From text books to lads mag

GLAMOUR girl Charlotte Marshall has just stepped out of school – and onto the pages of raunchy lads mag to be ogled by thousands of men across the country.

GLAMOUR girl Charlotte Marshall has just stepped out of school – and onto the pages of raunchy lads mag to be ogled by thousands of men across the country.

Only four months ago 18-year-old Charlotte was studying for her A Levels at the sixth form of the renowned Ipswich High School for Boys.

But now the top totty has left the boys behind – and is tantalising men of all ages as one of FHM's 100 top High Street Honeys.

Charlotte, of Mill Road in Newbourne, first entered FHM's competition to find the hottest high street babe at the suggestion of her 35-year-old boyfriend Mike James, who lives in Perkins Way, Ipswich.

She reached the top 100 and now faces the nail-baiting wait until the end of September to see if she has won the number one spot and £10,000 in prize money.

Charlotte, who works at the Curve Bar in Ipswich's Princes Street, said: "Mike suggested that I enter. He wanted me to enter last year, but I was too young.

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"At first I was unsure at what my friends in Sixth Form would say and what my dad would think. I was uneasy about being seen in a men's magazine by people who knew me.

"But I decided to go for it when I saw last year's – the girl that won got to go on the cover of FHM and all the other girls looked really happy and relaxed."

Charlotte's all-fours pose – snapped by he sister Sarah, 21 – shot her to the top 150.

"I was on holiday in Cornwall when FHM rang me to say I had made the top 150," said Charlotte. "I wasn't meant to tell anybody – but I did!"

"I had to go to the Marlborough Hotel in London for an interview with a panel of judges. Some of the questions were a bit odd – and I didn't answer the sauciest ones.

"But the photo was the most nerve-racking bit. There were three men in the room and I had to change into a bikini. I didn't want to come out from behind the screen, but I knew I had to.

"I was so excited when I heard I had made it into the top 100."

Fortunately, Charlotte's fears about what people might say have not materialised.

"People have been really nice about it, girls as well as men," she said. "My dad is not too enthusiastic about it, but my mum just says to enjoy it while I'm young."

Charlotte, who is going to study Sociology at Lancaster University in a few weeks time, is now busy handing round FHM voting forms in bars around Ipswich.

She has already decided how she will spend the £10,000 if she wins – putting herself through university and buying herself a car.

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