A man's word is his bond, and it turns out a French female weather presenter's word is also her bond.
Having set herself up for a chilly evening's work after promising to present her next weather forecast naked if France qualified for the World Cup on Tuesday evening, a subsequent 3-0 win (3-2 on aggregate) for Les Bleus sent Doria Tillier into something of a panic—and the Internet into overload.
Yes, the prospect of seeing Paul Pogba and Karim Benzema strut their stuff in Brazil next summer was enticing. But it was still not quite as enticing as the prospect of Tillier strutting her stuff on Wednesday evening.
With half of France sitting down to watch the show, Canal+ decided to delay Tillier's segment later than usual—almost as if they sensed that the anticipation was doing wonderful things for their ratings.
But in the end, the time came for Tillier's big moment, and she did indeed present Thursday's weather forecast naked...albeit from an unusually long distance away from the cameras.
Ultimately, as she ran through a field in nothing but a pair of boots, the only cold fronts visible were on the map of France put up on screen alongside her.
Still, we guess technically she was as good as her word...