Popular model, Naomi Campbell has said she is not ready to become a mother even if she is 49 years old.
In a recent interview with WSJ. Magazine, she disclosed that she is in no hurry to have a kid because she already sees herself as a mother figure to several kids around the world, especially in Africa.
Her words, “Me having kids? Not yet—I’ll see what the universe brings me.”
On being single, “Being alone doesn’t mean you are lonely. I don’t have time to be bored, and I don’t have time to be lonely.”
“For me, privacy is important to know each other, and I always worry that my job will not allow that. But I have ways. I was taught that by Robert De Niro.”
On her battle with substance and alcohol abuse, “I’m a survivor. I don’t have a squeaky-clean life, and I don’t pretend to. I was the first to say that I was an addict, and I’m so grateful to God to be a recovering addict and a recovering alcoholic.”
We wish her luck.
Naomi Elaine Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is an English model, actress, and businesswoman. Recruited at the age of 15, she established herself amongst the most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and the 1990s and was one of six models of her generation declared supermodels by the fashion industry and the international press.
In addition to her modeling career, Campbell has embarked on other ventures, which include an R&B-pop studio album and several acting appearances in film and television, such as the modelling competition reality show The Face and its international offshoots. Campbell is also involved in charity work for various causes.
Campbell was born in Streatham, South London, the daughter of Jamaican-born dancer Valerie Morris. In accordance with her mother’s wishes, Campbell has never met her father, who abandoned her mother when she was four months pregnant and was unnamed on her birth certificate. She took on the surname “Campbell” from her mother’s second marriage. Her half-brother, Pierre, was born in 1985. Campbell is of Jamaican descent, as well as of Chinese-Jamaican ancestry through her paternal grandmother, who carried the family name “Ming”.
During her early years, Campbell lived in Rome, where her mother worked as a modern dancer. Following their return to London, she was left in the care of relatives while her mother travelled across Europe with the dance troupe Fantastica. From the age of three, Campbell attended the Barbara Speake Stage School and at 10 years old, she was accepted into the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, where she studied ballet.