Supermodel Jennifer Gimenez shares her story of rising to fame in the fashion world, bringing to light and exposing the darker side of beauty and the Hollywood industry. Upon moving to the U.S. from Argentina at 13, Jennifer Gimenez was discovered by famed photographer Bruce Weber. She quickly ascended to international stardom, appearing on hundreds of magazine covers from Vogue to Bazaar and Marie Claire, and was the youngest model ever to appear on the cover of American Elle. As a runway model, Gimenez walked the catwalks of Paris, NY, Tokyo, London and Milan for the world’s top designers. She was named to Maxim’s “Hot 100” and Esquire’s “Women We Love”. She’s stared in videos for artists like Mick Jagger, Prince, and 2Pac, among others. She’s also starred in television and film, including Blow, starring alongside Johnny Depp, Vanilla Sky, Corky Romano, Charlie’s Angels, as well as appearances in the Oscar-nominated documentary Let’s Get Lost. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx.
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