Chrissie Wunna love s nothing greater than displaying off her physique (Picture: Chrissie Wunna/Getty)It’s been a number of years since topless fashions vanished from the pages of tabloid newspapers.
The ‘saucy’ pictures had been deemed sexist and outdated following a widespread marketing campaign by creator Lucy-Anne Holmes and sparked discussions on the general illustration of ladies within the media.
But whether or not you love d it or loathed it, the notorious Page 3 undoubtedly acted as a launchpad for a lot of glamour fashions nonetheless working in the present day.
Chrissie Wunna, 42, is one in every of them.
Her profession took off after she started taking her garments off in nationwide newspapers, till, she believes, ‘pearl-clutchers’ took her ‘freedom’ away. However, it didn’t cease Chrissie from pursuing her dream job and she or he’s nonetheless earning profits as a glamour mannequin in the present day.
‘I’m one of many oldest working web page three mannequin on this planet,’ she tells Metro.co.uk’s Smutdrop podcast this week. ‘Isn’t that nuts?
The mannequin doesn’t wan’t to apologise for getting her package off for money (Picture: Chrissie Wunna)‘To me, even from a younger age, the concept of being a glamour mannequin was iconic. I by no means felt taken benefit of. I felt horny, lovely and highly effective.
‘If we will and we wish to [get naked] then we should always be capable of and never apologise. It’s a full time period profession and a cash making machine on the similar time.’
While Chrissie insists she respects the opinions of those that are anti-Page 3, she provides, ‘They would possibly simply wish to have cups of tea in Harrods and suppose that’s lovely – and that’s tremendous. But I’d wish to swing off a chandelier in a sequined bikini. That’s lovely, too.’
Brought up in Doncaster by her physician dad and mom, Chrissie dreamed of a modelling profession from a younger age, and would peek at web page three when her father purchased the paper house.
At 19, she made a daring transfer to LA, the place she managed to safe a job as a mannequin for Playboy whereas she pursued ‘critical’ performing roles, however finally got here again house when her Hollywood profession didn’t take off as deliberate.
It was again within the UK that Chrissie tried her hand at glamour modelling and says she has by no means regarded again.
‘I used to be simply meant to be a glamour mannequin, it’s my calling.’ the mum-of-two, tells Smutdrop host Miranda. ‘I should have been a showgirl in my final life as I genuinely love it with all my soul.
‘In my thirties I used to be sleeping with random boys, getting divorces left proper and centre and having infants – all types of stuff. Afterwards I used to be like “proper, I’m going to take myself significantly now I’m a mum. I’m going to be a critical actress once more.”
Chrissie says she felt ‘horny, lovely and highly effective’ showing on Page Three (Picture: Chrissie Wunna)‘But I ended up needing cash so tinkered again to glamour modelling. It was in my forties I used to be like “what I’m good at is taking all my garments off and celebrating my wibbly bits..” So I made a decision that it should be a expertise.’
Chrissie – who is predicated in Leeds – will rejoice her forty third birthday subsequent month. She has no plans to retire her bikinis or lingerie and by no means desires to cease taking satisfaction in her physique.
She’s been on Naked Attrmotion and First Dates, and runs a preferred OnlyFans account. Not to say, she’s an everyday lunchmate on Steph’s Packed Lunch. Having amassed a military of followers after her look on Naked, Afraid and Alone, Chrissie admits she won’t have been within the ‘greatest form’ on the time, however merely doesn’t ‘care any extra’.
It’s the liberty of being comfy bare greater than the look of her precise physique which she likes, she explains.
‘Sexy is one thing you are feeling on the within. I do know that sounds so cliché, however I nonetheless really feel like I’ve bought it and once you’ve bought it you’ve bought to flaunt it,’ provides Chrissie.
‘I wish to be 80 years previous having a rum in an previous folks’s house saying “ what, after I was 40 I used to be sizzling. The nation noticed my wibbly bits and love d them.”’
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