Caroline Calloway Says Her Dead Dad Makes Her Feel Sexy

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earl-jonas - October 7, 2019

In case you don't know that Caroline Calloway story, we're going to catch you up as quickly as possible. She's a lifestyle blogger who was recently #exposed as a scammer in a scathing article penned by her ghostwriter Natalie Beach. That's right, Instagrammers have ghostwriters. Spooky. After the article went viral Caroline had an  Insta meltdown, which was somewhat tempered by an article published in The Atlantic defending Caroline. It wasn't written by her, but she links to The Atlantic piece in her bio because it was the one quasi-positive endorsement she received after being #exposed.

Somehow throughout all of this controversy - which went down mid-September - I managed to avoid Caroline's Instagram because the whole thing seemed above my paygrade. We only deal with crazy here when it comes to Bella Thorne. A matter of principle. That is until someone sent me this bikini Instagram pic Caroline posted with a caption that cements her as one of the greatest living female Instagram writers of our generation. Here's what she wrote to accompany an image of her bikini-clad puss puss and chesticles kneeling in the sand in the Majovi desert:

Four weeks ago to the day I found out that my Dad died. Five days ago I found out that he committed suicide. I am sexy and sexual and grief-stricken and shrewd and zany and romantic and generous and imaginative and manipulative and reckless and ambitious and good. I have generalized anxiety disorder and chronic depression and I used to be addicted to Adderall. I’m fantastic with words. And I refuse to let the world force me into being any smaller than the messy whole of who I am just because some parts of me seem confusing or contradicting or inconvenient. They are. Humans are.

Don't think a ghostwriter is going to come forward to claim this one. We wish Caroline all the best and hope that she continues to strip down while thinking about her dead dad for years to come. Forget being dead sexy. Caroline's dead dad sexy. Enjoy...



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People always tell me I smell like flowers but not all of my favorite perfumes are floral. Mojave Ghost by @Byredo is pretty woody. Here’s the description from their website: Mojave Ghost is a woody composition inspired by the soulful beauty of the Mojave Desert. In this xeric wilderness, rare are the plants that dare to blossom. With a light and graceful character top notes of musky Ambrette combine with fresh Jamaican Nesberry. Powdery Violet then unfurls to reveal Sandalwood. Finally warm Chantilly Musk rounds out a base of crisp Amber and Cedar wood, leaving the raw spirit of Mojave Ghost to linger on the skin. I love descriptions of perfumes! I love regarding scent-building as an art form! I hope to make my own perfume someday—it’s on my Bucket List. But in the meantime when I mist Mojave Ghost onto my skin in the West Village I will think about today. And here are some of my other favorite perfumes! Plus photos of my body looking baaaannnging and @jacnov’s book living it’s best life in the Californian desert! Do you guys know any indie perfume brands that make really good woody or floral scents?

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