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Model sparks outrage with Sandy photoshoot

Published On: Nov 02 2012 09:28:31 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 02 2012 01:23:23 AM CDT
Model poses in Sandy

Nana Gouvêa

A Brazilian model is being ridiculed for using Sandy's destruction as a backdrop for her own sexy photoshoot.

Nana Gouvêa posed seductively as her husband snapped pictures of her on top of a fallen trees and damaged cars before posting the images on Facebook, The Independent reported.

The photos quickly went viral, with many questioning the tastefulness of what Gawker called "a disasterporn photospread."

The 30-year-old Gouvêa also became a meme, as images of her poses were quickly Photoshopped against backdrops of other tragedies such as the sinking of the Titanic. There's also a spoof Facebook account.

Gouvêa told Spanish magazine, EGO, that the storm has bought them closer together and "we actually spent most of the time in bed," adding that "today I will open a bottle of wine."