Lingerie models, coy and decoy…

March 4, 2010

Blog Guy, I know you’ve done security consulting for some major companies. Are you working with anybody now, or is that confidential?

I’ve recently been working with the Victoria’s Secret folks. Their supermodels are often the targets of stalkers, creeps and pervs. You know, basically the guys I call my readers.


I’ll bet that is a big problem. So how are you protecting the models?

I probably shouldn’t say, but what the heck. Each of their supermodels now carries a cardboard photo of herself everywhere she goes, as a decoy.

victoria cardboard crop 240See, check it out. Think fast! Which are the models, which are the cutouts! Confusing, huh?

Blog Guy, that’s just moronic. I’m gonna go ahead and guess the ones that are moving, and three-dimensional, and wearing something more than their underwear are the actual live models.

Okay, that was just a lucky guess.

Look, Blog Guy, instead of flat cardboard photos, why don’t you make the security decoys out of lifelike inflatable plastic?

Oh sure! And just WHERE am I supposed to find good-looking curvaceous inflatable women? The Internet?

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Top: Victoria’s Secret supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio (L) and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley pose for photographers during the Celebrate the Body by Victoria Collection news conference in New York, March 1, 2010.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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Hey!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Who teh heck are you calling a perv??? I take severe offense!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Calm down, Shra, I said GUYS. My impression is the chick readers here are much more normal.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Hmmm … “much more” normal, not actually normal … ok, I can live with that (and I do, honey, I do!)

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

Much more normal? Now that’s a relativistic statement if I’ve ever heard one. For the record, I have never stalked a cardboard cut-out.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Dave, you are missing out then. Cardboard cut-outs can’t get restraining orders put against you.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Well, not in New York State at least…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

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A cardboard Victoria’s Secret model looks good on paper (pun?!) but, I prefer the real thing.

(Lonnie … bring the van around!)

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Thanks.. a lovely pre-weekend gift, if you know what I mean ;)

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

But they do fight back those paper cuts are the worst….

Posted by ochoo | Report as abusive

Don’t be too thankful yet fwd079…. we still have to get through Friday. :p

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

If only the actual Victoria’s Secret models were beautiful, curvaceous women….

Posted by SkimpyDog | Report as abusive

Skimpy Dog has finally got the point… :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

@Ifly: I’m always thankful…this way we get ‘more’ hehe.. :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch… so thou mayest blow thine foes to tiny bits!!

@fwd079… good point. Do you think if we are thankful enough Mr. B. will throw in a helicopter or two also? :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Woohoo… unca’s back!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

@ifly: Are we discussing same thing? :O


Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

I was bringing back the idea of VS models piloting helicopters.. filled with huge cargos of shoes.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Oooh I want a helicopter too!! Pweeze? Pwetty pweeze?



Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Wow, that was a pretty neat trick! Not so much for you E, but hey, at least it might make your commute to work a bit easier! :p

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

That’s the VS ladies stood next to cardboard cut outs of themselves, right ? So they’ve had to have themselves airbrushed to have their throats look a like they’ve got MORE flesh on them ? How many levels is that wrong on ?!

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

They also look like they have had their bodies stretched, which is a little wrong too.

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