Detroitâ€™s Own Angelica
â€œThe importance of combining brainpower and beauty letâ€™s people know you can handle them not only with your looks but also your mindâ€”the power to seduce and to outsmart.â€?
OUR MODEL OF THE DAY
Where Sheâ€™s From: Beautiful Pisces Angelica Lane was born in Detroit, Michigan.
â€œI lived there for most of my life,â€? she tells The Black Star News. Angelica has also lived in South Carolina, Vegas, and Atlanta, where sheâ€™s been for the past two years.
â€œSomething I learned from my mother is â€˜never give up.â€™ She is a struggling Black single mother and she carries on a lot and if she can do it I know I can. My father, I learned always be there for my children. My father was never there for meâ€”he taught me what not to look for in a husband and a father for my children.â€?
Angelica moved frequently so itâ€™s not surprising that she went to seven different High Schools. Education is very important to her and sheâ€™s now schooling onlineâ€”she launched her career in Atlanta. â€œI have only been modeling for a year now,â€? she adds. â€œThere are females that have big names that have been modeling for years and I know I still have a lot to learn and experience. I see my career going far. I donâ€™t only see myself modeling. I always wanted to be the person behind the scenes. Making things happen. Iâ€™m inspired by God and female models that I am friends with.â€?
Where Sheâ€™s At: â€œWhen I first moved to Atlanta I was homeless,â€? Angelica says, discussing some of the challenges sheâ€™s had to deal with. â€œI had nowhere to go but friendsâ€™ housesâ€”I was jumping house to house. I just had to get on my grind; start taking care of me because family showed me you can never depend on anyone, even if they are blood.â€?
â€œI havenâ€™t been modeling that long so I was very proud of myself to be in Blackmenâ€™s magazine this year, on the A-listers. They considered me to be up there so I felt proud of myself,â€? she adds. â€œThe importance of combining brainpower and beauty letâ€™s people know you can handle them not only with your looks but also your mindâ€”the power to seduce and to outsmart.â€?
So how does this fast rising model prepare to step out? â€œWhen it comes to clothes I go for who ever designed them; they struggled, it took them a lot to get where they are you know, or I go with what looks cute on me,â€? she says. â€œI have different styles so you will never see me looking the same. Shoes, I love shoesâ€”I am a boot person. The high boots for winter, and I love heels with points on them to wear with jeans. Other than that, itâ€™s flip flops for me. When it comes to gym shoes, I only where them to work out or if I am chillinâ€™ somewhere or just running out somewhere. But itâ€™s only Jordanâ€™s, Reeboks, or Air Force Ones.â€?
Angelicaâ€™s Words Of Wisdom: â€œNever frown. You never know who is falling in love with your smile; always go for the best, never settle for less; and, trust no woman, fear no man.â€?
Angelicaâ€™s Secrets Of Success: â€œLive, learn, smile.â€?
Angelicaâ€™s Favorite Three Movies:Â â€œBad Boys 2, My Best Friendâ€™s Wedding, and How Highâ€¦â€?
Angelicaâ€™s Favorite Three Books: â€œCandy Licker, Child Of The Night, Dirty Money.â€?
Leaders That Most Inspire Angelica: â€œNelson Mandela and Coretta Scott King.â€?
The First Three Things Angelica Would Do As President: â€œRaise minimum wage; stop the war; and have more organization to help starving people allover the world and in Africa.â€?
Angelicaâ€™s Favorite Cars And Why: â€œSebring, because I can afford it and itâ€™s cute. CLS 500Â Mercedes Benz, because itâ€™s the best; and 600 Kawasaki motorcycle, because I wonâ€™t stop till I have it.â€?
Angelicaâ€™s Favorite Musicians/Entertainers And Their Songs: â€œGinuwineâ€”he knows how to turn me on; R Kellyâ€”knows how to make me horny than beyond; Brian Mcknightâ€”knows how to make me love; and, Mariah Careyâ€”knows how to make me want and cry.â€?
An Interesting Short Story: â€œMy crazy friend gave a man $1,000 thinking he was going to get her a Mercedes Benz. Some scam he ran and took off with her and her other friendâ€™s money. Seen him again at the strip club in Atlanta and we followed him a few miles; purposely ran into the back of his truck and was almost taken to jail.â€?
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