Fitness Model Michelle Lewin Bitten By Pig Days After Russian Woman Gets Eaten Alive

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Feb. 12 2019, Published 6:41 p.m. ET

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Fitness model Michelle Lewin learned the hard way that wild pigs aren’t as friendly as they look. During a photoshoot on Big Major Cay island in Exuma, Bahamas, the influencer suffered a painful encounter with one unimpressed animal.

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In a clip posted to her Instagram, the 32-year-old was in a teeny white bikini as she stood on the sandy beach just along the turquoise water.

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However, before she got a chance to pose for the video, the large wild pig came up behind her and bit her butt.

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She let out a huge yelp and when the camera zoomed in on the injury, it was bright red and inflamed.

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Within recent months, people have learned that though adorable, pigs aren’t always as tame as they look. In Hulu Fyre Festival documentary, while the models were on-site shooting the now infamous promo commercial for the failed event, Chanel Iman was bitten an Exuma beach pig.

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“I don’t like going to that island to see those pigs cause they really, really will bite you,” she told People. “If you see the Hulu documentary I am like running, I am jumping in the boat because I don’t want anything to do with getting bit or getting hurt by the pigs.”

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Earlier this month, a unidentified Russian woman suffered a epileptic seizure while tending to her pig pen. After her fall, the animals reportedly “ate the woman’s face, shoulders and ears.” She later died from the blood loss.


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