Gisele Bündchen’s ‘Heart breaks for the Brazilians’ in battle against massive floods

Gisele Bundchen has been devastated by the massive floods that have ravaged most of the southern part of her home country, Brazil.

The tragedy, which was caused by persistent rainfall in recent days, has resulted in the deaths of at least 56 people, with Bündchen noting that her “heart breaks for the Brazilians who are going through this.”

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Gisele Bündchen laments the massive floods that are ravaging her home country Brazil

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The model shared her fears about the massive floods that ravaged southern Brazil on her Instagram account.

According to CNNThe catastrophic flooding has killed at least 56 people, with more than 67 people missing and another 74 injured.

In her post to raise awareness, Bündchen said her “heart breaks for the Brazilians living through the devastation of the massive floods in Rio Grande do Sol,” and lamented that “thousands of people have unfortunately lost everything.”

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She continued: “My team and I have received many questions about where we can donate to get money directly to the people affected by this disaster. That’s why I’ve made the decision to reopen donations to the Luz Alliance Emergency Fund in partnership with @brazilfound. “

The supermodel explained that the money “will be allocated to the people affected by this natural disaster in our Rio Grande do Sul.”

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Gisele Bündchen calls for donations

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In her post, the mother of two told her followers who live near the city to donate various needed utilities and toiletries, inspiring them to make a change in this urgent time.

“In addition, if you live near one of the regions and would like to help immediately, they need mattresses and pillows, all types of bedding, toiletries, cleaning products, all types of clothing for all ages, furniture, appliances, pet food and more. general necessities of life,” she stated. “Take these items to a collection point near you.”

Bündchen called on her fans to “come together and support the areas devastated by these floods.”

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“Anything you can do to help will make a difference; no act of kindness is too small. The most important thing is to look out for each other in any way we can,” she concluded.

According to CNNauthorities have already declared a “state of disaster” in places where more than 67,000 people have been affected. The number of displaced persons stands at 10,000, while more than 4,500 people remain in temporary shelters.

Gisele Bündchen looked scared in a viral bodycam video

Florida mayor slams police officer for 'dismissive' attitude towards 'frightened' Gisele Bündchen

Bündchen’s statement about the flooding in Brazil comes days after she made headlines for a bodycam video showing her being scared when she complained to an officer that she was being followed by unknown persons.

The supermodel cried and complained to the officer about her suspicions, but the officer seemed dismissive.

He then told her he would give her a “courtesy pass,” to which she explained that she was trying to “stay away from that guy.”

“He’s like king of mine,” she further explained as she started to cry.

Bündchen told the officer that she was “tired” and “had nowhere to go,” adding, “Everywhere I go, I have these damn boys following me.” Nothing protects me. I can not do anything. to live my life.”

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Florida mayor punched unnamed cop in video

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The video of a crying Bundchen child subsequently went viral online, with many sharing their thoughts on the matter.

Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett also responded to the footage, condemning the unidentified officer for his “dismissive attitude” towards the model.

According to the New York PostBurkett said he was “horrified” when he watched the bodycam footage.

“I was dismayed yesterday to see a video interaction in which one of our residents spoke with one of our police officers,” he wrote in a letter to Surfside Interim Police Chief Henry Doce.

He continued: “If you watch the video, it becomes clear very early on that the resident is upset and scared. The scared resident tells the Surfside officer she thinks a street guy is following her and that she is scared. “

The mayor called the officer’s reaction ‘completely unacceptable’

Florida mayor slams police officer for 'dismissive' attitude towards 'frightened' Gisele Bündchen

In his statement, Mayor Burkett further warned the police officer for his “dismissive attitude,” calling his behavior “unacceptable.”

“This response is completely unacceptable and does not reflect the values, judgment and service that residents expect from their police,” Burkett said. “On the contrary, the most important task of our police is to protect our residents!”

“The dismissive attitude toward a resident who is clearly in need is everything we do not want to see in the way our police interact and serve our residents,” he added.