“Lucky photographer” – just one of many comments coming in as 30-year-old former Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin enviably extended her legs in her bubble bath ahead of the weekend. The Moscow-born gymnast, recently in the news for clapping back that she isn’t too old to wear a leotard, proved that flexibility and perfect limbs are for life as she soaked up suds in her tub – Nastia was also reminding her 1 million Instagram followers that her endorsement potential is alive and well. Check it out below.
Scroll for the photo. It comes as Nastia makes headlines for shouting out the environment – and doing it shirtless and by a dumpster. The blonde might have been talking trash three days ago, but it was cleanliness and self-care in this shot.
The photo showed Nastia relaxing in a bubble bath and surrounded by pristine marbles, a white rose bouquet, and a ton of Olay products. The five-time Olympic medalist had both legs taut, extended, and straight up in front of her as she pointed her toes and looked upwards with a slight smile.
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Keep scrolling for more photos, plus what the paid Olay partnership might’ve earned Liukin. A caption shouting out the popular skincare brand read:
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“I’m bringing back the bubble bath in 2020, y’all. #ad Using my favorite @olay products with Vitamin B3 complex because body care is the new skincare, am I right? These two gems visibly improve my skin—I’m talking Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, and shea butter to give me all the glow. #OlayPartner.”
The comments are more about the legs than the Olay.
Unsurprisingly, fans are eyeing up the steely strength.
“Only you can bring us that leg like that too!!!?????????,” one user wrote. Meanwhile, another fan told Nastia:
“Definitely tried doing that in my tub recently. I think I pulled a muscle ??.”
Nastia, who this year back-flipped across her kitchen counter to encourage fans to wear masks, has been keeping her updates pretty pandemic-focused. Just yesterday, the star talked “78% of women” wearing their hair in “weird buns right now.” And she was showing hers off.
Nastia didn’t #ad her post, but “paid partnership with Olay” made the promotional agenda clear. Pay on Instagram directly correlates with following, something that experts at Vox have offered potential figures for.
“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!”
Nastia also influences for well-known brands including Kim Kardashian’s 2019-founded SKIMS line, plus We Wore What swimwear.