Aside from having one of the best sashays on the runway of all time, if there’s one thing we can count on Naomi Campbell for, it’s her brutal honesty.
Recently, the supermodel sat down with “The Meredith Vieira Show,” where she shared her thoughts on models making a name for themselves via social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.
Meredith: There is this new supermodel generation that is using Instagram and other social media outlets to get noticed and launch their modeling career and Vogue actually refers to them as “Instagirls.” I mean you came up the normal way.
Naomi: It’s amazing, I mean good luck to them. I just feel like my generation of women, like Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Claudia [Schiffer], we had to earn our stripes and take our stepping-stones to get to where we have gotten, to accomplish what we have achieved to this date.
Meredith: So does it bother you that this is the way that people are getting to be models?
Naomi: I kind of feel like, ‘my God,’ we’ve worked so hard and we are still working at it. Then it just comes like that for them.’ But I sometimes believe easy come, easy go. I am actually grateful for the way I had my career. I wouldn’t have it any other way; so that’s for them, this is [for] me.
Shocking! Campbell doesn’t care about Insta-fame. What are your thoughts on Instagirls?
Photo credit: “The Meredith Vieira Show”