Do you remember last year, when rather disturbingly, we were all a bit unsettled by the mug shot that went viral of Jeremy Meeks, quickly dubbed “the hot felon” by social media and people who shared the photo? Maybe it was his piercing blue eyes or his startlingly perfectly sculpted cheekbones or his status as a “bad boy” that got to so many people, but whatever it was, everyone noticed quickly how Meeks’ mug shot had model potential.
And ironically, once he did his time, the joke was on the rest of us — because Meeks really did become a model, now walking runways and posing for the cover of Forbes. All that fame came with a price to the once small-town criminal, however, and Meeks recently became the center of a public scandal when pictures surfaced of him making out with heiress Chloe Green on a luxurious yacht this weekend.
And now, Meeks’s wife is speaking out.