From supermodel to superhero mum — Heidi Klum was involved in a real life Easter rescue mission at the weekend, when a family break at the beach took a terrifying turn. The German beauty helped save the life of her son Henry, and two nannies, when a dangerous riptide threatened to pull them out to sea.
Heidi and her bodyguard boyfriend Martin Kristen sprung into action to rescue her oldest son at the beach on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Two of her nannies also got into trouble as they tried to help Henry and had to be helped out of the water.
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In a statement released after the dramatic incident, Heidi, 39, explained, "We got pulled into the ocean by a big wave. Of course, as a mother, I was very scared for my child and everyone else in the water.
"Henry is a strong swimmer and was able to swim back to land. We were able to get everyone out safely."
Pictures of the scary episode were captured by Entertainment Tonight.
Heidi is a mother to four children; Henry, Johan, Leni and Lou. In January 2012, she and ex-husband Seal announced their were separating after seven years of marriage. She has been dating Martin since September 2012.