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It was the eighties when the term supermodel was first born our next guest is one of the decade's most famous supermodels she joins us to reveal what that term really meant.
And helped shape it generation.
She's got in Jacksonville Florida where I was a couple of days ago Kim Alexis joins us live we weren't you can't.
Good morning how are you guys doing fine thank you.
The real -- I thought I'd heard Janice Dickinson say she was like the first supermodel -- but that's not right.
Well he you know I think that's what she thinks and if you didn't look really back at everything he.
It's storm just blossomed all of a sudden this term just came out and that she might have had some conversation somewhere is that's what she's thinking but I just I don't remember the conversations then.
So a supermodel.
Well I think get.
-- started because these girls started getting more and more oppressed they started to loud -- recognized in the media have heard it being on Sports Illustrated.
More about -- well rounded is supermodel was summoned that was on.
Runways on cover is doing ads and also.
It's appealing to the male generation by being in swimsuit issues tell me if you think all these belong in the supermodel class of all one or of -- -- Christie Brinkley Carol alt -- -- and you.
-- you basically is that basically the class.
I think you know there's there's some other girls that could easily have been in their Pauline I think you mentioned her.
Is Cindy Crawford I guess must've squeaked in there at the very end she's younger than I am so you -- some other girls in -- -- You know I -- CI Elle McPherson to.
Oh yeah she's lovely yeah I can ask him because now the trick as sort it changed you feel like Anemia Heidi clean room and we had Gisele Bundchen.
But you say that Hollywood stars have sort of usurped the role of supermodel.
They have what what they've done is taken some of our business we used to have the covers of the magazines we used to have they the big make up ads.
And you see now your movie stars having that covers they're they're doing all the ads they're taken dollar business have.
-- own business.
Okay let's a little bit about just money as we look at some of the covers that you bent on how much you have kid I don't know I don't know.
You -- know you hear Giselle make something like thirty million dollars a year back in the.
It makes me sick how it keeps me fit to -- before you know how much when it's supermodel may have been.
Wait wait wait lot less than they're making right now.
And that's our heroes are just.
And in part part of this thing is that some of these girls not to sell 'cause I think he -- that she yeah she's she's way up there but there's some of these girls that are getting really high rates.
And they're less professional now than we ever -- and I think you find.
It was true an athletics that was true an allotted to area kid to -- that she's got a look at the tonight.
She's got look is running yes I'm hosting a new show on TV land and is fine you know model over the age of 35.
It's about it's all right all right we'll be too -- for that tonight she's got the look on TV land.
Kim Alexis supermodel.
We thank you very much for joining us as we flashback to the -- Here welcome have a great day and she has the look she's supposedly.
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