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Confirmed: Gisele Bündchen is retiring from the runway (no, really)

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Confirmed: Gisele Bündchen is retiring from the runway (no, really)

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Don't worry, guys. Gisele will BRB. Photo by Getty.

This past week, supermodel and Brazil's greatest export Gisele Bündchen announced that she was retiring from the runway. Then wasn't, according to reports. Or wait, was she afterall? Today her spokesperson has finally set the record straight: Bünchen is hanging up her runway heels for good to focus on special projects and spend more time with her family.   But not just yet. Bünchen, the world's highest-earning model for the past eight years, according to Forbes, is set to make her final runway appearance at Sao Paulo Fashion Week in April. And then it's full-on family time with her husband Tom Brady and their two kids. For reals. READ MORE: Beyonce is a shoe designer now But don't get too down about the impending lack of Gisele in your life: if she's anything like Michael Jordan, Jay Z and model friends Kate and Naomi before her, she'll be back soon enough. Celebrity retirement is really just a brief transitory period between between projects while remaining hopeful that their fans will miss them enough to embrace their inevitable, triumphant return to the spotlight.

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Confirmed: Gisele Bündchen is retiring from the runway (no, really)