More than half a century after her bikini-clad body inspired a song about the Brazilian beach where she was a regular, the original "Girl From Ipanema" continues to stir curiosity. Helo Pinheiro was a year-old fixture on the Rio beach "tall and tan and young and lovely" in , when she caught the eye of composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, who along with poet Vinicius De Moraes would create the bossa nova classic. Now a year-old grandmother, Pinheiro returned to her former hangout to be a torchbearer who helped carry the flame for the Summer Games in Rio. Fame is the principle thing," she said.
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The first season, consisting of seven episodes, premiered on Netflix worldwide on March 22, On May 13, , Netflix renewed the series for a second season. Upon arriving, she discovers that he has abandoned her and fled with all the money.