After a huge wave of high-profile campaigns and Hollywood claiming, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has left the small town where she grew up: Devon. The gorgeous star of Transformers 3, the face and image of Burberry Body and now the star Bazaar’s January Body issue, models the season’s hottest swimwear, photographed by Tom Munro, the Madonna’s favourite photographer, for our new issue which has two glossy different editions, so now you could choose your favorite cover.
Pictured left: Rosie wears a Burberry dress, pictured right: Rosie in a Michael Kors swimsuit
Bazaar’s Sara Parker Bowles talks to the Victoria’s Secret Angel, who Mario Testino describes as “an English beauty” who has “a Brazilian body” about maintaining her killer figure, and what she really thinks about the gym.
During her early life there was nothing that indicated her spectacular rise to stardom that she has witnessed in the recent past. Born at Plymouth, Devon, England Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is one of the three children of Fiona and Charles Andrew Huntington-Whiteley. She had a pretty ordinary life while growing up at Tavistock, Devon, a farm. Her double barreled name, tiny breasts and full lips were targets for teasing at school.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was known to be a chatterbox for which she was voted Miss Big Mouth. After she experienced a growth spurt at the age of 13 she became the “Girl Most Likely To Become A Supermodel”. She was eager to move to London and was discovered by Profile Model Management when she applied for internships at various modeling agencies based in London. All this while Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was still a student at Tavistock College in 2003.
At the age of 16 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley appeared for her first modeling gig in Levi’s commercial. Thinking that she won’t be getting any new modeling assignments she spent all of her first cheque on buying a Ford Ka even when she did not know how to drive. This thought of her proved to be wrong as she advanced her modeling career when she featured solo on the cover of the British Vogue in March 2011.
More recognition followed when she was voted at the top of a Hot 100 list put out by the magazine – Maxim, in May 2011. FHM’s World Sexiest Woman also rated her as Number One in a 2011 poll. Elle and GQ, U.K. featured her on their July covers.
British model and star Marks & Spencer’s advertising campaign, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, was on hand to open a new store in Paris today.
The 24-year-old cut a demure figure on the Champs-Élysées in Paris this morning to open the first Marks & Spencer store on French soil for a decade.
Wearing a figure-hugging black and cream dress from the retailer’s forthcoming range for next summer (below), the Devon-born beauty cut the ribbon with M&S chief executive Marc Bolland.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who stars alongside Ryan Reynolds in the retailer’s current Autograph advertising campaign, then changed into a black, lacy peplum number (from the Autograph collection and on sale for £89) to pose for pictures inside the store, which boasts an impressive 1,400sq.m of space across three stories in the heart of the French style capital. She said it was a “pleasure” to be part of the store’s return to France, adding: “Parisians are internationally renowned for their effortless style and the M&S Autograph collection embodies the same chic sense of fashion.”
The black dress which Rosie wore to the photocall is on sale for £89. Right: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley with M&S chief executive Marc Bolland. Photo: AP
Marks & Spencer suddenly closed its 18 outlets across France in 2001, sparking street protests from trade unions and lovers of its underwear, Chicken Tikka Masala and tea bags.
Being a model of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie and its other products, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley got the chance to work on with Michael Bay, the director of giant films, The Transformers and Armageddon. Michael Bay worked as a director for Victoria’s Secret Christmas Holiday Commercial in 2010. That was the time he got work with the Victoria’s Secret Angels. He admired the work ethics which Rosie possessed. The model-actress said in one of her interviews that Bay’s work ethic is very much in line with hers. She said, she met Michael in 2009 in a Victoria’s Secret commercial and they have always gotten along. It wasn’t hard for the part of Michael bay to determine the attitude of Rosie since he already experienced how this model turned into actress is working. She has the body, the looks and the right attitude that Michael wants to go on working with. Michael have hundreds of actresses being short listed to replace Megan Fox, there are veteran actresses that has enough experience with big screens, but then he has declared the model-actress to replace Megan Fox as his leading lady in The Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Right then and there, Rosie got a little time to work out being the icon of this giant film that is showcased in summer time of 2011. She managed to do it well and meet the team’s expectation that turned out the movie into a blockbuster film. Great opportunity comes to Rosie because of her positive attitude towards her job, a very professional one.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is the sexiest woman according to variety of polls published by various magazines since her debut in the sci-fi flick Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Her cute, charming and sexy looks has won her a fan base to be envied. It has not always been so flattering for her according to her Rosie.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was bullied at school for her flat chest, braces, bad skin and big lips. A look at her pictures from her school days however shows that she was as pretty then as she is now though she may have been a little gawky to look at, at the time. A look at the following pictures will confirm the fact that she was destined to be a supermodel.
There are however some changes for the better as a bit of maturity has only added to her beauty.
Recalling how she was treated at school she mentioned that she was called kipper lips and that she was regularly teased for her posh sounding surname. She also claimed to have been threatened physically by other groups of girls. Her days in school at Tavistock, Devon are certainly etched in her memory.
When asked about her, however, friends claimed her to be one of the most popular students in the school. A friend even mentioned that given her inclination towards amateur dramatics from a very young age it was speculated that she may turn out to be a star. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is now enjoying her stardom and the fortune that she has earned for herself.
The new issue of Maxim has voted Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as the sexiest woman in the whole world. The annual issue of the Glossy magazine is full of the world’s most beautiful women and covers supermodels, celebrities and even the new princesses in England. But, with the release of her debut movie, Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s release nearing she has been voted the sexiest woman in the world.
With the tag of the sexiest woman in the world Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is also having a great year. Her rise to fame has become unstoppable – first her rise as a supermodel, followed by appearances in editorials, and then to the Victoria’s Secret’s runway. There are countless fashion sites which propagates her personal style. Her role as Shia LaBeouf’s love interest in the Transformers: Dark of the Moon has made the stunner from Tavistock, Devon an international heart throb.
The run of good fortune continues and she is now going to replace Emma Watson as the face of the brand Burberry. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is now expected to grace the cover of the magazine, Love Magazine, where she is shown embracing the fashion of the ‘50s style pin up girl. These pictures were taken over runways and television as of late.
The offer to act in the Transformers franchise came as a culmination to her desire of moving into the world of acting and action scenes which are intense. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley got her wish with the role in Transformers, which suits her fine. Her appearance in the movie has catapulted her to the status of supermodel in the fashion industry.