Americans are obsessed with watching Victoria’s Secret models eat, for reasons that definitely have nothing to do with the patriarchy.

Yesterday I discovered the extensive collection of “Model Eating” photos on Getty Images, but I somehow missed the latest instance of the phenomenon.

To promote last night’s Victoria Secret Fashion Show, an annual event where millions of people watch winged supermodels in lingerie walk down a runway on network primetime, Behati Prinsloo, Adriana Lima, and Taylor Hill visited The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to eat Buffalo wings. (According to Colbert, this is “what we really want to see Victoria’s Secret Angels do.”) 

Meanwhile, a different V.S. Angel had this to say to a reporter from Allure who asked the unavoidable question about her pre-show diet: “Yesterday, I was very conscious about not eating watery vegetables.”