17 Things You Didn't Know About The Victoria's Secret Show 2016

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The Victoria's Secret show is not a fashion show, it is a sporting event of athletic prowess. Try as you might, it's impossible not to succumb to the pink powers - you will bow down to the efforts of these women because they are extraordinary.

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But the spectacular show is not the only secret that the Angels hold; we dug deep for17 more:

1. Models can sink pints too. Just ask Stella Maxwell, who we spotted the night before the show unwinding before the main event.

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2. Sometimes we would all rather hang out with our mum. Much like Bella and Gigi who brought their mum, Yolanda, down to the hotel bar the night before for dinner and probably a pep talk.

3. There is more security at the Victoria Secret show than there is at the White House. An army of police vans, cars, bikes and sniffer dogs and a security guard at every turn.

4. The backstage space is basically a pink-carpeted football field surrounded by a haze of hairspray and the lingering smell of fake tan. The glam squad is intense with up to 6 people working on one girl at any one time.

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5. Brazilian beauty Lais Ribeiro is obsessed with TV show Suits. Dana is #womangoals.

6. If Lily Aldridge could have anyone play her in the movie of her life, it would be Audrey Hepburn.

7. Kendall Jenner wanted a backstage burger, loves finding old kid's films on Netflix (Lizzie McGuire being her latest watch), and says a prayer before the show.

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8. If Romee Strijd could get her hands on another Angel's wardrobe it would be Jasmine Tookes'.

9. There are definitely gangs of girls: the populars, the newbies, the untouchables (Gigi, Kendall, Bella) and the golden girls who are more angel than human being (here's to you Adriana, the longest-serving Angel, and Alessandra). And the factionless, who are yet to find their VS home who take solace in their phones.

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10. There is a lot of food being eaten. Salads, sandwiches, healthy-looking things that I wasn't interested in and the mini sausage rolls I was definitely interested in.

11. There were many really, really ridiculously good looking men in attendance. From the waiters, to the door staff, to the model-girlfriend-seeking men the caliber was high.

12. Lady Gaga bowed down to Yolanda Foster, mother of Gigi and Bella Hadid, after she came off stage and the crowd went wild. So did Yolanda.

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13. The Bella Hadid and The Weeknd interaction was as awkward as bumping into your ex in your underwear could be. With Bella basically shoulder barging the singer as he attempted to (win her back?) serenade her down the catwalk.

14. Bruno Mars wore some impressively high Christian Louboutin Cuban heels – which were deemed the only wearable piece from the show.

15. Dominic West REALLY enjoyed the show.

16. Lenny Kravitz didn't seem to enjoy anything other than Bruno Mars' performance.

17. Carine Roitfeld, Riccardo Tisci and Azzedine Alaia clapped and cheered every girl that came down the runway.

And what happened (when one too many CÎROC cocktails were consumed) after party...stays at the after party.

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