In the movie Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift (No racial point intended) the chracter Han said a famous line when talking about women and moving up the social ladder. “You're moving up in life, you gotta elevate your company.” Jeremy Lin has rose from sleeping on a teammates couch to one of the NBA brightest stars in less than three weeks time. With his new found fame, every single woman in America has had a bad case of Linsanity lead by Kim Kardashain which he has denied that he was dating. This got us thinking who would actually have a shot at Linsanity? We've came up with five beautiful women who would seem to actually have a shot at Jeremy Lin and maybe even more. Kaboom! Magazine.com presents “For the Love of Lin” 5 Potential Hook-Ups with Jeremy Lin.
1. Kate Upton
Occupation: Sports Illustrated Cover Model
Her biggest Linsanity-type moment: The youtube video that showed her doing “The Dougie” at a Clippers game, not to mention that she already been linked romantically to Kanye West and Mark Sanchez both she has denied.
Why would she be a good hook up for Jeremy Lin: If anyone has a bigger buzz than Linsanity it's only one person and that person is Kate Upton. Like Lin, Upton came out of no where and caught the world's eye gracing the cover Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition this year. When in New York, Upton always has a place to stay as her older sister has a job with the New York Jets so it shouldn't be a problem for her to go and see Knicks games.
2. Liu Wen
Occupation: Victoria Secret Model
Her biggest Linsanity-type moment: Ranked No. 22 in the AskMen.com 2011 Top 100, Wen also became the first Asian to model for Estee Lauder.
Why would she be a good hook up for Jeremy Lin: Tyra Banks and Chris Webber and Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric have proven that Victoria Secret models and NBA players go hand and hand so why not Jeremy Lin and Liu Wen. Both have a lot in common as both were the first in each other profession. Lin is the first player of Taiwanese decent to play in the NBA, while Wen was the first woman of East Asian decent to be apart of Victoria Secret. Looks alone, Jeremy Lin and Liu Wen would seem to be each other type. If she like christian rap, they're getting married.
3. Zoe Kravitz
Her biggest Linsanity-type moment: Watch season four of Showtime's “Californication”
Why would she be a good hook up for Jeremy Lin: Every guy has that one woman that doesn't look like they would touch them with a ten foot pole, only to fall head over heels madly in love with them and have a roller coaster relationship; For Jeremy Lin we believe that person would be Zoe Kravitz. Kravitz is the daughter of Rock Icon Lenny Kravitz and Crosby kid turned bad girl Lisa Bonet. She been acting ever since she was little but didn't really get noticed until she made a linsanity type performance in the hit X-Men: First Class. Even though they look like complete like opposites, they have two big similarities....both were born in Los Angeles, CA and both now live in NYC.
4. Alex Morgan
Occupation: U.S. Soccer Player
Her biggest Linsanity-type moment: Morgan scored a game winner in the semi-finals of the 2011 world cup and the first goal in the world cup final. After returning home she was the talk of the party during the HBO's “Entourage” final season premiere party.
Why would she be a good hook up for Jeremy Lin: Athletes trend to date athletes so it would only be fitting that Alex Morgan and Jeremy Lin hit it off. It really uncanny how much these two have in common. Both are California natives, both play professional sports in New York, and are the two most searched athletes on google this month. Both also appeared in huge magazines this month as Lin was on the cover of Time Magazine and Morgan appear in a body paint swimsuit for sports illustrated. Lin and Morgan could join a long list of world class athletes getting together the likes of Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi.
5. Chanel Iman
Occupation: Victoria Secret Model
Her biggest Linsanity-type moment: Featured in 2012 VMAN 25 Calender (Miss November).....O yeah she been linked to Kanye West too.
Why would she be a good hook up for Jeremy Lin: She got beauty, brains, and a very good heart Chanel Iman could seem like Jeremy Lin dream girl. Chanel is most known for her ripping the runaway in Victoria Secret lingerie, but she is also quite the entrepreneur and philanthropist. The woman who is a quarter Korean owns a high-end boutique with her lovely mother and is also one of the great celebrity faces for USAID an charitable organization focusing on preventing war in Africa. How could Jeremy Lin not want a woman with a one of a kind face, Jay-Z state of mind, and the heart of a saint?