"Modeling" Sayings and Quotes
When I was a teenager, me and a couple of my friends entered a couple of modeling competitions just for fun, and one of those got me an agent in Sydney.
Modeling is a tough job, your co-workers are your rivals, it really puts a damper on your perspective of other girls.
I did a school fashion show, and I got scouted there, but I wasn't very interested in modeling at that point.
I've been lucky enough to have been given a platform through modeling, so now I can use it as an activist.
Not just in modeling, but in society, there's so much pressure about what a woman should be, and, of course, it's just so unobtainable. You can never become that thing, because it's such a projection.
When I started modeling, it was like, 'Oh, she's too dark,' and I kind of looked at them like, 'You're too daft.'
Starting modeling in the '90s, it was quite surreal. They were like, 'You're so different! So weird! So bizarre!' And I'm like, 'I'm so normal. What are you talking about?'
I did a modeling gig for Burberry once, and it was a great experience, but no I am not a model. I want to be a model because it's a lot easier than acting.
I didn't mean to be a TV presenter, I just hated modeling. It feels very odd that it's turned into this 'It-girl' thing. What does that even mean? I wear clothes and I go out. It's so weird.
I was modeling with an agency in New York and a manager with the agency introduced himself to me one day and he said he had auditions for someone my age. He asked if I would be interested in doing some.
I've, like, lived in a bikini my entire life, so modeling bikinis was, I don't know. It was just so natural to me.
I went to the U.S. to start my modeling career at a very young age. So, venturing into films and handling the pressure isn't a big task.
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