She had to steal herself for the big reveal though as she departed Indianapolis to arrive in the Big Apple.
She wisely kept a pair of warm Ugg boots on her feet.
He wrote on his Twitter page earlier today: ‘My girl @mariamenounos lost a Super Bowl bet & had to wear a NY Giants bikini!Big props..Look great.’
Smiles all around: Both presenters actually look happy by the outcome of Menounos’ bet
She had promised her Extra co-host Mario Lopez that she would wear a Giants bikini in the bitter New York cold if the New England Patriots lost the Super Bowl. #PATRIOTpride’, she write.
So sad: The 33-year-old pretends to shed a tear that her beloved Patriots lost the Super Bowl
She tweeted a photograph of herself earlier today wearing her robe with the caption: ‘Ready to face the music.’
The winner and loser: If AJ Calloway had lost the bet, he won have had to don a Patriots cheerleading uniform
Game girl: Alas, it was the Extra presenter who lost the bet, and lost her clothes as well
She wrote: ‘Flying to ny now…today is gonna stink. Calloway would have to wear a Patriots cheerleader outfit.
She’s game: Maria Menounos stripped down to a Giants bikini today in Times Square
Never one to forfeit a bet, Menounos disrobed to reveal a sparkly red and blue top and brief white bottoms today.
The 33-year-old Extra host gamely stripped down to a tiny string bikini in Times Square this afternoon.
Updated: 08:33 EST, 7 February 2012
The brunette beauty is a longtime fan of the American football team as she was born in Massachusetts. At least it’s not bitter cold there.
The correspondent doesn’t blame her team for losing, or for the fact that she had to strut her stuff in the midst of Manhattan.
Before: Menounos and her co-host stood in the middle of Times Square, fully clothed
After: The 38-year-old presenter is smiling, and why shouldn’t he look so happy given the woman beside him?.
The terms of the bet were that Menounos would ‘bare all’ if the Patriots lost, while correspondent A.J.
‘Sorry, but you know what – I love the Pats for fighting to the bitter end. Should be 50 degrees I hear.’