Last week (Jesus, has it only been a week?), we caused a viral Internet dancestorm when a clip of sexy Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke and the admittedly sorta tasteless follow-up of animated GIFs and slow motion video started showing up everywhere. No, seriously, everywhere. Everyone from The Huffington Post to Daily Mail UK and Yahoo! copy-pasted the story and declared us perverts
Hey, at least we didn’t ask her to pose nude for us, then try to guilt her into it by saying we’d give money to her track team.
Jenneke was even reportedly asked by Sex.com to pose nude, but for a charity of course. According to a press release on XBIZ.com, the website offered Jenneke an offer to pose nude for a “sizable donation” to the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).
“She’s the right amount of cute and sexy, not to mention her body is clearly in peak condition,” Sex.com spokesperson Martin Ellison said. “Michelle Jenneke has shown a sex appeal that’s uncommon in female athletes and we want Michelle to know that she can use her sexuality to not only raise her profile but also benefit athletes all over her country.” (via IBTimes.com)
We also never once thought to put a fat Italian guy in women’s track and field clothes and have him parody Jenneke’s infectious enthusiasm and win (her win, I feel the need to emphasize) by flailing his arms around and “running like a girl” to disco music. Still, this happened: