Jesus God, when I first saw this photoshoot I was looking at thumbnails, so I actually thought there were two women in the pictures, you know, instead of one woman and a mannequin. I was going to comment on how the second chick seemed creepily devoid of any distinguishing characteristics. That’s when I looked closer and realized she’s not real. *Cue creepy music*
Nope, it’s not two women. It’s one woman by the name of Alina Puscau and a mannequin who looks vaguely like her in a Playboy shoot going all the way back to 2009.
Alina is a Romanian model, actress, and singer whose career went into overdrive when she was crowned winner of the 1998 Elite Model Look. She made a name for herself modeling for Victoria’s Secret, GAP, JC Penney, and Playboy, obviously.
You might remember her from When You Leave, a song that should have gone platinum or whatever it is songs do these days when they’re popular, but never quite made it.
Clearly, this was gold in 2008 and it’s gold in
2018 2017 (I definitely know what year it is).
I don’t know what she’s up to these days, probs still modelling, but she does have an Instagram account with 12k followers and a bio that links to the above video. Why? I don’t know. Maybe she’s still trying to make it as a singer based on that one hit wonder from a decade ago.
Stranger things have happened.
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