Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Cameron Russell

  • Published: 16 January 2013
  • Cameron Russell admits she won "a genetic lottery": she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16-years-old.

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  • jj tt
    jj tt  1 minutes back

    A dog doesn't care if your ugly or pretty its will still love you fact. Lololol

    • Shawn
      Shawn  2 hours back

      well I wanna ask her if she would average looking or ugly looking middle class guy, what's a chance of guy like that of getting her in bed??? well looks does matter lot after all

      • CKMLMA8
        CKMLMA8  4 hours back

        Looks aren't everything. Which is why a lot of women find it hard to keep a man.

        • S N
          S N  5 hours back

          I am uncomfortable watching this...

          • Kim McDaniel
            Kim McDaniel  6 hours back

            She should not apologize for being pretty or white!! She was born with certain genes and white privilege is a meth! Put your best foot forward and live right and it will go better for you. Life is not always fair and you reap what you sow!!!!

            • My name is my name
              My name is my name  6 hours back

              If she grew up the ugly duckling then she would have both perspectives to judge and she would have insight into the transition. Just like a person who says money is not everything can tell you if they were rich who became broke or broke and became rich. She has one perspective only which is already bias so everyone has a point in ignoring everything she has to say.

              • Yung Mun
                Yung Mun  6 hours back

                All the ugly people in the comments complaining bruh
                You’re all aware that physics are temporary right ??

                • Rose Vampire
                  Rose Vampire  7 hours back

                  We’re still a bit mad she’s rich because she was born pretty. And it’s not even that she was born pretty it’s just than she matches a pre set stereotype.

                  • Alyaa Gad
                    Alyaa Gad  7 hours back

                    So sick and tired of this video coming up in the suggested list for the last 6 years. Go away now!

                    • Living In Christ
                      Living In Christ  10 hours back

                      She's right, when I turned 15 I was getting hit on and flirted on by girls like I was brad pitt or channing tatum this has continued for the most part for 30 years and the entire time..I've been insecure about how I look. The reason is basically what she said but more specific is I'm so used to being judged by the way I look and treated a certain way based from it that I've somehow got so hyper focused on it that I scrutinize every detail of my appearance to the point I see every single flaw and that is almost all I personally see. So much so that when women flirt with me I'm thinking ..really? surely they are just trying to make me feel better..anything other than I'm actually good looking. I also think things like, well if they seen more of me they would think different. So yeah, looks are definitely not everything and in some cases it can be a curse. You may think, well I bet you have a great social life..nope. married once for a short time when I was in my 20's, a handful of girlfriends over the years but been single now for 20 years with an occasional hookup... as bad as that sounds but its the truth. As I'm getting close to 50 now I am becoming more relaxed and accepting the aging process so maybe my happiest years are yet ahead..at least that is the hope.

                      • leo emynona
                        leo emynona  14 hours back

                        les conférences TED...

                        c'est vraiment pour les gens biens, les biens pensants !

                        • Yaman Yadav
                          Yaman Yadav  14 hours back

                          But life get a little easy.

                          • SteakOnSpear
                            SteakOnSpear  14 hours back

                            Lots of high end models are super ugly actually. Even in modeling looks isn't everything somehow lol. Atleast compared to your average danish girl.

                            • zarovv
                              zarovv  15 hours back

                              i wouldnt click the video if she wasnt pretty

                              • Adeel M
                                Adeel M  15 hours back

                                Great speech and well delivered

                                • HELLo FriEND
                                  HELLo FriEND  16 hours back

                                  Right. Looks don't matter. The only thing that matters is pleasure right. That's kinda what she said and how you look at things in "different lights" can make a "real" difference and how you perceive them. But much like worthlessness, pleasure is absolute. And the day we can live without the need to feel good or the need to run away from pain is the day looks will actually not matter... because the world will be enlightened... or dust

                                  • Zaara Ayesha
                                    Zaara Ayesha  17 hours back

                                    you're a model, that is why you'll never understand

                                    • Preetha Nair
                                      Preetha Nair  17 hours back

                                      Looks do matter

                                      • Al Al
                                        Al Al  18 hours back

                                        So she marry on end simple ugly and poor duck ..she left all her reach and famous comunity and become comon person who live normal life like rest of us. I simply cant belive her words..she talk one thing and by my opinion live other life... She become consciously part of multimilion industry who brainwash young peolple and only goal is to make more and more money. Many of these peole live too long decadent and folse happy life and all is like glamur covered in gemstones...and we can vitness so many pearly smiles. So please ..speare us . I cant even listen her its for me - only sord of experiment to washing her slef .. I dont trust peple like she is sorry..she spend to much time in these decadent, scaterry, holistic ,too many times drug abusing and to many times ugly industry. Is beter to listen to real heros in our lives - our mom and father and grandparents who try to do all to raise us in to decent human being....

                                        • Ruby Keyvani
                                          Ruby Keyvani  20 hours back

                                          Can we talk about how deeply disturbing it is that this industry is sexualizing such young girls?

                                          • Chris Sherrick
                                            Chris Sherrick  20 hours back


                                            • Jessica
                                              Jessica  22 hours back

                                              Honestly didn’t get anything from this. Not really helpful for me. So basically I’ll always be ugly and theres no hope. I already knew that.😒

                                              • Mickey Zixn
                                                Mickey Zixn  1 days back

                                                sexy date mode transformed into sexy librarian mode in 10 seconds lol

                                                • GeorgeFormbyVEVO
                                                  GeorgeFormbyVEVO  1 days back

                                                  It might have helped her point that looks aren't everything if she had not shown over 70 photographs of herself during the talk.

                                                  • thereGoMapo
                                                    thereGoMapo  1 days back

                                                    isn't it messed up how there is a legacy view of "beautiful"? looks won't make you happy on its own, neither will money, neither power, neither status nor fame.

                                                    • Raymond Lee
                                                      Raymond Lee  1 days back

                                                      It does to me. Can I have your body please😅

                                                      • Shawn
                                                        Shawn  1 days back

                                                        sure looks ain't everything, just like being born into millions doesnt guarantee easy life , but it sure opens the doors to lots of things

                                                        • Tatiana Reed
                                                          Tatiana Reed  1 days back

                                                          This is really awesome! I've wanted to be a model for a very long time now, so I am so glad for this perspective! Thank You Thank You Thank You Cameron!!!

                                                          • Clorox Bleach
                                                            Clorox Bleach  1 days back

                                                            She is not even cute?

                                                            • Time Allen
                                                              Time Allen  1 days back

                                                              God made you white and gave you your body are you angry at God? This is what is becoming of white woman with false guilt that society puts on them, batty.

                                                              • bob clark
                                                                bob clark  1 days back

                                                                its true the most attractive girls are the most insecure

                                                                • Allure Bliss
                                                                  Allure Bliss  1 days back

                                                                  She is truly beautiful inside out.

                                                                  But everyone is skeptical of her BECAUSE she is beautiful...

                                                                  What a world

                                                                  • Faiyaz Shahriar
                                                                    Faiyaz Shahriar  1 days back


                                                                    • Louis930
                                                                      Louis930  1 days back

                                                                      Looks aren't everything, trust me I'm Brad Pitt

                                                                      • TROCHU style
                                                                        TROCHU style  1 days back

                                                                        Yaa all these models plastic surgery make up, you filtere all these girls all u see on social media is fake . Not natural .

                                                                        • Katie Orwell
                                                                          Katie Orwell  1 days back

                                                                          I met this girl in the restroom and talked to her lets just say she was having some bad digestive problems let's just leave it at that

                                                                          • Matthias Bärlocher
                                                                            Matthias Bärlocher  1 days back

                                                                            I am a RUAG Crypto Screenlight as SIX Group's Novartis SIX Group's ROCHE witness... MB

                                                                            • Matthias Bärlocher
                                                                              Matthias Bärlocher  1 days back

                                                                              Still not paid, but the two print books are truthfully still available with my real identity document name, even Swiss Font written; Matthias Bärlocher

                                                                          • S T
                                                                            S T  1 days back

                                                                            The equivelant of a millionaire telling a poor person they dont need money.

                                                                            • Todd Hårig
                                                                              Todd Hårig  13 minutes back

                                                                              Yeah, you just missed the point.

                                                                            • Yung Mun
                                                                              Yung Mun  6 hours back

                                                                              So you’re rejecting her view on life because of her looks, therefore completely proving her point. Nice.

                                                                            • Insomniul
                                                                              Insomniul  10 hours back

                                                                              "It's nice to have this 500million $ yacht but it doesn't make me happy... But what do you know about life you lowly peasant? You think money is everything because you lack the perspective... That's why I'm better than you."

                                                                          • Kirsten Cleveland
                                                                            Kirsten Cleveland  1 days back

                                                                            I’m just tryna figure out why she was breathing so hard 😭

                                                                          • Stella blue
                                                                            Stella blue  1 days back

                                                                            She's like "oh no too bad I'm pretty, I'm insecure " well we're all insecure the difference is you're pretty I'm not :P

                                                                            • jhanavi sabharwal
                                                                              jhanavi sabharwal  1 days back

                                                                              Hey you...

                                                                              💕Yes you💕

                                                                              You are beautiful 😍❤️ the way you are...

                                                                              Please smile....💕💕

                                                                              Yes .like that

                                                                              💕💕💕💕You are so beautiful and nice...💕💕💕

                                                                              • hendrix4151
                                                                                hendrix4151  1 days back

                                                                                looks fade with age. lets face it a 50 year old looks like a completely different person than when they were 25!

                                                                                • Cat
                                                                                  Cat  2 days back

                                                                                  I’m a Christian and that’s exactly how I dress. I hate it but I’m forced by my mom

                                                                                  • Cat
                                                                                    Cat  1 days back

                                                                                    Well it is to somebody who’s allowed to wear pants. But I’m not😭😭

                                                                                  • Chawan Mushi
                                                                                    Chawan Mushi  1 days back

                                                                                    Cat but it's so cute though ☺️ it's really pretty

                                                                                • bee boo boo bop
                                                                                  bee boo boo bop  2 days back

                                                                                  I love her honesty....it was by far the most modest... most people with privileges don't acknowledge their privileges and group or gravitate with other individuals who do the same and look down on those without any of such kind. She sees those with disadvantages. And shows no favoritism and partiality.

                                                                                  • bee boo boo bop
                                                                                    bee boo boo bop  2 days back

                                                                                    She is talking about acknowledging our own privileges. The mere fortune it seems that some by chance to be born more of the archetype of what is "good" in societal demands and standards; the more kinder, considerate, mercy we receive from favorable or unfavorable consequences of life. Society constructs "The perfect image" that are unrealistic in real life. I wish she would of made mention of how the earth can take advantage/ abuse "beauty" and can try to amass by greed its nature. Models are usually pressured to find unhealthy ways to stay super thin; and how they are disposed of after their youth seems to fade of.... she mentioned whiteness several times but I take that is not one of that main points onlookers got. Femininity in this world is classified as white, delicate is classified as thin (no muscle), graceful is classified as tall.

                                                                                    • Be Appreciation
                                                                                      Be Appreciation  2 days back

                                                                                      STFU and just look pretty

                                                                                      • just some guy
                                                                                        just some guy  2 days back

                                                                                        I'd rather be good looking and depressed than average looking and depressed'

                                                                                        • GoFuck Yourself
                                                                                          GoFuck Yourself  2 days back

                                                                                          oh so she is just a typical stupid chick who thinks their opinion is validated.