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Nina Rebuilds Her Life

by | 14th, January 2004

‘THERE are all kinds of apples bobbing around in the celebrity barrel – good apples, bad apples, rotten apples, cooking apples, Cox, Golden Delicious…

Nina and Rick in happier times

So, when Hello! dunks its head in the water every week and wraps its pearly whites around a fruit, it has no idea what it will emerge with.

Some weeks the barrel is full of the choicest specimens imaginable, other weeks the barrel is all but empty and Hello! can do nothing but scrape up the pulp that has gathered on the bottom.

This is one of those weeks and liberal doses of sugar and a handful of spice can’t disguise the poor quality of the ingredients with which Hello! has to put together this week’s magazine.

We are told that Nina Carter, for instance, has lived a life as momentous as the man she is divorcing, but when we learn that that man is Countdown regular (and former Yes keyboardist) Rick Wakeman, we are hardly licking our lips in anticipation.

Nina, we learn, was a model and was once dubbed “The Body” – but Elle McPherson she is not.

Nina, we are told, made tabloid history, along with Jilly Johnson and Viv Neves, as the first of the Page 3 girls “and still posses remarkable looks and a fantastic figure”.

And Nina was also a pop star, teaming up with fellow Page 3 stunna Jilly Johnson in a group called Blonde On Blonde.

Their biggest hit was

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