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Handsome felon whose mugshot went viral lands $30,000 modelling contract

Published on Jul 4, 2014 11:16 AM
 
Jeremy Meeks, who is facing 11 criminal charges including illegal gun possession and gun crime, was offered the contract by Blaze Modelz in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

The felon who shot to worldwide fame after his chiselled, blue-eyed mugshot went viral has reportedly signed a US$30,000 (S$37,423) modelling contract, media reports said.

Jeremy Meeks, who is facing 11 criminal charges including illegal gun possession and gun crime, was offered the contract by Blaze Modelz in Los Angeles, according to TMZ.

The agency, based in Santa Monica, claims it can book him for high-end fashion houses - such as Prada and Gucci - which could see him earn thousands of dollars a month.

The 30-year-old is reportedly being represented by Hollywood talent agent, Gina Rodriguez, a former porn star.

 
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