Remember Catalina Migliorini, the ambitious Brazilian woman who offered her “virginity” to the highest bidder in order to help build affordable housing in her district…and to have an “opportunity to travel, to be part of a movie and get a bonus with it”? Well, her disturbing experiment in self-promotion is over: an anonymous Japanese man beat out 14 other interested parties last night with a whopping $780,000 bid.

Reminder: this stunt was part of a documentary called “Virgins Wanted”, produced and directed by an Australian filmmaker. What did he have to say about the big total? Beyond acknowledging that the purpose of the entire episode was “profit and self-promotion”, he said that “Catarina is extremely excited. She was speaking to her family in Brazil online and they were extremely happy for her.”

Yeah, we bet. And the next step in this shady process? “We will fly over the winner to Australia and obviously, for the sake of the film and privacy, we can’t disclose where and when the act will take place,” he said. “I have to leave some details for the documentary.”


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