Supermodel Emily DiDonato says when she started out in the modeling world she dropped more than 20 pounds after agencies labeled her “too curvy.”
The 28-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model shared in a video on YouTube that when she was first looking for a career in modeling after moving to New York City she was told she was “too curvy, too big and too athletic,” per Fox News in a piece published Tuesday.
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“To me, to be successful, it was to be thin,” DiDonato shared of how she thought when she was an 18-year-old hopeful model. “So I am going to do whatever it takes, and I did. I was eating as little as possible, I was very obsessed with what I was putting in my body and I was over-exercising.”
The swimsuit model continued, while explaining after she dropped more than 20 pounds in just a few weeks she suffered from depression after “putting an obscene amount of pressure” on herself to make it in the modeling...