Supermodel Bar Refaeli has often faced bad press back home in Israel for evading compulsory military service, but the blonde beauty has now taken up the cause of a kidnapped Israeli soldier to mend her image.
The model, who is dating Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo Dicaprio, will join a cross-country march in her home country to keep the case of kidnapped soldier Sergeant Gilad Schalit in the public mind, reported
Daily Mail online
. The 23-year-old Israeli has not been seen since he was captured in a raid in 2006, and Refaeli will join thousands of supporters and dozens of other local celebrities on the walk.
The 25-year-old has earlier visited injured soldiers and encouraged enlistment in the army.