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Debrahlee Lorenzana: A Double Take on Those Double D's

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I really wanted to like Debrahlee Lorenzana. Well not like, per se, but definitely support her -- sort of. The 33-year-old hot mom who allegedly got fired for being too sexy for the bank where she worked could have been on the front lines of the new millennium sexual harassment debate. Because sexual harassment ain't what it used to be.

Gone are the days of "Mad Men" -- which despite being a kick-ass escape from reality -- is not a reality in which I'd ever want to work. These days harassment is hardly as obvious as a hard pinch on the behind or a condescending term of endearment in the boardroom. These days, some men in management apparently think it's OK to tell a hard-working woman that her hard-earned designer heels have no place in the workplace. And for pulling back that curtain, Debrahlee Lorenzana, I thank you. But for being a wacky "fameball" who clearly loves the limelight and wants her "tits on a stick" to point right to it, Debrahlee, I just can't take you right now.

Recently, Gawker.com uncovered a long-forgotten documentary/infomercial/horror movie, "Plastic Surgery: Transforming Lives," starring Ms. Lorenzana. Lorenzana's clip is part of a 4-part Discovery Health documentary called "Plastic Surgery New York Style," which set out to follow the "triumphs and transformations" of plastic surgery patients. The channel very ingeniously plans to re-air this Saturday at 7 p.m. EST. Click play below to watch a clip:


In her role, a 26-year-old Debrahlee (who is now 33) is a single mom looking for love in all the rich places. "Debrahlee Lorenzana is two women trapped in one body," says the voice over, unknowingly foreshadowing the fameball's future firestorm. The single mom-slash-party girl then spends the next few minutes trying to explain why she wants a second boob job to perk up her D's to full double D's. "I know men have the fantasy of having a Playboy playmate," she says in her sit-down interview, which is then spliced with another interview in which she appears to be a little bit tipsy -- "That's what I want to be, tits on a stick."

What's so deeply sigh-inducing about Lorenzana's boob-tube isn't that she's had several cosmetic surgeries (to each her own) or that she did so in order to snag a man (a hot banker maybe?) but because of this quote she gave to the Village Voice just last week about her beauty being her burden: "If being less good-looking means being happy and finding love and not being sexually harassed and having a job where no one bothers you and no one questions you because of your looks, then, definitely, I'd want that. I think of that every day."

But clearly she didn't think about it seven years ago when she got three surgeries (boobs and liposuction) in order to be as good-looking as surgically possible. Maybe hindsight is D-D. None of this, of course, means that Lorenzana wasn't inappropriately dismissed because of her sexiness. But if you're trying your hardest to be hot, doesn't it make sense that you might get burned?
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happylinda09

This woman described as "two women in one body" is probably accurate... This woman has a split personality, and as a blonde she acts very sophisticated, as if she was from France or something, and as a brunette with her hair pulled back, she acts basically brazen. Fact is, she is obsessed with large,large breasts. She may not realize that every man will be staring at her wherever she goes, and woman too. It is not normal to have extremely large large breasts. Right now she is going around braless with these "cute" little tops. Most women who have large, large breasts have to wear a bra that has very wide straps, and most very large women are very uncomfortable. Good luck with that, lady. Probably your man may not like other guys staring at your breasts all the time. Whatever...to each his own, although you will live with the consequences of your actions.

June 11 2010 at 11:31 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
cpomb3382

As long as she dressed appropriately and acted professionally, then why was she let go? Now if she went around wearing low cut, tight, revealing outfits, making deep sighs in meetings, and intentionally leaning over peoples desks so that she's falling out of her top, then I can see they might have something. That's just unprofessional, and inibits morale amongst those who are using legitimate means to advance their careers, by gaining notice through good work.
There's a difference between childishly seeking attention through juvenile salaciousness, and just being an attractive, professional woman. If the case was simply that all of the 'boys' couldn't get any work done because of the time they spent on THEIR stupid fantasies of her, then that's their problem and she deserves some sort of apology. The truth probably lies somewhere in between though.
From what I've seen, she does seem to be a bit of an attention hog/ diva, so I'm leaning slightly in the direction of the employers at this point.

June 11 2010 at 10:44 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ddan8719

What is there left to say...she is hired..

June 11 2010 at 9:48 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Darrell Does It!

I watched the vid...can u say dingbat! Maybe that's why she got fired. I would guess that she dressed as provocatively as possible at work also and was probably asked to tone it down several times. But as she said it's her body (along with two large masses of plastic and saline or silicon) and she cares less what anyone else thinks about it-- as long as they are looking at her!

June 11 2010 at 6:30 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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