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A Cutie Amidst Cuties

Note the collar

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At first glance, six-foot-tall Albert Cutie looked quite at home this past Saturday night at Nikki Beach's tenth-anniversary bash. He showed up fashionably late with the ubiquitous white haired figure of G. Jack Donahue (who has run a nightclub, served time for dealing drugs, worked as a lay minister for "healing priests" in his native Boston, and been a supermodel talent scout).

Dressed in black slacks, black shoes, and a black short-sleeved shirt, his hair neatly gelled, Cutie clutched a clear beverage in his right hand and chatted freely with a scantily clad stream of lovelies clamoring for his undivided attention. But the blue-eyed Cutie didn't show up at "the sexiest place on earth" to score a babe, to chug down his share of the free-flowing booze, or to snort lines.

Nope. Can't. He's a Priest. With a collar, a flock at St. Patrick's Church on South Beach, a popular Spanish language TV show that airs on Telemundo, and more than 100,000 subscribers to his "Radio Peace" peace show, which broadcasts in the United States as well as every country in Latin America.

He says he came to Nikki's with Donahue for the music. "I used to be a deejay before I was a Priest," he laughs playfully. "I actually came because I wanted to hear these guys spin, but I can't be out too late. I have mass in the morning."

Joanne Green

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