Joan Smalls Slams ‘Maxim’ for Mixing Her Up With Lais Ribeiro

Joan Smalls
Joan Smalls and Lais Ribeiro. Michael Loccisano/Getty; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

Fighting words! Joan Smalls slammed Maxim for mistakenly identifying her as Victoria’s Secret Angel Lais Ribeiro on Sunday, July 3.

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Smalls, 27, was perusing the pages of the magazine in the airport when she came across an image captioned with her name. Only it was actually a picture of Brazilian model Ribeiro, 25. “Get your s–t together,” Smalls said in the now-expired Snapchat clip, according to Page Six.

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In a second Snapchat, Smalls, a Puerto Rican native, found another picture with her name in the same issue of Maxim — this time annotated correctly. “That’s me as well,” she noted. “Might want to check that photo credit, just saying.”

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Ahead of the mix-up, Smalls strutted her stuff at the Versace show for Paris Couture Week, where she posted a behind-the-scenes image of herself with Irina Shayk and Stella Maxwell in hair and makeup. “Backstage Beauties @versace_official ❤️ @irinashayk @stellamaxwell,” she wrote.

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Smalls then worked her toned bod in a skintight white tank, a striped oversize belt and patchwork jeans at the airport. She shared a three-way split image of the outfit via Instagram, captioning it, “au revoir 🇫🇷 .”

Neither Maxim nor Ribeiro has commented on the name mix-up.

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