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Gizmodo’s “Raccoon Girl”

If you’ve ever read a post about pornography on Gizmodo, you’ve probably seen this image before:

Raccoon Girl

For years, they’ve has been using this same image. Who is she? For the longest time, commenters just called her “Raccoon Girl,” because of her heavy eye makeup.

Well, her name is Bree… just Bree. No fake last name. No fake first name either, apparently her real name is Bree, too. The image used is a screencap from the first scene on a DVD entitled Jack’s Teen America: Mission #15. I’ve dug up the footage, and here’s the section of the scene where this infamous screencap comes from, shown for educational purposes:

At this point, the picture seems to be a bit of an in-joke with blog’s writers. They even posted an article with this gif of someone searching “Gizmodo Porn”:


Recently, Gizmodo has been getting more creative with Raccoon Girl. Here’s a gallery of some of my favorite variations. These are all real images from Gizmodo articles!

Here she is with not one, but two different pairs of Google Glass

"I have a post about people having more sex when it's cold… We should just tint the girl blue"

“I have a post about people having more sex when it’s cold… We should just tint the girl blue”

UK blocking Internet porn? Give her a bearskin!

UK blocking Internet porn? Give her a bearskin!

Why is she re-pinned so many times?

Why is she re-pinned so many times?

Instagram, Vine, and Blackberry... Oh My!

Instagram, Vine, and Blackberry… Oh My!

God bless the USA!

God bless the USA!

"Yeah, I'm watching porn, and I'm goddamn proud of it!"

“Yeah, I’m watching porn, and I’m goddamn proud of it!”

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I've heard of crying because of onions... but this...

I’ve heard of crying because of onions… but this…

Firefox is a mouthful.

Firefox is a mouthful.

Here’s hoping the Raccoon Girl legacy lives on! Though, if you’re reading this, Gizmodo, if you do want a new image to represent porn, I’m sure we could give you one for free! Just sayin’

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