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-- runway model to move role model this former Victoria's Secret Angel now breaking her silence telling the world how.
Got open a Verizon told her to leave the beauty industry behind.
-- the city author of a new -- I'm no Angel is my guest this morning -- me.
So people will be shocked to hear your story because they'll think -- he -- she won this big competition -- 101000 young women.
You had your chance to walk the catwalk and then you said and this is not for me right.
-- Well you know a number of things happened to -- me to that point and I talk about them on my -- But some of the most important things to me as really.
I'm afraid that young girls out there.
-- I don't wanna be the type of role model that girls look up to them and think that they have to be.
As then -- me and have the big hair and and all of that to feel beautiful.
I know -- be with my younger cousin and she was -- like she had a counterfeit.
And to feel -- like me and I realize that there's tons of young girls out there just like her.
And that's the panorama -- setting them and that's a minute sample -- I can.
Imagine a shocking you heard because I think she was only eight years old -- and yeah my daughter -- nine and and and -- especially you think a lot about how you're developing that child.
And what's important than what you ultimately decided.
Was that building self esteem from the inside was what you want to give to young girls as a role model.
Yes and -- and that's what I focus on and on my name speaking engagements when talking today younger girls and it's interesting because you claiming your book that Victoria's Secret encouraged you to.
Hook up with celebrities even though they knew that you were married they are now calling up this morning fabrications misstatements about their brand how would you respond back to him.
-- -- -- I know that they made these claims without ever even reading my -- And I believe that.
Their claims are based on what the media put forth and and the media -- said that I was slamming them in my buck and that's really not the case.
My book talks a little bit about nights dances with their brand but it's mainly about body image issues.
I think that happened to me when I was fourteen when I first got involved in the industry.
And and everything that let me add to this point and it's really.
A book for teen girls and young girls and to help them with there there in your meeting their body image issues.
One out of five girls right now having eating disorder.
And that just breaks my heart it's huge it's a huge issue right now I know originally said hey -- might do more wholesome modeling at night given that up to -- yes I have.
-- -- I just I want -- Walk the talk had talked to a lot.
As opposed to -- -- hit it cutting the city much success on your book I'm no Angel could -- thinking -- him.
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