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Katherine Monsalve

Katherine Monsalve - BlackMen Magazine

EDIT: Images updated compliments of Dynasty Series.

I hate to say "I told you so," but these pics of Katherine Monsalve pretty much prove the point of my prior post of her: she's dope!

One thing that is kind of weird is the interview that accompanies Katherine's feature in BlackMen, which reads more like a grand jury inquisition to indict the character of a certain urban manager/agent. I'm not going to reveal who here, but I will say that it appears a gauntlet has indeed been thrown, lol.

You can reach Ms. Monsalve on Twitter here and on Myspace here (she's got some great new pics up on Myspace I hadn't seen before). Click to enlarge pics.


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Exclusive Interview - Katherine Monsalve

Katherine Monsalve is what I'd call a collector's item - hard to find and valuable. For most of 2009 only a handful of pics circulated of her and she had no Twitter, Facebook or Myspace page. Then, at the end of the year, she was featured in KING's highly anticipated comeback issue. Not bad for a girl flying under the radar. This ultra feminine ingenue (she's only 19) is rocking some serious hips and a backside that puts fellow Colombian Shakira's to shame. To add insult to injury, she's actually nice! I talked to her recently about her low profile, choice of photographers and plans for the future (oh, and that little move she does in the "Shake That Thang" video).

You were recently featured in the new issue of KING magazine. How did that come about?
I work with Artistic Curves Talent Management. They called me told me I was booked to shoot.
Most of your pictures are with photographer Frank Antonio. Is that a deliberate choice to work with him exclusively or is it just a coincidence. If coincidence, are there any other photographers out there you'd like to shoot with?
I actually was doing a shoot for a lingerie designer and Frank happened to be the photographer. I loves his work so I continued shooting with him. I'd love to shoot with Importeyecandy Photography & Paul Cobo.

What are your long term plans for modeling? Are there any specific models whose careers you admire or would like to emulate?
I plan to get into acting. I actually just shot a scene for a film called "King of Paper Chasin".
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You have a very multi-cultural look. I'm sure you get hit on by guys of all races. Are you open to dating men of any race?
A good man is a good man no matter what race he is.
For a long time, it was very difficult to find any contact information on you. Even now, compared to a lot models you're pretty low profile. Again, is this a deliberate choice, and if so, why?
I try to be selective with what is offered to me. I don't want to get burned out. That can easily happen in this industry.
In The Dream's "Rockin' That Thang" video featuring Ludacris you do this little move where you swivel your hips while Luda looks on. It's sexy as all get out. Did you come up with that on your own, or did the director give you specific directions?
I'm very good at teasing the camera. I usually do my own thing.
If you had to summarize your personality in 25 words or less, how would you describe yourself?
I am a fun and very outgoing person. I'm very loyal to my loved ones and I try to help all that I can.
Politics time: how do you feel about the Obama's push to reform health care?
Health care is very important because I will be old someday and I want to make sure I'll be ok with my health insurance.
What can a guy do to catch your attention?
Usually, if a guy is innocently funny, that catches my attention.
Finally, where can look to see more of Kathrine Monsalve in the near future?
I have shot for a few magazines. For political reasons, I can't say which ones yet. What I will say is that you'll see a lot more of me in 2010.

Reach Katherine Monsalve on Myspace here.

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Katherine Monsalve - "Rockin' That Thang" Video

For your viewing pleasure, check out model Katherine Monsalve (she's in the new KING issue) from The Dream's "Rockin' That Thang" video featuring Ludacris. There's no sound, just video. On the upside, you don't have to keep scrubbing back and forth through the Youtube video to find this scene. You can reach Katherine on Twitter here.


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