It’s sucks to be a Wii model sans playing

Tim Leong tells of his experience as a model during a recent Wii lifestyle photo (or video) shoot: “So, today I was called upon to be a model for an upcoming advertorial we’re doing with Nintendo. They had the new Nintendo Wii on set, nunchuck controllers and all. The only sad part? It wasn’t plugged in. So, I didn’t get to play the Wii, but I did get to play with the controllers. I’ll tell you what ? even that was fun.”

So let me get this straight: A video game enthusiast, who models for a living, scores a gig with Nintendo and can’t even play the hardware? “I feel like I’m taking crazy pills…”