TOWN Blondes, booze and lots of navel gazing
The Sydney Morning Herald)
There were fake tans, tattoos and
belly piercings aplenty as a bevy of busty blondes
strutted their stuff at Bondi yesterday, vying
to become the face of John Singleton's new low-carbohydrate
world's most famous blonde, Paris Hilton, was
on hand to judge the competition, with surfer
Koby Abberton and Singo jnr (Jack), who remained
tight-lipped on how much extra shopping money
Paris will now have, thanks to his "very
large" payment for her services.
out the dosh has clearly paid off in publicity.
At least 400 people armed with camera phones lined
the footpath and dangled over balconies opposite
Bondi Icebergs, waiting for Paris to arrive.
true diva style, she made them wait, requesting
a couple of minutes to compose herself in her
car before stepping out, with no sign of a hangover
from her New Year's Eve on Richard Branson's yacht.
Yet Ms Hilton seemed more fragile than she was
a little edgy this morning," SIT overheard
one of her minders say. "She may need to
be treated with kitten gloves."
a smiling Hilton laughed and joked with Abberton
and Singo jnr as blonde after blonde strutted
on the catwalk to the strains of Paris's own cover
version of Do You Think I'm Sexy?.
said he was looking for "a cool girl who
could have a drink with the guys" and was
most impressed with one contestant who skolled
a bottle of beer on stage.
(a brunette) had his own blonde moment, introducing
19-year-old Lauryn Eagle as a "whitewater
rafter". The current women's world waterskiing
champion was popular with the crowd but ineligible
to win, as anyone promoting alcohol must be 25
years or older.
26-year-old, Jaime Wright, won the job, beaming
as Hilton signed her winner's sash.