CBS’ 34D Lara flaunts what Katie Couric cannot
That Lara Logan is the kind of "chief foreign correspondent" we like. She’s got a Marvel Comics name, an exotic accent and doesn’t have a mug like Christina Amanpour. And now the sexy CBS newsgal, star of the Katie Couric evening news show, and former bikini model known in the British tabs as "34D Lara," is making news for landing an exclusive interview with Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf for tonight’s 60 Minutes.
Lara has worked hard to pretend to try to escape the sex kitten image and her swimsuit modelling past, so it’s ver-r-r-r-ry interesting that in a nod to all the perv-ez among her fanbase, she and the CBS publicity machine included in the latest "how I got that scoop" story that Lara was "vacationing on a beach near her South African hometown when she received a message on her BlackBerry telling her of the (Bhutto) attack in Rawalpindi," and that when she arrived in Pakistan for the major news coup, "her suitcase with bikinis and other beachwear made it to Islamabad; the suitcase with the rest of her clothes did not."
Sorry. Did you miss that?"Her suitcase with bikinis
and other beachwear
made it to Islamabad."
Now, that’s Tabloid 101! And that’s a shot across the bow. Who needs a Burberry when you travel on assignment with a suitcase full of bikinis? And, as we’ve been advising in our free consultation to CBS News since the days Katie Couric (left) was first being considered for the Evening News gig, who needs Katie when you’ve got a real, fearless, experienced globetrotting 21st century superstar sexpot reporter with such a great future behind her?
Found! The 34D Lara Logan swimsuit photos
After a long search, the Tabloid Baby staff has dug up some of the photos that explain why every story written about CBS News chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan includes a description of her as a "former swimsuit model"– and, most important, why the globe trotting sex symbol is known in the British tabloids as "34D Lara."
These photos were supposedly taken during her days as "student and part-time model," and though her superiors and colleagues take pains to remind us that the 36-year-old South African is a courageous, experienced and knowledgeable journalist, it should pointed out that the photos were first mentioned slyly by Lara herself during an interview when her career was still in a need of traction on the uphill climb, and that despite any objections on the grounds of sexism, the "swimsuit issue" is actually kept alive by CBS Nes publicists and again, Lara herself, as it was in yesterday’s publicity blitz publicity blitz, that pointed out that when she arrived in Pakistan over the weekend for an exclusive interview with president Pervez Musharraf, "her suitcase with bikinis and other beachwear made it to Islamabad; the suitcase with the rest of her clothes did not."