01 Aug '11, 6am

DTN Singapore: Magazine headline ‘tends to mislead’: Joanne Peh: Local celebrity Joanne Peh is in the spotlight

DTN Singapore: Magazine headline ‘tends to mislead’: Joanne Peh: Local celebrity Joanne Peh is in the spotlight

Netizens are quick to hit out at Joanne Peh after a misleading headline on the cover of Her World’s latest … Local celebrity Joanne Peh is in the spotlight again after appearing on the cover of the August 2011 issue of Her World , complete with the accompanying headline — "White Men are Bigger and Better". In online local fora such as HardwareZone.com, netizens have lambasted the 28-year-old actress, mistaking her as the 'local icon' behind the line. A check with the editorial content of the magazine revealed the 'icon' to be Barbarella , one of Singapore' s beloved comic personas from Channel 5's comedy series The Noose , played by local TV star Michelle Chong . Commenting on her Weibo account on 23 July, Peh said in Chinese, "The latest edition is out! This issue celebrates the birth of Singapore . The headline tends to mislead readers though. I feel it's inappropriate, ...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/singaporescene/magazine-he...

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