Supermodel citizen Naomi Campbell was convicted of assault Friday and sentenced to 200 community service hours for creating a disturbance on a British Airways flight and spitting on two Heathrow police officers in April. Naomi has been found guilty of assault two times previously; in 2000 for hitting her assistant with a phone, and in 2007 for hitting her maid with a crystal-encrusted Blackberry.
Campbell blamed her April “air rage” incident on British Airways, claiming that an airline employee called her a “Golliwog supermodel.” “Golliwog” refers to a hideous, blackface children’s book character popular one hundred years ago:
Which isn’t far-fetched, especially considering this recent exposé about “casual racism” at the British airline.
But, Naomi, we think you should look on the bright side:
At least someone still considers you a supermodel.
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