The prostitute news reader

May 15th, 2008 at 11:33 pm by David Farrar

The Waikato Times has done a bit of detective work and discovered that Alt TV news reader is not just an occasionally topless girl, but in fact a prostitute.  Now the detective work wasn’t too difficult as Ms Lewis uses her own name on the escorts website.

Ms Lewis is not for the poor though. Her “full service” rate starts at $1,000 for an hour.  Hell that’s almost as much as a lawyer!

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39 Responses to “The prostitute news reader”

  1. expat (4,050 comments) says:

    David, I’d thankyou if you didn’t besmirch the name of prostitutes by comparing them with lawyers.

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  2. Grant Michael McKenna (1,160 comments) says:

    The whole point of the “oldest profession” joke is a comparison to law, in that a professional was deemed to have done their work as a vocation and could not sue for costs- so one’s solicitor would engage counsel on one’s behalf, and be responsible for the payment to the counsel; counsel was unable in law to sue- and so too were prostitutes, although in truth, in their case it was because of the turpis causa doctrine, being that they had undertaken a base or vile act, forbidden by law, which meant that the contract was void.
    Lawyers have therefore always compared themselves to prostitutes, and I think this good; everyone needs a role model.

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  3. expat (4,050 comments) says:

    Because lawyers are not vile enough?

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  4. Cactus Kate (551 comments) says:

    In this day and age David, not a very good lawyer :)

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  5. Manolo (13,783 comments) says:

    I reckon Lisa’s rate is on par with what Winston “The Poodle” Peters, who charges the taxpayer similar money on his junkets around the world.

    The question to vote on is: which one of the two you would prefer to spend the night with?

    The NZF leader shouldn’t get a single vote!

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  6. Lee C (4,516 comments) says:

    News readers, lawyers, prostitutes – all are hired for their oral skills, so what is the problem?

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  7. dad4justice (8,224 comments) says:

    This young lady is the perfect candidate for a crown law position as another judicial whore!

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  8. jafapete (757 comments) says:

    I always thought it interesting that, after the liberation of Vietnam (or fall of the American puppet government, if you like), two groups were sent to reeducation camps, reportedly. The prostitutes apparently only needed one or two weeks of reeducation, but the lawyers required more.

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  9. Pascal (1,969 comments) says:

    Nasty D4J, very very nasty. I’m wondering “so what?” Who cares what she does?

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  10. Paul Marsden (998 comments) says:

    All power to her. Few ‘pricks’ here would earn that kinda moola, and get to have fun at the sametime. You go gurl!

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  11. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    $1,000/hour??????

    Only Cullen sucks THAT much.

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  12. big bruv (13,906 comments) says:

    Hey..if she is charging $1000 an hour then you can be sure that somebody is prepared to pay that much, it is the market at work.

    Good on her, while I might not agree morally with what she is doing at least she is not sitting on her arse waiting for a handout from the tax payer.

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  13. Short Shriveled and Slightly to the Left (786 comments) says:

    “at least she is not sitting on her arse waiting for a handout from the tax payer.”
    for $1000 an hour I hope thats exactly how it ends

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  14. llew (1,533 comments) says:

    Gosh. What a surprise. (reaches for Tui bottle).

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  15. llew (1,533 comments) says:

    And honestly, if I had to pay that much for a newsreader, I’d be expecting Rebecca Singh.

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  16. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    Kirsten Dunst.

    With the sound off.

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  17. Buggerlugs (1,592 comments) says:

    Deep in the bowels of TVNZ’s building, some policy wonk is seeing a new marketing tool.

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  18. helmet (807 comments) says:

    You’re all obviously misogynist homophobes.

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  19. Redbaiter (13,197 comments) says:

    “I always thought it interesting that, after the liberation of Vietnam (or fall of the American puppet government, if you like),”

    What’s with the fake magnanimity Jafaboy? You know you firmly believe it was the latter.

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  20. Murray (8,847 comments) says:

    When the fuck did homophobia get on the bus?

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  21. Redbaiter (13,197 comments) says:

    BTW, on the issue, I’m in agreement with some earlier comment- she’s just another worthless lowlife whore of the kind that some small minded members of the chattering classes find newsworthy. Others might find her interesting only from the viewpoint that she perhaps symbolizes NZ society’s accelerating descent into the chasm of nihilism. Not that there’s a shortage of such symbols.

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  22. llew (1,533 comments) says:

    she’s just another worthless lowlife whore

    A media whore even (I stole that from someone).

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  23. Redbaiter (13,197 comments) says:

    “A media whore even”

    Yeah, well she’d fit right in to that gang wouldn’t she, more so if she was even less intelligent.

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  24. dad4justice (8,224 comments) says:

    Do media whores use hair sprays and colour like the Minister of police ?

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  25. llew (1,533 comments) says:

    Yeah, well she’d fit right in to that gang wouldn’t she,

    I keep thinking about how she’s bringing the noble profession of journalism into disrepute…

    bwahahaha!!

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  26. Rex Widerstrom (5,354 comments) says:

    Let’s see…

    – Appears to be a smart and very canny operator.
    – Very astute at self-publicity and promotion, and makes all sorts of claims about herself about which one ought to be skeptical.
    – Capable of holding down a “respectable” job whilst prostituting herself to a select few.
    – Brazen when caught out.

    Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the next head of the Immigration Service!

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  27. llew (1,533 comments) says:

    Capable of holding down a “respectable” job

    Well that covers the stripping – but what about her foray into journalism?

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  28. kiwitoffee (383 comments) says:

    DPF Are you surprised, shocked, alarmed – or what – at the news that this woman is a prostitute? Are you for or agin’ it? My impression is that you think prostitution is fine but that doesn’t stop you from considering this ‘story’ newsworthy. There’s a whiff of hypocrisy here.

    Prostitution takes one more step into the mainstream. NZ slides further into the sewer.

    Mr Tim Barnett et. al., take a bow.

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  29. Rex Widerstrom (5,354 comments) says:

    llew says:

    Capable of holding down a “respectable” job

    Well that covers the stripping – but what about her foray into journalism?

    Shame on you, llew. Journalists are the few people left who struggle to bring you your newspaper while being paid a pittance. This requires all sorts of skills such as intelligence, tenacity and courage (and that’s just to keep the proprietor’s hack editor from mangling your copy).

    Ms Lewis is an autocue reader, a job for which the only skills required are oral and for which the pay is immeasurably better.

    If you’re still confused, watch “All the President’s Men” followed by “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” :-D

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  30. llew (1,533 comments) says:

    Just looking to get a rise from my journo mates & rellies Rex :)

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  31. baxter (893 comments) says:

    I am sure Dr. Lewis is highly qualified in her vocation.

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  32. mara (787 comments) says:

    One grand an hour?? Jesus, I wasted my youth. P L E A S E roll back time. I have a drop-dead gorgous 16 year old, long striding filly. If I put her on the job, I could spend my dotage in a QUALITY Golden Showers Home for old drop-kicks.
    Hmmmm … must give this some thought.

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  33. Fred (163 comments) says:

    Hmmmm . . . . one broke ranks, thoughts? she’ll be in politics soon. What party then?

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  34. Patrick Starr (3,674 comments) says:

    Murray
    “$1,000/hour??????
    Only Cullen sucks THAT much.”

    Only a small deposit when you add the train set in (1987=$1m per day)

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  35. Buggerlugs (1,592 comments) says:

    Fred – Family First once Capill gets out of the clink.

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  36. kiwitoffee (383 comments) says:

    Pascal

    Who cares? you ask.

    You might like to start with her parents, siblings (if she has any) and (ex-)boyfriend(s).

    Oh yes, I nearly forgot the most important one: I imagine she cares too, or will do soon.

    And that’s just for starters.

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  37. JSF2008 (422 comments) says:

    Can we have a big whip?? around for me to taste the delights , posters please UM ,Lisa with the short lived tight body.her words, SIGH , its great being a dirty old man :)

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  38. Pascal (1,969 comments) says:

    kiwitoffee: You might like to start with her parents, siblings (if she has any) and (ex-)boyfriend(s).

    Is it anybody else’s choice?

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