CASTING CALLS for Swimsuit 2015 are in full swing and we are bringing you a sneak peek at some of this year's Swimsuit hopefuls. Who do you think will make it in?
IF MODEL Heidy De la Rosa weren't a model, she could probably make a living as a professional best friend. Unfortunately for the rest of us that privilege has already been claimed by SI Swimsuit 2014 Rookie Chanel Iman.) The Puerto Rico-born model exudes the kind of positive energy that stays with you long after you meet her. So I knew she wouldn't mind if I bumped some Drake and had a little fun with our impromptu photo shoot. Can't say the people in the surrounding offices appreciated the dance party as much as we did, but to all those people I say, "Sorry not sorry."
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Name: Heidy De la Rosa
But my friends and family call me: Flaca/De la Rosa
Hometown: Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
Current city: NYC
You may know me from my work with: Target, Elle Macpherson Intimates, Harper's Bazaar (Turkey), Jay-Z Fragrance
When I travel I always bring my: good vibes to make it to my destination safely
The most expensive thing in my closet are my: Chanel bag and I use it: all the time
I am best known for my: curves
When I was younger I was: a nerdy-looking tomboy
I feel sexiest when: I'm in my birthday suit
My friends think I spend too much time: traveling
My biggest fear is: not being happy!
The celebrity I'd do a kissing scene with is: Johnny Depp
The book everyone should read is: The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho [Ed note: I'm starting to think this book will transform me into a model.]
The movie everyone should see is: The Game
If I started a charity it would be to: Spread love and give love to everyone, despite race, color or religion!
The three items on my bucket list are:
- Learn to drive a race car
- Go to the moon
- Join the mile-high club
I am: a morning person / not a morning person
I am an: amazing cook / O.K. cook / awful cook . . . "I'm the only Latina that doesn't cook."
My favorite foods are: sweet / savory
I am: **spontaneous** / a planner
My personal style can be summed up as:
- Leather jacket and motorcycle boots
- T-shirt, jeans and Converse
- Chanel sunglasses and Louboutins
- Maxi dress and sandals
- Other: All of the above. Depends on how I feel and where I'm going.
My favorite musical artist/band is: Michael Jackson
My favorite musical guilty pleasure is: Country music . . . Yeehaw! LOL
My go-to karaoke song is: Quiero Que Me Hagas El Amor by Ednita Nazario
My very first screen name was: Mon Cherry
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HEIDY IN PICTURES:
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HEIDY ONLINE: Twitter • Instagram • IMG portfolio • Modelinia feature
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