Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Dior Model Sofia Mechetner (14): Teen Sexpliotation or High Fashion?

Tanith Carey shared in The Daily Mail (26 Jul 2015) that 14-year-old Sofia Mechetner has been ordained as the face of Dior. Mechetner, who is from Tel Aviv, signed a two-year contract worth £170,000. 

After the 5' 11" Mechetner was signed by an agent in Israel, she was booked for a photo shoot in Paris, but the Parisian agency cancelled the photo shoot after it learned of the nymphet's age; however, after visiting the Dior store, Mechetner made such an impression on Raf Simons, the brand's creative director, that, despite her age, she was signed to an exclusive contract.

And Mechetner was signed by Dior despite the fact that in 2012 the entire line of international Vogue agreed to not hire models who were younger than 16, and in 2007 the British Fashion Council recommended that designers only use models who were at least 16. 

And what did Dior boldly have Mechetner wear in its 2015 Autumn Winter show? A flowing, yet sheer, Haute Couture Dior gown, which clearly revealed where her "pleasant fountains lie."

Kaia Gerber (13)

The potential controversy that comes with being a teen model hasn't stop the daughters of some celebrities. For example, Kaia Gerber, the 13-year-old daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford, signed a contract with IMG and did a photo shoot where Carey described Gerber as "[...] reclining on a pillow, heavily made up, half-closed eyes and a come-hither pout." 

Lily-Rose Depp (15)

15-year-old Lily-Rose Depp, the daughter of Johnny, was hired as the face of Chanel eyewear. 

 Anais Gallagher (14)

And Anais, the daughter of rock star Noel Gallagher, signed with Select Model Management at the tender age of 11. 

Thus, the despite the outcry, the allure of nymphet models continues.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

HIGH SCHOOL GIRL (1974) [Italian: Cugini carnali]: A Braless Teen Causes Stampede in Italy

Here's the IMDb plot summary for High School Girl (1974), [Italian: Cugini Carnali (1974)]:
Nico, a shy sixteen-year-old boy, becomes acquainted with his cousin Sonia, who stays at his home during the summer. Before leaving for Rome, Sonia finds a way to share her bed with him.
This may be hard to believe, but until I read AJ Jabobs' The Guinea Pig DiariesI didn't realize that white men whom worked in white collar positions noticed beautiful women on the streets of Manhattan. 

I was shocked by Jacobs' honesty about his attraction to other women besides his wife. That was profound, because I've never understood why white men did not appear to notice beautiful women in New York City - unless the men are drunk or construction workers.

It dawned on me after reading The Guinea Pig Diaries that it may be a class thing. After reading Jacobs' chapter on being honest, I realized that educated white men actually do notice beautiful women, but it's considered impolite to openly gawk (i.e., it's done very discreetly).

And I would imagine that many educated men of color are the same way. For example, I can't imagine Ta-Nehisi Coates turning around to openly look at nymphet's derrière. 

One may get the impression that men of color and, from the scene in High School Girl (1974) where the Italian men openly gawk at the braless nymphet upon her bike, are more sexual than say the French or Japanese, but that behavior may be more class based than based on ethnicity. However, I would argue that the French and Japanese are the leaders in showing their nympholepsy in their art and media.


In some films, such as American Beauty (1999) and Donny’s Bar Mitzvah (2021), the nympholepsy is apparent. But in some films, like Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) and Borat Subsequent Movie (2020), it's not so apparent.

Here's part of Wikipedia's plot summary for Paranormal Activity 3:
In 2005, Katie delivers a box of old videotapes to her pregnant [younger] sister Kristi [...] which holds footage of young Katie and Kristi with their mother, Julie, and her boyfriend Dennis. 
In 1988, in their house in Santa Rosa, California, Kristi begins interacting with an imaginary friend named Toby. Dennis notices that since Kristi's friend appeared, strange things have been happening around the house. Dennis and Julie try to make a sex tape, but are interrupted by an earthquake. The camera shows dust fall from the ceiling and land onto an invisible figure in the room. While reviewing the footage, Dennis notices the strange incident. His friend Randy suggests that Dennis place cameras throughout the house to capture any other incidents. That night in the girls' bedroom, Kristi wakes up and talks to someone off-camera. When Dennis questions her the following day, Kristi tells him it was Toby. 
The plot summary goes on for several paragraphs but what it doesn't make explicit is that Toby, who is described in the film by Kristi as being "old like Grandma", wanted to have sex with Kristi to produce a male heir. The Villain's Wikia sums it up better:
Toby was growing impatient and wanted to mate with Kristi to father her child in hopes of producing the male heir he had been promised. Kristi [initially] refused to give in to his demands and told Toby to stop talking to her. In a rage, Toby gave Kristi a high fever and brutally attacked Katie and Dennis' assistant Randy the following day. Later that night the furious demon trashed the girls' room and dragged Katie into his crawlspace, holding her hostage until Kristi agreed to do as he asked. Toby told her to go to Lois' [the grandmother's] house to prepare for a binding ritual.
The film ends as Lois lures Kristi and Katie upstairs saying, "Let's get ready," before Kristi excitedly request that Toby join them.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) is approximately two hours of almost non-stop carnage as Immortan Joe violently attempts to recover his five, much younger, wives whom escaped with warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) with the help of Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy). 

Lastly, the novel and the film The Lovely Bones (2009) is about how 14-year-old Susie Salmon was raped and murdered by George Harvey - her 36-year-old neighbor in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Interestingly, the film doesn't make it explicitly clear that Salmon was raped.

In Paranormal Activity 3,  Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Lovely Bones, it appears that the underlying theme of nympholepsy is lost in the entertainment.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

From Elvis to JFK: Famous Age-Gap Relationships

Below is a list of famous age-gap relationships. It's worth noting that it's a common mistake to label the men as pedophiles. The clinical definition of pedophilia is an attraction to pre-pubertal or early pubertal children. These men are hebephiles and ephebophiles. (Hebephiles are attracted to girls between the ages of 12 and 16, and ephebophiles are attracted to girls between the ages of 15 to 19.)

Famous Hebephiles\Ephebophiles* and Age-Gap Relationships

Tony Mattola 44
Mariah Carey 23
Richard Gere 42
Cindy Crawford 25
Charlie Chaplin 54
Dona O’Neill 18
Charlie Chaplin
Maybelle Fournier 12
Charlie Chaplin
Mildred Harris 14
Charlie Chaplin
Lillita Grey 15
Charlie Chaplin
Hetty Kelly 15
John Derek 50
Bo Derek, 20
Terry Richardson 47
Audrey Gelman 23
Elvis 27
Priscilla Wagner (Presley) 14
Steven Bauer 57
Lyda Loudon 18
Doug Hutchison 50
Courtney Stodden 16
Mark Sanchez 25
Eliza Kruger 17
Edgar Allen Poe 26
Virginia Poe 13
Greek Boyfriend 27
Lady Gaga 15
Frank Sinatra 44
Tuesday Weld 14
Woody Allen 53
Soon-Yi Previn 19
Charles Dickens 45
Ellen Ternan 18
Billy Joel 55
Katie Lee 23
R. Kelly 27
Sean “Puffy” Combs 42
Cassie 25
James H. Marshall 89
Anna Nicole Smith 24
Billy Joel, 55
Katie Lee, 23
Picasso 62
Francoise Gilot 21
Gary Hart 51
Donna Rice 29
Alec Balwin 54
Hilaria Thomas 28
Frank Sinatra, 51
Mia Farrow, 21
Marvin Gaye 43
Jan Gaye 17
Pope Alexander VI 62
Giulia Farnese 19
Robin Thicke 36
Lana Scolaro 20
Roman Polanski
Samantha Geimer 13
Roman Polanski
Nastassja Kinski 15
Roman Polanski
Charlotte Lewis 16
Bradley Cooper 38
Suki Waterhouse 21
English Teacher 26
Lauren Silverman 16
James Wood 66
Kristen Bauguess 20
James Wood 59
Ashley Madison 19
Lorenzo Da Ponte 38
Mistress 16
Sir Peter Paul Rubens 53
Hélène Fourment 16
James Franco 36
Lucy Clode 17
Ronald Reagan 36
Elizabeth Taylor 10
Ronald Reagan 41
Piper Laurie 16
J.D. Salinger
Joyce Maynard 19
J.D. Salinger
Claire Douglas 19
J.D. Salinger
Oona O'Neill 16
Silvio Berlusconi
Karima el Mahroug 17
Pablo Escobar 26
Maria Victoria 15
Henry Miller 31
June Mansfield Miller 21
Henry Miller 53
Janina Martha Lepska 23
Henry Miller 62
Eve McClure 25
Henry Miller 75
Hoki Tokuda 29
Peter Cook 48
Diana Bianchi 18
Ashton Kutcher 33
Sara Leal 19
John F. Kennedy 45
Mimi Alford 19
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. 69
French caddie 17
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
Nancy "Slim" Keith 18
Jerry Lee Lewis 23
Myra Gale 13

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nymphet [Teen] Knee and Ankle Fetish

In The Allure of Nymphets, I shared the poem “man mowing the lawn across the way from me” by Charles Bukowski. He wrote:
man mowing the lawn across from me
don’t you see the young girls walking down the sidewalks now
with knives in their purses? 
don’t you see their beautiful eyes and dresses and\hair? 
don’t you see their beautiful asses and knees and 
Bukowski couldn't fathom why the man wasn't infatuated by the knees and ankles of the passing nymphets. But, unsurprisingly, Bukowski isn't the only one with a nymphet knee and ankle fetish. 

Jérôme, the 35-year-old protagonist in the french film Claire's Knee (1970) [French: Le genou de Claire], "[...] is struck by teenage girl Claire and harbours an unquenchable desire to touch her knee." (IMDB).

And the book covers for the books pictured above, which are all about nymphets who are involved in age-discrepant relationships, were clearly chosen by a publishing company that was aware of the seductive nature of the knees and ankles of nymphets. Could that also be the reason why men find catholic school girl uniforms so inviting?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

US Soldiers [Allegedly] Rape 54 Colombian (Pre) Teens

Ridley shared in The Red Queen that the attainment of (young) women is the main reason for wars and that the procurement of resources is secondary. 

In addition, according to The Economist, rape has been used as a motivator and pacifier for soldiers for centuries. For example, Japanese soldiers were provided 200,000 sex slaves during the Second Sino-Japanese war. During World War II, the Soviet army raped between one and two million Axis women. And Serbian soldiers raped over 20,000 Bosnian women between 1992 and 1995.

And The Daily Mail reported on 24 March 2015 that [at least] 54 Colombian nymphets were raped between 2003 and 2007, in the town of Melgar, by American troops and contractors. (Some of the rapes were boldly filmed and sold.)

In particular, in August of 2007, US sergeant Michael J. Coen and defense contractor Cesar Ruiz [allegedly] drugged and raped a 12-year-old Colombian maiden. Colombian prosecutors issued arrest warrants for Coen and Ruiz, but they weren't detained due to diplomatic immunity.