Ex-adult film star wore a spaghetti strainer in her driving license photo

2 December 2014 / 1 year 11 months ago

Former adult film star, Jessica Steinhauser, also known as Asia Lemmon, wore a spaghetti strainer on her head while posing for her Utah's driver's license in what she's calling a "proud" moment for her state's freedom of religion rights.

Yes, that actually happened. According to AsianTown, her use of a metal colander as a religious headpiece follows those seen worn among members of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, which identifies itself as an interfaith "religion."

Its members are humorously referred to as "Pastafarians."

The New York City-born film star confessed that she came ready for a potential battle over the strainer when heading to the Department of Motor Vehicles in late September.

To her surprise she was met with only brief opposition that was waved away in her favor once producing documents indicating her religious freedoms, she said.

"It was surprisingly, really, really easy," she told the paper.

She is also not the first to wear a pasta strainer on her head.

Oklahoma resident, Shawna Hammond, who wore a similar colander in her driver's license in September.

Then in January Pomfret, N.Y. Councilman Christopher Schaeffer took his oath into office while wearing a colander on his head.

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