She also said she once saw a talent scout “helping a model get an abortion” – In Brazil, abortion is illegal unless in cases of rape or a danger to a woman’s life.
She continued: “Every day he [model director] would kill me in exercises and with poor diets.
“I got sick and anaemic. Every day I wondered if that sacrifice was worth it.
“I turned 20 in August and I couldn’t celebrate because I was very depressed.