Model: Sandy Photo Shoot Was Not Disrespectful

    November 2, 2012
    Amanda Crum
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A Brazilian model who turned the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy into her own photo shoot is defending the pictures, saying they aren’t disrespectful.

Nana Gouvea has garnered quite a bit of heat and attention for the photos and, as soon as they went viral, a selection of altered photos began showing up on the web as well which depicted Gouvea in sexy poses at other disaster sites, and even looking on casually as Bambi comes across his mother’s body.

The original photos were posted on her Facebook page and drew immediate criticism from her followers, who called her out for being so blatantly disrespectful.

“Just goes to show you, stupid comes in all shapes, sizes, colours and walks of life. In this case, stupid is beautiful,” wrote one commenter.

Gouvea insists she meant no harm in the photos, however, saying that a lot of other people were taking photos of the storm and its path of destruction. She also says she thinks the parody photos are “hilariously funny”.

“What nonsense. Everyone can take photos of the destruction in New York, only I can’t? Give me a break,” she said.





  • BetterOffNed

    What a very sad, plain vanilla person. It’s too bad that you need attention so bad you feel you have to disregard the thoughts and feelings of all others. Seriously, this person is not at all a stand out beauty, just a regular old chick with a decent body.

  • Matthew Jacobsen

    Did she think it would be funny to photoshop a picture of herself ontop of the World Trade Center before the plane hit it. While she got to pretend to be up there there were actual people who had to see that image for the last seconds of their life.

    • joe

      You didn’t read the article did you? The parodies were done by other people. They’re making a point, you wouldn’t expect her to pose on the WTC so why would it be okay to pose in the aftermath of Sandy?
      Did you really think the Bambi picture was real too?

  • debsco

    awful to attempt to benefit from the misery of others what a bi…!
    the pics are horrible karma is coming for you.

  • mycomment

    Anything for publicity. The owner of the car should sue her!!!

  • MokeTheJoke

    “Yeah but…. dude. When people say something’s disrespectful, that makes it disrespectful. You’re supposed to, like, respect other people’s offendedness. Other people don’t have to. But you do. ‘Sright. Double standard. You mad brah?” -most people

    Actually I sympathize with her. Intention doesn’t always equal perceived result. She may be bringing attention to herself but she’s also shedding light on the places and people affected by the storm.

  • lori

    People in this country are getting more idiotic everyday. Sometimes, I’m ashamed of this country and how we have lost our values. It’s everyone out for themselves anymore. Disgusting.