'I weighed 85kg at 15': Lee-Ann remembers tough teen years

By Kirstin Buick
27 March 2015

Talk about a flashback Friday! Lee-Ann Liebenberg has taken to her Instagram account to remind her fans they can be "anything they want to be".

Adiós Cape Town! Bikini by @victoriassecret

A photo posted by *Lee-Ann Liebenberg (@leeann_liebenberg) on

The model (32) posted a snap of on a Sunday Times article about her in 2002, when she first grabbed SA's attention as one of the Miss SA Finalists. Along with a glam Sports Illustrated bikini shot of the then 19-year-old Lee-Ann, the article also features a picture of her as an overweight teen - and the difference is striking. "Been wanting to post this for a while...DONT LET ANYONE TELL YOU YOU CAN BE WHAAAATEVER YOU WANT TO BE!" the brunette beauty captioned the pic.

Been wanting to post this for a while...DONT LET ANYONE TELL YOU YOU CAN BE WHAAAATEVER YOU WANT TO BE!

A photo posted by *Lee-Ann Liebenberg (@leeann_liebenberg) on

Lee-Ann, now mother to gorgeous girls Gia and Gabrielle, has previously said she had "terrible" eating habits as a teenager.

“Never trust a woman who doesn’t like to eat. She is probably lousy in bed.” Federico Fellini

A photo posted by *Lee-Ann Liebenberg (@leeann_liebenberg) on

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