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Misguided press officer activity

Posted: February 27th, 2007, by Simon Minter

This, from a recent e-mail I received from a press agency:

Hi Simon,

How are you?

I am working with Danish model/singer/presenter Anine Bing who is soon to be launching a new webiste featuring some of her best shots and her tracks form her forthcoming album. It will also feature a forum area where fans can chat directly to Anine.

Anine is best known in this country for the Ellesse ad that featured her cavorting in the rain on a tennis court with a male model. The picture was banned on billboards due to a large amount of crashes due to distracted drivers, and helped propel Anine into the FHM 100 sexiest women list!

Outside of the UK Anine is a huge star. Working in Los Angeles as the presenter of a top celebrity entertainment show, she has been linked to the likes of Jim Carrey, Tobey Maguire and Anders Svensson.

I wanted to know if you would consider running a news piece on the launch of the site. I thought it would be suitable for your readers as they will be able to chat directly to Anine and the site will have some great pics (examples attached).

If you could let me know your thoughts I would really appreciate it!

So readers, I consider this a news piece. Is it suitable for you?

Simon Minter

Simon joined diskant after falling on his head from a great height. A diskant legend in his own lifetime Simon has risen up the ranks through a mixture of foolhardiness and wit. When not breaking musical barriers with top pop combo Sunnyvale Noise Sub-element or releasing records in preposterously exciting packaging he relaxes by looking like Steve Albini.


4 Responses to Misguided press officer activity

  1. marceline

    Hah, I got this too. My delete finger is so well trained I only spotted the FHM bit before it went.

  2. Jason

    not THE Anine Bing!!!!!!!

    (whoever she is)

  3. Anonymous

    Good News Story!
    Could’ve done with some pictures.

  4. Anonymous

    Exactly where is Anine Bing “a huge star”?! Please, not another talentless, embarassing wannabe!