Ratajkowski, in the meantime, mentioned she’s confronted loads of “backlash” ever since her essay excerpt made headlines.
“It was a brutal couple of days on Twitter for me,” Ratajkowski recalled. “However you already know, I felt prefer it was actually vital as a result of for thus lengthy I talked about one aspect of my expertise, which was me having a lot enjoyable, being on the set with a bunch of girls—which can be true and I suppose that is kind of what the guide is about.”
She continued, “These are the elements you possibly can’t see on Instagram, you possibly can’t see whenever you Google one thing or watch a video, however that is the fact of what it means to be a mannequin and be a commodity in that manner.”
Ratajkowski tackles this cultural commodification of girls all through My Physique, reflecting on her childhood, profession and ultimately, the delivery of her son Sly. She and her producer husband Sebastian Bear-McClard welcomed him in March, and as Ratajkowski revealed in a current interview with ELLE, she was initially relived to have a son as an alternative of a daughter.