Christine (christinemozart) wrote in howtheylooknow,
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Miss Cleo

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One of her infomercials from than:


Miss Cleo now:
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(taken from an ad she did for Fuse-TV, see full ad here)

It turns out Miss Cleo (real name Youree Dell Harris) isn't Jamaican (born in Los Angeles to American parents and had never lived in Jamaica).
In 1999 law suits against Psychic Readers Network began due to violating "no-call" rules, fraudulent advertising (for claiming they give free readings as well as charging more than advertised).
CourtTV and other sources have stated that The Psychic Readers Network phone-psychics read from scripts, which was, in part, plagiarized from a book on tarot cards.
The company eventually had to pay millions in fines.
Miss Cleo was never actually finned, although Florida State filled a suit against her (since spokespersons can be charged as well there) but it was dropped.

What's she up to now?

"In the October 2006 issue of The Advocate magazine, Harris announced that she is a lesbian. Harris also has an adopted son named Billy Harris.

In 2003, the New York Daily News reported that TV music network Fuse had signed Harris as a spokeswoman. In early 2005, Harris was reportedly appearing on television as Cleo in advertisements for a used car dealership in Florida, according to the Broward-Palm Beach New Times"
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She has a website where she even has given her psychic predictions for 2008
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