Ubud monkey gets touchy-feely with Peruvian model and Tiktoker as it tries to pull down her tube top

A Peruvian model and TikToker uploaded a video of her experience with a handsy monkey in Ubud’s Monkey Forest, serving as a cautionary tale for simian-inflicted wardrobe malfunction for visitors of the tourist hotspot. Photo: Screengrab.
A Peruvian model and TikToker uploaded a video of her experience with a handsy monkey in Ubud’s Monkey Forest, serving as a cautionary tale for simian-inflicted wardrobe malfunction for visitors of the tourist hotspot. Photo: Screengrab.

A Peruvian model and TikToker uploaded a video of her experience with a handsy monkey in Ubud’s Monkey Forest, serving as a cautionary tale for simian-inflicted wardrobe malfunction for visitors of the tourist hotspot.

In the video, a monkey was seen trying to pull down the model’s tube top, before slapping her when she tried to protect her modesty.

Paula Manzanal, who has 2.1 million followers on TikTok, uploaded the clip on Sept. 12 and it has recently gained widespread attention with 308,200 views and 18,900 likes per this article’s publication.

Accompanied with the ubiquitous “Oh no” audio track used by content creators to illustrate unfortunate events, the video begins with Manzanal, wearing a black tube top and a green-floral skirt, in close proximity with a monkey who was perched on a bridge railing.

@paulamanzz Yo solo queria que no me toque mis.. 🥲🙈 #indonesia #bali #monkey #peruana ♬ Oh No (Instrumental) – Kreepa

The monkey, which appeared to be aggressive, made an attempt to pull down her tube top. When Manzanal tried to keep her clothing intact, the monkey slapped her in the face. 

Based on the clip and her subsequent posts, Manzanal thankfully did not suffer any bites or scratches. 

“I just wanted him not to touch my 😢🙈,” Manzanal wrote in the caption in Spanish. 

Commenters expressed concern towards Manzanal and were thankful the mammal did not bite her. 

Some, let’s just say, had their interests elsewhere…

“I want to be the monkey,” one commenter said. “What a lucky monkey,” another chimed in.

Manzanal’s wardrobe attack somewhat mirrors fitness influencer Mike Thurston’s experience when a little monkey decided to play with his nipple during his visit to the site. Here’s the clip of that incident (you’re welcome).

Never seen a fruit like that, indeed.

The inhabitants of Ubud’s Monkey Forest can be aggressive when approached, so do exercise caution when you visit the sanctuary. 

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