Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

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 Background:The first black supermodel to appear on the cover of French and British Vogue, as well as Time magazine, Naomi Campbell has dominated the fashion scene since age 27. Breathtaking and exceptional, Naomi has decorated the most prestigious catwalks, fashion magazine covers, media headlines and established herself as a worldwide celebrity.British beauty Naomi has been romantically linked to high-profile names like British aristocrat Damian Aspinall, Mike Tyson, Robert De Niro, nightclub owner Robert Goode, Luca Orlandini, F1 boss Flavio Briatore, Sylvester Stallone, Eric Clapton, Adam Clayton, Joaquin CortÚs and male model Enrique Palacio. Most recent was her fling with Grammy winner hip-hop singer Usher. After three months the couple ended the relationship because she thought he got more media hype on their relationship than she did. Other sources claimed Usher dumped her because he became "bored."Naomi's life seems to be a non-stop soap opera. Her ex personal assistant Rebecca White recently told British TV that Naomi did a lesbian kiss with Kate Moss at a charity fashion show hosted by Nelson Mandela in Barcelona, Spain on June 2001. Naomi also drew attention by confessing that she was addicted to drugs and was joining Narcotics Anonymous then objected to the media coverage stating it was an invasion to her privacy.On a more positive side, Naomi donated the profit of her book sales to the Red Cross Somalia Relief Fund and recently joined the Dalai Lama foundation to construct kindergartens for international deprived societies through UNESCO.Blending CulturesChildhood and Family:In Stratham, South London, England, Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970. Since childhood the Jamaican-Chinese beauty had a special interest in acting. Naomi attended the Italia Conti Stage School and the London Academy For Performing Arts.Breaking BoundariesCareer:"I'd love to have Naomi's body. She has the most extraordinary body." Rupert EverettFifteen-year-old Naomi was spotted while window-shopping in London's Covent Garden by ex head of Synchro, Beth Bold, and her career took flight. After her pose on Elle's cover in April 1986, Naomi broke fashion terrain in August 1988 by being the first black model to pose for the French Vogue cover. Soon she was working for big guns Ralph Lauren, Francois Nars, Lee Jeans, Olympus, Jazz and Versace.Her presence was so electrifying that she also appeared in several music videos including Michael Jackson's In The Closet and a video for Aretha Franklin and George Michael. She even tried her hand singing and debuted with her 1995 album Babywoman, released by Epic Records. Her single La, La, La Love Song, collaboration with Japanese singer Toshi, hit the charts at No. 1 in Japan.Already modeling and singing, Naomi would later add acting to her fame. Her first movie picture appearance was in Spike Lee's Girl Six (1996), in which she costarred with Madonna and Theresa Randle. She also played a part in An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood BurnNaomi is credited with several other films including Miami Rhapsody (Antonio Banderas, Sarah Jessica Parker and Mia Farrow) as well as Tony Hickox's Invasion of Privacy. As for TV Naomi has appeared in TV series like NY Undercover and Fresh Prince of Bel Air.Swan is a novel co-authored by Naomi that was published in 1995 by Heinemann/Mandarin. Later she would add the book Naomi, which contains some of her best photo collections from her career and features work from such leading photographers as Herb Ritts, Steven Meisel, Richard Avedon, Ellen Von Unwerth, and Peter Lindbergh."The worst was when my skirt fell down to my ankles -- but I had on thick tights underneath." Naomi Campbell on a bad moment in modeling.Awards: People: 50 Most Beautiful People in The World, 1991 Cool Britannia: Most Influential Denizen, 1998
I'm very observant and very instinctive. In life, you have to have the vulnerability to accept when you are to blame. And I do have that, and I am open enough to say it.More Naomi Campbell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you have to talk to more than three people about the same problem, you don't want help, you want attention.More Naomi Campbell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've always been very shy of doing television. I've always said 'no.' Not to be disrespectful to anyone - I didn't want to say 'yes' and then let people down.More Naomi Campbell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Well, when I started modeling in the mid-'80s, the girls who did shows did shows, and the girls who did magazines did magazines. That's what was understood.More Naomi Campbell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't like workouts that make you bulky.More Naomi Campbell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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