Tina Brown Punked by Jay McCarrol (With One L)

Jay McCarroll (with two L's)
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Last week, Tina Brown's Daily Beast Website revealed sketches from former Project Runway contestants showing how they'd dress Michelle Obama for the big inauguration. Turns out the design of Jay McCarroll, the first PR winner, was actually by musician Jay McCarrol whom the Daily Beast contacted by mistake. The musician said he was just "fucking around" and had his 20-year-old friend at Ryerson University complete the design, while he wrote the artist statement, which included "God Bless America Bitches." Upon hearing she got duped, Brown pulled the design from the site. Way to tackle that beast. [Smoking Gun via Jezebel]

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