Nadine Jolie Courtney

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Nadine Jolie Courtney
Nadine Jolie Courtney
Born Nadine Haobsh
(1980-08-23) August 23, 1980 (age 35)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater Barnard College
Occupation Author, Blogger
Spouse(s) Erik Courtney (m. 2013)

Nadine Jolie Courtney (née Haobsh; born August 23, 1980) is an American novelist, blogger and reality TV personality. She is the author of Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll-Actually-Use-Guide to Looking Your Best and Confessions of a Beauty Addict. Her blog Jolie in NYC received international press in 2005 after Courtney, a former beauty editor, was outed[1] and dooced for anonymously blogging about the beauty industry.[2] The New York Post subsequently dubbed her "the poster girl for the blogger generation".[3]

In 2015, she appeared on season 2 of Bravo's reality documentary television series Newlyweds: The First Year alongside her husband, filmmaker Erik Courtney.[4]

Controversy[edit]

After graduating from Barnard College,[5] Courtney worked at FHM, Lucky, and Ladies' Home Journal.[6] In March 2005, she began blogging under the pseudonym Jolie in NYC, where she dispersed beauty advice and celebrity gossip.[7] Her identity was revealed by the New York Post in July 2005,[8] and when she was asked to leave Ladies' Home Journal while an offer at Seventeen magazine as Beauty Editor was simultaneously rescinded,[9] her story received international coverage. Courtney appeared on Anderson Cooper,[10] MSNBC,[11] ABC, Fox and CNN[12][13] and was profiled by the New York Times ,[14][15] People Magazine,[16] The Guardian,[17] Cosmopolitan magazine,[18] Women's Wear Daily, Fashion Week Daily, and Time.[19] She was subsequently spotted on the town in 2005 with Entourage star Adrian Grenier.[20]

Present day[edit]

From 2005 – 2007, Courtney worked as a business consultant to 10-goal polo player Carlos Gracida[21] and in 2006 was Creative Consultant to Sarah, Duchess of York.[22] She has written for Vanity Fair[23] and FoxNews.com.[24]

Under her maiden name Haobsh, Courtney is the author of the bestselling beauty guide Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll-Actually-Use-Guide to Looking Your Best;.[25] Her first novel Confessions of a Beauty Addict was published in January 2009.

Courtney lives in Santa Monica with her husband Erik Courtney, an independent information technology consultant and filmmaker.[26] They have a daughter, Aurelia,[27] whose birth was kept secret until the reality show's final episode.[28] Her third book, a young adult novel called Wisteria, is due to be published in January 2017.[29]

Books[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New York Post - Behind the Blog: Gossip Ambition and the Unmasking of 'Jolie in NYC'". July 21, 2005. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Gawker: Anonymous Blogger Outed, Not Fired". Gawker. July 21, 2005. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ "New York Post - Blogger Booted: Mag Editor Ousted After Being Outed". July 22, 2005. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ "BravoTV.com - The Daily Dish: Bravo Announces New and Returning Shows". January 15, 2015. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Barnard Alumnae - Nadine Jolie Courtney '02 on Bravo's Newlyweds: The First Year". January 20, 2015. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Betty Confidential: A Plastic State of Mind". February 17, 2009. Retrieved January 29, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Gothamist - Nadine Haobsh, beauty journalist and "Jolie in NYC" blogger". August 15, 2005. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  8. ^ "New York Post - Behind the Blog: Gossip Ambition and the Unmasking of 'Jolie in NYC'". July 21, 2005. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ "People: Blogged Out of Their Jobs". People. August 8, 2005. Retrieved January 29, 2015. 
  10. ^ "CNN.com – Transcripts". Transcripts.cnn.com. August 3, 2005. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  11. ^ msnbc.com (July 25, 2005). "Blogging blunder costs fashion editor her job - msnbc tv - MSNBC TV Live". MSNBC. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  12. ^ "CNN.com – Transcripts". Transcripts.cnn.com. July 22, 2005. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  13. ^ "CNN.com – Transcripts". Transcripts.cnn.com. August 2, 2005. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  14. ^ Blachman, Jeremy (August 31, 2005). "Job Posting – New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  15. ^ Bahney, Anna (May 25, 2006). "Interns? No Bloggers Need Apply – New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  16. ^ Lambert, Pam (August 8, 2005). "Blogged Out Of Their Jobs". People. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  17. ^ Claire Adler (July 1, 2006). "Diary of a somebody | Money | The Guardian". London: Education.guardian.co.uk. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  18. ^ "How this blogger got busted: twenty-five-year-old Nadine Haobsh, a former magazine beauty editor, recounts her time at the center of a media scandal.(REAL-LIFE READS)". 
  19. ^ Stinchfield, Kate (June 25, 2006). "How Bad is Your Boss?". TIME. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  20. ^ "HEARD: | Scene | Daily Front Row". Fashion Week Daily.com. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  21. ^ "NadineJolie.com: Carlos Gracida: Polo Legend". Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  22. ^ "NadineJolie.com: About Nadine". Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  23. ^ "Vanity Fair; Contributors: Nadine Jolie". VanityFair.com. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  24. ^ "Fox News; Contributors: Nadine Jolie Courtney". FoxNews.com. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  25. ^ Hopkins, Christopher. "Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll- Actually-Use Guide to Looking Your Best (9780061128639): Nadine Haobsh: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  26. ^ "New York Times - Embarking On A Shared Journey". November 24, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 
  27. ^ "US Weekly - Newlyweds: The First Year Erik Courtney, Nadine Courtney are Expecting Their First Child". March 31, 2015. 
  28. ^ "Daily Mail - Reality Star Reveals How She Kept Her Pregnancy - And Her Newborn Baby - Hidden From the World for 14 MONTHS Until the News Was Revealed On TV". June 1, 2015. 
  29. ^ "Publishers Marketplace - Dealmaker". October 27, 2014. Retrieved January 28, 2015. 

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