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Janice Dickinson

Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 15, 1955) is an American model, photographer, author, and talent agent. Initially notable as a model, she has described herself as the first supermodel. One of the most successful models throughout the 1970s and 1980s, she expanded her profession to reality television in 2003 by judging for four cycles on America's Next Top Model. She subsequently opened her own modeling agency in 2005, which was documented in the reality-television series The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency (2006–2008). She was born in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, the middle daughter of Jennie Marie (née Pietrzykoski) and Ray Dickinson. Her mother was of Polish descent and her father was of Belarusian ancestry. She was raised in Hollywood, Florida, with two sisters, elder Alexis, who became a real estate agent, and younger Debbie, who also became a model. Dickinson has been open about the emotional and physical abuse she suffered as a child and teenager, and how her father used to sexually abuse one of her sisters. Of her childhood with her "rageoholic pedophile" of a father, Dickinson stated, "Because I wouldn't give in and let him have sex with me, I

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Janice Dickinson -- Now Serving Meat Flaps

Janice Dickinson
Now Serving ... Meat Flaps!

Legendary model Janice Dickinson showed off her giant meat flaps in the middle of Hollywood. Girl's gotta eat, right? Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see your local listings! READ MORE >

Janice Dickinson: Mom Attack Lawsuit Could Sabotage My Daughter's Future

Janice Dickinson
Mom Attack Lawsuit Could Sabotage My Daughter's Future

Janice Dickinson tells TMZ, the mother who accused the ex-supermodel of attacking her outside an L.A. elementary school has the wrong person -- and the mistaken identity could derail her… READ MORE >

- 1386 days ago
Janice Dickinson -- I Was WRONGLY NAMED in School Mom Attack!

Janice Dickinson
I Was WRONGLY NAMED in School Mom Attack!

Janice Dickinson has been sued for allegedly beating the crap out of another woman in front of an elementary school last month ... only there's one little problem, cops say Janice was NEVER THERE!… READ MORE >

- 1388 days ago
Janice Dickinson - Celebrity Rehab's Latest Model

Janice Dickinson - Celebrity Rehab's Latest Model

Janice Dickinson -- the self-proclaimed world's first supermodel -- has signed on for the next season of "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" ... sources close to the show tell TMZ. We're told Janice… READ MORE >

- 1842 days ago
Janice Dickinson Is on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'?

Janice Dickinson Is on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'?

Here's the earth's first supermodel Janice Dickinson (left) -- and "RuPaul's Drag Race" second season contestant Jessica Wild (right).Only one was physically born ... in Brooklyn.We're just… READ MORE >

- 1952 days ago
Janice Dickinson -- Now Accepting Applications

Janice Dickinson -- Now Accepting Applications

Janice Dickinson wants to be Demi Moore -- as in she wants her own version of Ashton Kutcher -- so she's getting a dating show to find herself one. Dickinson will get her own "Bachelorette" style… READ MORE >

- 1980 days ago
George Clooney's Girlfriend -- Janice Dickinson?

George Clooney's Girlfriend
Janice Dickinson?

Here are George Clooney and his latest lady friend Elisabetta Canalis at an event in NYC (left) -- and the Earth's first supermodel Janice Dickinson at an event last year (right).George has met… READ MORE >

- 2025 days ago
Janice Dickinson Loses Major Bank ... To a Bank

Janice Dickinson Loses Major Bank ... To a Bank

Janice Dickinson just learned the following $300,000 lesson -- just because you ignore something, doesn't make it go away.According to documents, Dickinson failed to respond to a lawsuit filed… READ MORE >

- 2123 days ago
Janice Dickinson Sucks

Janice Dickinson Sucks

The Earth's first supermodel Janice Dickinson, 54, gorged on the face -- and soul -- of some poor guy at Le Souk Harem in NYC last night.See, models do eat ... the young. More Janice Dickinson… READ MORE >

- 2149 days ago
Janice Dickinson -- Lien Machine

Janice Dickinson -- Lien Machine

Janice Dickinson may be the first supermodel, but that doesn't mean she's a model citizen -- 'cause the gub'ment says she's behind on her taxes.We got our hands on a federal tax lien from… READ MORE >

- 2240 days ago

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