Angry White Boy owner: Michelle McGee 'will never model for me again'
"Any publicity is good publicity" -- really? If you're among those caught up in the wake of Michelle McGee's information-wants-to-be-free claim of an affair with Jesse James, Sandra Bullock's husband, it depends.
Casey Exton, who coincidentally put her on the cover of this month's Tattoo Revue magazine, is pretty stoked.
But Jimmy Ferrari, creator and chief exec of Angry White Boy Clothing, which also makes Angry White Girl stuff, which McGee modeled for, is doing a bit of damage control.
"I don’t think it’s so right that she is getting so destroyed in the media. But I can’t be associated with any white supremacy nonsense," he told CBS News.
Ferrari posted a note on the company's website Sunday stating that AWB "has severed all connections with former model Michelle Bombshell."
Seems that after photos of McGee posing in a Nazi armband surfaced, folks assumed that Ferrari and his AWB brand had something to do with white supremacy. Ferrari says that's not true.
As for his former model, who's reportedly been laying low, Ferrarri says the Bombshell is "a great person with an incredible sense of professionalism and it has been a pleasure to work with her in the past." In the note, he wishes her "all the best" moving forward.
Meanwhile, over at West Coast Choppers -- where James was back at work Saturday -- business is up, a source tells People. Perhaps some stalkerazzi think it's easier to spring for a custom bike than it is to deal with police.
-- Christie D'Zurilla
Photo: Jesse James, here in his Long Beach shop, set a land-speed record for a hydrogen-powered dragster in June 2009, beating one set previously by BMW. He set a land-speed record for a public apology last Thursday, beating one set previously -- and rather weakly -- by Tiger Woods. Credit: Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times.
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