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Late Night Highlight: Gisele Bundchen reveals how she learned English (hint: think Mariah) -- VIDEO

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When 16-year-old Gisele Bundchen arrived in New York City to launch her modeling career, she had a slight problem: Although the Brazilian bombshell spoke both Portuguese and a little bit of Spanish, her English was basically nonexistent. Thankfully, Bundchen eventually found an unorthodox solution to her quandary, thanks to three heroes of the mid-’90s – Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey, and a trusty cassette tape player.

Watch the Angel reveal the secret to her multilingual success in our highlight video below.

Originally posted January 7 2014 — 9:51 AM EST

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