Kristin Kontrol: X-Communicate

Kristin Kontrol: X-Communicate

By Dustin Ragucos

As Kristin Kontrol, Kristin Welchez has brilliantly shown that her brand of mischief is as complex as it is loving. Trouble is still her name. 26 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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