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Wait, she was still going?!

The Italian model who started an “oral tour” to thank voters for defeating a December 2016 national referendum, has suspended the event after one year and hundreds of blowjobs. She was bitten in the face by a dog at a friend’s party, and doctors have advised her not to make any major mouth movements for the time being, the tabloid Daily Mail reported.

Paola Saulino, 28, initially launched her “Pompa Tour” in January 2017, after Italian voters rejected constitutional reforms and drove prime minister Matteo Renzi out of office. Saulino later claimed to identify with Italy’s populist Five-Star Movement, a right-wing movement that rose in popularity after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States.

By March of 2017, Saulino said she’d performed oral sex on more than 400 men on the tour—although haters claimed the whole thing was fake. At one point, Saolino sold official merchandise and played up the publicity stunt on Instagram, but it seems to have faded as the year went on.

The Pompa Tour was apparently still going, though, long after the referendum vote was over. And after her face heals, it will return.

“Pompa Tour is still going. I mean Pompa Tour actually is my lifestyle. It’s my way to be free,” she told the U.K. tabloid Sun Online.

On Instagram, several men are wishing her well with her recovery and hoping she makes a speedy return to her chosen lifestyle.

Jay Hathaway

Jay Hathaway

Jay Hathaway is a former senior writer who specialized in internet memes and weird online culture. He previously served as the Daily Dot’s news editor, was a staff writer at Gawker, and edited the classic websites Urlesque and Download Squad. His work has also appeared on nymag.com, suicidegirls.com, and the Morning News.

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