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Supermodel presents the “Handal”

April 9, 2010

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Blog Guy, you’re pretty plugged into the flashy world of top supermodels, aren’t you?

If by “plugged in” you mean most of them have taken out restraining orders against me, then yes, I sure am.

gisele 280Just last year, Vanity Fair named Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen “the most beautiful woman in the world.” So what is she doing now?

It’s funny you should ask. Just yesterday, she unveiled a brand-new article of clothing, sandals you wear on your  hand. They’re called “Handals.” Here she is posing in them.

Are you sure, Blog Guy? Maybe she’s just holding up shoes.

Hang on, it also appears that she’s trying out a ventriloquist act, interviewing a Handal in several photos….

Blog Guy, you just don’t have a clue, do you?

Maybe not, but I did trademark the word, so if Handals take off it’s my ticket out of this dump.

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Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen poses for photographers during a photocall to present the ‘Ipanema-Gisele Bundchen’ sandals collection in Paris April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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Comments

Finally something to do with footwear… though i am not sure if i like the plasticky effect… umm..nope.. DONT like the plasticky effect….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Gisele Bundchen the most beautiful woman in he world? Hardly. Vanity Fair needs to get a new pair of glasses.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Yeah, I was looking at her ‘handals’ – is that what we’re calling them now?
Incidentally, maybe someone should explain the whole left and right thing to her, as she seems a little confused in the first two photos.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

“most beautiful woman in the world”

Obviously, VF never met my wife.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

This what happens when supermodels play with superglue. The sandals are stuck to her hands. I noticed she was able to grab a mike to ask for help.

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

DD’s getting lucky tonight!

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

Uh, maybe, but that’s assuming his wife reads this blog, which is a long shot.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Oh he’s making her read this Blog today!

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive
 

Aww, Doctor! Arent you the sweetest! ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

She’ll eat either the sandal or mic :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Ha ha Dr. D. is gonna be playing doctor tonight. ;)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

I saw recently a picture of Gisele from before she was famous. She was stunningly gorgeous before they made her look like a model.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

Does this make Gisele the Handal Messiah?

Posted by HaroldW | Report as abusive
 

Indeed. Very good, newcomer. Please come back often…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

This Blog is not my wife’s cup of tea. She looked at it over my shoulder once, shook her head, and walked away (still shaking her head).

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

Well hey Dr D, at least you picked a cutie who can multi-task !

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

You know you married a good woman when she sticks with you even though you follow the OE blog.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

I think Gisele is practicing the sequel to the last Levi promotion. Only this time instead of guys doing stupid tricks to land in jeans 4 sizes to large for their scrawny $%##$% they are jumping into these “handals” (1)

Reference

Weird blog dude at http://blogs.reuters.com/bob-basler/

There Bob. That should be acceptable for your lawyers. Should you have any tied up in the basement.

Posted by onequartlow | Report as abusive
 

Funny you should say that onequartlow… that’s usually where he keeps me.

Posted by LMR | Report as abusive
 

Well, LMR, I didn’t know you were a lawyer!! Goes to show we actually do learn things in this blog.

Dr. D, you are definitely spoilt if you managed to find a gorgeous woman who can multitask AND is compassionate and caring in sticking with you… I mean, I know what we OE readers are like! How did it go?… “meddie-filled, giggling, drooling oddities” was it? I should know when I look in the mirror!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive
 

Yes, justM, I am such a lucky one. My wife, B, is beautiful, sensitive, smart, and athletic. She is, truly, one in a million. I may make jokes about adultery and such, but — for the record — I have never even been tempted to stray.

We celebrated our 25th anniversary last December.

WHAT A WOMAN!

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

Congrats, Doc. If only she read this blog, she’d be perfect.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Basler, you meant, if she commented on the blog, she would be perfect…
Doc, I am sure you both make a lovely couple! Sigh!! (that’s the romantic in me… I love my parents for the same reason… )

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

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