Her shyness was apparent when the supermodel presented her songbird pal Lily Allen – who recently accompanied her on a girlie holiday in Saint Tropez - with a Woman of the Year award in London.
The cover girl, gorgeous in a thigh-grazing peacock print mini-dress, gave a self-deprecating giggle on stage at the Royal Opera House, telling the audience: "I'm absolutely terrible at these things".
What she did do well was help Smile singer Lily celebrate afterwards, even performing a saucy impromptu dance in honour of her friend.
During their evening at the GQ ceremony, the two ladies also mingled with an A-list guest list including David Walliams, Elizabeth Hurley and Mickey Rourke.
The Wrestler actor was enjoying the limelight with a gorgeous 24-year-old companion, known only as Elena.
It follows his recent promotional tour of the Balkans when the movie star found himself surrounding by adoring well-wishers wherever he went.