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Marc Jacobs Is Cheap! Doesn't Pay Models Unless He's In Paris

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Marc Jacobs doesn't have a problem with shelling out $1 million for his New York Fashion Week sets, but when it comes to the girls who walk on them? Not so much.

The designer used 17 year old Hailey Hasbrook as his "look" model for his fall show, which had her changing in and out of clothes from 6pm to as late (or early) as 4:30am.

After all was said and done, Hasbrook clocked upwards of 30+ hours as Jacobs' live mannequin and how did he repay her? With clothes.

We could see how some girls would be OK with that, but keeping a 17 year old until the wee hours of the morning is wrong.

If he has to pay his Louis Vuitton models in Paris, because it's the law, he should pay the ones he uses in the US too.

Plus, we all know Marc has the money. He's one of the highest paid designers in the industry for cryin' out loud!

What do U think about this???

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Katie Holmes' Education In Scientology Took Place On Bus Built From Free Labor

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It just keeps getting more creepy and disturbing…

A "former high-ranking church staffer" is now saying that Tom Cruise used Scientology "free labor" to custom-build a bus for Katie Holmes to use for studying the "religion."

Here's what an internal email had to say about Cruise's custom-built bus:

"Mr. Cruise arrived at the Bluebird yesterday on set and said that it was awesome — the interior upgrades and audio visual."

"He requested that a space be figured out for placement of slippers in the front of Silver Screen as he does not want any shoes on the carpet. This is figured out; there is a drawer right at the entrance which can be used for this."

"He [Cruise] also stated that no one will be allowed to enter Silver Screen other than his personal assistants."

"He really liked the message system and asked if he could have it such that he can send out messages as well - i.e. be able to type a message. This was programmed through the night so that this can be installed and tested today before he gets to the set."

"Mr. Cruise also said that when Silver Screen arrives - he is not going to set foot in it unless COB [Chairman of the Board] has been in it first."

The Church of Scientology's former Inspector General Mark Rathbun is responsible for releasing the email, and he plans to release more soon.

Be careful, Mark! We appreciate what you're doing, and we're glad that somebody is blowing the lid on all of this, but we don't want you to get hurt.

Proceed with caution, please.

Thoughts???

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More Scientology Dramz!

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We've been hearing lots of less-than-wonderful things about Scientology lately, and now we're hearing some less-than-legal things about the religious group.

The Church of Scientology is currently being investigated for human trafficking AND for using free labor, much of which has reportedly been used on Tom Cruise.

Allegations against Cruise include reports that he ordered workers to "customize a building, rebuild motorcycles, spend years fixing boats," and plenty more…for ONLY fifty dollars a week!

The investigation is also exploring human trafficking claims, in which Scientologists are sent to "reeducation" camps if they are unable to live up to their "religious duties."

Here's what Scientologist Bruce Hines had to say about his time in one of these camps, which lasted six years:

"In 1995, when I was put in [a camp], there were twelve of us. At the high point, in 2000, there were about a hundred and twenty of us."

Tom Cruise and the Church of Scientology have both denied everything.

This is SO upsetting! What will we hear about Scientology next???

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