Wednesday, October 28

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Beverly Johnson Recalls Racism On Set Including A Shoot Where A Pool Was Drained After She Was In It

Beverley Johnson is reflecting on moments when she experienced racism throughout her career.Before she became the first ever Black woman to appear on the cover of Vogue, the supermodel had been advised by an agent that this was something she could never achieve. “When I started my modelling career in the 1970s, I wanted the top modelling agent. That was Eileen Ford. She said, ‘You’ll never be on the cover of Vogue magazine’. So I moved to the rival Wilhelmina agency. I got the cover. I had worked for it and prayed for it, and now I had to honour it,” recalled Johnson during a revealing new interview with People.The “Beverly’s Full House” star also reflected on an incident where a pool was drained after she took part in a shoot at a hotel. “What you have to realize is that I was the on...