Paulina Gretzky, the 22-year-old daughter of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, had dabbled in pop music and acting before finding her true digital media calling: Posting provocative photos on social media.
She never became a music sensation, but she became an Internet legend. As The Chive headline said, above its gallery of 34 scantily-clad, cleavage-filled Paulina Gretzky images: "Paulina Gretzky is using the Twitter machine properly."
Properly, perhaps; to the liking of her father, perhaps not.
Paulina Gretzky's Twitter feed has been deleted, and David Graham of the Toronto Star pieces together a timeline that suggests Wayne Gretzky made have encouraged it?
As Gretzky's name was linked last week with the potential sale of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, it's possible the news raised the profile of his daughter's racy online photographs. Her dad was born and raised in Brantford, a far cry from the Hollywood nightlife that has attracted his eldest daughter. Before her Twitter was ...