ESPN.com Edits Witt’s Nudie *Accomplishments*?

Sad news today, as noted nudie model and champion figure skater Katarina Witt is retiring from professional skating. The news will no doubt have internet surfers across several continents at full half-mast today.

Katarina Witt

We found the ESPN.com news services report about Ms. Witt’s decision, which cites the ASSOCIATED PRESS as a source, rather amusing. The ESPN.com story makes no mention of her 1998 nude pictorial in PLAYBOY, which was prominently mentioned in the original AP report. Apparently an editor at ESPN.com didn’t think her nudie model appearance was noteworthy.

On the contrary, her amazing Playboy spread is the sole reason why we have any reaction whatsoever to her retirement today. Along with millions of others, we’re guessing. Read more…