January was when the Annette Edwards, Jessica Rabbit story first caught fire. Annette Edwards became an Internet sensation when news broke, with photos, that the Englishwoman put 10,000 pounds -- about the exact same as $ 16,000 -- on her credit card so she could get plastic surgery intended to make her look like Jessica Rabbit--considered by numerous the sexiest cartoon character of all time. The surgically enhanced redhead is red hot again on Thursday, as she is the breeder of the Guinness World Records world's largest rabbit.
Annette Edwards' Jessica Rabbit obsession
Annette Edwards' Jessica Rabbit obsession doesn't seem all that strange looking at it with the world's largest rabbit within the picture. Among rabbit enthusiasts, she is a well-known bunny breeder. Her latest Guinness World Records rabbit, as reported by MSNBC, is her fourth world record rabbit. This rabbit of hers, names Darius, weights 50 pounds and is 4 feet, 3 inches long. Edwards said he could grow another four to six inches.
The Jessica Rabbit cartoon character is sexist
Annette Edwards' Jessica Rabbit obsession is inspired by the animated heroine in the 1988 fantasy comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit. In a story where cartoon characters and real people interact with one one more, Kathleen Turner voices Jessica Rabbit. A promotional survey by British firm Cadbury voted Jessica Rabbit the sexiest cartoon character, beating out many other animated icons as Snow White, Wilma Flintstone, Cinderella, and Daphne from Scooby Doo.
Jessica Rabbits transformation for Annette Edwards
Annette Edwards' Jessica Rabbit transformation, which required $ 16,000 worth of plastic surgery including chin implants, cheek implants, and a breast lift. She told the Huffington Post the rest of her body underwent "The Jessica Diet." As outlined by her, she lost more than 40 pounds in 3 months just by eating like a rabbit. As for Darius, the Daily Mail reports he eats six apples, a dozen carrots and two cabbage heads a day.
Annette Edwards is just a normal person
Annette Edwards isn’t trying to be Jessica Rabbit all the time. The 59-year-old, who raised 10 kids and is a great-grandmother, dons her cartoon persona for special occasions. "I'm only Jessica if I go on a shoot." she told MSNBC. "I love being Jessica. ... My family thinks it's a little crazy. It's one of those things. I just love it. I'm not Jessica at home. I'm just a normal person."
Jessica Rabbit in the flesh
A national tour is planned for Annette Edwards and her Guinness World Records rabbit. The humongous bunny is insured for $ 1.6 million, has an agent and travels with a bodyguard who reportedly makes about $ 100,000 a year. When Edwards makes appearances with Darius, the World's Largest Rabbit, she wears elbow-length purple gloves, platform shoes with stiletto heels, a bright red wig, and a tight, red sequined dress -- and voila, Jessica Rabbit in the flesh.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit