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Is It Time For Naomi Campbell to Retire From Modeling?

She recently said she refuses to retire until there are more black models in the industry.


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Iris1000 Iris1000 8 years
Fiend, I agree with you on that one. I remember reading at one time that Naomi had had Tyra removed from a Carl Lagerfield Chanel show. It brings up the question of why she is even making statements as though she is concerned about other black models at all. Is the real problem that she is not getting called for work?
ashante_l ashante_l 8 years
hmm idk she is a great model so idk
Fiend Fiend 8 years
i just want to point out the hypocrisy of her statement of why she won't retire; wasn't she the same person who was black listing Tyra Banks when she was the new up and coming black model?? And i remember she made some stupid comment that British Vogue(? im not sure if it was Vogue or Vanity Fair) never put her, a British black model on their cover, and a blogger pointed out that she had been on their cover a couple of years earlier. SHe is always pulling the race card when she thinks its convenient and will get her sympathy. She should just admit she is in it for the money, and as long as she is still wanted she will keep doing it. Hate Her.
nina_e nina_e 8 years
as long as she's still getting work, what's the point of retiring? Plus MORE ETHNIC MODELS! I'll broaden my statement
skigurl skigurl 8 years
she's totally crazy, but still hot why would she retire
supergurl supergurl 8 years
I'm with you, Lala77. I don't know who makes me barf more Mariah or Naomi Campbell. I never thought she was beautiful and FOR GOD'S SAKE SHE'S LOOSING HER HAIR, PEOPLE. i'd rather see some fresh faces. Ditto for Kate Moss. Hang it up, ladies.
Lala77 Lala77 8 years
Can't believe I can dislike someone more than Mariah :(
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
Why should she quit if she can still work?
Le-Luxe Le-Luxe 8 years
She can still work it- so why not? Still gorgeous baby!
bleached bleached 8 years
She may be crazy but she is a really great model. Her face isn't expressionless and empty like some of the vacant models today. WORK IT NAOMI!
EkaterinaBallerina EkaterinaBallerina 8 years
She might be a complete psycho in real life, but she's an absolutely fantastic model. Her spread in Italian Vogue was stunning. She should do it for as long as she can! I doubt her retiring will have an effect on the lack of black models on the runway. And furthermore, ageism here?!? She looks better than ever at her age and I find it impressive that she's stayed so long in an industry notorious for its ageism.
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 8 years
As crazy as she is, she is still fab. She should not retire
bastylefilegirl bastylefilegirl 8 years
Ummm she looks great, can still strut looks like she has barely aged I say no.
freegracefrom freegracefrom 8 years
Why should she retire? She's got a great job and she's still getting jobs obviously.
baltimoregal baltimoregal 8 years
I don't know that Naomi Campbell is a great representative for black models! She has been mean to other black models in the past...
HipMom HipMom 8 years
She looks good and she has a point - why should she retire? She is kind of obnoxious, but that doesn't disqualify her ;-)
RoyalBlueMoss RoyalBlueMoss 8 years
Why should she stop? Because she's over 30?? There shouldn't ever be a retirement age for models.
kerish kerish 8 years
....Is there a retirement age for models? ........the new black models are younger,does that mean they attract a different type of contract than she would? ........... she still looks good but I would love to see her trying something new....
sophia247 sophia247 8 years
she is a realy gd model
Rnicolew Rnicolew 8 years
Shes hotter than ever now, and she's right, there arent enough black models in the industry, losing her would be tragic!
rabidmoon rabidmoon 8 years
As long as she can get work and look good, why not? What I do wish she'd do is stop losing the plot and going off on people. :P Its tacky.
JaeB JaeB 8 years
Uh, why should she? She still does it well. And it's...what she does. She's fine as a model. As long as she still gets hired, why not? Even if there were more black models, I don't think there'd be a reason for her to retire yet.
sundaygreen sundaygreen 8 years
she bores me.
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