African-American poet Amanda Gorman, who touched the world with a poem read at Joe Biden’s inauguration, revealed that she turned down contracts with “an offer of around $ 17 million in funding. yell, saying that she will only receive “commission for which they transmit something”. The Guardian reported.
This 23-year-old young woman became the first poet to appear on the cover of Vogue in the May issue. During the shoot, with pictures by Annie Leibovitz, she wore several high-fashion dresses, including Louis Vuitton and Dior. In particular, the muse was dressed by Virgil Abloh, a Ghanaian designer and the first black art director of the French fashion house Vuitton.
“” I haven’t really looked at the details yet because if you see something and it says a million dollars, you’re going to explain why it makes sense, “he said in an interview with Vogue when explaining his refusal to offer a brand that he didn’t. I don’t want to say the name.After reading at the inauguration in January, Gorman signed a contract with IMG Models, even though he said to Vogue to be wary of being used as a role model for other young women. “” I don’t want to be anything. that becomes a cage, where to be a skin girl. Black to succeed, you have to be ‘Amanda Gorman’ and go to Harvard, “she said. “I want someone to eventually flip the model I set up.”
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