Are Victoria’s Secret models turning shy?

August 3, 2007

This week, we moved some newsphotos of a new Victoria’s Secret uplift bra, and the question suddenly hit me: what are those darned supermodels doing these days? The year 2007 is half over, and Reuters has had only 32 pictures illustrating their adventures, compared with nearly 200 pictures for 2006!

Of course, 2006 was an exceptional year, what with one of the models winning the Nobel Prize for Undergarments, two of them being elected to the U.S. Senate, and another finding a cure for a tropical disease between beach photo shoots. But all that’s history now.

Victoria’s Secret, you need to pay attention. The U.S. just named a new poet laureate, and it’s not one of your models! Unless one of them announces her presidential candidacy soon, or goes to the space shuttle to unveil “space lace” or some such thing, it’s going to be hard to justify a sudden burst of photo coverage before Christmas. We can’t just cover stuff that isn’t really newsworthy, can we?

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Models Heidi Klum (R) and Marisa Miller pose during the launch of the new Victoria’s Secret Body by Victoria Full Coverage Uplift bra in Los Angeles August 1, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni


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All of the Victoria’s Secret models have gone into hiding now that their plans to take over the world have been foiled by anti-terrorist organizations.

Posted by K. | Report as abusive

Nice to see Dr. Klum and Justice Miller taking some time for themselves.

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

I don’t like it when Victoria’s Secret covers stuff that’s newsworthy, if you get my drift.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Heidi has to stop. She’s beginning to get smoker’s lips.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Fashion is a pendulum, it comes and goes, over and over again.
Hang on for one month and all of us will see the biggest pants in women as a fashionable garment.
You bet!

Posted by armstrong or Emilio F. Effe | Report as abusive

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Posted by In 2007 Victoria’s secrets has not produced a single poet-laureate or even a presidential candidate « Celebrating Sarcasm | Report as abusive

As long as Alessandra Ambrosio runs for President I’m okay. Her drop dead looks are a winner anyday!

Posted by Dennis | Report as abusive