Viral Video of Russian Model Dangling From a Skyscraper Reportedly Led to Trouble With Police

After hanging from a skyscaper in Dubai, Viki Odintcova was reportedly ordered to sign a statement by police to never do it again.

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File this under: “Heights? No thank you.”

Back in January, Viki Odintcova, a 23-year-old Instagram model, did a photoshoot on top of a very high skyscraper—the 1,004-foot tall Cayan Tower—in Dubai. The videos she posted on her Instagram instantly went viral, mainly because it was someone very attractive doing death-defying stunts like tilting backwards from a huge drop and dangling in the air with no safety harnesses.

Seriously, WTF:

According to The Sun, Dubai police took her into custody and made her sign a statement vowing her to never do it again. In a statement, Major General Khalil Ibragim Al-Mansuri of the Dubai Police said, “The actions of the Russian woman put her life at risk.”

Odintcova reportedly told police that they should be thanking her for highlighting safety issues at the Cayan Tower. But we all know what her real intentions were: Always do it for the ‘gram.

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