Fire & Ice Paulina Gretzky's Sexy Twitter Photos & Wayne Gretzky Scandal (Photos)
Photos like this would not be mass-disseminated by NHL great Wayne Gretzky's daughter, Paulina, any more, if the legendary hockey dad had his way. He reportedly pressured the party-girl to close her Twitter account, which she did last week. But, as Chris Lee reports, she's back online and it's far from the end of the scandal. See some of the photos that got her in trouble.
Photos like this would not be mass-disseminated by NHL great Wayne Gretzky's daughter, Paulina, anymore, if the legendary hockey dad had his way. He reportedly
pressured the party girl to close her Twitter account, which she did last week. But, as Chris Lee reports, she's back online, and it's far from the end of the scandal. See some of the photos that got her in trouble.
Say Goodbye, Boys
Paulina Gretzky tweeted this last week: "Having a nice sit down dinner with my dad about social media..haha #SIKEEE." Soon after, she announced her offline move via
@PaulinaGretzky: "Taking a break from twitter for bit. Happy Holidays!!! xoxo." Laments and tributes have been pouring in—mostly from men. A sampling: "We lost last night? Didn't notice. Too busy looking at Paulina Gretzky photos" and "Let's take a moment of silence to remember all the great pics."
But the latest is that Paulina has returned. "Hi everyone I'm back! But shhh don't tell my dad," she
tweeted Wednesday night.
The Party Girl
The 22-year-old hockey offspring is an aspiring model, singer, and actress. It's not clear why she used her Twitter account mostly to post revealing photos of herself. Here she is at the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Gala on Paradise Island in the Bahamas in 2008.
Lisa O'Connor / Zuma Press The Great One
Wayne Gretzky is the NHL's—and Canada's—most famous and respected ambassador. He's the leading scorer in NHL history and led the Edmonton Oilers to four Stanley Cup championships in the 1980s. But, according to some tweeters,
Paulina is "his greatest accomplishment."
The Gretzky Family
At the 2009 premiere of
The Hangover, Paulina posed with her dad, and her mom, American actress Janet Jones, who was embroiled in a sports betting scandal in 2006.
Claus Andersen / Getty Images Athlete
Skills aside, some men certainly found Paulina to be a
. Here she is in 2008, playing in the first round of the Ford Wayne Gretzky Classic in Ontario, Canada. fine golfer
Jeff Vinnick / Getty Images Center Stage
Paulina performed in public for the first time at the 2003 Heritage Classic at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Ontario, when she sang Sara McLachan's
"I Will Remember You." She has a song, "Collecting Dust," on the soundtrack for MTV's Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. She also had bit parts in the 2009 remake of , playing "Gorgeous Blonde Senior," and in Fame Guns, Girls and Gambling, starring Gary Oldman and Christain Slater.
Kevin Winter / Getty Images Runs in the Family
Paulina is the eldest of Wayne and Janet's five children. Here she is with her brother, Ty, and parents, in 2001. Her brother Trevor is a baseball player, who was drafted by the Chicago Cubs this year.
Paulina was born in December 1988 in L.A., four months after her father was sent from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in what's now simply referred to as "The Trade."
Even if Paulina eventually succumbs to her father's wishes and shuts down her account permanently, there are
tribute galleries of her everywhere.