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Bar Refaeli puts on a bikini in Mexico

Last updated on: December 29, 2010 14:26 IST

Bar Refaeli puts on a bikini in Mexico



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Israeli model Bar Refaeli was spotted sporting a tiny bikini in Mexico.

While New Yorkers brave several inches of snow, the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model donned a teeny, tiny floral bikini in the vacation hot spot, reports the New York Daily News.

The 25-year-old was pictured relaxing on a beach chair while indulging in an ice cream cone.

However, her beau Leonardo DiCaprio was nowhere in sight.

She previously said that she had no problem being without the Hollywood actor.

'Today I know that a relationship can work only if you know you can be alone and you are not afraid. Today I'm not afraid of being alone,' she told Israel's L'Isha magazine.

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