Skip Nav
Summer
How to Live Out the Rest of the Summer in Your Favorite Wardrobe Staples
Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid's Favorite NYC Accessory Is Yours Too
Bella Hadid
Bella Hadid's White Tube Top Will Take You Straight Back to Limited Too

Fab Flash: Charlize Theron, Supermodel?

She's been a serious dancer and serious actress, and now Charlize Theron reveals that serious model could have been on the list . . . if she was willing to lose some weight.

"I had the capability to be a bigger model than I was," says Charlize, who paid her way early on with photoshoots. "They were always telling me, 'Lose five pounds and you'll be a supermodel'. But I saw modeling like waitressing — it was a way to pay for another career, and that career was dance."

Unfortunately, or fortunately — depending on how you look at it — Charlize injured her knee when she was 19, causing both dance and modeling to take a backseat to her acting career.

Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
aquariuspatsfan aquariuspatsfan 8 years
how could you NOT think she's pretty caervan? She's gorgeous. IT's not like she's Kate MOss where she has that debatable beauty taht some people think is ugly or beautiful. She is an indisputable beauty! Anyway Charlize is too good an actress anyway to waste time being a model. Could a supermodel pull off what she did in Monster? No. And anyway Charlize is prettier than most supermodels anyway. Most supermodels are not THAT beautiful IMO.
girlfriday girlfriday 8 years
You know, I was under the impression that she had been a really big model before she was an actress. I don't know where I thought that from...
haute77 haute77 8 years
she is gorgeous. ashcwebb, i think she was referring to her dance career when she tore her knee.
velvet-summer velvet-summer 8 years
she is stunning!
DreaAST DreaAST 8 years
i think she is so pretty but i don't care for her personality.
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
shes gorgeous
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 8 years
I love her.
emalove emalove 8 years
She's pretty enough to have been a supermodel.
incheto incheto 8 years
charlize is so beautiful, she's the real thing
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I think she is gorgeous.
caernarvan caernarvan 8 years
I don't think she's that pretty... But then again, I don't think Kate Moss is that pretty either. Hmm.
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
LMAO, ashcwebb.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Ummmm how bad did she injure her knee??? I ripped my MCL like 4 years ago and I am sure if I had a modelling oppurtunity I would take it!
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
She's sooo gorgeous!
Fast 8 Movie Cast
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn at Cannes Film Festival 2016
Celebrity Tattoo Pictures
Charlize Theron Says Her "Pretty People" Quote Was Taken Out of Context
Chris Hemsworth at Huntsman Winter's War LA Premiere Photos
Charlize Theron Wall Street Journal April 2016
Chris Hemsworth at Huntsman Winter's War Germany Pictures

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
X