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Draya Michele Hangs In Revealing Undies She Calls 'Pajamas'

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By Rebecca Cukier

Draya Michele had unique terminology for her latest underwear display. The 35-year-old reality star and Mint Swim founder updated her Instagram stories ahead of Memorial Day weekend with a little promo as she honored her ambassador role for Rihanna's Savage x Fenty lingerie line.

Draya – once known for starring on "Basketball Wives LA" – updated from her bed and showing off the body that now fronts her multi-million dollar swimwear empire. The star's 8 million followers got Draya in her signature, candid style, plus an interesting way to refer to tight pink underwear.

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Calling All 'Cool Cats and Kittens'

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Scroll for a snippet from the video. Draya, currently in quarantine from L.A., was seen lounging around her bed and showing off her stunning figure in the same skin-tight pink-and-white spot lingerie that fellow Savage x Fenty face Christina Milian was spotted in recently – 38-year-old "Dip It Low" singer Christina amusingly chopped veggies in the undies for her promo.

Addressing Instagram as you "cool cats and kittens," Draya said: "It's SavagexFenty time," before referring to her cute bralette and matching panties set. "This is the little loungewear/pajamas, um, I love this set," she continued.

And Here's Christina Milian In It

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Christina Milian/Instagram

Rihanna's best-selling lingerie line, now seeing rapper Megan Thee Stallion as its lead ambassador, has been sweeping Instagram via cherry-picked celebrity faces. RiRi's line is now represented by stars including singer Normani and Lil Wayne's 21-year-old daughter Reginae Carter, with Beignet Box founder Christina Milian making headlines for her recent Savage x Fenty promo.

Draya, meanwhile, continues her grip on social media via her Fashion Nova partner status, Revolve collab, plus the 2011-founded Mint Swim brand that billionaire Kylie Jenner chose for her 2019 Turks & Caicos vacation.

Flogging RiRi's Undies – What's Is Paying Her?

Draya Michele in the street wearing a shirt
Draya Michele/Instagram

Draya's Savage x Fenty posts tend to lack a #ad, instead seeing Draya influence via an ambassador status that's largely accepted as seeing the celebrity accept some form of pay in return for the shout-out. Experts at Vox broke down suggested earnings.

"Influencers with up to 1 million followers can get $10,000 [per post], depending on the platform, and 1 million followers and up, you’re getting into territory where they can charge $100,000. Some can even get $250,000 for a post!"

Swim Brand: $12,000 To $1 Million

Draya Michele poses in a bikini
Draya Michele/Instagram

Draya's Mint Swim brand is no small-time deal. The star founded the company with the $12,000 she saved up, then seeing it valued at $1 million in 2017.

“I’m constantly designing and producing stuff, so when comes out, I’ll put it out. If Selena Gomez feels like wearing [our swimsuit], which has happened before, it's going to sell out in probably 14 seconds. But I have the ability to make 3,000 more," she told Refinery29.

The ex to Orlando Scandrick just dropped new merch. Check out her IG for more.

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