Chavez Shows Supermodel Interviewer His Guns

Supermodel-turned-journo interviews Venezuelan president
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 8, 2008 11:48 AM CST
Chavez Shows Supermodel Interviewer His Guns
In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, left, kisses the hand of British top model Naomi Campbell during a ceremony in which several Venezuelan women, considered 'Heroes of the Revolution' will be decorated, including Hugo Chavez's daughter, Maria Gabriela...   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – Naomi Campbell has found a new calling: political journalism. The phone-flinging supermodel interviewed Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez for British GQ's latest issue, reports the Guardian. When Campbell asked the president if he would ever pose topless à la Vladimir Putin, Chavez replied: "Why not? Touch my muscles?"

Chavez dishes about the most stylish world leader—Fidel Castro, of course—describes President Bush as "completely crazy," and describes Condoleezza Rice as "secretary of state of a genocidal government." Next, Campbell has her sights set on Nicolas Sarkozy and Castro. GQ's editor is optimistic: "Even socialist dictators have an interest in gorgeous supermodels." (Read more Naomi Campbell stories.)

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