will cut a bitch.

I drive by Los Banos every time I go to the Bay. I never knew people lived there. What’s life like over there?
Life in Los Banos is definitely not what you think of when you think of living in California. It’s an agricultural town in the middle of nowhere, but it was a nice little community to grow up in.

How’s life in LA compared to life in Los Banos?
Everything in LA is fast faced, which is the complete opposite of my hometown, and in Los Banos, everybody knows everybody’s business, whereas in LA, it’s so big, you kind of get lost in the crowd, that’s actually a nice feeling sometimes.

Are the people different?
Absolutely. In every possible way. Not to say that Los Banos is a sweet, little town, but Los Angeles people seem to be pretty rude sometimes! (Perhaps built up frustration from sitting in traffic all day, every day? ;) lol.)

You’re Filipino, Chinese, Spanish, Native American and Irish. How many langauges can you speak?
I only speak English. I wish I could speak more languages though!

What are three things people don’t know about you?

  1. “Casual sex” has never been my cup of tea. I believe intimacy is for people that really love each other. However, I have nothing against those who live a different lifestyle.
  2. I am VERY American. I love my country and I love my God.
  3. When I was younger, the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted my wish of going to Hawaii and swimming with the dolphins after my doctors diagnosed me with a life threatening blood disease.

Scarier experience: Being chased by a tiger or walking down steep, wet steps in 6-inch heels?
Wet steps in high heels for sure! That’s way too dangerous!!

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Favorite show on TV right now?
The Vampire Diaries, hands down!

What’s your male celebrity crush?
Ryan Reynolds.

What’s your female celebrity crush?
Nina Dobrev.

What got you interested in doing Playboy?
Playboy mysteriously landed in my lap. It wasn’t something I desired to pursue until I was given the opportunity, but the fact that Playboy is so classy and tasteful and professional, I knew it was something that I couldn’t let pass me by.

I read you were discovered in a West Hollywood restaurant. Were you eating or working there?
I was eating there with my friends to celebrate my new move to Los Angeles.

Did you ever at any point think: “This is how people end up on the news.”
To be honest, no. That never really crossed my mind.

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What was the Playboy experience like?
AMAZING to say the least. My journey has only begun and it has already been like a dream come true, I can’t wait to see what else is in store for me.

Has posing for Playboy opened more doors for you?
Absolutely. I am now in the process of launching my own clothing label and looking into acting, so you may even see me on the big screen someday!

You seem comfortable in your skin. Do you walk around the house naked and are the blinds down or up if you do? My, uh, friend wants to know.
Hahahaha. To be honest, I don’t even like being naked unless I’m in the shower. Weird, huh? But I’m learning how to get in touch with my inner vixen, and by the looks of Playboy’s September issue, I think it’s working.

Dating. Do you do it?
Doesn’t everyone ?

Gone on any memorable ones lately?
I recently took a helicopter ride to an animal shelter just to spread Pet Adoption Awareness, and that was very memorable.

What can a guy do to give you a ladyboner?
Creative surprises. The more creative, the better! But don’t let me find out about it, that ruins the surprise!!

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Pretend this is Match.com, how would your dating profile read. Please put it in Haiku form.
This is definitely the hardest question I’ve ever been asked in an interview, and not because I don’t know what a haiku is, but because I suck at poetry, so I found this online, and I think it works well.

“Tender kisses on

Pretty pink places make her

Open like a rose.”

[ed. note: I think this is considered cheating.]

If I asked you out, how happy would you be?
Hahahaha. Well.. I don’t know you?

What’s next for you after Playboy?
Only time will tell. I really want to live in the moment and take advantage of everything that Playboy has in store for me right now, and hopefully that will even pave a new future for me too.

What do you want to be doing 5 years from now?
I see myself with a successful clothing line and maybe having a few roles in movies or TV Shows. But truthfully.. I would love to be a foster mom. I know just how important they are in a child’s life and I want to be the guidance and encouragement that they need in order to create bright futures for themselves.

Do you have any projects coming up?
Right now just working on my clothing label and looking into acting lessons! :)

You can keep in touch with Bryiana through Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

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Model at 10: Val Keil http://theblemish.com/2013/08/model-at-10-val-keil/ http://theblemish.com/2013/08/model-at-10-val-keil/#comments Sat, 03 Aug 2013 05:00:31 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=150369 Let me introduce you to Val Keil. She’s Playboy’s Miss August 2013,. a Philly native who now calls LA home and she won’t write me a poem and has a little crush on Justin Bieber. Sigh. It wouldn’t work out for us, Val.

Why did you want to be in Playboy?
I’ve always viewed Playmates as the most beautiful women in the world, and knew it would be an honor to be accepted into such an elite group.

How many hours did you spend nude in front of the mirror to prepare for this Playboy shoot?
0! I do dance in front of the mirror in my bra and underwear for fun, but I didn’t pose in front of the mirror nude to prepare myself. There wasn’t much preparation to be quite honest.

When Playboy flew you out to LA, did you never leave?
After my Centerfold shoot I flew back home to Philadelphia, worked a few more weeks, and then decided to drive across the country and moved to LA.

I don’t think I’ve ever heard a Philly accent. Can you describe what one sounds like?
I drink wooder and eat beggels. I’ll invite you in to use my baythroom but if I don’t like you I’ll tell ya to Gid Eowt!

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How do you pronounce your last name? Kill? Key-el? I need to know for a poem I’m writing.
Keel like the boat

Speaking of poems, if you were to write a love poem to me, how would it go?
Poems aren’t my thing. I wouldn’t write you one :)

I should have asked this first, but are you single?
Yes, I am single but I am not looking to date unless someone comes along and literally sweeps me off my feet. I’m over that. I’m looking for someone to spend the rest of my life with and who I can see myself raising a family with.

Internet dating: Yay or nay?
Nay.

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Describe the most awkward date you’ve ever been on?
Honestly, I can’t think of any awkward dates. I try not to put myself in uncomfortable situations so if I go on a date with someone, most likely we already get along pretty well. I did have an awkward first kiss though! I was 15 vacationing in Turks and Caicos. It was late one evening when Greg, some boy I met there, and I decided to take a walk on the beach. We sat in a lounge chair and made out for what felt like a half hour, I think I fell asleep. I didn’t enjoy it at all! I just did it to get my first kiss over with…I never saw him again!

What should a guy do to get you out of your clothes short of ripping them off?
First off I would have to be dating the guy for them to be taking off my clothes. Ripping them off is fine with me!

Is it weird that your little brother and his friends may have seen you naked?
My little brothers are 4 and 7.They haven’t seen me naked. Their teachers may have though!

What gives you the biggest ladyboner? Is it Justin Bieber?
He could actually! After seeing him perform at the Billboard Music Awards, I developed a crush on the Biebs.

What are three things people don’t know about you
I love tube socks, snail humor makes me laugh, and I always walk around barefoot.

If you could wife swap with any celebrity, who would you choose and why?
Angelina Jolie because I also want 6 children and wouldn’t mind sleeping next to Brad Pitt for a night :)

If you could give any celebrity a wedgie, who would it be?
Donald Trump

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What would YOU do for a Klondike Bar?
There’s not much I’d do for a Klondike bar. Now, if the Klondike bar was covered in sprinkles I’d do a whole lot more for it!

Has being in Playboy opened up any doors for you?
Totally! I’m getting job offers left and right that I wouldn’t have gotten otherwise.

What do you want to be when you grow up? What are your hopes and dreams?

I want to fall in love, get married, be a stay at home mom and raise a big happy family. That’s it!

Do you have any projects coming up you’d like people to know about?
Yes, I’m working on a line of cowgirl boots!

You can keep in touch with Val through Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

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Model at 10: Melissa Riso http://theblemish.com/2013/06/model-at-10-melissa-riso/ http://theblemish.com/2013/06/model-at-10-melissa-riso/#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 05:00:31 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=147271 You may have heard of Melissa Riso. She’s been on the site a few times and she’s managed to show up in paparazzi pictures. We asked the sort of new LA transplant a few questions to find out more about her. This is what I like to call “doing recon.”

Holy crap, you’re 5’1”? Am I reading that right?
Yes, I am only 5’1”, I’d like to thank my short parents for that.

I’ve known a few people your height. If I see your car, is your seat going to be pulled up all the way to the front?
My seat would be so close to the steering wheel! I’m super paranoid about crashing after my car accident in 2000.

Is that how you got that scar underneath your tattoo?
I got into a very serious car accident when I was a freshman in high school. The car I was in crashed into a huge semi truck going 95. So I had internal bleeding in my stomach and I broke my spine. The doctors had to cut me open to save my life because I was dying. I’m so thankful to be alive and the doctor said I should have died or been paralyzed. [ed. note: yikes]

You must have recently moved to LA from San Diego?
I moved to LA in 2011, I do miss San Diego but LA was meant to be my home and has everything I need for my career.

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Do you ever go back?
I never go back to San Diego unless I have a gig there for work.

Everyone knows about LA, but what was your favorite place to party in San Diego?
I loved going to Side Bar. It was small and intimate and had good music.

What’s been your favorite project you’ve worked on so far?
I think my favorite project I’ve worked on, it when I did a short film called “Tick Tock” I played three different roles, a sexy secretary, a sick haggard secretary and a zombie. The zombie role I played was awesome because they did crazy makeup on me! I had white eye contacts on, white green ink painted on my teeth. My skin looked like it was ripping off! It was fun being ugly.

Do you have a specific type of guy you’re attracted to?
I am attracted to guys that have a sense of humor. If they are making me laugh all the time it makes the man even sexier.

Do you have a worst/most awkward date story?
I went on a date with a guy that was either super nervous or he had zero social skills. Try being at dinner and not having anything to ask me or talk about. Just sitting there in silence… I wanted to run!

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What’s best for a date, cocktail or beer?
I think a cocktail would be my choice, a beer would make me feel full and sleepy.

On a related note, what’s the best drink to get when you just want to get drunk ASAP?
I would get a long Island Ice Tea! [ed. note: Pretty close to my drink of choice, a Long Island Red Bull. ]

Are there any magazines you’d love to work for where you’d just say “yes” no matter what they wanted you to do?
I would love to get the cover of Maxim, but I’m not one of those girls that would do anything for a company just to get my face on their cover. I’m not that desperate.

Do you have any future projects coming up?
I’m actually about to be a co-host in a new Beauty Swimwear Pageant coming up, and I am also filming for a webisode playing a role of a teacher.

You can keep in touch with Melissa through Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or her website MelissaRiso.com.

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Beth Humphreys Talks Her Tiny Pea Head, Being a New Year Baby and E-Cups http://theblemish.com/2013/06/beth-humphreys-talks-studying-being-a-new-year-baby-and-e-cups/ http://theblemish.com/2013/06/beth-humphreys-talks-studying-being-a-new-year-baby-and-e-cups/#comments Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:00:08 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=146282 Beth Humphreys, if you don’t know, is a UK glamour model and has appeared in Nuts, Front, FHM, Loaded, etc. She was born on January 1, 1994 which makes her a New Year baby and sports an E-cup which we learn is not all its cut out to be. Beth was nice enough to answer a few of our questions and it feels like she even laugh cried after one of them. Though things escalated quickly at the suggestion of a drinking challenge.

How did you get your start in glamour modeling and why did you decide to do it?
I have no idea. Just fell into it and just for fun and to make some money while I studied at uni. Didn’t think I would start to do as well as I have in such a short time.

I take it you’re not a Belieber as you’ve said Justin Bieber sounds like a pussy-boy. I don’t think anyone is going to fight you on that but can you explain more?
Hahahahaha I dunno. I said that spur of the moment. He just seems a little child like a bit girly even though he’s trying to change his appearance and dress with more sense now

Are you definitely going to college to study chemical engineering? Why? Unless you’re blowing stuff up, chemistry seems kind of boring.
No. Plan changed. I’m now doing economics and finance. I still love chemistry though

People say you’re on too much sugar. Are you sure it’s not just the cocaine?
Hahahahaha I don’t do cocaine! Omg. I do for some reason have a lot of energy but think that’s down to my youth. I’m only 19.

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Your friend calls you a monkey-head but I’ve been trying to figure out what kind of monkey you look like and I’m stumped. Any hints?
Hahaha I don’t know. I think it’s when I do my cheesy grin when I’m happy. I have a pea head and look like a monkey.

You say you can handle your liquor and that it doesn’t affect you. I don’t believe you. I’d like to propose a challenge. Do you accept? Name your terms.
I accept. Whoever dies first from alcohol loses .

What’s your favorite drink?
Baileys and Soya milk

Your nipples are pierced. What was it like getting them done? I mean, besides the quick pain(?), did the person doing it just look at your breasts and mouth “oh. my. god.” while shedding a single tear?
I’ve had them done twice now. It hurts a little but looks hot naked however they are not pierced anymore.

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People are comparing you to Keeley Hazell. Would you consider that a fair comparison?
Errrm I’ve not heard that before

What’s it like being a New Year Baby? Does it suck because everyone is too hungover from New Year’s Eve to celebrate?
Yes!!! When I was 17 and a lot of my friends where 18 and going out for NY, it was so crap cause I couldn’t go! But I’ve never had issues with people not wanting to celebrate my bday.

Best present a guy has ever give you?
Pancakes and flowers. Small things matter more .

Best present a guy has not given you?
Staying with me hahaha. [Ed. note: ouch]

Best thing about having an E cup?
Not much in my eyes. Wish I had small boobs.

Worst thing about having an E cup?
Back acne, high fashion clothes look best on a flat chest, guys perving, annoying at the gym trying to work out, can’t buy a size 8 bikini or one piece because top half won’t fit.

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What’s the cheesiest pickup line that might work on you?
I actually don’t know. None I don’t think tbh hahaha.

Tell us three things about yourself that nobody knows.
– Me and my best friend don’t refer to each other by our names but instead call each other “whales”
– I would gladly spend my life volunteering
– I love korma curry to much for my own good

Do you have any spreads in the near future we should be on the lookout for?
Yes but I can’t say.

You can keep in touch with Beth Humphreys through her Instagram or Twitter or her website which will be up soon. You can also check out a NSFW gallery of her here or a SFW one below if you’re so inclined.

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Entertainer at 10: Francesca Ramirez http://theblemish.com/2013/06/entertainer-at-10-francesca-ramirez/ http://theblemish.com/2013/06/entertainer-at-10-francesca-ramirez/#comments Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:00:57 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=145970 I know this is supposed to be Model at 10 but Francesca Ramirez leans more towards an entertainer than model. Some quick background on Francesca. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico. At ten, she suffered a boating accident which ripped off 70% of her scalp. She spent months in the hospital and years to recover. At 13, she was discovered by a Sony Music exec while she was singing for her father’s band. She ended up turning down an offer for a record deal. When she was a teenager, she sneaked off to NYC to audition for P. Diddy’s Making the Band and made the show. Again, she turned down a Latin music contract. Years later, Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin offered her a lead singer position in “Pussycat Dolls Burlesque.” For three years, she performed with PCD in Hollywood sharing the stage with special guests like Carmen Electra, Eva Longoria and Mya.

Her story is actually kind of interesting and she seems pretty cool. I mean, except for the fact she ‘s never seen Short Circuit. C’mon, Francesca. Really?

How’d you end up learning both Portuguese and Spanish?
While going to Fashion school in Miami I used to hang out with Brazilian people and I was so obsessed with their language that I had to learn how to speak Portuguese.

When did you start learning English?
Well, I learned the basics In School. However, In Puerto Rico people don’t speak English on a regular basis. So, I wasn’t fluent until I moved to LA in 2009.

Since English is your second language, do you still get confused when people use references to older pop-culture? For example, “Dissassmble? No disassemble!”
What! haha I have no idea what that means. LOL. Next!

Did I read this right? A propeller ripped off 70% of your scalp when you were ten? What? How?
Yep. I spent about 9 years going through re-constructive surgery to recover my lost scalp / hair.

What was the recovery process like? Did you have to get grafts?
It was very painful and depressing. As a young kid it is never easy to deal with the bullying. I had a skin graft from my leg.

Did you start singing and dancing before or after the accident?
I started dancing when I was 3 years old. When I had the accident, I used to go to church so much I got very interested in the music. Singing was my escape from pain. My mom would hear me in my room everyday singing my heart out. She was so impressed that she told my dad, whom at the time managed and was part of a cover band, called “FlashBack”. Because of all my noticeable treatments I barely went out or had a social normal teen life. So, my dad had the brilliant idea of convincing me into becoming a character and lead singer in his band. I found a way to express myself on stage without being judged.

You started working out as a result of the accident?
No, I was always a very athletic girl. I played tennis and volleyball and was a pro-wake boarder (Of course all of it before the accident). Even after the accident I still managed to workout in some capacity. I’m not sure why I was so into working out as a kid / teenager and young adult?

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You must have been obsessed because you seem really fit? How often do you work out?
It’s weird because I usually eat a lot of candy and fattening foods. Hahaha. I just run a lot. I love running! It takes my mind away from all the negativity.

How does one sneak off to NYC to audition for P.Diddy’s “Making the Band?” Were you living in the states at the time?
No, I wasn’t residing in the states. I was in PR and I was just recovering from my 10th surgery. I heard about the audition and decide to fly without my parents permission to NYC. I learned some great techniques while singing in my dad’s band and felt ready.

How did you get involved with the Pussycat Dolls? What was the experience like?
I met Robin Antin while living in Miami. She told me about her up and coming group “Paradiso Girls” and how I was a good fit for it. So, I flew to LA to check it out and meet with Jimmy Iovine and gave the group a try. Though, it didn’t workout in the end. It was always in my mind that I wanted to do what made me happy and after my experience with MTB I came to realize ‘girl groups’ weren’t for me. Unless, I was just singing in a band singing covers. After turning down the group, I went back to Miami to finish fashion school. Robin called me a couple months later telling me about her new Pussycat Dolls Lounge in LA. She offered me the lead position of the group. I quickly dropped everything I was doing and moved to Hollywood. I spend 3 years with PCD Burlesque review and it was the best thing ever. I gained all the confidence I needed and since then I’ve been determined to work as hard as I can to show people around the world what I can do and share my life story with them.

Why stop?
I stopped doing the show because I felt like I needed to work on my craft as a solo artist and find my own direction as an artist.

What’s your music like? What genre is it and are you making it bilingual?
I am Latina so my music sticks to my roots. It’s very catchy and fun with some live instruments and some electro/pop sounds. It def has some Spanish in the mix and lots of dance breaks.

Will you have catchphrases you repeat over and over again like Pitbull? Mr. Worldwide, Mr. 305, Dale?
Haha! That’s funny. Lately i’ve been thinking about a catchy word I can use in most of my songs.

If you were to have a catchphrase, what would it be?
BOMBA

You also have a jewelry line? You’re a Jack of All Trades aren’t you?
LOL. Yes, I do is called LUCKY FLIRTS. I have always been very creative and crafty. Because I spent so much time alone, I developed a passion for jewelry. I always loved it. But not being able to afford it is what pushed me to want to make it myself and eventually come up with my own unique designs.

What do you enjoy doing more: Dancing, music or designing jewelry?
I have to say that I LOVE LOVE LOVE all 3 equally.

What’s next for you?
Right now, I am starting my second season on my YouTube Channel about my life / music. I am creating a live band to start going on tour. I am being featured on two major artists this year. Continue to develop my fashion blog lovefashioncouture and hopefully releasing a single sometime this year with my first music video ever! ;)

If you want to keep up with Francesca Ramirez, you can check out her website, YouTube or follow her on Twitter or Facebook.

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Carmen Electra Talks New Music, Fending Off Sharks and the Future http://theblemish.com/2013/05/carmen-electra-talks-music-adventures/ http://theblemish.com/2013/05/carmen-electra-talks-music-adventures/#comments Thu, 23 May 2013 17:10:23 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=145044 Carmen Electra really needs no introduction. You know her from Baywatch but probably best from that poster you had hanging over your bed in college. Recently, she’s restarted her music career. Here she tells us a little bit about her new track and punching sharks in the nose.

You’ve been in the entertainment industry for a while. How’s it feel to last this long?
Persistence is the key to longevity. If you want something bad enough you will work hard until you get it. Plus I have the best fans ever and it’s their support that helps me keep pushing!

You’ve done TV, movies, modeling and now music. Which has been your favorite?
I can’t choose one over the other. I feel music is your own expression, in movies you’re playing a role and modeling is sort of like painting a picture.

If a child was drowning, could you use your Baywatch knowledge to save them?
I did learn CPR on the show. If anyone was in danger, I would try to help, especially if it was a child. But lets face it – truth is my lifeguard skills aren’t great so I may try to save someones life and end up drowning in the process.

What if they were about to be attacked by a shark? Would you punch it in the nose? The shark, not the child.
As a huge fan of shark week, I have learned that you are supposed to hit them in the nose (the shark, not the child!), but I would probably grab a real lifeguard to do the dirty work!

You’re restarting your music career. How did that come about?
It all started with a handful of people who believed in me and were constantly saying “you love music, this is what you want, just do it!” so I decided to give it a shot in a very low-key home studio. There was no pressure, we were just having fun. It didn’t truly set in until I was booked for my first performances of “I Like It Loud,” in NYC.

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What kind of music do you listen to? What’s your favorite genre?
It depends on my mood. Sometimes hiphop, dance music, rock or heavy metal. Different music motivates me in different ways – its whatever I’m feeling at the time.

You have a follow-up song to I Like it Loud called Bigger Dick. Did you do extensive research on this?
HAHAHA!! No. Maybe you have the wrong idea about the song!

What’s the message of the song? I mean, no one likes a braggart.
This has nothing to do with bragging, I am so not that kind of person. Its saying I’m not going to be passive anymore, so if someone is mistreating you, get the courage to do something about it and stand up for yourself.

So when can we expect your album to drop?
Currently in the studio recording!

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Out of all the celebrity competition shows (DWTS, Splash, The Apprentice, etc) which would you most rather do and how do you think you’d fare?
I would be more interested in shooting a reality show than being on a competition show. I was entered into dance competitions from the ages of 5 to 17 so it feels more exciting to try something different!

Say you were told you had 24 hours to live, what would be the last thing you’d do and what would be the last thing you’d eat?
I would have a raging party with all my friends and family and I would eat lots of sweets and go out celebrating life! I would definitely go out with a bang!

Any future projects, besides music, coming up?
I just finished shooting 2 movies, “The Book of Fire,” and “Monica,” and I am about to head to Vienna to perform in the Life Ball.

You can keep up with Carmen Electra on Twitter and Instagram. Photo by Jonathan Clay Harris.

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Lucy Pinder Talks Being a Glamour Model, Licking Faces and Baking http://theblemish.com/2013/05/interview-lucy-pinder-talks-being-a-glamour-model-licking-faces-and-more/ http://theblemish.com/2013/05/interview-lucy-pinder-talks-being-a-glamour-model-licking-faces-and-more/#comments Tue, 21 May 2013 17:00:13 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=144787 Hey, guys. If you couldn’t tell by the title or the little tags that say “interview,” I interviewed my future girlfriend Lucy Pinder. Of course, she doesn’t know it yet but we’ll get there. Oh, we will.

If you don’t know who Lucy Pinder is, you should be ashamed. Ashamed, I say. Luckily, I’m here to educate you.

Lucy Pinder is one of the most well-known UK Glamour models and who’s appeared both topless (check out a NSFW gallery here) and not-topless in The Sun, The Daily Star, Nuts, FHM, Maxim, et al. She’s also been in tv, commercials, videos and even has an advice column. According to CoEd, she’s the 3rd most popular glamour model in the UK. You can currently see her running through my dreams in the middle of the night.

Here, Lucy takes a few moments to answer some questions we shot over. She’s very effusive.

You’re my favorite glamour model and I’ve always wondered, has anyone ever told you you have an amazing pair of… eyes?
I bet you say that to all the girls ;D You are too kind, I do get quite a few comments about my….. Eyes……

Going back to the beginning. You were discovered on a beach. How did that go? Did a guy just come up to you and say, “Hey, your breasts look fantastic. Would you let me take pictures of them?”
Not quite! I was approached by a professional photographer Lee Earl and his female assistant who was freelancing taking general pictures of people on the beach enjoying the 2003 heat wave we had in the UK. He was very professional and showed me examples of his work in the paper and asked if I would mind being photographed.

I was really reluctant but my best friend Harriet egged me on! He took some snaps of me in the sea, with my bikini on, and said he thought I might do well in the glamour industry and that he’d be in touch if the newspaper liked my pictures. So nothing sleazy. It all sounds a bit odd but he was a genuine guy.

Why did it take you so many years to finally show your breasts in 2007? That seems like a gigantic tease.
Honestly, I never had plans to pursue a career in modeling before I was discovered, so when I started, the idea of topless modeling was quite overwhelming. I remember The Sun newspaper inviting me to come and do a topless shoot for Page 3 but I didn’t feel ready and The Daily Star newspaper wanted to contract me for non topless lingerie modeling so I chose not to do topless in the early stages, which then garnered unexpected attention.

My decision to do topless was purely financial, if I’m being honest, and by then I’d been in the industry for 3 years and thought it felt right to become a fully fledged Page 3 girl, nipples and all!

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You run an advice column. What’s the weirdest question you’ve ever gotten? What was your answer?
I remember one where a guy said he had licked a girls cheek on a date in the cinema and wondered why she didn’t want to see him again! I really hope it was a made up one!

Do men hit on you all the time when you’re out or do they just stand there staring and hyperventilating into a bag?
Ha! I don’t get chatted up really, but I think that might have something to do with the fact I’m not really one for attracting attention. More a quiet night-in sort of girl.

That being said, what’s the fastest way to your heart?
Someone who has quiet confidence if that makes sense! A man who is comfortable and sure about who he is is far more attractive than someone trying to be flash or be something that they’re not. Rugged good looks help too, lol!

From the outside, you seem pretty perfect. Tell me why should I date you?
I think I’m the perfect girlfriend….. No joke….. Ha!

I know absolutely nothing about the UK. Is the night life there the same as in, say, LA?
No, it varies massively from town to town. I think from my experience, Americans are far more welcoming. The atmosphere seems more fun and relaxed.

[ed. note: Well, who wouldn't be welcoming to Lucy Pinder. Amirite?]

Over here we have certain foods that everyone gets after the bars/clubs like ghetto dogs or carne asada fries? Is it the same over there? Is there one thing you look forward to eating after a night out?
My hangover prevention is tea and buttered toast when I get in from a night out. That and lots of water.

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You’re in tons of magazines, videos, commercials, sometimes shows. Have you done most of what you’ve wanted to do? Is there something you want to do professionally that you haven’t done?
Gosh, there are loads of things but I’m quite relaxed and realistic about my work so I’m just happy to take it as it comes.

You’re going out with your girlfriends. How long does it take you to get ready? Does the night end with a topless pillow fight? Can you describe it in great detail?
Every girls night ends in a pillow fight …… Right?! I take about 1 hour on hair and make if I’m getting dolled up. I think the reality of us girls getting together to get ready is every man’s nightmare!

[ed. note: I think the the rule is for every girl in the group, add an extra 15 minutes]

How do you stay in shape? Do you have to pamper your breasts? Like, do they get their own spa days where people put cucumbers on your nipples?
Haha! No! Maybe I should try that! I try to stay in shape going to the gym. The gym and doing yoga a couple of times a week. I also recently discovered Jillian Michaels DVDs. They are great for a quick tone up for us girls.

What do you like to do when you’re not modeling?
I’m currently obsessed with baking. My cakes are very good! My family put baking bans on me because I take them homemade cakes so much they’re fearing for their waistlines! I love yoga too.

Have you ever been bullied? If so, are you involved in any anti-bully causes?
I’ve never experienced bad bullying. I think pretty much everyone growing up had people who upset them or teased them. Children can be very cruel to each other, but I never had anything too severe. Modeling as a career we do get a lot of abuse on social media but it doesn’t get to me, it’s best to ignore it. I always think it says more about the sort of people doing it anyway. I don’t think anyone should let the opinions of anyone you don’t respect upset you.

Do you have any upcoming projects you want people to know about?
Lots of exciting things coming up in 2013. Follow my Twitter & website to keep up to date x

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Arianny Celeste Talks MMA, Playboy, Modeling and More http://theblemish.com/2013/05/arianny-celeste-talks-ufc-mma-playboy-and-more/ http://theblemish.com/2013/05/arianny-celeste-talks-ufc-mma-playboy-and-more/#comments Tue, 14 May 2013 17:00:32 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=144139 For the people that don’t know who Arianny Celeste is, she broke onto the scene in 2006 when she debuted as a ring girl for UFC. When UFC became more mainstream, Arianny ended up being the most well-known ring girl in sports. Some may even call her iconic while others aren’t allowed to call her at all because of those pesky restraining orders. Aside from strutting along the side of the cage at a UFC event, you can see her in the pages of Maxim, FHM, Sports Illustrated and more.

Luckily, Arianny found time to answer a few questions. I realize the questions are a little schizophrenic, but in my defense, all the blood was rushing out of my head.

How did you first get into this UFC ring girl thing?
I was paying my way through college modeling on the side and got the call to audition to be a UFC octagon girl. From there it just took off and I’ve been enjoying the ride ever since!

Sure there was Rachelle Leah, but I sort of see you as the MMA ring girl pioneer. Have you ever felt like Lewis and Clark leading other ring girls to glory?
Yes, I do. I feel like I’ve turned a fun job into a career. I’m very business savvy . I have my mom to thank for that. She took care of me the first 3 years of my life all alone balancing a 9-5 and nursing school. She is my hero.

When Brittney Palmer came over from WEC and joined you, the UFC felt complete. Like when Voltron forms. Did you feel the same way?
Yes, it’s the perfect combo – brunette/blonde.

When you first started out, did you ever get nervous that you would trip and fall off the octagon? Has that ever come close to happening?
I was so nervous that Dana White actually came octagon side and told me to slow down and relax. I’m a naturally shy person so I was completely out of my element.

If you were a MMA fighter, what would your nickname be? Arianny “The Kitten Smasher” Celeste sounds like it would instill a lot of fear in people.
The Silent Killer because I wait for perfect moment to kill. ;)

Has blood ever splattered on you while sitting cage side?
It’s gotten close and I have gotten grossed out so many times!!

Sort of related: Did you see Jon Jones’ toe?
Yeah, it was insane! But not as crazy as when Frank Mir broke Nogueiras arm.

You’ve seen tons of fights. Which fight stood out to you as a classic?
Forest Griffin vs Stephan Bonner. It was one of the bloodiest classic fights ever. The list goes on!

Knees to the head of a downed opponent. Should we be lobbying for this rule change?
No, there’s rules and regulations for a reason and UFC has to keep the guys safe.

True or false: Pride never die?
True. (ed. note: Swoon)

You’ve been in Maxim, FHM, SI, etc, but what made you decide to go full nude for Playboy?
I was at a very liberating time in my life. I was becoming a woman and I felt completely comfortable in my own skin for the first time. I love my feature and think it’s very classy. Plus I got the blessing from my mom. :)

You obviously need to be in good shape for your job but do you ever get a chance to pig out? Like, do you ever just go to the buffet and try and stuff as many crab legs and prime rib into your mouth as you can?
I definitely pig out! I’m not a big dieter, but I believe in making healthy food choices and moderation. One of my favorite cheat meals is PIZZA!!

This is my favorite gif of you. That wasn’t a question, but feel free to respond.
Haha yes. It’s awesome!

Do guys go up to you all the time and talk MMA or do they just stand in the distance gawking?
I get both! I like chatting about MMA!

On that note, how can a guy get your attention? I’d confess my love to you over a bullhorn while throwing little confetti hearts at you. Would that work?
No cheesy pick-up lines and no fan boys. Treat me like a lady and make me laugh!

Besides the UFC thing, photo shoots and your strip trivia web series, what else are you up to?
Recreating the Jaco Athletic Wear Women’s Fitness/Lifestyle clothing line (http://www.jacoclothing.com/), and creating my own bikini line. I’m also hosting an “Ask Arianny” series for Maxim.com. Little do people know, I also hold a degree in Nutrition and Fitness. I’ve been exploring the fitness side of the business more and more and have really been enjoying that.

How can fans keep in touch with you?
My website it the best way! I’m always updating ariannyceleste.com or at Twitter.

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Model at 10: Isis Taylor http://theblemish.com/2013/05/model-at-10-isis-taylor/ http://theblemish.com/2013/05/model-at-10-isis-taylor/#comments Thu, 09 May 2013 05:00:49 +0000 http://theblemish.com/?p=143768 I decided to change things up a little for this interview. Today’s Model at 10 is Isis Taylor. She isn’t as much known for being a model as she is known for being a porn star. You’ve probably heard her name back when Charlie Sheen was at the height of winning. He opened up auditions for interns and Isis made it in. That’s over now though.

Isis is also married to Ethan Hunt who she coincidentally did her first scene with.  They met on MySpace. When Ethan Hunt asked if she had a fat pussy. Yea, this interview is slightly NSFW.

You’ve been in 130 movies, maybe more. Do you remember all of them? Would you say you have a… pornographic memory?
Most of the movies I have released are re-released movies so most are just compilations. Best movie to date that I feel like I’ve done is FILTHY CHIXXX (Filthy Rich Entertainment)

Do you have a favorite movie?
Hot Tub Time Machine is hilarious as is Fired Up!

How did you get started in porn?
It was completely by accident. A girl I knew kept speaking so highly of this one guy, Ethan Hunt, so i had to see for myself. In hindsight it was one of my most amazing scenes, so raw yah know?

Why did you get started in porn?
No particular reason. It was available to do I have a ton of friends prior to doing adult. I live life. Like it, a bunch of it, seemed like a good idea stringed together.

Was your first audition just straight up sex?
No audition. Ethan Hunt just asked me via Myspace if I had a phat pussy (obviously i did).

Does your family know what you do?
Of course my family knows what I do. How can you hide something like that forever? You just embrace your decisions in life and be the first to tell them.

Who writes the script for pornos? Do you think people need a scene set up for them? I’d imagine most people fast forward to somewhere near the end.
I’m not much behind the scenes so I have no idea. I personally think they are silly.

Important question: Are you faking it?
Most of the time yes. You can’t have that kinda connection with everyone.

You married another performer in the industry. Is there any jealousy when one or the other gets really into a scene?
Never jealous. There are boundaries just like any relationship.

Seen any porn accidents lately?
No, you hear about any?

Big dicks: Yes, please or overrated?
Overrated.

Better title for a porn based on old cartoons for kids: Pound Puppies, The Angry Beavers or Rocko’s Modern Life?
There should be no pornos based on any of those. It’s just silly.

Favorite position?
Depends with the partner.

You have to pick 6 performers to join The Avengers of porn. You need 4 women, 2 men. Who would you choose out of active porn stars?
Daisy Marie, Ethan Hunt, me, Breanne Benson, Brooke Banner, Shay Laren.

Who has the hottest celebrity sex tape?
They all suck have you seen them?

What was it like working for Charlie Sheen? How many bricks of coke did you have to smuggle for him?
I WON’T TALK ABOUT THIS.

How can fans keep in touch with you?
Isis Taylor XXX

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