Fashion critics have blasted model Karolina Kurkova for looking too fat in a bikini.


The Czech model wore a bikini in a recent Cia Maritima runway show and revealed what the horrified style snobs  called  "back fat, love handles and cellulite."

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Karolina Kurkova, 24, is one of the highest-earning models in the world, according to Forbes, and is best known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel and whose super-fit physique has graced the pages of international fashion mags.

But after the show during Sao Paulo’s Fashion Week, a Brazilian paper noted that the leggy 5-foot-11 Kurkova  "shocked" the audience when she appeared looking uncharacteristically chubby with "cellulite on her butt."

Boy, these fashion critics are harsh!

That said, let’s compare how Karolina looked in this year’s show (click HERE) to how she looked modeling a bikini in the 2006 Cia Maritima show. Read on to see the old photos.

Then you decide if the critics are crazy. Or just reallyreallyreally picky.



To our eyes, it does appear that Karolina is a bit more toned and trim in these runway shots taken in 2006. But is she fat now? Not a chance. Curvy? Absolutely!

Still, don’t feel too sorry for the poor maligned beauty. According to Forbes, the supermodel earns $5 million a year with this bod.

Call me crazy, but if your figure’s earning those kind of figures, how hard is it to stay fighting fit? Isn’t that your job?

Photo: Karolina Kurkova looking hot in a Victoria’s Secret fashion show in 2007
Photo: Karolina Kurkova – from the front and back – in a Cia Maritima fashion show in 2006.
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Posted by:Elizabeth Snead