Gisele Bündchen was tormented for her looks before she became a supermodel. Supermodel Gisele Bündchen, whose yearly earnings are assessed to be $44 million, as per Forbes, discussed her childhood in a meeting with The New York Times that was posted Saturday.
Even before I got into the business, I was used to being bullied because I was always tall and skinny and stuck out,” Gisele said. “I got really red all the time from playing volleyball, red like a pepper. So I thought bullying was just the way life is.” Gisele had said in an interview that she was bullied when she was in school.
“I was 5’11” at 14. It wasn’t fun,” she said. “Like everyone ridiculed me. Each time I go in the dance class, no one wants to dance with me. Truly, I was this much taller than everybody in my class, you know.”
Gisele said her peers called her Olive Oyl, named after the cartoon character Popeye’s skinny girlfriend.
“It was truly mean,” she said, including, “And when you are youthful, you feel truly awkward, right. You are 14 years of age. You don’t need any help feeling awkward.”
Gisele likewise said her friendly twin sister Patricia Bündchen was shorter than her at the time.
“She resembled everyone—you know, she had the same stature as other people,” she said. What’s more, I just felt like I was bullied a lot in school.”
Gisele at first needed to be a volleyball player. Be that as it may, one day, a modeling scout found her at a shopping center in São Paulo, while she was on a school trip.
She decides to make her career in modeling and then after she signs fashion campaigns and magazine covers.
Be that as it may, Gisele still drew feedback for her takes care of her started her displaying profession.
But Gisele still drew criticism for her looks after she began her modeling career.
” Gisele had made similar comments to People magazine in April, saying, “I remember some people telling me my nose was too big or my eyes were too small, that I could never be on a magazine cover…It wasn’t easy to be 14 and hear that kind of criticism. It made me feel insecure.”
Gisele said her father told her, “Next time, tell them, ‘I have a big nose and that comes with a big personality.'”
“At that point I felt, if I kept working hard and giving my best, it would all work out,” she said. “CINEWS”