Saying that you want to be a model when you grow up is akin to saying that you want to win the Powerball when you grow up. It's out of your control and it's awesome — and it's not a career path.

Cameron Russell

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About This Quote


Source: "Looks Aren't Everything. Believe Me, I'm a Model." TEDxMidAtlantic. Oct. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: According to this quote by model Cameron Russell, you cannot become a model because you choose to; very few people become models and they are able become models due to forces outside of their control. This quote comes from Russell's 2012 TED Talk, in which she provides a not-so-pretty insider's view of the modeling industry. Watch the full TED Talk here: Cameron Russell - Looks Aren't Everything. Believe Me, I'm a Model