You won’t believe how outrageous Naomi Campbell’s airplane routine is

TORONTO — What’s the best way to protect yourself from germs on a plane? Sit next to Naomi Campbell.

The supermodel is being hailed (and maybe a bit ridiculed) for her over-the-top airplane routine, which she proudly highlighted in a video she uploaded to her Youtube channel, ‘Being Naomi’.

In the five-minute clip, Campbell is seen walking through Nice International Airport to catch a flight to Doha, Qatar aboard Qatar Airlines. Prior to boarding, she buys a bag of chocolate, samples lipsticks, shops for face cream and purchases magazines and water for the flight.

All sounds pretty mundane – until she gets onboard.

After being redirected to Business Class, Campbell immediately pulls out a self-made ‘hydration pack’ filled with face masks, disinfectant wipes and latex gloves, which she wears while wiping down every conceivable surface around her.

“Anything you put your hands on – everything,” she says while furiously scrubbing the seatback monitor, remote control, window, table, armrests, overhead light switch and overhead bin. “This is what I do on every plane I get on. I do not care what people think of me, it’s my health and it makes me feel better.”

A female passenger sitting directly behind her jokingly asks her, “Can you do my seat next?”

“I won’t do them for you but I’ll share it with you,” Campbell jokes back.

She then drapes a bright pink seat cover over her seat (she buys a new one at every airport, in different colours that make her happy) before finally sitting down and putting on a face mask.

“No matter what plane you take, private or commercial, as the plane descends, people start coughing and sneezing. And the coughing and sneezing makes me…I just can’t,” she says. “This is my protection from people’s coughing and sneezing.”

Though some may call her antics an overreaction, the frequent-flying model may just be onto something.

“As much as I travel, I should get sick so much more with colds and stuff and I’m blessed that I don’t,” she says, “and I really think this helps me.”

So now we know for sure – supermodels aren’t just like us. They’re first-rate annihilators of airplane bacteria! We’d all be better off following their lead.

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