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Testino asked to meet Miller, who was running a surf school at the time, and was invited to Manhattan Beach, California, where she would be surfing.
Miller was working for Victoria's Secret and the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, in which she appeared in every issue from 2002 to 2008.
No one knew until watching this episode whether Miller and her partner, Chance Davis of Virginia , would survive for 21 days in the remote, piranha- and insect-infested tropical rainforest region of the Amazon in eastern Ecuador, considered to be one of the most remote, dangerous locales in the world. People who watched the show seemed to connect with Miller, a 2007 graduate of Fenton High School.
The comments on “Naked and Afraid’s” Facebook page have been overwhelmingly positive about this particular episode and felt that Miller has been one of the show’s strongest survival contestants since the show debuted in 2013.
Over the weekend it was claimed that the Hollywood stars have been trying to keep their dates a secret, according to new reports, but their cover was seemingly blown when they were seen looking very intimate in a Glastonbury VIP area.