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An Albanian Network Hired A Topless News Anchor To Replace Their Previous One For Doing Playboy

 

Mirror – Enki Bracaj, who became an international celebrity by presenting a program with an open top, has been replaced.

The 21-year-old TV news presenter made the news worldwide with her open-top stunt at the news station, which could not take the risk of putting her on screen topless, as nudity and even topless bathing are still taboo in conservative Albania.

Miss Bracaj’s employers at Fire TV, however decided she had gone too far when she agreed to do a Playboy photoshoot.

As a result they suspended the young woman from the Albanian capital Tirana – and now they have given the job to a replacement – who has also agreed to follow the open-top news reading tradition.

After creating waves in her homeland for her patriotic show of support, [new host Greta Hoxha] said: “It underlines why I love working in the media.

“We are doing something here which is original.”

 

And here’s the previous news anchor Enki Bracaj (whom Trent blogged about before):

 

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Hard to pick a side here. The new chick seems great and all despite her lack of buoyancy compared to Enki. But I don’t think I can support a network that uses a chick’s tits to get attention and ratings then shits all over her and suspends/fires her because she decided to use them herself to get a little more public spotlight. Even if this new chick is just as hot, maybe more hot in some ways, there’s a joylessness to it all and you can’t recapture the lightning in a bottle that Enki’s rise to moderate fame was that even got us talking about it in America. No matter what Greta does she’ll be living in the very large shadows cast by Enki, it’s a losing situation. The network Zjarr has made a grave mistake biting the tits that feed them and I’ll definitely be getting my Albanian news elsewhere from now on.

 

Also how have we done whatever the hell cable and local news have done to the news without some show doing this same thing here? Yeah we get the “hot but professional” weather girls or whatever and I’m sure some people would complain but if I had some struggling news show, I’d take a page from the Albanian playbook and go tits out for the headlines in a heartbeat. Every other bit of American society is becoming Idiocracy, might as well lean in on it and make some money along the way.

 

PS I couldn’t find this Enki Bracaj Playboy shoot but if it exists online and someone were to link it in the comments, I wouldn’t be mad.