Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 488 If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share!Supermodel, Naomi Campbell has taken a swipe at models who have been cast because of their social followings. Naomi Campbell doesn’t think models who get cast because of their social media followings have worked “very hard”. The British supermodel has appeared to take a swipe at the likes of Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid – who are hugely popular on sites such as Instagram – by suggesting their success is unfair. Discussing models getting booked because of their online popularity, she said: “It doesn’t feel like they have worked very hard for it.” The 46-year-old beauty has always felt like the “underdog” in her career because she was one of so few black models in the fashion industry. She told GQ magazine: “I got paid a lot less than my counterparts and had to go three times more round the world to make the same money. I have always felt like the underdog. “Even to this day I hear stuff. More Articles You Would Love Mercedes-Benz Cape Town Fashion Week: Top-notch South African Designers Unveil Their 2014 Spring/Summer Collections Nigerian Design Label Ilektra presents its 2013 Collection Lookbook – “Majesty” I heard that a black woman can’t model a skincare line as it won’t sell. So, what, only white women buy beauty products, is that it?” Naomi recently praised her friend Christy Turlington for refusing modelling jobs if as company wouldn’t hire them both. She said: “She was my roommate, yeah! I actually don’t think I would be modelling if it weren’t for her. She is a really generous person and an amazing soul and we are still in contact with each other all the time and whenever I see her there is no love lost. We just pick up where we left off. Our whole group is very supportive of each other. “Christy would say to designers, ‘If you aren’t using Naomi in the show you aren’t using us’, because some designers wouldn’t use black models … Not many people would do that and put themselves in jeopardy. My girls, you know, we were not rivals and we were very supportive of each other and still are.” Source: fashion.ie See More Look Books Here. Fashion as Art: The Intricate Craftsmanship of Verde Vista by Kophi FaakyeElegance Defined: Akakpo’s ‘Adinkra’ Collection Takes Ghanaian Heritage GlobalIndulge In The Whimsical Elegance Of Ejiro Amos Tafiri’s SS23 ‘Ilé mi, Ilè mi’ CollectionStrictly Smart Casuals! Kentegentlemen Unleashes The Awass Collection Filled With Confidence, Elegance, And Sex AppealK.Moraba & Collective Unveils *AU ARMOUR* Capsule Collection 2023/2024: A Blend of Elegance and WarmthKilentar’s ‘Out Of The World’ Collection Is Filled With Astonishing Trendy Sustainable LooksThis Astonishing Collection By MUNKUS Dubbed ‘Isiskhathi’ Is The Epitome Of South African Contemporary FashionIntroducing “Controlled Chaos”, A Beautiful Collection By Nigerian Fashion Brand MUGOTEED Marque Collaborates With Fede Kortez For The JEANNE Collection & Puts Benin On The Mainstream Fashion MapJants Collection Drops Jaws & Challenges Conventional Notions With Their Brand New ‘ENDLESS’ Collection Fashion Outside Africa Model Stories fashionfashion modelfashion modelsinstagram modelsmodelNaomi Campbellpicturesrunwaysuper model Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail Abigail Oluwakemi I'm a fashion stylist turned blogger, I hope you love my work. More For You Fashion as Art: The Intricate Craftsmanship of Verde Vista by Kophi Faakye The International BRICS+ Fashion Summit Is Here & Kicks Off In Moscow November... Another Black Model Maleesa Mooney Found Murdered Shortly After Nichole Coats Rogue Wave Is Set To Unveil Angolan Elegance & Style In Ghana At... Promising Fashion Student Mary Agona’s Nature-Inspired Collection Shook Up The Riohs Runway! See The Full List Of Accra Fashion Week 2023 Designers Celebrating Culture From... Africa’s Is Set To Take Over The Sportswear Industry: Kudos to Fashion Pioneer... VIDEO: 400 Stunning Models Cast For Accra Fashion Weeks 10th Edition; See Them... #OOTD: Barbados Fashion Brand Arisar Serves Us Macrame Cravings For Our Resort Fantasies “I’m Done Being Memed For Being In An Interracial Relationship” Bill Gates Daughter... Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.