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Kidnapped Heiress Patty Hearst Wins At Westminster Dog Show, Blows Our Minds

Minds = Blown.

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Something surreal and unexpected happened at this year's Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Remember Patty Hearst?

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Drunk History told it best.

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President Jimmy Carter commuted her prison term, and she went on to become friends with director John Waters.

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And now, as strange as it is to believe, Patty Hearst's shih tzu, Rocket, was the top toy dog at the Westminster dog show and will compete for best in show.

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And Rocket is not just a top dog, but also a champion at hair accessorizing!

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Hearst, who also has a prize-winning French bulldog at Westminster, is one of Rocket's three co-owners.

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Fun fact: Her daughter, Lydia Hearst, is dating Nerdist media mogul Chris Hardwick.

It is Valentine's Day, but I just love being with you every day @nerdist 💋 http://t.co/be2BqeEKHs

Lydia Hearst@LydiaHearstFollow

It is Valentine's Day, but I just love being with you every day @nerdist http://t.co/be2BqeEKHs

12:15 AM - 15 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

But unlike her mom, she's into cats.

@nrsgirlfriday I'm a cat lady. But, my mom (@PatriciaHearst) does lover her prize winning Frenchies

Lydia Hearst@LydiaHearstFollow

@nrsgirlfriday I'm a cat lady. But, my mom (@PatriciaHearst) does lover her prize winning Frenchies

3:49 PM - 16 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite