All of a sudden I was living what is perceived to be the model life. It was just full-on, 24 hours a day. It was work all the time. And there's always a party to go to.
People think your success is just a matter of having a pretty face. But it's easy to be chewed up and spat out. You've got to stay ahead of the game to be able to stay in it.
I was a scapegoat. The media had to put responsibility on somebody, and I was chosen. They felt free to say that because someone was thin they were anorexic, which is ridiculous.
It is quite amazing what I didn't feel after a while. I didn't really want to feel things.
I'd go on the train to castings, changing from my school uniform on the train. I carried on like that for a few years, getting jobs in bits and pieces.
I was 14 when I started modeling. At the end of that first day my mum said, If you want to do this, you're on your own because I'm not traipsing around London ever again like that. It's a nightmare.
There was a point when it all really took off and got quite overwhelming, even though I didn't realize it.
Now I can walk into a room full of people I don't know and do my job. That's quite a massive thing to learn, I think.
There's always a dinner to go to. There're always loads of people around. I was having fun working with my friends. For a while it all just kind of rolled together in a great way.
I was definitely living fast. I was working, traveling a lot, playing. I didn't stop. It all became unbalanced.
Everyone's projecting onto you, or you feel like everyone is judging you. I feel like I'm being judged a lot of the time. You become really self-conscious.
I was doing things that weren't good for me. So I checked into the Churchill Priory clinic. It was the best thing I've done for ages.
Calvin was very clever. We did the pictures and made the commercial, and that really worked.
When people see an actor speak, they think they know him or her, whereas I'm just a face or a body to them.
I kind of lost interest in school. I was never really that interested anyway. I was never academic. I didn't really go to school as much as I should have.
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