Los Angeles, CA, United States (AHN) – Supermodel Bar Refaeli is sick of seeing stick-thin girls starving themselves in hopes of landing a runway modeling gig, so she decided to take a stand and rant to her Twitter fans.
According to Hollywoodlife.com, she tweeted, “I get so sad when I see 15-year-old pale extremely skinny models at the agency looking all shaky and hungry … when will it end?!?!?”
The 5-foot-9-inch supermodel is represented by One Management in NYC, and Hollywoodlife.com assumed the tweet is referring to the model agency that reps her, and that the 15-year-old skinny models are starving in preparation of their booking appointments with different designers — hoping to land runway spots.
Her rant comes just as the Australian federal government has begun implementing tougher restrictions and even bans on ultra-thin models.
In 2006, the world’s first ban on super-skinny models in a high-fashion show occurred in Madrid and caused outrage among modeling agencies.
Refaeli was the first Israeli model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and two years later, she was the cover model for the famed edition. Known for her curves, Refaeli is also known for her on-again, off-again relationship with actor Leonardo DiCaprio.