'Sexy Spy' Reaps Rewards at Home ... Herring, a Lion Cub

The lion cub we kinda get, but the herring?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2010 10:10 AM CST
'Sexy Spy' Reaps Rewards at Home ... Herring, a Lion Cub
Anna Chapman appears on stage with the leaders of Young Guards, a pro-Kremlin youth movement she joined, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010.   (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel)

Russia’s love affair with “sexy spy” Anna Chapman continues: Yesterday, she made her first major public appearance, and received a pretty major gift for her trouble. On a Russian talk show, she revealed some of her passions (acting, shooting, Angelina Jolie, and—not surprisingly—spy movies) and said she’s always wanted a pet lion. So what was she presented with? A lion cub, the New York Times reports.

In addition to the exotic animal, Chapman was presented with a few more strange gifts: Beet salad and a large pickled herring from her grandmother. Click for more on Chapman, including a couple of racy photo shoots.
(Read more Anna Chapman stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.