Queen of Halloween. Heidi Klum teased her braces-heavy costume ahead of her annual Halloween party, joking that the look is so intense she may require medical attention.
“I will be very claustrophobic. Very claustrophobic,” America has talent Judge, 49, told Entertainment Tonight on Wednesday, Oct. 19. “Very, very, very claustrophobic, but I don’t want to let my fans down on Halloween – or myself. Because it is my inner challenge every year to come up with something amazing and something unexpected. I feel like I’ve achieved that this year, now I’m just really hoping it works out.”
Klum added that she never “rehearses” her elaborate costumes before the big night, so “it either works or it doesn’t.”
Although the supermodel won’t be able to try out her look before October 31, she’s ready for any eventuality. “Having so many prosthetics in the past— [my emotions went] through the waves,” explained Klum. “There are moments where I’m like, ‘OK, I can do this,’ and then it’s like, ‘Oh my God, take it off, take it off!’ Because basically everything is stuck on you. It’s not something you can take off like a hat when you feel like it, and take it off – it’s on!”
Klum even added that she’d make sure EMS was on the scene in case she started “hyperventilating” under all those layers.
This October will mark the first Victoria’s Secret model Halloween party in two years. “Heidi is not working on her Halloween party this year because of everything going on [in the world]”, the source exclusively said Us Weekly in October 2020 in the midst of the corona virus pandemic.
The following year, Klum decided to make a scary short film rather than celebrate at a star-studded party. “HERE IS 🎃 Normal I would host my annual Halloween party on Sunday night… but things still look a little different this year,” Making the Cut The host wrote via Instagram in October 2021. “Instead, my family and I want to be the first to wish you a safe and spooky Halloween weekend. #HeidiHalloween2021.”
In the video, Klum’s four children – Leni, 18, Henry, 17, Johan, 15, and Lou, 13, who she shares with her ex-husband Seal — played the demons who terrorized her and her husband Tom Kaulitz as the couple was doing their best to escape their house of horrors.
The German native held her first Halloween party in 2000 and it became Hollywood’s busiest celebration in two decades. “When I moved to America, I instantly fell in love with Halloween and the spookiness of it. All that was missing was fantastic fun. It felt like the right opportunity for me,” Klum said The Hollywood Reporter in 2018, before revealing that at her inaugural party, “most of the guests weren’t super-dressed.”
She continued: “So after that I implemented a no-costume-no-entry rule. We quickly taught people that if you don’t come in costume, you don’t get in. The costumes are getting bigger and better every year. And that’s because guests know they won’t get in if they don’t bring it.”
Klum’s costumes have also gotten bigger and better over the years, which she explained was to encourage others to go all out for the holiday. “And it worked because over the years people got more and more outrageous with their costumes,” she told THR. “The party has become almost legendary. It’s epic. I feel like my love for Halloween has made other people fall in love with the holiday as well.”