Victoria’s Secret Angel Says She Discourages Young Girls From Going Into modelling

Model Cameron Russell walked the Victoria’s Secret catwalk as an Angel a few weeks ago. 

But she recently showed off her brains instead of her body and gave a talk at a TED conference about the industry. 

Russell, 25, has been a model for eight years. 

But she said it makes her sad when young girls tell her they want to follow in her footsteps. 

“What I really want to say to these little girls, is ‘Why? You know, you can be anything,’ Russell said. “‘Saying you want to be a model when you want to grow up is akin to saying you want to win the Powerball when you grow up.”

“I’ve received all these benefits from a deck stacked in my favour,” Russell said. 

Check out her TED talk: