‘I’m known as one of the most beautiful women in the world… but it’s one thing to be 20 with legs up to your armpits, and another to be 51’: Elle Macpherson on how growing older affected her supermodel confidence
- Elle Macpherson admitted in an interview that she feels less confident
- ‘The Body’ says that not being 20 anymore has made her unsure of herself
- The model, 51, says feeling good inside is now more important to her.
She is one of the original supermodels and has been hailed as ‘The Body’ – the ultimate vision of beauty – for decades.
But even The Body ages eventually.
‘Really not confident and sure of myself’: Elle Macpherson admitted in a revealing interview on Wednesday that growing older has affected her confidence
The Body, now and then: ‘It’s one thing being 20 and gorgeous with legs up to your armpits and beautiful tight skin… and it’s another to be 51,’ she said
‘It’s one thing being 20 and gorgeous with legs up to your armpits and beautiful tight skin… and it’s another to be 51,’ she said during a frank interview with Sunrise on Wednesday.
‘Finally you get to this stage and you say “I’ve been known to be one of the most beautiful women in the world,” and felt really not confident and sure of myself.
‘As I’ve matured I’ve realised that it doesn’t really matter what I look like. The most important thing is how do I feel?
‘When I started sleeping more and relaxing a bit more in my life and looking after my nutrition… good nutrition can change everything.
‘I hadn’t really understood how deprived my body was.’
Elle appeared on the morning program to spruik her supplement The Super Elixir, which she says has changed her life.