Victoria’s Secret model Candice Swanepoel has made headlines after appearing alarmingly thin during a recent photo shoot.
The entertainment website Hollywood Life called her “scarily, skeletally, stick-thin,” adding, “That’s not how the human body is meant to look.”
Swanepoel revealed her skinny frame while modeling the lingerie line’s new swimwear at Los Angeles’ Mondrian Hotel. With stick-thin legs and a hollowed stomach, the once-curvy model stood out among her fellow Victoria’s Secret angels.
Swanepoel, a 22-year-old South African, looked significantly skinnier than in photos just two months ago, when she was the face of the company’s Valentine’s Day campaign. Her most recent modeling card from the agency IMG says she wears a size-8 dress, but she appears much smaller than that.
Swanepoel, who recently landed the cover of Victoria’s Secret 2011 swim catalogue, has become one of the label’s most popular models.
Perhaps her busy schedule’s responsible for her dramatic weight loss. In November, during New York fashion week, Swanepoel told ABCNews.com that she was having trouble keeping weight on.
“Actually, this year my problem has been more putting the weight on and getting muscle on because it’s been really busy,” she said. “I’ve been traveling around like crazy. I get skinnier if I’m very busy. I’ve been eating steak and everything, so I’m actually looking forward to eating some lighter food after this.”
Summary: It’s no secret, Victoria’ Secret models are always thin, but is Candice Swanepoel too thin?
You would think no one could possibly look thin while standing next to Victoria’s Secret models Alessandra Ambrosio and Adrianna Lima, but Candice Swanepoel does. Her bony legs are accentuated in the above pose when she bends forward. Her thighs appear to be the same size as her knees! She’s built like a deer! While some people find this sexy, I think Candice Swanepoel is too thin. I am fascinated by looking at her picture though because it’s not often you see someone, even a size zero model, with a gap like that between her thighs. She’s almost got herself a Barbie body. From the waist down anyway…
Do you think Candice Swanepoel is TOO thin? Hot – or not?