Paulina Porizkova on America's Next Top Model: "The one guarantee that you will never make it as a model is to go on that show." Which is both honest and interesting, since she used to judge "that show." [NYPost]
Before testifying at Charles Taylor's trial, Naomi Campbell has demanded accommodations normally extended to victims of atrocities. She wants the media to not film or photograph her, and she wants a lawyer to speak for her on the stand.
"Children and young women should be informed about airbrushing, so they don't fall victim to looking at an image and thinking that anyone can have a 12in waist. It is so not possible," said Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone. [Guardian]
It's hard to know what to make of Tamara Mellon. On the surface, she's a cunning businesswoman with the savvy to serve simultaneously as a brand figurehead. Or, possibly, a cunning brand figurehead with the ability to appear business-savvy.
"No one wants to see curvy women," says Karl Lagerfeld, who has struggled with his weight. "You've got fat mothers with their bags of chips sitting in front of the television and saying that thin models are ugly." [News.com.au]