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Model Bridget Malcolm slams Victoria’s Secret

Bridget Malcolm has slammed the ‘culture’ she experienced while modelling for Victoria’s Secret. 

The Australian model, 29, shared a series of Tiktok videos to Instagram on Sunday, revealing she felt pressured to lose weight to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel. 

‘There was this culture that was created that was like, if you just stay, if you get a bit skinnier, if you keep doing what we want you to do, you’re going to be an Angel and you’re going to be world famous and it’s going to be amazing,’ she said in the video.

Past: Bridget Malcolm (pictured) has slammed the ‘culture’ she experienced while modelling for Victoria’s Secret. The Australian model, 29, shared a series of Tiktok videos to Instagram on Sunday, revealing she felt pressured to lose weight to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel

‘And I was a kid I was young and I hadn’t developed a full sense of identity at that point, and so I believed it, and I was like, I want this. I would be stupid if I didn’t make the most of this opportunity,’ she went on.

‘So I stayed. I once had one of the top photographers from Victoria’s Secret say if you got skinnier you would become an angel. 

‘And I thought great I am so close. But the reality was nothing was ever enough because it’s the patriarchy, sorry. 

Claims: 'There was this culture that was created that was like, if you just stay, if you get a bit skinnier, if you keep doing what we want you to do, you're going to be an Angel and you're going to be world famous and it's going to be amazing,' she said in the video

Claims: ‘There was this culture that was created that was like, if you just stay, if you get a bit skinnier, if you keep doing what we want you to do, you’re going to be an Angel and you’re going to be world famous and it’s going to be amazing,’ she said in the video

‘Eventually I had given up so much of my life, I was so sick that I thought if I don’t make it at this point, I would have wasted the last ten years of my life.  Which I struggle with to this day a little bit,’ Bridget admitted. 

The beauty, who has walked for Ralph Lauren and Stella McCartney, says she now works with brands that make her feel good about herself.  

‘I don’t feel like I am being objectified anymore. I work with brands who are lovely, who treat women like women, who don’t sexualise me and treat me with respect on set. I’m happy,’ she concluded. 

Slim; 'I once had one of the top photographers from Victoria's Secret say if you got skinnier you would become an angel. And I thought great I am so close. But the reality was nothing was ever enough because it's the patriarchy, sorry' she said. Pictured on the VS runway in 2016

Slim; ‘I once had one of the top photographers from Victoria’s Secret say if you got skinnier you would become an angel. And I thought great I am so close. But the reality was nothing was ever enough because it’s the patriarchy, sorry’ she said. Pictured on the VS runway in 2016

Changes: 'Eventually I had given up so much of my life, I was so sick that I thought if I don't make it at this point, I would have wasted the last ten years of my life. Which I struggle with to this day a little bit,' Bridget admitted. Pictured modelling for VS in 2016

Changes: ‘Eventually I had given up so much of my life, I was so sick that I thought if I don’t make it at this point, I would have wasted the last ten years of my life. Which I struggle with to this day a little bit,’ Bridget admitted. Pictured modelling for VS in 2016 

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Victoria’s Secret for comment.   

Earlier this week, Victoria’s Secret unveiled their plans for a major re-brand, including a line-up of ‘diverse spokeswomen’ instead of scantily clad models. 

The Victoria’s Secret Angels have been axed, replaced, according to a company announcement this week, with a ‘culturally relevant’ group of seven women who will form the ‘VS Collective’. 

New world: Earlier this week, Victoria's Secret unveiled their plans for a major re-brand, including a line-up of 'diverse spokeswomen' instead of scantily clad models. Bridget and fellow models pictured on the Victoria's Secret runway in 2015

New world: Earlier this week, Victoria’s Secret unveiled their plans for a major re-brand, including a line-up of ‘diverse spokeswomen’ instead of scantily clad models. Bridget and fellow models pictured on the Victoria’s Secret runway in 2015

Victoria’s Secret’s new spokeswomen include the likes of actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, 38, and soccer star Megan Rapinoe, 35. 

The new generation of spokeswomen will not pose in lingerie, but will ‘instead appear on a podcast’ to discuss their stories. 

The revamp has been described as ‘completely cause-driven’ with a focus on ‘inclusivity’. 

Update: The beauty, who has walked for Ralph Lauren and Stella McCartney, says she now works with brands that make her feel good about herself

Update: The beauty, who has walked for Ralph Lauren and Stella McCartney, says she now works with brands that make her feel good about herself

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