Paulina Politskova has a message about modeling.
former America’s Next Top Model The 57-year-old judge shared a photo of herself in a colorful bikini on Instagram on Thursday. She used her photo to share her “food for thought” in her caption.
“Athlete vs. model. Both start their careers very young,” she wrote. “Both make a lot of money for their services, based on physical ability and in direct proportion to demand. Both need to keep themselves in top physical condition. Both careers end just when most people come.Both are celebrations (or objectifications) of the human body.Both demand personal sacrifices. are also used for your entertainment and to sell your products.
One difference, she said, is that models tend to favor women, whereas sports tend to be associated with men. However, Politskova said both could end their careers at an advanced age.
“If they still refuse to give up, one will be applauded and seen as heroic while the other will be shamed as pathetic,” she shared.
Porizkova revealed that she was on vacation and shared a photo taken by a friend. “No filters, no retouching, no nonsense”
Politzkova has long spoken out about ageism in the modeling industry and beyond.in an interview with Los Angeles magazine, she recalled going out to Las Vegas with her then-husband, the late Cars frontman Rick Ocasek, and feeling invisible for the first time. She blamed her lack of attention, which was new to her, being first recognized as an older woman.
“We were staying in one of the big hotels,” she explained. Seemed hot as if she was hanging out on the runway but it didn’t go unnoticed Before when she walked in the crowd she always had a little bit of friction But in Vegas For the first time that night, there was nothing like that at all. It’s like no one was watching me. ”
Porizkova is now using the hashtag #BetweenJLoAndBettyWhite to highlight women who are in the middle stages of their lives. In June she said: Email+ On the prejudice against older women’s acceptance of sexuality.
“The problem I’ve noticed is that sexy menopausal women are seen as advertising false products,” Politskova shared. And we know what we want, which makes us more empowered, more intimidating, and sexier.
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