The Greatest Love of All

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Onetime Osama bin Laden “sex slave” and ex-Days of Our Lives writer Kola
Boof delves into Bin Laden’s fuzzier side in her upcoming autobiography,
Diary of a Lost Girl. No, Boof, who Bin Laden allegedly held against her
will and riled against for braiding her hair ( “only monkeys do that!”) has
no soothing pillow talk to share or insight into how he likes his morning
eggs. Rather, we’re left again pondering the strange twists and turns of the
terrorist king’s enigmatic psyche: the man, it seems, is obsessed with
Whitney Houston. Boof writes:

“He would say what a nice smile she has, how truly Islamic she is but is
just brainwashed by American culture and by her husband – Bobby Brown, whom
Osama talked about having killed, as if it were normal to have womens’
husbands killed…In his briefcase, I would come across photographs of the
star, as well as copies of Playboy. It would soon come to the point where I
was sick of hearing Whitney Houston’s name.”

An excerpt from Diary will appear in the September issue of Harper’s
Magazine
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