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Claudia Schiffer Turned Down Arab Prince's 1Million Indecent Proposal Offer - Another Took It!
Mirror ^ | Mark Jefferies | Feb 28, 2014

Posted on 02/28/2014 4:03:47 PM PST by nickcarraway

Claudia says 'He asked if he could hire me for a dinner for a million pounds. I declined – and some other supermodel took it'

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer reveals how she once turned down an offer of £1million to spend the evening with an Arab prince.

The German beauty says being a catwalk queen and one of the world’s most photographed women has led to a number of unusual propositions.

She says: “I’ve had loads of weird ones but the strangest was from an Arab prince.

“He asked if he could hire me for a dinner for a million pounds. I declined – and some other supermodel took it!”

Claudia, 43, is not the first high-profile star to reject such an approach. Myleene Klass revealed in 2010 she received an indecent proposal over lunch with a Hollywood A-lister.

And actress Stephanie Beacham claimed on Big Brother in the same year she was offered £40,000 by a stranger for sex.

Speaking on this weekend’s Jonathan Ross Show, Claudia also confesses she hides her extreme shyness behind her modelling persona.

She says: “I am just shy when there are lots of people. I’m OK when we’re just one on one, or maybe four people, or six. More than that is not really comfortable for me, it doesn’t feel good.

“I’m a really, really shy person. It does help when I’m in make-up or getting dressed up. That’s why modelling kind of works.

I thought it was never going to work until I put the make-up on and you couldn’t tell that I was turning red all the time.”

Claudia shot to fame two decades ago after high-profile campaigns for brands such as Chanel and Guess. Recalling her early modelling days in Paris, she admits: “I would be thinking, ‘I don’t want to be here.’ But once I put the full make-up on I’d go, ‘OK, I can cope – no one can see what I’m thinking’.”

In the interview, 5ft 11in Claudia also reveals that she was far from popular as a gangly youngster. She says: “I was the loser at school. Everyone called me ‘Duck’ because my bum stuck out, and I walked kind of funny because my legs are a bit funny, and I was really tall.

“Everyone was sort of the same height except me and I didn’t have any friends.”

Claudia, who has three children – Caspar, 10, Clementine, nine, and Cosima, three – with film director husband Matthew Vaughn, says she is pragmatic about the ageing process and doesn’t worry about gaining a few wrinkles.

She explains: I just think it’s a part of life. If anyone is worried about it and has a problem with it then, they have a problem. It couldn’t be more natural and more normal and, no, I don’t have a problem with it.”


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1 posted on 02/28/2014 4:03:47 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

We DO have rules here...


2 posted on 02/28/2014 4:08:18 PM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: clee1
Nice lungs!


3 posted on 02/28/2014 4:15:23 PM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: clee1

And it’s only right that Kathy Ireland and Cindy Crawford and Paulina and the rest be posted as well. In the name of Diversity. Because we celebrate women! ;)


4 posted on 02/28/2014 4:16:00 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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Over By March 17th?

C'Mon FReepers!


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5 posted on 02/28/2014 4:17:42 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Menehune56
Well, I guess if she turned down a million quid, my my friend's measly $400 won't sway her...
6 posted on 02/28/2014 4:21:37 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: nickcarraway

I don’t want to insult this lovely woman so I am offering to split the dinner check with her and, uh, entertain her for free.


7 posted on 02/28/2014 4:24:06 PM PST by Robwin
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To: nickcarraway

I wouldn’t necessarily offer money in exchange, but I’m sure I am not alone in saying I wouldn’t mind being seen in the company of a woman as attractive as Ms. Schiffer.

Only I’d want her to wear flats, as I’m reasonably sure she’s taller than I am. :)


8 posted on 02/28/2014 4:25:16 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

9 posted on 02/28/2014 4:25:27 PM PST by EEGator
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To: EEGator

ARRRGGHH!!!! EYEBLEACH!!!!...

...Said no straight man ever ;)


10 posted on 02/28/2014 4:31:53 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

IMO Cindy Crawford is the most beautiful of the ‘90s supermodel bunch, and she still looks great.

As for the model who took the Arab prince up on his offer——STUPID. That’s a good way to be sold into slavery and never heard from again.


11 posted on 02/28/2014 4:39:36 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: CatherineofAragon

Personally I liked Linda Evangilista and Angie Everhart but Crawford definitely had the total package.

Unlike much of the current crop of ‘boys in heels’.


12 posted on 02/28/2014 4:47:16 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Menehune56

i remember that she was engaged to David Copperfield for quite a while...


13 posted on 02/28/2014 4:49:59 PM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: latina4dubya

How much did he offer?


14 posted on 02/28/2014 4:56:46 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Norm Lenhart
Yeah buddy!
15 posted on 02/28/2014 5:00:00 PM PST by EEGator
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To: CatherineofAragon

Cindy Crawford was totally on fire in “ fairgame. “ she and the best of the Baldwins, Stephen, had a good chemistry


16 posted on 02/28/2014 5:01:49 PM PST by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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Woo hoo!! And now less than $5.9k to go!!
We can do this.

17 posted on 02/28/2014 5:03:25 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Norm Lenhart

The way women look today-—I don’t even know what they’re thinking. They don’t care about appealing to men.


18 posted on 02/28/2014 5:11:39 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: South Dakota

I think I saw that...or maybe it was just the ads, LOL.


19 posted on 02/28/2014 5:12:22 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: nickcarraway

Prostitution is not uncommon at all at every level of the modeling industry.


20 posted on 02/28/2014 5:14:55 PM PST by Ted Grant
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To: CatherineofAragon

They arent thinking. Which probably explains the rise in homosexuality. At least partly. If women want to look and act like dudes, and many do, I can ALMOST see the ‘logic’?


21 posted on 02/28/2014 5:15:59 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Well, all I know is, when it comes to women so thin they have no shape, with short mannish hair, my husband says, “If men want teenaged boys, they might as well go ahead and declare themselves queers.”


22 posted on 02/28/2014 5:36:21 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: CatherineofAragon

I totally agree. Fortunately for young men, there’s a few retro chicks out there. So they can know some of the joys us 80s dudes had ;)


23 posted on 02/28/2014 5:42:33 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Very true.

The ‘80s rocked. :)


24 posted on 02/28/2014 5:43:50 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: CatherineofAragon

Scary that 80s MEN looked more feminine that most of today’s women...And were STILL more manly than many of today’s pajama boys.

(Note to youngins...see “Poison” for details)

;)


25 posted on 02/28/2014 5:46:29 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: CatherineofAragon

Don’t forget Elle McPherson.


26 posted on 02/28/2014 5:50:38 PM PST by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I’m familiar with Cindy Crawford, (not so those other two), and I agree with your thought. I still say none of these gals today could touch Rita Hayworth or Gene Tierney though.


27 posted on 02/28/2014 5:52:01 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: bobby.223

Rita H was in a class by herself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_rEK6dkMRw

OK it wasnt really her singing but DAMN!


28 posted on 02/28/2014 5:55:57 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: nickcarraway
How much did he offer?

apparently not enough... during their engagement, she would sometimes join him on stage during his shows... she would be his assistant... i remember rumors about her being his "beard" so to speak... or a paid escort... but i think they sued some publication and won... i do recall that their engagement was a long one... years...

29 posted on 02/28/2014 5:58:07 PM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Rita H was in a class by herself.

i love her rendition of Amado Mio in Gilda... very sexy... compare it with Sade's live performance of Sweetest Taboo... i think she was inspired by Rita Hayworth... Sade's performance is quite sensual... both are beautiful... :)

30 posted on 02/28/2014 6:02:50 PM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: latina4dubya

And even RH couldn’t go untouched by liberalism. Ever read how people still spaz saying she was a “Latina made white”?

Makes me sick.


31 posted on 02/28/2014 6:06:50 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: nickcarraway

“Claudia, 43, is not the first high-profile star to reject such an approach. Myleene Klass revealed in 2010 she received an indecent proposal over lunch with a Hollywood A-lister. “

Yeah, get back to me when a supermodel or a-list actress marries one of us average working stiffs.


32 posted on 02/28/2014 6:22:27 PM PST by PLMerite
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To: Menehune56

Shy??

I don’t think so


33 posted on 02/28/2014 6:24:46 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: EEGator

doesn’t look shy at all, taking off clothes for general consumption


34 posted on 02/28/2014 6:25:31 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: EEGator

Always my favorite SI cover girl.


35 posted on 02/28/2014 7:24:03 PM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Wow, that don’t make “movies” like THAT anymore. If they did I might go see it..


36 posted on 02/28/2014 7:34:54 PM PST by Afterguard (Liberals will let you do anything you want, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: luvbach1
"Don’t forget Elle McPherson."

She was very pretty, too. Personally, I liked Cindy's look better---less girl next door, just a bit more glam.

37 posted on 03/01/2014 8:03:28 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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