Naomi Campbell 'ready for motherhood'
Naomi Campbell feels ready to have children.
The 43-year-old supermodel split from businessman Vladislav Doronin last year and is currently single. After knowing she wanted children for most of her life, Naomi has now decided the time is right even though she isn’t in a relationship.
“I’m at an age where I’ve decided I do want to have a baby,” she told designer Diane von Furstenberg, who was interviewing her at SiriusXM Radio’s Town Hall series.
“Yes or no - I’ve always spoken about children so many times in my interviews over the years. I do want to have a baby. And whether I’m with a man or not, I will have it on my own.”
Although she can’t wait to have her own child, the star already feels like a mother. She mentors up-and-coming models on her TV show The Face and gets so close to her team their bond is always intense.
Naomi understands having a family will change her life, but there are some things she will not sacrifice. One of those is the value she puts on keeping her personal life private.
“It’s because I’m thinking of the other person and I don’t want to expose them,” she explained. “It’s a double-edged sword, really.”
The star may be known for strutting her stuff on catwalks, but modelling wasn’t Naomi’s first dream. When she was growing up she expected to become a ballet dancer, just like her mother Valerie Morris.
While she loved jazz dancing as a youngster, these days there are some moves she can’t fathom.
“I don’t know how to twerk,” she stated. “I don’t think I want to know how to twerk. And I’m not sure if I’ll ever be an example of how to twerk.”
She may not want to show off her raunchy side, but Naomi is happy to prove she has talents other than modelling. During an appearance on CBS This Morning yesterday she revealed a penchant for comedy.
“I would love to do Saturday Night Live,” she laughed, referring to the American sketch TV show. “I think sense of humour is the best thing in the world. To make fun of yourself. To be another character. And you can always say, ‘I was just acting. It wasn’t me.’”
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