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'I Finally Feel Beautiful'

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Friday, January 18, 2013    

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South African-born albino Refilwe Modiselle has defied the odds in becoming one of the most sought after fresh faces on the model circuit today. A striking natural beauty, her white blonde hair, pale skin and ice blue eyes mean she is instantly the focus of attention — a trait designers are using to their advantage. Yet the 27-year-old says it is only recently that she has begun to feel comfortable in her own skin: "I never thought I'd be a model," she said in an interview with Grazia magazine. "I finally feel beautiful."

She previously has said that she "lives in the skin of a white person" and has spoken out about the hardship and stigma endured growing up as an albino in South Africa. "When I used to walk down the street kids would always say mean things. I don't care," she said. "People thought my mother was involved with a white person. I remember agents not being too keen to sign me either."

Albinism is a congenital condition in which the person has no pigment in their skin, hair and eyes, which causes them to have very pale skin which provides very little protection against sunlight due to an absence of melanin.

— Daily Mail

Mr SexyBack is back!

Justin Timberlake has released his first new single since 2006 after making a highly anticipated return to music. The star returned to his roots, as he called it, last Sunday with a new track called Suit and Tie.

In recent years, the talented 30-year-old starred in a series of high-grossing films, including the award-winning Facebook biopic The Social Network; created a popular high fashion clothing line called William Rast; and married his longtime girlfriend, Jessica Biel.

But he is once again focused on music, co-writing and co-producing the single with Timbaland, who produced much of the 2006 Grammy-winning FutureSex/LoveSounds. In an open letter to fans, Justin announced that the song will be on an upcoming album called The 20/20 Experience, due out later this year. Justin had been coyly hinting at the announcement, starting with a series of cryptic tweets last Wednesday and a video of himself in the studio on Friday. The social media savvy singer created a new website to host his surprise - countown.justintimberlake.com - as well as a number of Twitter hashtags, including #AreYouReady, #JT2013, #SuitAndTie and #YouNeverKnow.

— Daily Mail

What's happened to dapper Scott?

Scott Disick used to be one of the few men who could give David Beckham competition in the style stakes. However, the former dapper dresser's style has taken a turn for the worse in recent weeks.

Scott, 29, has ditched his trademark buttoned-down look and instead has now adopted a laid-back look that borders on scruffy.

Despite accessorising his clothing with expensive jewellery and designer man-bags, Disick has been looking uncharacteristically bedraggled of late. One possible reason for the sudden change in attire and appearance could be his blossoming friendship with rapper Kanye West. The super producer is well known for his debatable taste in fashion, and it looks as though Scott's budding bromance is seriously affecting his style. West is often seen wearing leather trousers and hoodies with a pair of his own brand Nike Air Yeezy trainers. Disick has traded in his Italian-made loafers and perfectly creased trousers for Nike Air Jordan Flight kicks and has also been sporting hoodies. The father-of-two calls himself The Lord, but there is certainly nothing regal about his latest fashion styling.

— Daily Mail

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