>> Monday, October 11, 2010
That's what she told the New York Post this past weekend. See, those are her hands on the iconic Twilight cover, and she's really tired of people not realizing what a huge, huge part she has played in the publishing phenomenon:
"I see people reading it on the subway, and I say, 'Those are my hands! I'm a hand model!' " she explained. "I'm sure they think I'm crazy -- a crazy lady on the subway."
The good-natured Hickey sometimes hangs out near the cash register at the Barnes & Noble near her Greenwich Village apartment to spread the word. Surprised customers sometimes ask her for her autograph or to trace the outline of her hand on the book jacket.
She even carries around a Gala apple in her purse at times so she can recreate the pose for people.
"It was too big of a deal just to let it be," she said, although she admitted that she has become "a little goofy" about the whole thing.