SI Models Rang The Closing Bell — Prematurely

Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 5:58 PM ET

We're shocked this didn't get any coverage, but CNBC's Trader Talk blogger Bob Pisani confirmed the rumors floating around today — that the Sports Illustrated models rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange a bit too early yesterday.

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It has happened before; and, as Bob told me, if you lean on it — it just goes off.

Insert all kinds of jokes here.

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