Naomi Campbell hosted Adut Akech whom she refers to as her daughter on her new No Filter youtube live show. Adut Akech is an award winning model and currently holding the award for the Best Model Of 2019 according to the Fashion awards. She was born in South Sudan, raised in Kenya and lived as a refugee in Australia.
The live discussion began with Naomi introducing Akech to her audience, and discussing her origins and how life has changed for during the COVID-19 period.
After the two began to touch on sensitive issues regarding racism. They discussed their experiences as black models in the industry. From being rejected at shows, to being a refugee and having publications getting details of black models wrong on various occasions.
At one stage Naomi notified how the day before was her 34th anniversary as a model and she has never at one stage witnessed a model of colour appear on 5 Vogue covers in a year (including her) which Adut achieved last year. She promised to get that record in the Guinness book of records. Watch the two discuss below.