It is a dream comes true for a model to appear for Playboy. You appeared for Playboy in November 2010 issue, which became one of the top-selling issues that year. Tell us more about your experience of working with Playboy.
Working with Playboy was an amazing dream come true and a turning point in my life. It was almost like coming into my womanhood; I worked hard to feel confident in that shoot. I just felt like I could conquer the world that day, coming from someone who is usually reserved and a bit shy. I felt completely comfortable and so happy with how I looked because of the hard training and everything I put into it. So, it was a special pivotal moment in my life.
Advice and motivational words to the inspiring and budding fashion model girls, who all are your fans and shall like to know from you for their climb to the ladder of success in the field of modeling?
Don’t let people discourage you because you never know what the client might say. Yes, there’s going to be a bunch of no’s, but you can’t let that get to you or take it personally because everyone’s looking for a different thing as far as clients go. All you need is that one yes to change your life, kind of like the UFC for me. Also, whatever job or booking you go to, makes sure you’re pleasant there. Be kind to the photographer or the hair person; those things make a lasting impact. If you’re making a name for yourself as a mean person, It doesn’t matter how beautiful you are; You’re not going to get booked for specific jobs.
You have been associated as a celebrity ambassador for fundraising for victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. In 2013, you on eBay raised money for breast cancer research. Presently during the COVID-19 pandemic, you have organized a GoFundMe fundraiser to provide medical Protective equipment for the Centennial Hospital in Las Vegas and other related hospitals. These are all dear to your heart, tell us how you have been able to achieve and quench your thirst for giving back to society through this endeavor of yours?
I think giving is one of the most rewarding things that you can do. It doesn’t matter how big or small, helping other people makes me feel good. I don’t know if that’s a selfish thing or not but, I like the feeling that I get when I help other people. With the hardships that everyone is facing now, helping others during these times is special for me.
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