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Supermodel Kristen McMenamy Falls on Valentino Runway at Paris Fashion Week

Fall seven times, stand up eight! Supermodel Kristen McMenamy recently made a bold statement at the Valentino Haute Couture show atย Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday.

The legendary model who has been an irreplaceable fixture on international runways since the ’80s seemed to be struggling to walk in the stiletto heels of the designer during her time on the runway. Continue reading further to know more details about the incident.

Kristen McMenamy falls to her knees at Wednesday’s Valentine’s Haute Couture Show during Paris Fashion Week

While walking the runway at Wednesday’s Valentino Haute Couture show during Paris Fashion Week, the longtime catwalk lost her balance and fell to her knees. Soon after, the audience members came forward to help her out. Although, before they could reach her, Kristen who was frustrated by the situation, ditched her sky-high stilettos and got up. She finished her walk with one heel in each hand.

Since then the videos of the moment have gone viral on social media. A clip on Twitter has a whopping 10 million views. Users showed support for the model. One social media user wrote, “Idk why people are saying it’s her when the shoes obviously was hurting her feet and that’s why she started walking like that after she took them off [crying emojis] like be so serious pls.”

Another user went on to say, “This video makes me never want to buy Valentino shoes.” They added in a follow-up tweet, “Like those little sling backs I’ve been wanting are coming right off my wishlist.”

A fan talked about the pattern of the designer. Last year, a video of a model almost crying while strutting across Valentino’s runway went viral on social media. In the past, many models have fallen on the runway when they had to walk down a small flight of stairs in the designer’s heels.

Kristen McMenamy joked about the mishap on Instagram

Yeah, you read that right. The model poked fun at the mishap on the social media platform Instagram with a behind-the-scenes shot of her getting ready. In the picture, she can be seen getting some help fastening the back of her gown while posing with elbow-length pink gloves. She simply captioned the photo, “Before the Fall.”

Soon after, many of her fans and friends stopped by the comments section of the post to show her support. Fashion designer Marc Jacobs wrote, “be still my heart. Michel Gaubert added, “I hope you’re safe.” Rafael Pavarotti dropped a couple of red heart emojis in the comments section of the post.

Followed by a user who penned, “Throwing away the shoesโ€ฆ. PRICELESS ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘.” Another user chimed in, “It was refreshing to see someone be like ‘actually no, fuck this!’ On a catwalk.” A user commented, “Queens fall, then get back up and throw away the shoes.”

We are glad to know that Kristen McMenamy is safe. We must say, the supermodel handled the situation nicely even after falling on the Valentino runway at Paris Fashion Week. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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