WATCH: Naomi Campbell launches new YouTube channel
Naomi Campbell. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Veteran supermodel Naomi Campbell recently shared a short trailer of her new YouTube channel Being Naomi in which she lets viewers in on her life as an activist, in-demand model and businesswoman.
“I’ve been a supermodel. I’ve been an activist. I’ve been a friend of the most amazing people in my lifetime,” says Naomi in the opening lines of the clip shared on her Instagram page.
The 48-year-old supermodel who will co-host the Global Citizen Festival taking place on 02 December alongside the likes of Bonang Matheba and Oprah Winfrey – explained in the post how excited she was to share this project with the world and how she hoped her journey would inspire others.
“It’s amazing that I have the opportunity to tell you my story, show you who I really am, and inform you about the issues that are close to my heart,” Naomi captioned the post. “I can only hope that by sharing this intimate look into my life and my journey, it will somehow inspire yours. I hope you enjoy #BeingNaomi”
Watch the full clip below.
“Am I crazy? I’m opening my life to YouTube!” Naomi Campbell jokes at the beginning of her first YouTube video, well aware that she is, in fact, Naomi Campbell.
On Thursday, thee Naomi Campbell announced the launch of her new YouTube channel, “Being Naomi,” with the above trailer.
“I decided that I want to share more of me with you, that you get to see me as a real person and the things that mean a lot to me,” she says, sitting on a couch, wearing impeccable makeup.
“It’s taken me a long time to get to this point because I’ve always had such a fear of showing, but I felt that YouTube was the place to do it. This is the day we live in, and I want to share the things that I’ve learned. I want to pass it on. What’s the point of me keeping all this stuff in?”
Many of us, in turn, will watch Naomi Campbell do anything. “I’ve been a supermodel. I’ve been an activist. I’ve been a friend of the most amazing people in my lifetime,” she continues. “I’ve been criticized. And I’ve been praised. But through all of this, I’ve always remained Naomi.”
In May, YouTube revealed plans to expand its platform—which has thrived primarily because of amateur video stars and 9-year-old sh*t-talkers—with celeb content.