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Cheeky Bali Monkeys Make Taiwanese Female Model an International Media Star


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Ubud, Charmiean Chen, Taiwanese model, Monkey Forest, Ubud, undressed, wardrobe failure
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(12/5/2011)

Charmiean Chen, a student from Taiwan, has gained a degree of notoriety courtesy of two cheeky monkeys resident in the Sacred Monkey Forest of Ubud, Bali.

Chen, who works as a model when not holidaying in Bali, had a harrowing and somewhat embarrassing encounter when two primates jumped on the young woman’s shoulder and promptly caused a “wardrobe failure.”

While we’ll leave certain parts of this story to our readers imagination, suffice it to day that Chen, who was feeding the monkeys peanuts, inadvertently allowed a peanut to fall “into her blouse.” Intent on retrieving the missing morsel, a chain of events ensured that eventually left large areas of Chen's upper torso exposed, a moment recorded for prosperity by traveling companions who got more than the planned tourist photo of a friend posing with the playful monkeys.

The photos instantly  went "viral” on the Internet and via Ms. Chen’s own blog. The “incident” also got top billing in the news in Taiwan, plus considerable “exposure,” if that’s the right word, in the European and U.S. press.

The young model said that she thought the whole incident was funny and of little importance, "innocently" posting the story and pictures on her Facebook page. When she returned home to Taiwan she discovered a long list of people asking to become “friends” of her social networking page.

Now known in media circles as “the monkey girl,” Chen wrote the entire incident off to hungry monkeys until guards at the forest told her she was not the first woman wearing a red bikini top to fall victim to a monkey-induced-wardrobe-failure. According to the guards, red bikini tops may trigger a food reaction among monkeys who are reputed to greatly favor papayas, wherever they can find them.


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