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RACKEDWIRE: Susan Boyle Models; The Zoe Report Rumors; Reality Stars Moonlight As ANTM Judges

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NEWSTANDS--Harper's Bazaar's September issue features Susan Boyle in her first-ever fashion shoot. The singer and international reality star is pictured in a number of relatively tame ensembles, as the magazine wanted to present her as a "real" person. We support Jezebel's Sadie Stein's sentiment in saying we'd much prefer to see Boyle in Carolina Herrera than an affordable knock-off. [Jezebel]

THE INTERNET--Rachel Zoe's daily newsletter debuted yesterday, but, according to a tipster, not everyone who received it signed up for it. From our inbox: "i suddenly started getting the zoe report this morning, and although i'm too lazy to unsubscribe and found it relatively outrageous (as per usual)...i never signed up for it. i work for a designer and am guessing she had brad (because we all know taylor would never do that) hunched over a macbook scouring the web for e-mails, i dunno. i died, her e-mail was stupid beautiful and shut it down." [Racked Inbox]

TELEVISION--Failing as a designer won't keep Lauren Conrad from judging aspiring fashion stars for another reality TV show. The Hills star will be a judge on next season's America's Next Top Model, as will fellow reality TV star Kim Kardashian, says People. Also on board, a slew of real models including Chanel Iman, Kirsty Hume, Marisa Miller and Josie Maran. Phew. [People]