Pointe, Counterpointe

A supposedly too tight tutu is causing a stir at Moscow's Bolshoi Theater. The theater fired ballerina ANASTASIA VOLOCHKOVA last week because, officials said, she was too hefty for her male partners to lift. Volochkova, who is 5 ft. 6 in. and 109 lbs., according to the New York Times, called the Bolshoi's story "a myth" and said she had switched from ice cream to spinach and was as fit as ever. Volochkova's plunging necklines and friendships with rich, powerful men have made her a pop icon in Russia. "You have such a high opinion of yourself," a theater official told...

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