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Turkish-German actress causes stir with Playboy shoot

The Local · 20 Apr 2011, 10:26

Published: 20 Apr 2011 10:26 GMT+02:00

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“Sila is a great woman with a fantastic body,“ Jörn Schlönvoigt, 24, told the BZ tabloid this week. “It would almost be a shame to deprive other people visually. I find the images beautiful and very well done.”

The nude shots of the 25-year-old Sahin, who stars on the popular German soap opera, Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten (Good Times, Bad Times), surprised not just her parents, but also colleagues and even Schlönvoigt himself.

Click here for more photos of Sila Sahin. Warning nude cover.

“It was only when she flew to the photo shoot in Sri Lanka that Sila told me about it,” Schlönvoigt told the newspaper.

Sahin told the soap opera’s website that her father was merely unhappy with her decision, but her mother was furious.

"My mother is still angry with me. I couldn't reach her at all," she told the soap opera's website.

But in an interview with Playboy, Sahin said she was proud to be the first German-Turkish woman to be on the magazine’s cover. But she seemed to cling somewhat to her conservative upbringing, denying ever sleeping with women or having one-night-stands.

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“Many of my countrymen think it's great that I can live so freely,” she told the magazine.

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11:29 April 20, 2011 by fatherknowsbest
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11:41 April 20, 2011 by mike_1983
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12:23 April 20, 2011 by venkyfra
WOW.. good decision to open local today...
13:24 April 20, 2011 by pseu
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13:40 April 20, 2011 by storymann
Have little time got to go buy a playboy.
14:40 April 20, 2011 by Gretl
I guess German Playboy doesn't believe in airbrushing? I can see her augmentation scars.
15:10 April 20, 2011 by Fatz Lewinski
I agree, does seem to be some rounding material there. Perhaps that's why her mum is so annoyed. She should have posed with whatever her deity gave her.

Completely understandable reaction.

Does anyone remember that site where you had to identify real vs. cosmetics? I spent hours there maximizing my points!
15:38 April 20, 2011 by Altdude
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16:05 April 20, 2011 by whpmgr
1. If this is an example of the 72 Virgins, I now understand why Achmed really doesnt mind dying....

2. I wonder if a fatwa will be issued against her for just donig what she wants to do?

I have been to Turkey and other places of the middle east and I must say that she is typical of many of the women I have seen. She is beautiful, but certainly not a one off for her race. It just shows that there is beauty in all cultures, and it is a shame many need or have to hide it rather than just being proud of what their maker gave them.
16:21 April 20, 2011 by fatherknowsbest
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17:59 April 20, 2011 by Avidror
Four comments out of ten have been removed by The Local. What a statistic...
18:39 April 20, 2011 by michael4096
What is it with Americans and nipples? Everybody has them!

"But she seemed to cling somewhat to her conservative upbringing, denying ever sleeping with women or having one-night-stands."

It is not 'conservative' to reject one-night-stands. It is a choice independent of such labels. Whether or not she sleeps with women depends on her desires and has no bearing on her view of bombing Libyans or whatever. What is going on here?
22:34 April 20, 2011 by trevzns
by Michael4096

Yes we all have nipples. The darker the berry or nipples, the sweeter the juice or milk.

I don't think nipples are an American thing? They look like small chocolate chips or an American ice cream flavor known as rocky road nipples ice cream. I Just made that one up. Smile.

I don't think there is a vanilla rocky road flavor and even if there was, dark chocolate taste better.

Nevertheless, not bad for a European tan body, even if the photo may have been air brushed and colored.

A name change should be in order, how about Dr. Sila Sahin?
06:37 April 21, 2011 by Wrench
She's hot!!
08:32 April 21, 2011 by puisoh
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15:14 April 21, 2011 by whpmgr
I noticed they brought the photo into a more public state by hiding the nipples. So, I guess the europeans have become more American than I had feared....watch out for Page three girls getting their pics PC'd......
15:30 April 21, 2011 by kamilkamil
I ve read some articles on this subject and they think she got rid of İslam and has become free.You are narrow minded about islam most of the time.You have a degenerated religion and you compare it with İslam. We never had a religion history like you. Every time I advice you to search islam by yourself, media isnt a good one for that. Before islam girls were shame for their own parents they were burying their daughters with their hands. Just because they perceived as whores. so İslam ruled being covered.
16:01 April 21, 2011 by Bruno53
Why don't you publish the entire photo? Oh boy!!
16:02 April 21, 2011 by trevzns
Hey.....come on people at the Local, what happened to the chocolate chip nipples?
20:12 April 21, 2011 by MunchingInMuenchen
Wow... first The Local shows a an uncropped version of the cover with fully bared breast which doubtlessly encourages comment, then they crop the photo just above her nipple and start deleting comments. What did you think would happen!? Thinking things through BEFORE acting is usually a good approach. You Local Yokals should try it sometime.

And to Altdude -- thanks for the best laugh of the day. Very smart stuff!
12:00 April 22, 2011 by Jerr-Berlin
"God"..works in mysterious ways eh...
01:35 April 23, 2011 by Aasvogel
What beauty! Good of her to share it with the world.
06:16 April 23, 2011 by proclusian
Wow, with some of the comments I've read above, I have to wonder what the comments that got deleted were ...

As for those of you nagging The Local to go full nip or show the full picture, what are you? Computer illiterate? Ever hear of something called a Google Image search?
05:15 April 26, 2011 by jihao
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09:03 April 27, 2011 by trevzns
by proclusian

Computer illiterate!

Wow, why so judgmental? Google Image search also has photo censorship policies.

Besides, Miss Sahin is of legal age and she was paid for her services.
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