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11 December 2023

Human hourglass: Model with tiny 20-inch waist


A woman with a waist of just 20 inches insists she tucks in three full meals a day, including snacking on fatty foods such as crisps, pizza and kebabs.

At 5ft 6ins and 38 kilos, 30-year-old Ioana Spangenberg’s hips are 32ins but her waist is only five inches bigger than a CD.

"No one seems to believe it, but every day I eat three big meals and I snack on chocolate and crisps all the time," Spangenberg told Britain's The Sun newspaper.

Spangenberg was born a very normal baby of 3.17 kilos but says her body began transforming when she was a teenager.

She claims at age 13, she would get friends to put their hands completely around her 15in waist.

"I just have a small stomach. It's a bit like having a natural gastric band, if I eat too much, I feel sick,” Spangenberg says.

Spangenberg married in 2006 and says her German husband Jan encouraged her into opting for modeling.


Sex video made to 'blackmail' senior citizens

A small time actress ini Mumbai had consented sex with two senior citizens but later accused them of rape.

The two were accused of gang-raping a 28-year-old aspiring actress.

She also presented a CD in the court as evidence which showed one of the men with compromising position.

But the court acquits the two as the woman "probably made the CD to blackmail" the accused.

The woman, Shalini Gupta, had accused businessmen Umesh Reshamwala (60) and Sayyed Saeed Aminuddin (63) of seeking sexual favours to give her film roles.

Court gave a clean chit to Reshamwala and Aminuddin, both of whom had denied the charges from the beginning.

Reshamwala was able to avoid jail on medical grounds, Aminuddin spent three months in Arthur Road jail as an undertrial, MidDay reports.


Wife, son murder husband with poison

In a shocking incident in Mumbai, police arrested a 35 year-old woman for killing her husband.

Her son, her boyfriend were arrested for the same crime.

The police suspect that the victim's mother was also involved in the crime.

Although police officials have not arrested her yet, they suspect that the victim's mother was also involved in the crime.

According to the police, the wife wanted to get rid off her husband, who suffered from leprosy, because he was unemployed and had no source of income.

The victim also owned some property, including a two-room house in Madh Island, and the police fear that this might have also been one of the reasons for his murder.

The incident came to light when on Friday an inebriated Gajanan Yeru, the 58 year-old lover of the victim Naresh Narayan Bhoir's mother Ganga Bhoir, told Naresh's sister Sangeeta Acharya that Naresh's wife and son had poisoned the victim. He also reportedly told Acharya that Lakshmi Bhoir (35), Pritam Bhoir (21) -- Naresh's wife and son respectively -- sought the help of 23 year-old Salim Bulami (Lakshmi's boyfriend) and himself to hire a boat and dump Naresh's body in the Madh island creek.

After Acharya lodged a police complaint with the Malwani police, Lakshmi, Pritam, Bulami and Yeru were arrested on Friday. Lakshmi has reportedly confessed to the crime, reports MidDay


India’s first transgender pastor

25-year-old Bharathi is a preacher of a congregation of 45 respectful parishioners, including 14 families in Chennai.

She is also India's first transgender pastor.

Bharathi completed her bachelor's degree in theology last April, reports Times of India.

She has been a pastor at the Evangelical Church of India (ECI) branch in Chengalpattu, on the outskirts of Chennai, for the past eight months.


Woman has 10 surgeries to look like anime girl

Jacqueline Koh always wanted to look like the archetypal anime girl.

She wished for a - heart-shaped face, big sparkling eyes, a small nose and chin, flatter ears, a svelte body and full, ripe breasts.

The 29-year-old fashion designer at homegrown fashion boutique The Blog Shop has undergone nine plastic surgery procedures and one correction job.

And all these surgeries cost her $136,000 in total. The most expensive of them all was her $36,000 breast augmentation procedure.

But she is still not satisfied. She will undergo her second correction job in March with the same Korean surgeon who did her numerous facial operations.

The doctor will make her nose tip even smaller and her chin slightly more V-shaped.

It all started two years ago when she put on 6kg in about a year and a half, even though there was no change in her diet.

Reportedly she tried hard to lose weight but nothing happened.

Exasperated, she decided to go all out. She wanted not just to lose weight, but also to revamp her entire look.