Media Somehow Find Way To Sell Boring Story Of World-Famous Olympian Charged With Murder

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You had to feel bad for the editors of America when they heard that Oscar Pistorius was suspected of the murder of his girlfriend. I mean, sure, Pistorius is one of the most well-known athletes in the world, long held up as an inspiring tale of overcoming adversity. And sure, his involvement in a violent and horrific crime shocked a nation and the world, and his trial is bound to be one of the most closely followed in sports history.

But how to sell papers? If only this story had some sort of hook. Some sort of boobsy hook. Luckily, Reeva Steenkamp was a model, and therefore her passing can be mourned.