RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Chauffeured in a classic Porsche, the Brazilian beauty steps out into 1960s Rio de Janeiro. The pastel pastiche is easy on the eyes, and so is the pin-up girl tracing twirls as a guitar strums the city’s hymn: “The Girl from Ipanema.”
Then the bass drops, and the viewer is whisked ahead to the present day — and the decidedly B-side of town.
“Let me tell you ’bout a different Rio / The one I’m from, but not the one that you know,” Brazil’s biggest pop star . . .