Courtesy Harper’s Bazaar
“I would never call myself that,” she says of the term ‘supermodel’ in the March issue of
. “I don’t have any superhuman powers.”
To that end, the 41-year-old works hard to maintain her famous figure. “For me, carbs are a treat now,” she says, admitting to doing “everything I can to keep my skin elasticated.” (While speaking with Oprah Winfrey in 2010 she confessed to going on 18-day cleanses and jumping rope to keep her face lean.)
“I still love what I do,” she explains, but instead of ‘supermodel,’ she’s drawn to terms including “transformation, reinvention, and chameleon,” buzz words which demonstrate a marked departure from her mantra in the late ’90’s. “I never diet. I smoke. I drink now and then. I never work out. I work very hard and I am worth every cent,” she infamously told Playboy in 1999. Read more on Campbell at harpersbazaar.com/naomi and in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar.
Courtesy Terry Richardson for Harper’s Bazaar