asked to strip and have her body painted - 23rd September
Australian artist will ask American TV talk show queen
Oprah Winfrey to strip off and have her body painted
for charity when she comes Down Under in December.
body painter and make-up artist Eva Rinaldi has started
an international campaign to get the huge star to
agree to being tastefully painted with Australian
icons, such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Bondi
Beach, while wearing only a bikini, the Mosman
stunt would not only be for a kick but to also raise
money for a worthy cause of Winfreys choice, Rinaldi
will film at least two episodes of her talk show during
her stay, including one at the Sydney Opera House
when the iconic building will be transformed into
the Sydney Oprah House.
a huge fan," Rinaldi said. "I have always
wanted to body paint her."
Saturday, a Winfrey look-a-like will be body painted
as a lifesaver at Bondi Beach in Sydney to promote
is also planning to ask Australian celebrities, including
Nicole Kidman and good friend Russell Crowe, to be
has already painted US singers Katy Perry and Lady
tourism boss John Brown has praised the promotion
as an opportunity to match the buzz of Paul Hogan's
"shrimp on the barbie" campaign.
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