Heidi Klum Explains Geriatric Halloween Costume: You Think 40 Is Old?!

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Heidi Klum stayed true to her tradition of rocking an impressively elaborate costume this Halloween, but this time, the supermodel’s getup lacked its usual sex appeal – she transformed into a 95-year-old woman!

Now, the 40-year-old beauty has explained her choice.

“There was so much talk about me turning 40 this year and what it felt like to be older,” Heidi told People. “I thought, really? I will show you old!”

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She enlisted the help of Bill Corso, an Oscar-winning makeup artist, who went to Heidi’s house to make a cast of her face for her geriatric transformation.

“The rest of my ideas – the grey hair, yellow-stained teeth, lots of wrinkles, a hunchback, arthritic hands, age spots and milky eyes – he just made happen!” she said.

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The “Project Runway” host chose a vintage Chanel suit for the night, because, “you can never go wrong with Chanel, no matter how old you are.”

On past Halloweens, Heidi has gone as Cleopatra (2012), an ape (2011), an alien robot (2010), a black crow (2009), and a Hindu goddess (2008).

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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