Gemma Ward Quotes
Gemma Louise Ward (born 3 November 1987) is an Australian fashion model and actress. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Ward was first scouted at the age of 14, and made her Australian Fashion Week debut aged 15. She later became the youngest model to appear on the cover of the American edition of Vogue, later appearing on the covers of both Teen Vogue and Time. Vogue Paris would later declare her as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s. Ward is widely considered to be a supermodel.
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I think in terms of me shying away from modelling, I would like to clarify in some way that I was taking a break from many things in my life and obviously what people in the public see is that I'm pulling away from what is more public.
Lots of models have played mermaids throughout history and it is, kind of, a funny rite of passage.
I've always admired Cate Blanchett and the roles she chooses. I think she's got an incredible discipline in a way, with choosing roles that are going to help her grow and bring something interesting to the world.
I wanted to be like an actor or a comedian for a little while, because I was always wanting to make people laugh, and being stupid, so I never thought I'd be doing a job where you always have to look nice, and polished and sophisticated.
To make my brothers and my sister laugh was the greatest joy to me in my life. I like people who can make fun of themselves a lot.
As a child, I was a clown. I didn't hesitate to make a fool of myself and I would love to completely take on wacky characters.
It's hard if you start believing that you should be really that perfect fantasy ideal, that people start believing because of all of the retouching. You can delve into that fantasy world and play with it, but when you walk away, that's not you.
Some girls get swept up in the lifestyle - clubbing and partying with celebrities. You can't live your life like that, though. It's fake.
I got on stage for the first time when I was seven. From seven until I was about nine it was probably more to do with just being on stage and having the attention.