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Posted: Thursday May 17, 2012 @5:45 p.m. PST
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Jaclyn Swedberg has been named Playboy’s 2012 Playmate of the Year last week. “Jaclyn was overcome with emotion and gratitude when giving her speech in front of Hef and her family,” a Playboy rep tells Us Magazine. “All in all, it was fantastic afternoon with family, friends, Playmates and past Playmates of the Year all in attendance.”
Swedberg was also named Playboy’s Miss April 2011.
Jaclyn was one of the beautiful bunnies that hosted BR5 Correspondents Weston Green and Rollin Herold at the Playboy Golf Finals last month. The Bleacher Report crew spent three days in Los Angeles covering the Playboy Golf Finals, which featured girls from across the world and well-known athletes and celebrities playing a round or two.
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Posted: Tuesday May 8, 2012 @12:25 p.m. PST
Mexico’s electoral authority apologized to voters on Monday after a sober presidential debate was upstaged by a former Playboy model and her revealing outfit.
Clad in a tight-fitting white dress with a cut below the neckline to show much of her cleavage, Julia Orayen was working as an assistant on the televised debate, which focused on the economy and the drug-related violence ravaging Mexico.
At the start of Sunday night’s debate, Orayen walked in front of the camera to hand out cards to the four candidates, and created an immediate stir on online social media.
The appearance lasting a few seconds quickly began trending on Twitter, generating thousands of mentions. Mexican newspaper Excelsior declared her the online winner of the debate.
While many Mexicans celebrated Orayen, others condemned the Federal Electoral Institute (IFE) for the incident, saying it had undermined the seriousness of the debate.
The IFE later issued a statement apologizing to the citizens of Mexico and the candidates for the “production error associated with the dress of an assistant.”
A Twitter account in Orayen’s name has picked up more than 7,000 followers since the two-hour debate.
Orayen posed nude for the Mexican edition of Playboy in 2008, a spokesman for the magazine said.