A few months ago, Arianne Caoili made worldwide headline news right after the Turin Olympiad by being in the middle of a clash between GM Gormally and GM Aronian. Now, she once again made headlines news when Stars judge Todd McKenney branded her a fake.

Is the media being unfair to her?
Or do you think she got what she deserved?

What is your take?

Chess siren won’t move
Nui Te Koha
November 26, 2006 12:00am

PROVOCATIVE prancer Arianne Caoili denies claims she lied about her dance past.

“I don’t feel guilty and I’ve done nothing wrong,” chess champion Caoili, 19, said.

Caoili said her triumph as a Dancing with the Stars finalist was ruined by accusations she is a trained dancer.

Stars judge Todd McKenney does not believe Caoili’s amateur status and branded her a fake.

Caoili’s mother, Annette, told a Brisbane newspaper her daughter excelled in classical ballet at the Academy of London.

Yesterday, Arianne Caoili denied all charges.

“I am not responsible for what my mother says. I am only responsible for what I say,” Caoili declared.

The full story can be read here.
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