Longtime mannequin and businesswoman Tyra Banks is approaching her fiftieth birthday – however is not “insecure” in any respect about reaching the age milestone, she says in new interview.
Tyra Banks, 49 years previous, is starring in designer Karen Millen’s newest ICONS marketing campaign – and she or he’s getting candid about how growing older has affected her.
“I look within the mirror and I do not really feel 50,” she mentioned in an interview with Individuals in regards to the marketing campaign. “I believe 50 is the brand new 30s.”
The star, who has hosted TV exhibits (trace trace, America’s Subsequent High Mannequin), has been a prime mannequin herself for a few years, and even has starred in motion pictures (who remembers Life Dimension?). After her busy profession, which she continues to be in, full velocity forward, btw, she sees no indicators of growing older that she feels the necessity to appropriate – proper now.
“Once I look within the mirror, I do not see it. I’ve not had age cosmetic surgery stuff. Not towards it. I simply have not had it but. Possibly I will want a little bit one thing one thing — I’m 50 though I am not [yet]. However I am not insecure about it,” she mentioned.
She has been utilizing her age to her benefit, although, and in fairly the humorous manner. “I hold saying I am 50, though I am not, as an excuse. When folks ask me I say, ‘I ain’t doing that — I am 50,’” she mentioned. “Or, ‘I am simply going to let you know what I believe, as a result of I am 50.’”
As for her huge birthday plans? – which is on 4 December – she needs to simply spend time along with her boyfriend, businessman Louis Bélanger-Martin, and her son York, 7.
“My man, he needed to throw this big 50 12 months previous birthday for me and I sort of came upon about it,” she mentioned. “I let him know I’ve no want to try this. I simply need to go to Disneyland with the household.”
Not too long ago, Tyra mentioned that she’s solely taking modeling gigs when it feels proper to her – however getting photographed by Karen Miller was a no brainer for her.
“I really feel empowered. Typically I will go to a photograph shoot and I will be like, ‘These things ain’t going match me. It ain’t going to suit proper.’ I’ll should do all these methods and stuff. However I really feel proud to have these garments and that they give the impression of being so good,” she mentioned, referencing the clothes she was in a position to put on from the Karen Miller shoot.
Although she says she does not have the physique she “used to have” on runways, she nonetheless is ready to discover alternatives to really feel assured.
“I haven’t got the physique I used to have once I was on runways, and so to have these garments match me like this … it is uncommon to have a tailor-made piece look good on curves,” she mentioned.