Thursday, June 30, 2016

Krit McClean: 5 Fast Fact about the Naked Male Model of Time Square!

Krit McClean stood naked in Times Square on top of the TKTS booth for about 90 minutes Thursday!
A naked model spent 90 minutes dancing, ranting, repeatedly calling out Donald Trump and taunting police while standing on top of a building in Times Square before jumping about 15 feet to the ground.
Krit McClean, 21, survived the plunge of the TKTS booth, the New York Daily News reports.
The incident, which began about 8 a.m. during the morning rush hour was caught on video by numerous bystanders, and was streamed live on Periscope.   
McClean was hospitalized with minor injuries after his fall, the Daily News reports.
Here’s what you need to know:

1. McClean Screamed Out ‘Donald Trump Where Are You?’ & Also Proclaimed His Love for His Mom!

McClean, “neatly folded his clothes,” and then climbed up onto the TKTS booth near Broadway and West 47th Street.
During his 90 minutes of naked dancing and ranting he called out presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump multiple times, including at one point yelling, “Donald Trump, where are you?
He also talked about his love for fashion and proclaimed his love for his mom.
“He said, ‘No, no, no, no Trump’ and he kept screaming,” smoothie vendor Mohammed Adam told DNAInfo.”He kept talking about Trump and kept saying, ‘I’m jumping. I’m jumping.’ There were a lot of cops up there.”
Police stood by and at times McClean taunted them. The entire incident was streamed live on Periscope.Hundreds of people stopped to watch McClean in person in Times Square, while thousands more watched the live streams as the incident unfolded.

2. He Missed an Inflatable Bag Set Up on the Street, But Was Not Seriously Injured,

Police set up an inflatable bag underneath McClean, trying to prevent injury if he jumped. But when McClean did jump, he missed the bag, hitting the pavement.
McClean was taken to Bellevue Hospital for minor injuries suffered after jumping. He will also undergo a psychiatric evaluation, according to police.

3. He Was Born in Bangkok & Grew Up in New York City.

McClean was born in Bangkok, Thailand, but grew up in New York City.
“My style is inspired by experiences and interests including: sneakerhead culture, extensive travel through Asia, urban street-wear, art, hip-hop, and modeling,” he says on the site.

4. He Played Soccer at Amherst College & Stuyvesant High School.

McClean was a soccer player at Stuyvesant High School in Tribeca and went on to play soccer at Amherst College in Massachusetts. He was listed as 6-3 forward on the team’s 2012 roster, and appeared in some games that season. It is not clear if McClean continued to play for Amherst after that year.
He says  that he was set to graduate from Amherst this year. But on McClean says he was studying at Columbia University.

5. He Has Appeared in Several Magazines Since He Started His Modeling Career in 2014.

Krit McClean began his modeling career in 2014,  He is signed by New York-based One Management.
He has been featured in several magazines and also has been a runway model, McClean recently appeared in Harper’s Bazaar Thailand and GQ Thailand.

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