Why Gisele Bundchen is reportedly leaving IMG Models after 22 years

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The supermodel signed with the modelling agency in 1999, and following two decades with the firm, has reportedly decided to bring representation in-house.

The 40-year-old's twin sister Patricia, who also serves as her manager, will take over from IMG Models.

READ MORE | In a world of unrealistic social media standards, Gisele Bundchen urges us to celebrate the things that make us unique

Gisele previously shared that "she believes the cause for unnecessary stress is being concerned about fitting in and being accepted" so she's keen to celebrate what makes everyone 'unique'.

She told Elle.com, "We believe that we have to look a certain way or do a certain thing to be accepted, but that's not the case and that's unnecessary stress.

"We have to be at peace with who we are because we are unique and special.

"Remember, there is only one you. There are seven and a half billion people on the planet, but there's only one you so honour that. Cherish that. You are special," she added.

The management company has, however, signed other big names this year with poet laureate Amanda Gorman, Kamala Harris' step-daughter Ella Emhoff and Natalia Bryant, Vanessa and Kobe Bryant's daughter.  

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