Zaskia 'Gotik': Indonesia’s new dangdut queen?

How time flies! It seems like only yesterday that Indonesian dangdut singer Inul Daratista was titillating the nation with her hip-gyrating dance called “the drill”. It certainly was a dance to behold, infuriating her conservative critics (especially clerics) but delighting her fans.

Now, however, Inul has gone and a new sensation has emerged to arguably take the title as the new queen of Indonesian dangdut.

Zaskia, whose original name was Surkianih, is also better known as Zaskia Shinta but is often referred to as Zaskia 'Gotik' after the name of her controversial dance (Gotik=Goyang itik which basically translates as “duck dance”.

In her private life, Zaskia has had her fair share of “up and downs” (no pun intended), but still remains single despite a torrid relationship with Vicky Prasetyo, a notorious womanizer.

Zaskia’s time in the limelight may not last long, however. Dangdut lovers are a fickle bunch as former stars like Inul would testify.

For now, though, Zaskia’s sensational charms continue to win over new fans:

Zaskia 'Gotik': Indonesia’s new dangdut queen?

And I’m sure you can see why!

Feriyani Lim and another political sex scandal!

OMG! Is that really Abraham Samad in bed?

Decide yourself. I’m not convinced though. The image is just too blurry to tell.

As for the young lady in the picture, her name is apparently Feriyani Lim, and she has reported the head of Indonesia’s anti-corruption body (KPK) to the police.

Why did she do this? Well apparently because she faces criminal charges herself for allegedly using falsified documents to get a passport in 2007 – and one of these documents happened to be a Family Card (Kartu Keluarga) in which Abraham Samad was allegedly named as head of the family.


And what’s even more bizarre is that several pictures of Feriyani Lim have surfaced showing her with the Indonesian pop diva Syahrini.

According to Syahrini’s manager Reindhy, Syahrini got to know Feriyani after buying clothes from Feriyani's boutique in the shopping district of Mangga Dua, North Jakarta.

But while Reindhy claims the relationship was purely as buyer and seller, other photos suggest otherwise.

In New York!!??

Quite what is going on here is anyone’s guess.

It’s difficult to tell fact from fiction.

And what will happen next?

Princessyahrini who is she?

The quintessential Indonesian diva, Syahrini (whose real first name is actually Rini) is totally in love with herself and even had the gall to give herself the absurd nickname" princessyahrini".

Occasionally she appears on Indonesian TV signing a romantic number but you are far more likely to come across her on social media – especially Twitter – where she posts pictures of her latest accomplishments such as buying yet another designer name handbag and pair of shoes.

Her ride, as you might imagine, is something gaudy and incredibly expensive – a Rp9 billion (around US$750,000!) yellow Lamborghini Gallardo.

Tremendous curves and a great ride – It’s the Lamborghini I’m talking about stupid!

Ex-boyfriends are numerous and include male singer Anang Hermansyah, with whom she released the aptly entitled hit single "Cinta Terakhir" (the Last Love).

There are at least two good reasons why Syahrini is very popular in Indonesia

But even divas get it wrong sometimes!

Syahnaz Sadiqah is hot in Bali!

Syahnaz Sadiqah has created an internet storm by posting a really suggestive picture of herself in Bali:

As you can see, she is not afraid to reveal a LOT of her smooth legs.

Dhika 18+, the young man in the picture, seems to be very happy. And I am sure he is. As her previous boyfriend would testify…

Syahnaz Sadiqah

Chika Kinsky: cutting a deep impression

Your six blade knife can do anything for you
Anything you want it to
One blade for breaking my heart
One blade for tearing me apart
Your six blade knife-do anything for you
~ Mark Knopfler

One blade proved enough for Chika Kinsky to make an impression in Kemang’s KFF (Kemang Food Festival), where she knifed a university student named Dini Novianti with a switchblade knife as stunned diners looked on in horror.

The attack took place on Monday and reportedly resulted in Dini being taken to the JMC hospital for treatment.

Violent attacks by celebrities are not unknown in Indonesia – most notable was Julia Perez’s altercation with Dewi Persik – but this is the first time an Indonesian female celeb is known to have knifed someone.

Whether this marks (sic) a worrying new trend is anyone’s guess. But one thing’s for sure – this smoking-hot hot-head is bound to cut a lasting impression wherever she goes! Hahaha!

Chika Kinsky

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