Run, Face? Supermodel Delevingne shuts down grid chat with Sky Sports’ Martin Brundle, leaving F1 legend furious at British Grand Prix
Supermodel Cara Delevingne left a UK racing legend on the grid at the British Grand Prix on Sunday, after refusing her request for a live cam chat.
Former British racing driver turned broadcaster Martin Brundle, 64, was covering the live action from Silverstone when the 30-year-old model gave him little attention as she approached him with a Sky Sports F1 microphone, leaving fans watching. at home outraged by the model. ‘rude’ response.
In the clip, with the Red Arrows roaring above, Brundle sees Delevingne nearby, but is quickly told by an apparent security assistant that “she doesn’t want to talk.”
Unfazed, the racer-turned-announcer is clearly looking forward to getting his talk anyway, saying, “That’s the deal now, everybody’s talking on the grid.”
A security aide told racer-turned-announcer Martin Brundle that supermodel Cara Delevingne did not want to speak live at the British Grand Prix today.
As he approaches to try to get the interview to go ahead, Delevingne’s face turns into a grimace, but she continues to bluff, saying: ‘Can we have a quick chat on Sky F1? It’s good to see you on the grill.
The supermodel, who is wearing a black pantsuit with a matching bra underneath and a black baseball cap, says a curt “no,” shaking her head, before repeating “no.”
Clearly frustrated, Brundle tells him, “The deal is, everyone has to talk on the grill…”
She responds, not making eye contact and looking away, saying, “I can’t hear anything, I’m sorry.”
Brundle explained to the security assistant that he had no choice, saying, “That’s the deal now, everyone talks on the net.”
And so the racing legend went on to say ‘It’s good to see you on the grid’
After he asked her for a chat, the supermodel, 30, simply said ‘no’, shutting down the conversation.
Clearly upset, he tells viewers, “I’m sure it would have been extremely interesting.”
Unimpressed, Brundle responds with more than a hint of sarcasm, telling viewers, “Okay, well I’m sure that would have been extremely interesting,” at which point the model gave the camera a thumbs up.
Many who viewed the video were outraged by her response to Brundle, though some said she had the right to refuse to be interviewed on camera.
One wrote: ‘This man deserves more respect from celebrities. Why apply to F1 if you don’t want to be talked to?’
She told him ‘I can’t hear anything’ without meeting his eyes.
Walking away, the supermodel gave the camera a thumbs up.
Another added: “Get these celebrities off the net if you’re not going to speak with the voice of F1.” Half of them don’t even know which drivers are racing for the team that invited them.’
Delevingne has been enjoying the event season in the UK and celebrated her first sober Glastonbury last month, declaring this year’s festival “by far my favourite”.
The model partyed with her friends Anya Taylor Joy and Stella McCartney, her sister Poppy and her girlfriend Minke at Worthy Farm, posting an effusive message in tribute to her weekend on Instagram on Monday night.
Posting alongside clips of their favorite performances. Cara wrote that she “has been going to Glastonbury since I was 15, but this year was my first year sober and it was by far my favourite.”