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Rico the Zombie

I’m sure most of you will be familiar with Rico the Zombie (Rick Genest), most probably when he shot into the limelight as ‘Lady Gaga’s favourite corpse’ for her ‘Born This Way‘ music video. Or possibly at the Mark Quinn’s latest muse for a full body sculpture. Last week he gave an interesting interview with London’s Evening Standard where his brain tumor diagnosis at 15 is given as a trigger for his transformation into a full body tattooed zombie. He describes his journey from living on the streets to his discovery by Nicola Formichetti (the creative director who works with Lady Gaga) and ultimately his modeling career. Read the full article here.

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This entry was posted on February 27, 2012 by in Tattoos and tagged , , .
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