Cindy Crawford Stands Against Modern Supermodel Standarts After Her Daughter Gets Too Skinny

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Cindy Crawford has been speaking about her daughter, aspiring young model Kaia, and despite having full faith in her beautiful young ages, she is concerned about the body pressures she'll face.

The supermodel spoke to a magazine about the standards in the modeling industry nowadays - the same industry that told a rake thin model she was too fat.

Cindy explained, 'today, models are expected to be so tiny and I worry about that for her, because that was never my natural body type and I don't think it'll be hers either. Still, I'll say to her, "Enjoy carbs while you can!"

While she has every confidence that Kaia will grow up just fine, she still has reservations about what the fashion world has become, adding: 'fashion and makeup should just be for fun. And somehow it has moved away from that.'

'I have a daughter who is entering this world, and the expectation is for them to be even thinner now,' she said.

'I have a daughter who is entering this world, and the expectation is for them to be even thinner now,' she said.
'I have a daughter who is entering this world, and the expectation is for them to be even thinner now,' she said.

'I was always a size 6; I was never super-skinny and I never felt bad about it... You could have boobs, you could have hips, you could have a little extra flesh. Now, the models are expected to be so much thinner.'

She described this exaggerated pressure to be the 'biggest change' she has seen between the era of her career and that of Kaia's.

She described this exaggerated pressure to be the 'biggest change' she has seen between the era of her career and that of Kaia's.
She described this exaggerated pressure to be the 'biggest change' she has seen between the era of her career and that of Kaia's.

We can say that a healthy and athletic look was much more valued like we can see in the photos of Brooke Shields at the time.

Elsa Hosk, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel, and Lily Aldridge (pictured at the 2015 Victoria's Secret show) are among the top models of today.

The model continued: 'These days, images that are meant to inspire and make women feel happy to be women sometimes have the opposite effect.'

One of Cindy's photos from her times at top; looking much different than today's models.

"We all kind of looked different, but we all looked good together somehow — and could have bodies, we could have real bodies. And then that went into Kate Moss, who was the waif."

The 50-year-old, who was among the first group of catwalk icons in 1980 era alongside Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista, says that the fashion business has drastically changed for the worst since she began modeling and believes catwalk stars are 'expected' to be a size zero, reports.

Cindy's daughter Kaia has already proved herself to be more than able to follow in her mother's footsteps, landing covers and campaigns before she is even 16.

Kaia followed her mother's path in a classy way as well.

Although she was not tall enough because of her young age, she managed to sign remarkable contracts.

While we can't predict how pressured Kaia will feel, we can certainly see why she sees modelling in her future...

"I think that the idea of beauty should always be about broadening: different colors, different hair, not everyone should look the same. When every model is expected to be a size 0, I don’t necessarily think that is a great message for women."

"The biggest change that I have seen for the young women that are modeling today is even more pressure to be even thinner."

We hope that Crawford can inspire a whole new generation about unrealistic beauty standards, starting from her daughter.

We also hope that Kaia remains fit and healthy rather than being a 0 sized supermodel!

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