Viki Odintcova, 22, was held by a male assistant’s hand as she leans out backwards from the 1000ft building to pose for a photo. In a clip, she was seen clinging to the hand of the same man over the edge of the tall tower.
The photos and videos were later posted on her Instagram account which has more than three million followers.
The young model wrote: “I still can’t believe I did it. Every time I watch the video my palms go sweaty.”
However, many of her fans were unimpressed, describing the act as “reckless”. “How can you disregard your life like that?” one comment stated. “If I was your parent I would smack both you and the guy with the beard!”
The photoshoot took place at the top of Dubai’s Cayan Tower, which was at 73 storeys was the world’s tallest building when it opened in 2013. Later on, Dubai police got notice of the happening and has forced the model to sign a statement vowing to never do it again.