I made my living being 20 or 30 pounds heavier than the average model. And that's where I got famous.
My aunt used to call me light bulb head because my head is small at the bottom and bigger at the top. But it was a term of endearment.
If you can think psychographically and not demographically, you can really target a lot more audiences.
I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show.
I'm not sure exactly how gossiping about my life with my audience really helps them.
It's so important to understand your good attendance ups your chances of graduating.
As I look into the future, I see radical changes in both how people 'attain beauty,' and how the world perceives beauty. In general, I believe traditional beauty will be less valuable - and more uniqueness will be heralded.
The future is in photos for social media. More and more people are not reading, so I try to attach a photo to most Tweets.
I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ.
I was embarrassed when a businessman friend asked, 'What's the yearly budget of your talk show? What's the per-episode budget?' And I looked at him with these blank, typical-model eyes and said, 'I don't know.' I call myself a businesswoman, and I don't know that?
When I was not connected with someone, I didn't get asked out that often.
People always ask me if I'm going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come.
I have a poverty demon. I'll ask my accountant if I can afford something, and he'll say, 'What are you talking about?'
Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.
I think the rise of Asian models is an absolutely beautiful thing.
I have scars on the backs of my arms from dressers in Paris scraping me with pins as I was taking a shirt or gown off.
I feel more comfortable when I'm lighter - I sleep better, I snore less, I have more endurance when I work out, my arms look better.
Rihanna told me her parents used to argue so intensely, she used to get these headaches, these migraines that were almost not even treatable with medicine. The moment her parents separated, her migraines went away.