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Lucy Collett
Lucy Collett 2014.jpg
Collett at a Nuts magazine party in 2014
Born Lucy Victoria Collett
(1989-03-03) 3 March 1989 (age 27)[1][2]
Warwick, England, UK[3]
Other names Lucy Vixen,[3] Lucy V
Occupation Model
Years active 2005–present
Website lucy-v.com
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[3]
Hair color Red[3]
Eye color Grey[3]

Lucy Victoria Collett (born 3 March 1989[1][2]), also known as Lucy V and Lucy Vixen,[3] is a British glamour model from Warwick, England.

She won The Sun newspaper's Page 3 Idol 2012 modeling contest, and frequently appears as a Page 3 girl in that newspaper. She has been featured regularly in men's magazine such as Nuts, Zoo, Front, Loaded, and Maxim.[3] In addition to her own subscription based website, she has modeled for several internet based erotic websites, such as Suicide Girls,[6] Pinup Wow,[7] Onlytease,[8] CurvedFX,[9] and Xtreme Playpen.[10]

In May 2013, FHM magazine named her one of its 100 Sexiest Women in the World, placing 89th on the list.[11][12]

Career[edit]

Boston Megafest 2013

Collett began her modeling career at age 17 as a hair model for Toni & Guy salons.[13] At this time, she began dyeing her naturally brown hair blond, and later her signature red color.[13] In December 2011, at the age of 22, she was declared the winner of The Sun's Page 3 Idol 2012 competition and became a Page 3 girl.[14][15]

Collett is a dress size 12–14 (UK) and wears a size 30G bra.[13][16] FHM has called her part of a "welcome new trend for curvaceous womanliness."[12] Her voluptuous figure and red hair have drawn comparisons with actress Christina Hendricks and cartoon sex symbol Jessica Rabbit.[17] The Sun has sent Collett onto the streets of London dressed as Joan Holloway, Hendricks's character in Mad Men, to gauge men's reaction.[17] Collett has said that she wants to "send out the message that you don’t have to be a size six to be a model"[14] and that she wants to promote a healthy body image for girls and women.[18]

Lucy has presented Nuts magazine's web series of games news and reviews "Girl Got Game".[19] and in March 2015 she began presenting ZOO magazine's web series "Game On".[20] In Feb. 2015 she presented a one-off video feature with Talksport.[21]

She appears in music videos including Professor Green's song "Remedy",[22] and Attention Thieves' song "Bring Yourself to Justice".[23]

Personal life[edit]

Before becoming a full-time professional model, she worked for six years as a waitress at Warwick Castle.[18]

Collett's father is a property developer, and her mother is a chiropodist.[13] She is the youngest of 4 children. Her parents divorced when she was 4 years old, after which she lived with her mother.[13] She attended Myton School in Warwick.[18]

On 19 May 2005, her 17-year-old brother Jacob was assaulted by another teenager following an altercation outside a pub in Leamington.[24] He suffered a brain haemorrhage and died in Warwick Hospital around 1 AM on 20 May 2005. His assailant was subsequently convicted of manslaughter and received a 6-year prison sentence.[25][26] Her brother's death caused Lucy to suffer from a year-long depression and engage in incidents of self-harming. She credits an interest in photography, which she studied for her A-levels, with giving her the ability to overcome her grief and depression and rebuild her life.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b @Mellisa_Clarke (3 March 2013). "Happy birthday ginge! @Lucy__Vixen". Twitter. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Poster". Twitter. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2014. Mode Model, Lucy Collett, Birthday Celebration, Saturday 1st March 2014 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "LucyVCollett - Model - Warwick, England, United Kingdom". Model Mayhem. Retrieved 22 December 2011. 
  4. ^ https://twitter.com/Lucy__Vixen/status/691934990335086595
  5. ^ Collett, Lucy (November 2014). Untitled. Instagram. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  6. ^ https://suicidegirls.com/girls/LucyV/
  7. ^ http://www.pinupwow.com/tour/guests/
  8. ^ http://onlyallsites.com/Models/Lucy-V
  9. ^ http://www.curvedfx.com/0previews/0newpreviews/LucyV.html
  10. ^ https://www.xtremeplaypen.com/model/lucy-vixen.html
  11. ^ "FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2013: The full list". FHM. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  12. ^ a b "Lucy Collett — Real-Life Jessica Rabbit". FHM. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  13. ^ a b c d e f Jackson, Kate (3 January 2012). "Lucy Collett’s first interview". The Sun. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  14. ^ a b Jackson, Kate (22 December 2011). "Lucy Collett wins The Sun's Page 3 Idol". The Sun. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  15. ^ Jackson, Kate (3 January 2012). ""I thought I'd have no chance with red hair. When I got the call saying I’d won I screamed and burst into tears... in WH Smith" – Says Page 3 Idol winner Lucy Collett". The Sun. Retrieved 12 February 2014. Lovely Lucy, 22, came top in The Sun's annual competition to find our next Page 3 model, the first ever redhead to win the public vote. 
  16. ^ Jones, Amy (13 November 2012). "I didn’t know winning Page 3 Idol would give me the best year of my life". The Sun. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  17. ^ a b Jackson, Kate (27 February 2012). "How to drive Men Mad: Page 3 Lucy spends day as TV’s curvy Joan". The Sun. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  18. ^ a b c "Warwick model cruises to page three girl victory". Warwick Courier. 24 December 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  19. ^ "Girl Got Game - Episode 18". Nuts, YouTube. 15 May 2013
  20. ^ "ZOO's Game On With Lucy Collett: Episode 1 - Wolfenstein & Batman". Zoo Magazine, YouTube. 13 March 2015.
  21. ^ MacArthur, Scott (10 February 2015). "VIDEO: Page 3 Model In Arsenal Top Offers Tottenham Fans To Get Naked If They Swap Shirts With Her". talkingbaws.
  22. ^ https://vimeo.com/41166805
  23. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHCJQEEZpM0
  24. ^ Aspinall, Adam (22 May 2005). "Battered teen left to die in the street". Sunday Mercury. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  25. ^ "Teenager accused of killing; 18-year-old on manslaughter charge". Coventry Evening Telegraph. 23 May 2005. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  26. ^ "Six years for teenage boy whose single punch took another's life". The Leamington Spa Courier. 4 November 2005. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 

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