Kim Alexis on the ugly side of beauty
- Duration 4:22
- Date Aug 1, 2012
Kim Alexis on the ugly side of beauty
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Greg says she's among a handful woman who women who can truly be called supermodels and talk about Kim Alexis she -- hundreds of magazine covers and ultimately walked away from her career to put her family together.
She's featured in the HBO documentary out now.
About face supermodels then and now for example.
It was a walk -- is growing up and maturing.
And went from.
An innocent not knowing anything to thinking that I was better than other people and I realize I'm not happy that way.
I'm happy going home early and working now and just being a mother and being a wife and you know what made him happy was out was morphine.
-- we're joined right now by Kim Alexis back in a studio it co author of beauty to dive for.
A spot mystery which really takes off.
-- what you learned being super model that's welcome back him thank you thanks so you look quite busy you have a bunch accused -- -- -- Helmand.
Yes he can count them if you -- five.
Yeah I have three sons into stepped -- wow what a busy life you've.
I -- it's busy but my youngest son is eighteen he's going off to college so I'm going to be -- empty Nester.
So I've started developing in doing things to rebrand myself and get back in the business so you are and you doing -- you write this book and this book is really.
It uses a lot of Lulu -- goes on behind the scenes -- model yes my and is a silent business you don't speak you don't really portray anything other than an image and a lot of times.
People don't understand what's going on inside your mind as you're on the -- or how you feel when you deal with different people.
And because -- businesses so superfluous about dealing with your outside.
It just messes with your mind and so of the book the -- main character is a supermodel she's -- -- -- she gets into trouble.
And it's sort of it does flashbacks is a real important part in the book where it describes her emotional feelings in the business right and now you -- this of the -- a feature in this documentary of Carol -- on earlier about this.
And you guys came up in the era with supermodels -- or what what rare.
Looked up to ends relatively commonplace.
What do what was life like then looking back at it now.
Well we were really busy I mean -- supermodel needed to be able to be on Sports Illustrated and to be able to walk runways be able to -- beauty ads to be to be uncovers.
And being girls now can no longer be on covers and be in the ads because.
Your actresses have taken for all the jobs and that -- directors is back then I know I don't know what happened but we want our jobs to -- -- -- to be back on the coverage beginning and I'm older but I'm.
-- what it was just a fun time we were just very busy we had an awful lot of things going on all of the same time.
And you know I'm not sure what the girls I'm sure the girls are busy now but it's it's more pressure and I don't think there -- professional as we -- back -- that -- rebuilt and when those can elect is everywhere back Carol -- -- -- Cheryl -- and we.
When you get together do you -- you guys like families like giving the old team yes but -- as I said -- -- the lonely business -- go off to jobs more likely by ourselves and so when you finally get to be -- the girls altogether and when we -- documentary we all did a photo shoot together.
It was just fun because we all -- what we're doing but we could still enjoying catch up and find out where each other -- Stanley's word enough it was just a nice homecoming I know you care also about the news and politics -- the -- -- with Sean Hannity.
Do indeed going out on the campaign trail a little bit and I also -- to these -- George Bush last may be decided we get -- -- this time.
IE yes I am -- conservative I was raised conservative and that's the way I.
I will vote and Mitt Romney -- -- Think that he's got a lot going for him I think the press gives them -- really unfair rap they're constantly picking apart and that's why I like watching FOX & Friends my husband and I love watching FOX & Friends because.
You guys don't have this.
-- -- spin at these other networks seem to Hannah so.
By the way do you know my husband's.
-- this stuff that might look.
Like you can you had any married to Carol also the Iraqi aggression -- -- to -- -- gay rights that would say it could pull that.
And I according to -- Steve -- -- very sexy run again.
-- running dead it's good well -- -- great to see yank him congratulations -- your book PD to die for it's now out about you get an Amazon yeah am confident all right Kim Alexis thanks so much for joining us more watching documentary an HBO.
Called about face.