Model Jessica White Is Apparently a Scientologist Now

It's no secret that Scientology loves celebrities. Their latest recruit is Jessica White, a gorgeous model who has been in ads for brands like Maybelline (pictured), Oscar de la Renta, and Marc Jacobs. She has also walked the Victoria's Secret runway and used to date Sean Penn.Page Six has an item about the model joining up with Scientology, although they couldn't get Jessica herself to confirm it on the record. The only comment is from a 'friend' who says that Jessica is "increasingly … [Read more...]

Model Coco Rocha Is Having Trouble Finding Other Famous Jehovah’s Witnesses

Model Coco Rocha, who stars on the upcoming model-search reality show The Face alongside Naomi Campbell, is a Jehovah's Witness. Though she's never hidden her faith, she says that it's very lonely to be a Witness in her industry. "There aren’t many Witnesses who are in the public eye. I can’t even name any," she said in an interview with DuJour magazine. "So, yeah, it’s hard sometimes when you’re here alone. You’re not there with someone who can hold your hand and say we’ll do this together." … [Read more...]

Naomi Campbell Spent Her Birthday in a Bethlehem Church

... and not just any church. The Church of the Nativity, one of the holiest sites in Israel.Naomi Campbell is best known for being a supermodel and for treating her employees like shit, but since the whole throwing-a-BlackBerry incident she has been trying to clean up her image. That includes spending today, her 42nd birthday, in the Holy Land. "As much traveling as I've done, I've never come here. I'm happy to be here," Campbell said in an interview. "Weapons and war, greed and oil ... I … [Read more...]

(Faith Goes) Pop Quiz: Which Supermodel Has a Comparative Religion Degree?

Pop quiz: what supermodel has a BA in Comparative Religion? Here's a hint: she also has a master's degree, but it's in health. … [Read more...]

Faith Goes Pop on ABC’s Nightline

Last night, ABC's Nightline did a segment about Victoria's Secret model Kylie Bisutti, who is giving up her wings because she feels it's incompatible with her Christian faith. They invited me on to discuss the topic, and here's the video. If you want to skip ahead, it is the third segment and begins around 14:00. … [Read more...]

This Is What a Sexy Nun Swimsuit Looks Like

Lingerie model Kate Upton has a small role in the upcoming Three Stooges remake movie as a sexy nun named Sister Bernice. This is one of her costumes.Considering the cast also includes Sean Hayes, Jane Lynch, Stephen "Reverend Camden" Collins, and my spirit animal JWOWW, this movie has potential to be a pure camp classic.  … [Read more...]

Hey, Did You Know Miranda Kerr Is Buddhist?

The Victoria's Secret annual fashion show aired on Tuesday night. The star of the show was Australian model Miranda Kerr, who wore the $2.5M jewel-encrusted bra that traditionally appears in the show. In honor of this occasion, New York magazine followed Kerr around for a day as she prepped for the show. In the midst of fittings and finery, there are some casual references to Kerr's spiritual beliefs: She and [her husband, actor Orlando] Bloom are practicing Nichiren Buddhists, but she doesn’t w … [Read more...]