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Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is a laughing stock among fellow Brazilians for an apparent boob job.

She is being ridiculed not so much for the boob job, as plastic surgery is common in Brazil.

The supermodel received the flak because she hid under an all-covering burqa as she walked into the clinic, reported New York Post.

It showed the model mum, 35, wearing the burqa to disguise herself while entering the plastic surgeon's office in Paris last month.

She was with her sister Rafaela, who was also wearing a burqa.

Sources told the New York Post that after Gisele and Ms Rafaela posed as devout Muslims to secretly enter the clinic, they both underwent overnight surgical procedures.

The two were seen wearing open-toed sandals in the photos, which some Muslim women consider inappropriate in public, reported the Daily Mail.

Some Brazilians went online to criticise her hypocrisy.

"She went through all this trouble just so she could say that her beauty is absolutely 'natural', " said Paulo, commenting on a Brazilian news website.

"It's laughable!"

The world's highest paid supermodel had previously said there was "no way" she would ever consider plastic surgery.

"I have never had plastic surgery, nor have I ever felt the need to do any kind of intervention," she had said in 2011, when asked about rumours of a nose job.

Bundchen, who took to social media on Friday for the first time since the burqa episode by posting an Instagram photo of herself in a yoga pose, has not commented on the incident yet.

Last year, more than two million Brazilians - roughly 1 per cent of the country's total population - had plastic surgery, according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

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