Kate Upton's hilarious 'salute' reminds fans why she, Justin Verlander are 100% ready for New York

BySteven Devadanam CultureMap logo
Monday, December 5, 2022
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"It wasn't something out of disrespect. He was embracing what she did."

HOUSTON, Texas -- News erupted on a relatively quiet Monday, Dec. 5 that Houston Astros superstar ace and Cy Young Award-winner Justin Verlander inked a deal with the New York Mets.

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Verlander, a free agent, agreed to a two-year, $86 million deal with the Mets, with a vesting, third-year option for $35 million. While that's huge news in the world of pro baseball, Verlander's superstar model wife Kate Upton has been also trending on Twitter.

No surprise there, as cover girl and fashion influencer Upton boasts more than 6 million followers on Instagram alone and one of the most followed models on the globe. But it's not a cover shot or sizzling bikini pic making the rounds, but rather, a video of the supermodel shooting the bird to Philadelphia Phillies fans.

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