Dickinson the self-proclaimed worlds first supermodel says shes just like the Olympic record- breaking swimmer in heart and spirit.
She explains, Phelps dedication and drive reminds me of myself. At nine years old I knew I wanted to be a model, and at nine years old he was in the pool.
Dickinson wanted to rule the runway so bad as a kid, that shed hang out at grocery stores to catch up on the latest fashion trends.
She says, I couldnt afford to buy magazines, so Id lay spread-eagle on the tile floor at grocery stores for hours reading American Vogue. Id see Lauren Hutton on the pages and I wanted to be that girl.
Passion is what Dickinson looks for in aspiring models, and because of Phelps commitment, shed hire him in a heartbeat to be a model for her agency.
Season four of The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency premieres next Tuesday (Aug. 26) on Oxygen.
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