Megan Thee Stallion praises Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell as an inspiration for her younger self

Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2019 American Music Awards. Photographed by Jeff Kravitz
Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2019 American Music Awards. Photographed by Jeff Kravitz
Jeff Kravitz

The rapper says she is 5ft 10inc (178cm), probably 6ft 2inc (188cm) in heels but was never self-conscious about being tall because she admired leggy supermodels including Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen and Naomi Campbell.

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“Honestly, nobody in my family told me that being tall was a bad thing. My family made me feel like I was so beautiful and I looked at a lot of models, the women my mom would put in my face – Tyra Banaks, Gisele, Naomi Campbell – so it was like, ‘Oh, that’s me!’," she told British Vogue Magazine.

"So when people tried to tease me, I didn’t see the insult. I love being tall. I like the air up here.”

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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