(NEW YORK) — You’d think 19-year-old Kate Upton – on the cover of the latest Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue – would be the toast of the town right now. But the women who casts the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show said she’d never let Upton walk that coveted runway.
Sophia Neophitou told the New York Times that “we would never use” Upton because her look is “too obvious” to be featured in the high profile production.
“She’s like a Page 3 girl,” Neophitou said, referencing the busty, barely clad model featured in The Sun, a London tabloid. “She’s like a footballer’s wife, with the too-blond hair and that kind of face that anyone with enough money can go out and buy.”
Upton’s rep didn’t immediately respond to ABC News’ requests for comment.
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