In a new interview with Vogue Australia, Hailey Baldwin admitted shes not always confident in her abilities to strut her stuff and sometimes compares herself to other models.
Hailey Baldwin, 22, fearlessly opened up about a time she struggled with doubting herself while going after her modeling career, in a new interview for her cover story in Vogue Australia. The blonde beauty revealed that although shes inspiring many girls around the world now, her rise to the top as a model hasnt been the easiest due to some differences she has from other models like Kendall Jenner, 23, and Gigi Hadid, 24, who are both her friends, and it has sometimes affected her confidence. “My burn in the modeling industry has been slow and Ive had to learn to be okay with that,” she told the outlet for its Oct. issue. “Im shorter than most of the girls. Even though Im five-foot-eight, Im not a runway girl and I totally used to feel inferior to some of my friends. Look at Kendall and Bells [Bella Hadid] and Gigi…theyre all tall and doing every runway.”
Hailey went on to touch base on the fact that because she couldnt do a lot of runways, there were even some people who told her she couldnt be a real model. “For a while, there was a part of me that didnt know if I could have the career I wanted if I couldnt do runway. I had so many people, like casting directors, say: We dont think shes a real model,” she explained.
Despite the hardships she went through due to difficulties on the runway, Hailey is happy to say that she “found my own lane” in posing for photos and taking part in other projects that give her look exposure. “I dont look short in photos,” she said. “Im proud of myself for building a more commercial