Victoria’s Secrets newest angel Martha Hunt will fall to earth.
The stunner graces the cover of Ocean Drive’s new swimsuit double-issue, and the mag will fete the 26-year-old North Carolina native at a private party in her honor Thursday night at The Delano Beach Club.
Fittingly Hunt has friends in high places —she’s one of Taylor Swift’s best friends, even appearing in the country pop singer’s Bad Blood video.
Maintaining a model physique hasn’t come easily for Hunt, who has scoliosis, aka a curvature of the spine.
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“I try to keep it in a very low impact,” she tells the glossy. “[Working out] can be really hard on my back, whether it’s too much running, jumping or boxing. I’ll do those things once in a while, but I keep it mostly Pilates, resistance-band based, softer exercises that build strength from inside the muscle.”
A little humid weather will do her good. She’s excited to fly down south for the party and for Swim Week festivities, but did say Miami can be a little aggressive with the picture taking.
“They somehow always find me,” she said. “I don’t get paparazzied that much, but in Miami, they’re out to get you.”
In related news, Miami’s population is growing. Karolina Kurkova announced she was carrying Baby No. 2 on Instagram last week. The Victoria’s Secret model already has a 5-year-old son Tobin with hubby, movie producer Archie Drury. The Czech beauty’s caption: “My second bundle of joy is on its way.” Kurkova told The Hollywood Reporter last year why the couple chose Miami as their residence. “It’s so important to me that my son gets to have a community and be outdoors in the sun,” said the sometime actress (Chuck, Person of Interest). “Here there are no distractions, so this is my quiet home time. I lived in New York for so long, and I never felt like I could relax.”
No wonder she was seen frolicking on Miami Beach the other day. Claudia Jordan has some free time on her hands, after having been axed from not one but two high-profile gigs. After merely one season, Bravo apparently took issue with the uppity former Price is Right model — who battled with NeNe Leakes — and let her go from Real Housewives Of Atlanta. Then Jordan’s radio gig on The Rickey Smiley Show dried up. The Atlanta Constitution Journal reports that there was behind-the-scenes drama between her and her boss, Smiley, who wrote on FB that she disrespected him and had “entitlement issues.” A Team Claudia source says the host was using her as a scapegoat for low ratings. Somehow we don’t think we’ll see Jordan at the unemployment office any time soon.