Melissa PetroMelissa Petro, the elementary school art teacher who admitted in a Huffington Post article to having worked as a prostitute, spoke publicly today about her resignation from the city's Department of Education. Standing in a small gallery in the National Arts Club, with her lawy ... More >>
This really felt like a breakout year at the Voice, with our big NYPD investigative series, the Runnin' Scared, Sound of the City, and Fork in the Road blogs blowing up, and, um, you know, we're still in print and stuff. Can you guess which Voice story made the biggest splash this year? Befo ... More >>
The Village Voice's story of Debrahlee Lorenzana, the banker too hot for her job at Citibank, penned in June by Elizabeth Dwoskin, still has legs. The media went wild for the tale when it broke -- and the pictures didn't hurt -- but months later, after Facebook groups, TV appearances and more ... More >>
Blogs on Friday lit up about a memo handed out to Citibank employees which suggested that female employees needed to act more like men in order to succeed at work.
Yesterday the New York Post said that Debrahlee Lorenzana changed lawyers (from Jack Tuckner to Gloria Allred) after reading the words of Andrea Peyser. Today they seem to have scrapped that theory. "Sources tell Page Six" that Debrahlee made the move after learning Tuckner was sued for sexua ... More >>
RadarOnline has reported that former Citibanker Debrahlee Lorenzana has had a change of heart with regard to her legal consult Jack Tuckner, who arranged for all of those original office photos and stood behind her before the media shitstorm began. She's now hired Gloria Allred -- defender of ... More >>
Trust Andrea Peyser to know the "sweaty stench of a lady's desperation as she watches her biological clock wind down, along with her fame" when she sees it: She tackles the phenomenon of Debrahlee Lorenzana in her column in today's Post and despite her imploring us to "call off the bod squad, ... More >>
The New York Post's resident Crazy-Sexxxy Catlady knows all about crazy, sexy, cats, and ladies. But what if Andrea Peyser were to not inject the "Sexy Banker" Debrahlee Lorenzana "story" with her trademark Sexxxy Cat Lady Craziness, and actually approach the matter with something resembling ... More >>
We showed the beautiful Debrahlee Lorenzana to the world and now they can't get enough of her. She made a splash in photos, on Facebook, on television, in fashion, and all over the rest of the internet. Today, she's in the newspaper again, like a true local celeb, and she has big plans for th ... More >>
Palin, pre alleged boob job.Wonkette recently posited the question of whether the former vice presidential candidate did or didn't buy herself "a couple of luxury items," based on a certain white tee Palin was wearing and a photo comparison of that with other non-white zippy-uppy shirts she' ... More >>
Via New York PostThe New York Post is first to the table on Debrahlee Watch today with this titillating tidbit: The Queens stunner walked into the Chase branch in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where she currently works, this morning wearing a tight-fitting black dress and shiny black stilettos wi ... More >>
The problem with ever being on a reality TV show is that if anything happens to put you in the public eye again (or if you put yourself there on purpose), people are gonna dig up clips of that old show -- where, say, you professed your love for plastic surgery and your desire for 32 DD-breast ... More >>
Melli, a state-owned Iranian bank, has opened its first women-only branch. Why? To "safeguard women's virtue," or at least that's what the bank's (male) director says. Because, you know, Men Women Money = Bad Shit Is Gonna Go Down.
You've probably seen a few photos of Debrahlee Lorenzana, Village Voice cover star and media sensation, over the past week, since our story about her discrimination lawsuit against Citibank. She's everywhere, from television to CBS online to Forbes to the Daily News (who get no link, because ... More >>
Debrahlee told to shut up!Claiming she's tarnishing the financial industry's reputation, ex-Citibanker Debrahlee Lorenzana's current employer, JPMorgan Chase, now threatens to fire her for speaking to the press, the Voice learned today. Debrahlee Lorenzana is the sexy former Citibanker whose ... More >>
Lorenzana shows one of her many pairs of Uggs on her Facebook page.If you've watched a TV or seen a paper or glanced at a computer this week, there's no way you haven't heard about the hot-hot-hot lady banker who may have been too hot to bank. The whirlwind of responses to Elizabeth Dwoskin's ... More >>
Tits and ass, tits and ass. Is it really just hard to accept others as they are? Apparently not, as we learned from the millions of dirty old men readers sympathetic to the cause of Debrahlee Lorenzana, The Sexy Banker Who Couldn't. Lorenzana says she was fired from her job at CitiBank becaus ... More >>
As of this post, there are 6 different Debrahlee Lorenzana Facebook pages in addition to Debrahlee's personal page, her 1,584-member fan page, and, of course, the personal pages of the other Debrahlee Lorenzanas (who may or may not all be the same person). But as for the group pages, which ar ... More >>
Debrahlee Lorenzana was a banker at a Citibank branch in Midtown Manhattan. As you'll see from our cover, she's an attractive woman. But too attractive to keep her job? Elizabeth Dwoskin asks as much in this week's Village Voice cover story, Is This Woman Too Hot to Be a Banker?
Debrahlee Lorenzana says her no-account bosses fired her over her looks