Olivia Culpo Saves Sister Sophia From Falling Refrigerator

Olivia Culpo.
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Close call. Olivia CulpoShe rushed to help her sister Sophia CulpoAs they helped their parents move in a new home, they were saved by a falling refrigerator.

“This refrigerator fell on Sophie yesterday,” the 30-year-old social media influencer wrote via her Instagram Story on Tuesday, July 12, alongside a picture of the fridge’s contents spilled on the floor. “I didn’t post it bc I was traumatized but if you saw on her stories she’s 100% ok.”

Olivia Culpo Saves Sister Sophia From Falling Refrigerator

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The former Miss USA continued, “Luckily Katie [Culpo, her sister-in-law] and I ran over as it was mid-way in the air and held it up,” adding that Sophia’s head was inside the fridge when it fell.

The Rhode Island native stated that she is “not going to miss this part of a new move in” and gave her followers a warning to be careful if they find themselves in similar situations.

“Let this be your reminder to secure all appliances and not leave details like this up to 60+ year old parents,” she wrote.

Sophia, for her part explained the incident via Instagram Stories. “That sucked, that was definitely not fun,” she wrote, revealing that the kitchen appliance was not secured properly when it fell on her.

Aside from the heart-stopping moment with her sister, Olivia has been enjoying her time in Rhode Island at her parents’ new farmhouse. “Do you think this will fit in my purse? Farm life lately,” the Model SquadA Friday, July 8, Instagram picture of her holding a shovel was captioned by the alum. She also shared some snaps of Oliver wheeling in a wheelbarrow and with a watering bottle.

In August 2021, Miss Rhode Island USA shared her experience with Oliver not being allowed to fly home after previously bringing her dog companion with her.

“I’m sure I’m not the only one who has had a crying escapade at the airport, but it’s just the worst experience ever. And I just want to be able to go home,” she said via her Instagram Story at the time. “I have never wanted to be this person and I have always been the hugest @jetblue fan but I am just soooo so so upset right now. He has flown on this airline so many times and it’s never been an issue.”

Olivia made headlines for calling out another airline in January, when her sister Aurora claimed that the former pageant queen had been told to “put a blouse on, otherwise she can’t get on the plane.” The I Feel Pretty actress was wearing a black sports bra and bike shorts with a cardigan at the time.

“Leave it to Aurora to cause a scene,” Olivia wrote, reposting her sister’s video. “Hide me.”

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