And Naomi Campbell's enduring beauty also seemed to have a notable effect on Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during a summit on saving the world's dwindling tiger population.
At the St Petersburg event the Russian premier had warm words for another celebrity too.
He praised Leonardo DiCaprio for continuing with the trip after his original flight from New York was forced to make an emergency landing.
Mr Putin - who has reputation as a hard man for his action-filled holidays and love of judo - described the actor as "a real man".
And Leo further showed his commitment to the big cat cause by donating $1 million to the World Wildlife Fund.
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