Naomi Campbell Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

5th January 2017

Quote: "I was the first day, coming from a Thierry Mugler - which we did five shows, from 6.30am in the morning 'til 3.30am the next morning, and then had to fly on the first flight out and go Paris to London, right to set. I was exhausted, but so happy to be there." Supermodel Naomi Campbell is thankful to have been involved in George Michael's iconic Freedom '90 music video, which was directed by David Fincher and also featured Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, and Tatjana Patitz. The pop star died on Christmas Day (25Dec16), aged 53.

8th September 2016

Quote: "It's used way too much... We never called ourselves that. It was coined by whatever losers, but I never called myself a supermodel." British beauty Naomi Campbell never considered herself a 'supermodel'.

14th August 2015

Quote: "I've been to SoulCycle in Miami, but my legs got too big, so I can't do it... My legs get bigger and I want to be lengthy... but every exercise is good for you, I just can't do that particular one." British supermodel Naomi Campbell has had to ditch the popular indoor cycling classes to avoid building too much leg muscle.

19th June 2015

Quote: "She wasn't best pleased, but she can hopefully have a laugh about it later down the line." Supermodel Cara Delevingne tells U.K. chat show host Graham Norton how she infuriated catwalk legend Naomi Campbell by "photobombing" her at an event.

17th April 2015

Quote: "My first day was like, 'Do I really have to get on a pool table and start making out?'. I'm very shy, modelling's my job, I know, but it’s different when you're doing action in front of people and people are around you and you have to get down to it." Naomi Campbell on the challenges of playing sexy 'cougar' Camilla on hit U.S. TV drama Empire.

12th February 2015

Fact: Rap mogul Sean '' Combs' son Quincy is set to hit the catwalk as one of the models in Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief runway show in New York City on Saturday (14Feb15). The event, organised by the British supermodel to raise funds for the fight against Ebola, will be held as part of New York Fashion Week, which kicks off on Thursday (12Feb15).

2nd January 2015

Fact: English model Jourdan Dunn has become the first black catwalk queen to land a solo Vogue cover in 12 years. She features on the front of the February, 2015 issue of the British edition of the fashion bible. Dunn succeeds Naomi Campbell, who posed for the publication's prestigious front page alone in 2002.

11th July 2014

Tweet: "Rip #EileenFord my mother and I will always have eternal Gratitude to you and your family . Love and Respect Naomi". British beauty Naomi Campbell pays tribute to modelling mogul Eileen Ford, the co-founder of the iconic Ford Models agency, following her death on Wednesday (09Jul14) at the age of 92.

4th June 2014

Fact: Supermodel Naomi Campbell almost suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction at the annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday (03Jun14) when the back of the dress came loose after she accepted her award. A pal helped her fix the outfit at the side of the stage.

26th March 2014

Quote: "I thought it was this trend that helped you lose weight or tone up, and I just wasn't getting it... It makes me feel better physically and mentally." Supermodel Naomi Campbell on the benefits of yoga.

25th March 2014

Quote: "I do not want to comment. I'm a fashion model and I've been working for 28 years, and when you get a Vogue cover, it's a build in your career... a stepping stone to achieve that." British beauty Naomi Campbell is not exactly impressed by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue cover.

19th March 2014

Fact: British supermodel Naomi Campbell is working on her own line of hair extensions. The beauty, who already has her own perfume brand, made the revelation during an interview with U.S. talk show host Wendy Williams on Wednesday (19Mar14). When she was asked if she had ever considered the idea, she replied, "Coming, on its way. Very soon."

27th February 2014

Quote: "To be quite honest, today I don't know if I want to be called that name because everyone and their mother is called a supermodel and I'm like, 'Ok, I'm just a working model'. I never believed in that hype. It's a name and yes I say it for promotion, but it's not what I deeply think inside of myself. I feel that I'm just a model who loves what I do." British fashion icon Naomi Campbell is not a fan of the word 'supermodel' now that it is more widely used to describe generic catwalk stars.

27th December 2013

Fact: British supermodel Naomi Campbell has reunited with her ex-fiance Flavio Briatore for a holiday in Kenya. The beauty proved there were no hard feelings between the former couple by joining the Formula One mogul and his current wife, Elisabetta Gregoraci, for the vacation in Africa, where she was spotted soaking up the sun on Thursday (26Dec13). The pair dated on and off before becoming engaged in 1998, but split for good in 2003.

25th June 2013

Fact: Downton Abbey actress Michelle Dockery, supermodel Naomi Campbell, and singer Grace Jones were among the famous faces in the crowd for the first day of Britain's Wimbledon tennis tournament on Monday (24Jun13).

11th February 2013

Quote: "I've seen John, he's a survivor. He has nine lives. You have to forgive, everyone makes mistakes... We all are human." Supermodel Naomi Campbell hopes disgraced fashion designer John Galliano can make a successful comeback after losing his job at Christian Dior in 2010.

5th December 2012

Tweet: "Happy Birthday Jay Z wishing you many more to come... love and Respect." Naomi Campbell sends her best wishes to the rapper as he turns 43.

11th November 2012

Tweet: "Happy birthday Demi, wishing you happiness true love and more success you are an inspiration & icon 2 (sic) us woman all over the world... Keep that shining glow that I saw in India and amazing spirit ! Love and respect x N". Supermodel Naomi Campbell sends birthday wishes to Demi Moore, who turns 50 on Sunday (11Nov12). The actress recently joined the Brit at her boyfriend's birthday party in India.

18th September 2012

Quote: "I've never been married. I'm happy where I'm at and I don't need a piece of paper. Who knows (if I will)? But right now, I'm happy today. Let's see what happens tomorrow." Supermodel Naomi Campbell has no plans to walk down the aisle.

10th September 2012

Fact: Supermodel Naomi Campbell has finally joined the 21st Century - she's signed up for an account on microblogging website

8th February 2012

Quote: "I would never call myself that. I don't have any superhuman powers." Runway beauty Naomi Campbell does not consider herself a supermodel.

24th November 2011

Fact: Supermodel Naomi Campbell can add journalist to her resume - she's the guest editor of the December (11) Russian and German editions of Interview magazine.

21st June 2011

Fact: Supermodel Naomi Campbell's billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin is putting his luxury Lotus Evora sports car up for auction as part of the Edeyo Foundation event on Wednesday (22Jun11). Doronin originally bought the vehicle, one of only eight produced, at Campbell's Fashion for Relief catwalk show last year (10).

7th April 2011

Quote: "There are enough weddings this year!" Supermodel Naomi Campbell laughs off speculation she's set to join Kate Moss and Kate Middleton in a race to the altar. The catwalk queen is dating Russian billionaire Vladimir Doronin.

14th February 2011

Fact: British singer Robbie Williams showed he has no hard feelings towards supermodel ex-girlfriend Naomi Campbell - the stars embraced as they appeared on German TV show Wetten, Dass...? over the weekend (12-13Feb11).

23rd January 2011

Fact: Naomi Campbell can be seen writhing on a bed in new Russian TV adverts for her boyfriend VLADIMIR DORONIN's luxury apartment building. The British beauty also swims in a pool and works out in a gym in the 60-second commercials currently airing on Russian TV.

21st October 2010

Quote: "In terms of being in a relationship with someone who you were more into than they were into you. All of my relationships have been like that, believe it or not." Single superstar Usher finds himself more in love with the women he dates than they are with him. He's previously dated TLC singer ROZANDA 'CHILLI' THOMAS and supermodel Naomi Campbell.

19th October 2010

Quote: "One of the people who I respect so much is Sean Penn. I think most people feel the same way about him. I respect him on many levels, but just the way that he doesn't talk about what he hears, but rather, what he sees." Supermodel Naomi Campbell is impressed by the Oscar-winning actor's dedication to help rebuild Haiti following the earthquake which devastated the Carribean nation in January (10).

1st September 2010

Quote: "It's the way I was raised. There were my chores. If my mum or grandmother told me to do something, I did it." Supermodel Naomi Campbell insists she isn't too pampered to wash her own clothes and shop for food.

22nd May 2010

Fact: Naomi Campbell's 40th party celebrations will be a star-studded affair - the supermodel's billionaire boyfriend VLADIMIR DORONIN has hired Grace Jones and the Black Eyed Peas for the weekend-long (22/23May10) bash on the French Riviera.

4th May 2010

Quote: "I like strong men, I like men that know what they want, know what they're doing, make their own decisions, tell me what to do... I cannot tell Vlad what to do. He's the man, he wears the pants." Naomi Campbell on what she likes about her boyfriend, Russian real estate tycoon Vladimir Doronin.

4th May 2010

Quote: "I'm still in therapy... I go to meetings... I'm a work in progress... I wanna do better, I wanna be a better person. I'm not proud of the things I've done in my life and I'm striving to be a better person, to find peace." Naomi Campbell is keen to leave her infamous anger management issues behind her.

4th May 2010

Quote: "(I dated) a working class man... a man in the arts." Naomi Campbell insists not all her lovers have been mega-rich men. She is currently dating Russian real estate mogul Vladimir Doronin.

4th May 2010

Quote: "I've introduced Vlad to Robert. I'm on good terms with all the men I've ever dated." Naomi Campbell reveals she has introduced her current boyfriend, Russian businessman Vladimir Doronin, to her ex, Robert De Niro.

4th May 2010

Quote: "Because of my past... I will be sometimes pointed at and said, 'She hit me' and I've got no proof of saying any different (sic)." Naomi Campbell accepts she'll always be a victim of opportunists who want to take advantage of her much-publicised bad temper.

4th May 2010

Fact: Oprah Winfrey poked fun at guest Naomi Campbell's much-publicised temper tantrums during her talk show on Monday (03May10) by suggesting the supermodel should be the first to sign a no-phone throwing pledge after the Brit agreed to sign up for the host's no phone zone campaign. Winfrey is asking celebrities to pledge not to text and drive. Campbell, who has a license to drive in New York, immediately agreed to sign, stating, "I'd never drive with the phone - it's just too much to handle, too many things to do."

4th May 2010

Quote: "I learned to ski in the last year and a half... I learned to swim; that was also something I couldn't do - because I couldn't float... It's a great thing to know how to swim... Since I met Vlad, he's like a health and fitness guru." Naomi Campbell's boyfriend, Russian tycoon Vladimir Doronin, has given the supermodel a healthy new outlook on life.

3rd May 2010

Quote: "I've lived a great life and I've lived a reckless part of my life and... I just thought, 'I may never get to 40.'" Naomi Campbell can't believe she has lived to be 40. The supermodel celebrates her big birthday later this month (22May10).

19th February 2010

Fact: The Alexander MCQueen dress worn by Kate Moss at Naomi Campbell's charity London fashion show on Thursday night (18Feb10) was sold to businessman Sir Philip Green for $160,00 (£100,000) at an auction to aid relief in earthquake-hit Haiti.

19th February 2010

Fact: Supermodel Naomi Campbell hosted a second charity fashion show in aid of Haiti in London on Thursday night (18Feb10), just a week after her Fashion for Relief Haiti event in New York. Stars on the runway included Kate Moss, Geri Halliwell, DAME Shirley Bassey, Jo Wood and Girls Aloud stars Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts.

23rd September 2009

Quote: "She has a really stunning look and is completely at ease with her natural beauty!" Supermodel Naomi Campbell believes Girls Aloud pop star Nicola Roberts has what it takes to work the runway.

28th April 2009

Quote: "I have to be honest, I just don't like the chocolate as much in America or other places. Britain has the best chocolate. I generally miss the food from back home. And television!" Supermodel Naomi Campbell knows what she likes about her native U.K.

30th March 2009

Fact: Supermodel Naomi Campbell made her catwalk debut in India at the country's Fashion Week on Saturday (28Mar09). The beauty donned a series of saris and local outfits at a show to raise funds for Citizens For Justice and Peace (CJP) in the wake of last year's (08) Mumbai terrorist attacks.

29th October 2008

Fact: British supermodel Naomi Campbell will bare all when she hosts the opening of a photo exhibition in Miami, Florida on 2 December (08), featuring images of herself in various stages of undress.

8th July 2008

Quote: "I do crystal therapy. I think crystals bring great energy and these things make me happy. Whatever makes you happy." Supermodel Naomi Campbell keeps crystals in her bra.

31st October 2007

Fact: Showbiz icon Bette Midler and supermodels Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell have all commissioned Brooklyn, New York artist HUGH MCMAHON to sculpt their heads in pumpkin, which are then freeze-dried to prevent decay.

30th October 2007

Fact: Supermodel Naomi Campbell helped SIR Elton John's partner David Furnish celebrate his 45th birthday in Las Vegas on Friday night (26Oct07) - she was a special guest at the producer's party at gay nightclub Krave. John joined the bash after performing at Caesar's Palace.

19th October 2007

Fact: Pampered supermodel Naomi Campbell has $700 (GBP350) synthetic lashes attached to her eyelids every six weeks. Insiders claim the four-hour process eliminates the need for mascara.

12th September 2007

Quote: "My super was so cool, Mr Barry, I have to say his name 'cos he was so nice!" Catwalk star Naomi Campbell is grateful for her friendly community service officer.

12th September 2007

Quote: "I plead guilty to throwing the phone (but) I've never had a jewel-encrusted BlackBerry in my life!" Supermodel Naomi Campbell sets the record straight on the details of her reckless phone throwing charge.

21st July 2007

Fact: Kiss rocker Ace Frehley will join Naomi Campbell in new Dunkin' Donuts TV ads directed by SCRUBS star Zach Braff. The two spots featuring the stars will advertise the food chain's new Iced Tea and Iced Latte summer beverages and will feature Frehley and Campbell attempting to take care of menial household chores and failing miserably.

4th July 2007

Fact: Original supermodels including Linda Evangelista, Helena Christensen and Naomi Campbell joined younger beauties Gisele Bundchen and LILY COLE on the catwalk to mark the 60th birthday of design house Christian Dior on Monday (02Jul07) at Paris' Palace of Versailles.

24th May 2007

Quote: "Lily who? People are always trying to compare themselves to Kate, but none measure up. There's only one Kate Moss." Supermodel Naomi Campbell makes it clear her fashion allegiances don't lie with pop star Lily Allen. Both Allen and Moss launched British high street clothing ranges within days of each other earlier this month (May07).

28th February 2007

Quote: "I'm very sad. I feel big compassion for her. You need to cut yourself off from the outside world and you need to focus and it is scary to want to dig up, dig in and look inside, but... it's worth it." Naomi Campbell offers her support to troubled Britney Spears.

28th February 2007

Quote: "I'm a black woman and black women, as we know, don't get as many opportunities as white women. I know it. As an exception to that statistic, I have to take all the opportunities I get." Supermodel Naomi Campbell explains the motivation behind her ambition.

16th June 2006

Quote: "I love England, especially the food. There's nothing I like more than a lovely bowl of pasta." Patriotic supermodel Naomi Campbell confuses home cooking with Italian cuisine.

9th June 2006

Quote: "(I like to) visit the dentist. I like to get my teeth cleaned as often as I can". Supermodel Naomi Campbell loves chilling out in the dentist's chair.

7th March 2006

Quote: "(Am I beautiful?) Not really. I believe that I am a character." Supermodel Naomi Campbell thinks her personality, and not her looks, is what makes her attractive.

18th February 2006

Fact: <p>Supermodel Naomi Campbell has gone blonde for a new ad. The stunning Brit sports streaked blonde hair and wears nothing but a skimpy thong and a pair of black angel wings for the provocative ad. </p>

24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"She was lovely, but she's, like, a super model diva. She doesn't travel anywhere without 500 pairs of shoes and 82 dresses. It was too much." Rocker Tommy Lee found dating model Naomi Campbell too much work. </p>

16th November 2005

Fact: <p>Tyra Banks insisted there was no audience for her TV chat with longtime supermodel rival Naomi Campbell because she admits, "I couldn't have done this in front of people." The hour-long interview airs on Banks' talk show on Friday (18NOV05). </p>

14th November 2005

Quote: <p>"People do treat you differently and I like the fact men become weaker around blondes." Naomi Campbell is pleased with her new look. </p>

21st October 2005

Fact: <p>Naomi Campbell is launching a new beachware range of bikinis and sarongs with designer pal AMIR SLAMA. One of the bikini designs features a cartoon caricature of the British model. </p>

15th September 2005

Fact: <p>Naomi Campbell, Molly Sims and Lindsay Lohan will be modelling outfits at the New York Fashion Week on Friday night (16SEP05) as part of a Fashion For Relief venture. The clothes featured at the charity catwalk show will later be auctioned off for the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. </p>

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