Nikki Giavasis: Temporary Fame with a Touch of Class

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There’s nothing like a tragic crime to help a stumbling Hollywood career. For years, Nikki Giavasis has been trying to make a go of modeling and acting. She’s made a few brief TV appearances, but it wouldn’t be her ambition or breast size that catapulted her to stardom. It would be her bad taste in men. Giavasis is the ex-girlfriend of Bobby Cutts Jr., the former cop charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend, Jessie Davis. Giavasis and Cutts used to date in 1997 and had a daughter together. That relationship landed on the rocks when Cutts caught her screwing former NBA baller Shawn Kemp, another fine model of horseshit parenting. As news of Davis’ disappearance unfolded, Giavasis’ name was printed in hundreds of newspapers across the country, driving horny men (like this reporter) to visit her website. But instead of capitalizing like most D-minus listers would, Giavasis didn’t use her 15 minutes to promote herself. Instead, days after Davis’ disappearance, she took down the alluring photos of herself and replaced them with a simple note: “If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE …” The moral of the story: Poor judgment in men doesn’t necessarily correlate with poor taste. Who’d have guessed? – T.K. Kim

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