But first, lemme take a selfie! A full week of the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival has already flown by, and it’s been filled with plenty of photo ops, photo calls, and fashion-frenzied red carpets as stars from all over the world have gathered to support the best in film while dressed in their, well, […]


Imagine this: you’re on a white-sand beach, the sun is shining, and the waves are washing over you as you’re in the company of your favorite models. Sounds like paradise, right? That could be a reality thanks to our friend Petra Nemcova and the Happy Hearts Fund. For the first time ever, Sports Illustrated is opening […]

New York’s Fashion Week has just kicked off, and already the best of the best are bringing out the big guns to impress. Supermodel Petra Nemcova threw an after party for La Perla last night in the Big Apple, and she looked absolutely stunning while tending to her hosting duties. EXCLUSIVE: Uncle Rush Reflects On Petra […]

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally written for Huffington Post by Petra Nemcova As a survivor of Thailand’s tsunami, I know first-hand how natural events wreak havoc on lives. The challenge is to pick up the pieces and rebuild. Through my charitable work with the Happy Hearts Fund, I have learned that each natural disaster […]

I remember the moment my dear friend Petra Nemcova became famous – it was from the emotional photo that went viral of her clinging to a tree after watching her boyfriend get swept away by the tsunami in Thailand back in 2004. After that, things were never the same for Petra. I remember her coming […]

There’s a reason why everyone loves Petra Nemcova. It’s not just her beauty on the outside, but her passion to help thousands around the world as well. Petra and Carlos Slim hosted the 2012 Happy Hearts Fund Land of Dreams: Mexico Gala at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City earlier this week. During the […]

Just in case we forgot how a short black dress should be rocked on a red carpet, Petra Nemcovais here to save the day with a reminder. PHOTOS: Petra Nemcova Is A Beauty In Blue For Her Happy Hearts Fund Gala The model showed us just how it’s done at the Russian Winter premiere at […]

The Tk Pertiwi 11 Kindergarten in Indonesia was destroyed by an earthquake on May 27th, 2006. The students and the whole community have been forgotten since just a few months after the disaster when the first responders left. Please help them bring them hope and a sustained response. Happy Hearts Fund is a non-profit foundation […]

Former Dancing with the Stars beauty, model and philanthropist Petra Nemcova was electric in cobalt blue while attending the annual Somaly Mam Foundation Gala and Awards at Espace in NYC. STORY: Petra Nemcova Was Saved For A Reason The Happy Hearts Fund founder and tsunami survivor looked both ethereal and bold in a floor length Notte by […]

Petra Nemcova was saved for a reason. She celebrated her birthday a couple of weeks ago and now GlobalGrind would like to celebrate her extraordinary life. In 2004, Petra was in Thailand when a huge tsunami hit. Petra was caught in the ensuing disaster and her pelvic bone was crushed to pieces, but she managed […]

Well, the dancing queen dream is over and I will not be champion of “Dancing With the Stars.” That’s the bad news. The good news is that by pouring my heart and soul into “Dancing with a purpose,” I was able to bring awareness to the Happy Hearts Fund and shine light on children affected […]

Last night was another exciting night of “Dancing With The Stars”! The theme for the show was “A Salute to America” and I am so thankful for all of the opportunities and promise that this country has provided for me. So I was, once again, “Dancing with a purpose,” in fact, many purposes. But one […]