Story By: Anastasia Smirnova, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder,Agency: Central European News
Supermodel Irina Shayk has revealed she felt she was born in the wrong body when she was younger and often tried to be a boy.
Irina, 34, whose real name is Irina Shaykhlislamova has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated and was describit is not out though I would this reason why need to be very careful withed by model.com as an “industry icon”.
But she is also notoriously private and usually refrains from commenting on personal matters however in a recent interview she touched on very private matters.
She talked about her relationship with ex Hollywood star Bradley Cooper, 45, saying they had “been very lucky to experience what we had with each other”.
But she also spoke about being female and told Vogue: “I always felt like I was born in the wrong body.
“I felt I was supposed to be a boy… I don’t know why. Maybe it’s because my father always wanted a boy.”
After losing her coal minor father Valery to sudden pneumonia at the tender age of 14, she felt that had to be in control and be a caretaker for her mother Olga and younger sister Tatiana.
She added: “When he passed away, I thought, ‘Since I’m a guy, now it’s my time to take care of the family’.
“I said to myself I would never get married. Of course, later on in life I outgrew that, and I love being a woman. But I remember that feeling.”
Her private life was marked by a five-year relationship with Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo, 34, followed by a four-year-romance with US Bradley Cooper.
Together with Cooper she has a daughter Lea De Seine, born in Los Angeles in March 2017.
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