After the Show Show: Kim Alexis
Kim Alexis discusses her career as a model
- Duration 6:06
- Date Aug 1, 2012
Kim Alexis discusses her career as a model
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Well that'll be great to have -- -- is here tomorrow that's news to me I read it on the teleprompter Aaron there she.
She's going to be filling literally take your vacation that I passed it -- and right over in the.
Wings -- got Kim Alexis who has got a great new novel I it is a novel right yes it's that nobody actually died.
Otherwise in that -- while.
There is they don't either some of the guys that if you needed dive for that's what a cozy mystery you know to cozy mystery you know what -- not -- It's Spezza who done it but it's -- -- But based on a supermodels like yes right so in what way.
Her emotions and how she thinks and how she was driven and flashbacks of things that happened in her past and it -- a good glimpse of what we felt and what we went through -- -- right on the cover him it says he spy mystery of what the heck is that spot mysteries that's immigrated to spot it.
So many crooks at the spot.
Didn't hit and then -- line up would -- -- so we had an inch in conversation when we were off camera you're talking about great but -- Really I think it's because you've you've -- such a fascinating.
Life and at the same time I think it just from reading a lot about what you've been.
Well thanks but I think it's been so important for you to keep your moral standards yes at a certain level yes a lot of times so -- you I think.
They have admitted that you found it difficult to -- supermodel and do that at the same time what types of pictures you were taking gifts are talking about some mistakes that young women may now with the inner.
Yes and also that.
-- in a small round you put in situations that you normally wouldn't be put into and you're in a small room with a couple people who think it's art to take your clothes offered to whatever.
And you have to stand and say you know.
Thinking I'm and his people are gonna be mad at me or whatever but you don't realize that what you do in that small Rome.
Could possibly have ramifications for using years and years to count.
And in the documentary I talk about my son coming home from college and he plays lacrosse is 91 across team.
And once the kids in his locker room found out who I was.
Here they have on phones here who -- thirty years ago there be Google and iphones and that we could look summon up instantaneously and find all these pictures so my sense of thank you mom for never doing nudes because I -- -- to fight the whole T.
And back then was that were you pressured into get into don't yeah it was art.
And what what was it about you -- had known.
I don't know why assume that it was how I grew up and I just always felt good about myself as a person because I had great parents who always.
Where there for -- you can try whatever you want to do and I there was a sick feeling you get your stomach if people would try and take advantage of you and I had to learn -- eighteen.
That I'd be you know -- right -- situation in Alison I have this bad feeling in my stomach and I'm like what is that and what -- -- have to listen to it.
Her learn to listen to -- I'd make mistakes let -- walk out short walk out walk away hey Ed and that's.
You learn when you were early in your modeling career and you work of course one of the original supermodels but you're lucky because you have a lot of work there are a lot of young women and probably young men to.
Who would say I wanna be an actor -- wanna be an actress.
Well the only thing we got available as if you take your clothes off.
Right okay so therefore I as when I was when I did this I -- has something to fall back -- because I was going to be a pharmacist so I was never desperate.
I was never -- I wanna edit out those enrolled at University of Rhode Island guys on the swim team commencement five and a half hours a day and I was gonna.
Be -- your pharmacy program.
So I always had something -- like -- like.
Okay this is it working now I'm leaving them so that's how I I thought and never let myself get desperate what do you do now to continue to look so bad.
There's a lot that to maintain I think mainly it's eating.
And I just I'm happy inside -- got a good marriage I've got great kids.
You know they're teenagers so sometimes they.
Tweak U and where she -- -- -- I have sent a great hair there and I -- not many I don't really have many that's that's just jeans and Adam.
Now that's very there are some anger color -- and part of your daily routine is you actually watch FOX & Friends from your home down in Florida I do well.
I spoke to -- thank you -- -- that -- tell us a little bit more about this documentary it's on HBO yes and has been getting a lot of press in the last few weeks what they came to followed -- now what thirty years -- my perception of it was it we started doing parties -- girlfriend of -- you see down here that used to work and Harry king who was a hairdresser decided it would be nice because of FaceBook -- to bring everyone back together in New York so we had a little party.
At that party this photographer Timothy Greenfield Saunders decided wow look at -- these old faces and they still look great so he's decided to put a photo together of that black and white photo that you see.
And he pulled all of us together for that photo but as with photos she was taking place he had cameras there.
Filming behind the scenes and many would take each one of us in the -- and speak.
And pick apart our brains for 45 minutes might only soundbites were really about the -- and then -- cross team.
But sound it was interesting because it brought to life how we felt what we went through different things that other people -- -- You believe it's been what 2530 years since then.
34 years 34 -- I walked the streets of New York 34 years he -- in the business.
And look at -- now.
You've got a spot mystery out of fuel needed check it out if you still looking for a good book for the beach.
It's called beauty to die for you wrote it with your -- mean these Stearns -- -- understand yes yes and number one mystery writers.
Really had good company you keep -- we hope to see you down at the convention because it's Tampa yes center you know it's going to the University of Tampa it on the lacrosse teams that.
If we need a guy who can run with a ball up on the end of a stick will call him therapy he'll beat -- up for -- good to see you good luck with the -- thank you very much -- thanks for Jonathan.