Johnson, who broke barriers as the first African-American woman to cover Vogue magazine, not only helped pave the way for other famous Black models to be recognized, but also spoke out against unrealistic demands the industries places on models' w...
Beverly Johnson also made history when she became the first Black model to cover American Vogue on the August 1974 issue. She landed on the cover a second time in August 1975 and again in January 1981.
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The actress and former supermodel celebrates her 60th birthday.
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“You don’t eat. You starve, and that was part of the occupational hazard of modeling. So, it’s really sad to see regular people doing the same thing to stay thin, especially the young girls."
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"The best beauty secret is being a happy woman. We don't take the time to take care of ourselves mentally and spiritually," she says. "Get healthy. Attract a partner who is healthy. Those things make a healthy and beautiful you."
Highlights: Beverly Johnson and her daughter Anansa discuss their somewhat difficult relationship and Anansa talks about her bout with weight and eating disorders. (4/25/2012)