Kate Upton Easter Bunny (video)

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The Kate Upton Easter Bunny video? Yep, it’s that time of year again. We don’t do a lot of holiday themed programming here at The Sports Bank. But this video, sent in by Bob’s Blitz (he runs a fine site, check it out) is one that warrants exception.

It features Sports Illustrated’s Kate Upton, a noted Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Michigan Wolverines and Oklahoma City Thunder fan, bouncing up and down in a stripper version of a rabbit outfit, dancing to “Peter Cottontail.” She’s also doing Easter things in it. I have a feeling the Kate Upton Easter Bunny video is going to be quite popular.

It’s no wonder her hometown of St. Joseph, Michigan erected a sign honoring her.

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Kate Upton’s Carl’s Jr. ad is a pop culture icon (video)

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Kate Upton’s Southwest Patty Melt ad campaign for Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s has had a tremendous pop culture, business and social media impact

From Paris Hilton to Kim Kardashian, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s have established a pretty amazing track record of working with celebrities who are just hitting their pop-culture peaks.

Kate Upton, the restaurants’ latest spokeswoman for the Southwest Patty Melt, is considered a “pop-culture jackpot” with the announcement of her selection as the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition’s cover girl happening just two weeks after the filming of the retro-inspired ad. This announcement generated a great deal of buzz around the ad campaign, as shown in the stats below:

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