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'You're a giraffe!' wails prancing fitness guru

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Those of you of a nervous disposition are advised to put your head between your hands, lean forward and brace yourselves on the seat in front of you, because Air New Zealand has decided that naked cabin crew simply weren't getting the attention of the self-loading cargo:

Yes, you're a giraffe, enthuses Richard Simmons – the US weight loss and fitness guru seen here in his traditional attire of stripey shorts and Swarovski crystals.

We suppose, in a world-weary kind of way, that Air NZ is to be applauded for making some attempt to inject a bit of fun back into flying, although we reckon Natalie Portman (or her body double, allegedly) throwing a few shapes in a leotard would be a better way to get passengers reaching for the emergency oxygen. ®

Bootnote

Thanks to Mike Richards for the tip-off.

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