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?
MARTHA HUNT is hardly a new face to the fashion world. Born in North Carolina, the blonde made her name with Victoria's Secret, both on their runway and in their campaigns, which launched her into a number of other lingerie modeling jobs (thank you, V.S.). She claims to go by Marth Vader (which I so badly hope is not a joke because . . . awesome) and counts among her favorite books a compilation of profiles from the "Lunch with the FT" section of the Financial Times. Also, her hilarious answer for "what was your first screen name?" is why I added that question in the first place. I give Martha major props for all of the above (and everyone knows that props from me can spark a massive boost in one's career).
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Name: Martha Hunt
But my family and friends call me: Marth Vader
Hometown: Wilson, N.C.
Current city: NYC
Years modeling: 7
You may know me from my work with: Victoria's Secret fashion shows, commercials and campaigns
When I travel I always bring my: jump rope, iPad to watch Breaking Bad, Bose noise-cancelling headphones
The most expensive thing in my closet are my: Céline thigh-high boots and I wear them: not nearly enough
The craziest thing I've had to do on a shoot is: film an underwater video and shoot with baby crocodiles
I am best known for my: legs
When I was younger I was: shy
I feel sexiest when: I'm wearing stilettos and not much else
My pet is a: beagle named Bear!
My friends think I spend too much time: traveling
My biggest fear is: not being the best that I can be :)
The celebrity I'd do a kissing scene with is: Charlie Hunnam
The book everyone should read is: Lunch with the FT
My favorite musical artist is: Rihanna
If I started a charity it would be to: help fund children with scoliosis
I am: a morning person / not a morning person
I am an: amazing cook / O.K. cook / awful cook
The best dish I make is: grilled salmon
My favorite foods are: sweet / savory
I am: single / in a relationship / it's complicated / I'll never tell!
I am: spontaneous ("my life forces me to be")/ a planner
My favorite musical artist/band is: The Strokes
My favorite musical guilty pleasure is: rapping to gangsta rap at my dog at home alone
My go-to karaoke song is: Talking Heads, This Must Be the Place
My very first screen name was: BillaBonginChik (haha)
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
The one item
s on my bucket list is:
- Float in zero gravity!
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MARTHA IN PICTURES:
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