Josephine Skriver, Danish 22 year old, had already walked the catwalk for Victoria’s Secret but it was not yet part of the team captained by supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel. The young daughter of a gay father and a lesbian mother is an activist for LGBT rights and on her profile Instagram counts 1.5 million and a half followers.
Josephine Skriver is ‘Angel Jo’. With a post on Instagram, the Danish supermodel announced she officially joined the paradise of Victoria’s Secret. Skriver, 22, earned her wings after marching three years for the lingerie brand. “Is this really happening, I can not believe it,” exults Jo who thus joins Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, and the other 12 cherubines.
Not only supermodels. Josephine is also known for her commitment to the cause of gay and lesbian rights. Daughter of a lesbian woman and a homosexual father since young participates gaypride. She was conceived through in vitro fertilization and claims with some pride. “I’m not a scientific experiment – told the press – I am a human being like you.” Born in sin, would tell the bigots, Jo now has become angel.
Josephine was discovered in 2008, she became part of the Marilyn Agency in 2010 and posed and modeled for international brands such as Calvin Klein, Prada, Chanel and Balenciaga. She began working with well-known lingerie brand from 2013 but, despite having trodden with extreme professionalism of the various walkways Fashion Show, was never able to get the coveted wings. She has blue eyes, blond hair, a statuesque and more than a woman of flesh and bones seems a real goddess. To be talked about her, though, is not so much the success achieved or the incredible beauty, but rather her private life.