Kate Upton (27) don’t shed no tears before the announcement of an impending cancellation of the fashion show of Victoria’s Secret this year. As well as made it clear when he was asked to analyse the news during her appearance on the talk show Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohenchannel Bravo. Before a phone call from a viewer who asked about the issue, the model said clearly: “you Know what? We are fed up of seeing the same body type. Now you have to be inclusive in terms of the body. All women need to be represented, otherwise, it is a nap”.
The blonde -famous for her curves – he jumped to stardom in 2012, after being chosen as the cover of the desired edition of swimsuits for Sports Illustrated. An honor that was repeated two times.
And although Upton modeled for the catalog Victoria’s Secret , was never called to parade in his famous christmas show. In fact, in a profile of the model that made the New York Times in 2012 -in regard to its impact on the industry, where the curves was not welcome-, the creative director of event company of underwear, Sophia Neophitou, said VS “would never use” for the annual spectacle. Called it “too obvious”, comparing it with “the wife of a footballer: of blond hair and that kind of face that anyone with enough money can go out and buy”recalls Page Six.
The tuning of the television broadcast of the parade of the brand has plummeted in the last few years. In addition, Victoria’s Secret has been exposed to strong criticism for the lack of diversity in its process of casting and by the offensive comments of the former director of marketing Ed Razek on models of large size and trans.
In may, the company announced its plans to “rethink” the program, which will leave television after almost 20 years.
Meanwhile, by turning a deaf ear to the comments of the evaluation the company made of it, Kate Uptoncompartió screen in the cinema with Cameron Diaz in the comedy Women on the attack and has been on the cover of Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ and in the latest edition of Health magazine, for which she posed in photos with no retouch.
“It was a very hard decision to make because they were months after I gave birth to my little daughter,” he explained during his appearance on the program, Andy Cohen. “But I thought that was really important because we are surrounded by so many touch-ups and social networks with filters, which we have lost touch with what is real and what is not real”.