Kelly Shibari Embarks on NYC Media Tour, Penthouse Issue Release Party
NEW YORK — Kelly Shibari has announced that she is embarking on a New York City media tour this week.
The first-ever plus size model featured in Penthouse Magazine will be featured in two documentary shoots, as well as appearing on a variety of media interviews.
“I’m looking forward to spending a week back in New York,” Shibari said. “And right before the holidays, too — this really is the prettiest time of year in the City.
"I’m thrilled to promote my Penthouse pictorial — and to be a part of not just one, but two documentaries is so humbling," she added. "It’s going to be a great week!”
Shibari will be in a multi-page pictorial for the magazine's Pop Shots project, with circus-themed images shot by photographer Tommy O and art directed by Jim Rose. The January 2016 issue hits stands nationwide Dec. 22.
Shibari’s New York City media schedule is as follows:
Monday, Dec. 14
The SDR Show
6 p.m. (PST) live, in-studio interview
Tuesday, Dec. 15
Documentary Shoot 1
6-8 a.m. (PST)
Documentary Shoot 2
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (PST)
The All Out Show with Lord Sear & Rude Jude — Sirius XM Shade 45
3:15 p.m. (PST) live, in-studio interview
New York Crime Report with Pat Dixon
4 p.m. (PST) live, in-studio interview
Wednesday, Dec. 16
7 a.m. (PST) profile interview and photo shoot
Sam Roberts’ Show — Sirius XM Opie Radio
7:30 p.m. (PST) live, in-studio interview
Thursday, December 17
The Luis Network
6 a.m. (PST) live, in-studio interview
Headquarters' Annual XXXmas Party
7 p.m. (PST) appearance
Friday, December 18
5-10 p.m. (PST) Penthouse Issue Release Party
Shibari’s media tour culminates with a meet-and-greet at the Penthouse issue release party taking place in the warehouse nightclub Transmission on Friday evening. Located at 150 Bay Street, Jersey City, N.J., the meet-and-greet will be from 5-7 p.m. (PST), with the release party continuing into the evening. The event is open to the public. To be placed on the guest list, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The first dozen fans attending will receive a free copy of the January 2016 issue, personally signed by Shibari.
“I can’t wait to celebrate with my New York and New Jersey fans!” Shibari said. “It’ll be an early holiday party, a Star Wars celebration AND my Penthouse issue release party all in one. Come say hi, and enjoy some great house music and drinks with me as well!”
Kelly Shibari initially made history in June 2014, as the first plus size model ever to appear in a mainstream gentlemen’s magazine, when she was featured on the cover of Penthouse offshoot Penthouse Forum.
To view past Pop Shots collaborations, order back issues, read online articles and more, visit PenthouseMagazine.com.