Former “America’s Next Top Model” judge Janice Dickinson is launching criticism beyond the television screen.
Dickinson said that models like Gigi and Bella Hadid, as well as Kylie Jenner, “don’t compare themselves” to the models of their time during Thursday’s episode of the “Behind The Velvet Rope” podcast.
“The Instagram models who get famous and put themselves in Vogue, the Kylie Jenner and the Gigi Hadid and the Bella Hadid. I mean they are very pretty women, but not supermodels,” said Dickinson.
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The former model attributed the models’ success to her followers on social media and not to their looks or their ability to walk the runway.
“Vogue uses them because they have millions and millions and millions of followers,” said Dickinson.
“They have a look. They don’t really diversify their movements. They just stand there and pay them millions of dollars. They’re not fierce walkers, are you kidding me? Back in my day there were Pat Cleveland and Iman, who you never wanted to stay in the game. runway “.
Host David Yontef told Dickinson that maybe Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner (although Dickinson only talked about Kylie) need to call her for help.
“At least send me a thank you card for all the money they’re making,” Dickinson said.
She added: “You know what girls, there is always criticism in this industry, and you better work.”
Working doesn’t seem like a problem for the Hadid sisters. They were most recently seen during the Versace 2021 fall / winter show on March 5. The Versace show was Gigi’s postpartum debut after welcoming a baby girl in September with “One Direction” alumnus Zayn Malik.
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As for the Jenners, Kylie and Kendall recently launched a clothing line in collaboration with Amazon. The collection included pieces such as matching tie-dye-effect loungewear and stylish jumpsuits intended to be an affordable, modern selection inspired by the sister’s streetwear style.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Janice Dickinson: Kylie Jenner, The Hadid Sisters ‘Are Not Supermodels’