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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Sexiest Legs

This Day in History: March 9, 1997

Tina Turner is known  not only for her killer voice but also her flawless legs. Turner became the spokeswoman/model for Hanes Hosiery on March 8 or 9, 1997 [There is come controversy as to the exact date.].
Turner wore lines like Resilience, Smooth Illusions and Silk Reflections, which were inspired by Turner.  "Tina Turner is an incredible role model and inspiration to all women. The Silk Reflections Irresistible Collection was created as a tribute to Tina and her incredible energy, for women who want it all," Cathy Volker, president, Hanes Hosiery said.  Her Hanes campaign was so well received that Turner topped the sexiest legs survey in 1997.
Source: This Day in Black History

Hanes estimated $20 million budget centered around Tina. Her energetic, vivacious personality made her the perfect spokeswoman for Hanes. And, to top it off, she was endowed with those gorgeous legs! 

In 2011, Tina Turner (in her 70s) rocked once again in Hanes (the top-selling sheer hosiery manufacturer in America) Hosiery's Sexy Legs Survey.  She beat out well-known celebrities, such as Jennifer Aniston, Beyonce Knowles, country music star Taylor Swift, tennis star Maria Sharapova, and pop music sensation Lady Gaga.

Tina Turner may very well have the most glamorous gams next to Betty Grable's from the 40s!