A comedian’s hilarious parody of an Instagram sensation’s steamy bikini clip has been praised as better than the real thing.
Australian mum Celeste Barber, 39 is known for her comical takes on celebs’ pictures and videos and shared a new parody post on social media to take on model Gabrielle Epstein dressing up in front of a mirror.
In the original clip, Gabrielle is seen putting on a black lingerie set and adjusting it to cover her modesty before giving fans a wink and a sweet smile to showcase the final look.
Celeste took inspiration from that clip and said: “The struggle continues…”
She tries on a very similar outfit but swaps the black thong with a high-waisted Spanx.
The mum pulls the stretchy fabric up and carefully adjusts the clothing around her crotch area.
Putting the cherry on the top for her hilarious tease, Celeste strikes a pose and exudes confidence with a beaming smile on her face.
Fans loved her performance and said she even did it better than Gabrielle.
Actresses Drew Barrymore and Sharon Stone also commented to thank her for her “stunning” performance.
“I don’t know who the first one is, but yours are so much better,” a viewer wrote.
A second commented: “I just love the facial expression at the end. That had me in stitches.”
A third added: “The way you, in the most simple way, point out the pathetic s*** that is posted everywhere and affect the view on the female body is just brilliant.”
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Celeste the “queen of comedy” has recently posted updates about her show – Fine, thanks – and released the upcoming May and June dates in Australia and New Zealand.
Last year, she brought home the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award for Favourite Comedy Performer of the Decade and this year, she won a Webby Special Achievement award.