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Jeremy 'Dreamy McMug' Meeks

Model Prisoner

Could Make $30K a Month

6/23/2014 11:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Jeremy Meeks -- aka Dreamy McMug -- stands to make tens of thousands of dollars just for looking like a hot gangster.

Blaze Modelz tells TMZ ... "gangster models" are hot right now.  The agency claims they can book Meeks with high-end fashion houses -- like Versace and Armani -- and he could rake in $15 - $30K a month. 

Blaze also says they actually like Meeks' face tattoos ... even the gang-revealing teardrop.  They thinks it's edgy and sexy.  They didn't mention the Crip tattoo on his neck, but that can be covered.

Another modeling agency -- that did not want to be named -- tells us ... once Meeks is a free man they'd like to work with him as well.

Here's the problem.  Meeks is currently being held on $900,000 bail with no prospect of getting out soon.  He's a convicted criminal facing serious weapons charges and could be a little long in the tooth before he gets sprung.

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Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

Hes a thug...we get it...but he is def easy on the eyes. His rap sheet dries my pannies tho

85 days ago
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People Annoy Me    

Uhhhhhhhhh, I'm no expert here, but this guy's tear tattoo is not edgy and sexy, that's for sure.
Why are we glorifying prisoners now, TMZ.....?

85 days ago
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Kat46    

Need to stop showing this picture, had a nightmare about this freak. Made me get one of those tear tats

85 days ago
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nate    

Yeah, can't imagine what brand wouldn't want this life time loser representing their company. Fail.

85 days ago
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Tarington    

Never too late to change. Look at Danny Trejo, Tim Allen, Robert Downey, Jr., Mark Wahlberg, Martha Stewart etc., etc. First thing to do is Meeks needs to remove those god*amn gang tattoos or his past will ALWAYS be there.

85 days ago
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Jackie    

Money money...fame whores....giving this punk a 15 minutes. I have seen way better good looking men than him.

85 days ago
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Cool Papa    

He's soooooo dreamy! Wonder who he killed to earn that teardrop tattoo?

85 days ago
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powerfulStuff    

Lol gangster models

85 days ago
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Lucey    

Yea and when he doesn't show up for the shoots they'll feel pretty stupid. Lol I've seen plenty of guys that look like him. But Good luck lol. You can't turn a thug into a model especially at age 30!!!

85 days ago
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I'm A Lawyer    

This is why terrorists hate us.

85 days ago
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David    

It no longer pays to be a hard working, honest citizen in America. You either have to be a rapper or a gangster with a low life direction to make it rich in this society. Now I understand why other countries look down at American people.

85 days ago
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vonski    

Teardrop tat... someone's 'girlfriend' in prison ... That helps sell products now? Who wants to hire him? The kardashians?

85 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

From an ex-gang member I spoke with, the 'teardrop' represents a killing / murder that the gang member has made. Any modeling company that hires this piece of sh*t will be boycotted. And you women that Luke thus "bad boy" type, get some professional mental help.

85 days ago
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BrutalBella    

Well the modeling agency should post his bail in exchange for modeling. Sounds fair. And as annoying as thus story may be, id much rather see this than Miley's dirty crotch or Farrahs sex tape leaking for the millionth time.

85 days ago
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clumsyroz     

Bad habits dont die young. His bail is certainly high for gun charges, and of course his family will make up anything to have him look like a model citizen. And the donation fund? Donate to a real thing, cancer research, feeding the hungry and so on. Hes obviously guilty of something more that they have yet to disclose.

85 days ago
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