Alexina Graham is likely one of the most up-to-date Victoria’s Secret Angels, and the one naturally red-haired one at that, nonetheless the 29-year-old mannequin who has joined others like Gigi Hadid, Bella Haidid, Kendall Jenner, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel, Adriana Lima and Josephine Skriver wasn’t at all times so fortunate and has confronted her justifiable share of dangerous modelling gigs and brokers.
In a latest candid interview on the podcast The Not So Simple Life, which is hosted by vogue fashions Kylie Vonnahme and Sophie Longford, Alexina revealed how she was body-shamed by her former agent and in addition opened up about her latest battle with Covid. Alexina additionally spoke about her story of changing into a mannequin, how she managed to develop into an Angel, how she cured her grownup pimples after being wrongly identified by her dermatologist, additionally they mentioned the way forward for the Victoria Secrets vogue present, and if it’ll ever make a comeback, amongst different issues.
Talking about how she received the Victoria Secrets gig, she mentioned, “My agent called me and said they had some good news and when they said I was becoming an Angel I said ‘Shut up!’, I didn’t believe it… it was so surreal I couldn’t believe it.” She went on so as to add that it was as a result of the ladies have been continuously competing with one another that they’d be consuming and coaching more durable, she mentioned, “VS don’t tell you to be skinny they don’t tell you lose weight, its just the girls’ mentality and how we are all competitive with each other.”
She shared how she was gorging on chocolate cake after her VS casting name as she had tried for 2 years and never gotten the gig, she shared that when she was informed she received a name again, she exclaimed, “I’m eating chocolate cake!”
However, previous modelling experiences weren’t as nice, and Alexina divulged, “They (her agent) said to me, ‘babe, you’re too fat’… and the next day…I walked into the agency with a McDonald’s (meal)!”
When requested what her routine is to arrange for the VS present, she mentioned, “I can eat whatever I like I am quite lucky when it comes to metabolism, but I would workout twice a day before the show and before the casting but more or less I can eat whatever I like. Not like pizza or anything, but a balanced diet.”
Alexina additionally trains 4 instances every week, doing weight coaching and Muay Thai to maintain her lean determine wanting picture-perfect always.
In an interview with Glamour UK, Alexina had shared how she reacted when she came upon she was a VS Angel, “I found out when I was having dinner with one of my best friends, just in a restaurant in Soho, New York. My agent sent me a screenshot of an email saying, ‘you are joining the VS family in 2019!’ So, I called her thinking she was joking, and she said, ‘no it’s true!’ So, me and my friend just got champagne – it was such a great way to find out! We kept it chic though, darling!”
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