Hunter might be as dumb as a bag of bricks, but he's pretty and he makes for a great photo.
Models don't need to be sophisticated. I don't know whomever got that idea, because models are notorious for their lack of sophistication. Sure they can be very politically correct and courteous, but when the sun goes down, they've really not said a thing worth listening to.
Models are known for living inside their own little picture perfect world with rules and customs that are completely foreign to the normal world we live in. Don't expect them to have an actual opinion on anything, they just mimic the opinion that is most desirable and predictable. That's why they'll never get anywhere other than a very child-like remark about how we're all aiming for world peace.
How this can be accomplished? Don't look at the models, they're on the same level as an 8-year old, they're most likely oblivious to the fact that international politics are different from playing in the sandbox, and thus they strand at: "can't we all just get along".
No, models, and male models especially, are trained monkeys who can hold a glass and eat with their mouths shut, they don't require any real skills, they just need to be photogenic and pretty.
I remember this documentary on MTV years ago, and it focussed on living the life of a model. Those people find themselves incredibly witty and deep, and think very highly of their jobs.
God don't you know how much work it is being a model? I mean, you have to work out regularly, watch what you're eating, and for the love of God, have you any idea how difficult it is to get the perfect tan!?
Oh the mercy! Yet another social event where you have to stand around carrying a glass of champagne.
The hardship of having to walk on a catwalk wearing, gasp, clothes!
We have no idea how painful it is to have to look good while someone's taking pictures of you while shouting instructions. It's just so incredibly difficult. *sob*
please. A model has to be pretty, that's it.