How I Became a Model? | Weight Struggles, Victoria’s Secret & more | Romee Strijd

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  • Published: 27 September 2019
  • Hi guys, so last week I decided to share my story in this 'How I Became A Model' video. I am sharing How I became a Vicoria's Secret Angel, but I also had my own struggles from the moment when I started modeling till now. This is my story. X Romee

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  • yo bored
    yo bored  5 hours back

    from this point I have more respect for Romee she is truly an angel

    • Chiara Pini
      Chiara Pini  6 hours back

      Beautiful in and out!

      • Imene Mahcene
        Imene Mahcene  14 hours back

        Hi 👋, what u did back then in a younger age a big courage really u didn't give up and u faught for it , because modeling industry it's very hard especially for a little teenager ,I really salute u for your courage and I wish more success in your career 👍😊

        • Cocound Louis
          Cocound Louis  18 hours back

          you are beautiful from the in and outside <3

          • MAXORDAN Irfan Shah
            MAXORDAN Irfan Shah  19 hours back

            Girls talk to much I mean this is 34 minutes video but some 30 minute is cut from this video. It’s not a hate it’s just a common talk,
            What you guys say? reply me below

            • ADWOA STELLA
              ADWOA STELLA  20 hours back

              Wow such a wonderful thing Lauren did❤❤❤❤❤

              • Aikyiomi
                Aikyiomi  1 days back

                World problems hahaha ;)

                • Raja Khairina
                  Raja Khairina  1 days back

                  Lots of love from Malaysia! You have such a good personality, kind, humble and all the kind thigs! I hope you become more succesful after this 😘

                  • Ö & K in Turkey
                    Ö & K in Turkey  2 days back

                    So humble,this is the aspect that i liked most about her..

                    • Aika5
                      Aika5  2 days back

                      Romee, I believe you are more than your looks.

                      • Dena Rendall
                        Dena Rendall  2 days back

                        Wow you look so much older than you were in your first shows in London and Milan fashion weeks!

                        • BONITA 8
                          BONITA 8  2 days back

                          THANK YOU SO MUCH!❤️ helpful

                          • Puzzled Beauty
                            Puzzled Beauty  2 days back

                            You are a beautiful soul. God bless you and your family!❤️

                            • taylor lura
                              taylor lura  3 days back

                              I am 16, and I am going through the exact same thing, my mother agent wants me to get fit but im still trying out different stuff to see what works for my body, and my mom and dad, and the fomo of highschool and the proms and Instagram posts, it sucks. but I just did my first swim week so I learned about the different brands having certain looks that they are looking for and walked my first two shows. Ahh the anxiety attacks! escpecially in the models' apartment feeling alone in a new city, all of this video is so relatable! xoxo.

                              • Mina More
                                Mina More  3 days back

                                We need a vlog with ur mom💓💓💓

                                • haleynicole2
                                  haleynicole2  3 days back

                                  Thank you for sharing your journey

                                  • Lindsay Doyle
                                    Lindsay Doyle  4 days back

                                    wow very inspiring

                                    • Tamari Chiqovani
                                      Tamari Chiqovani  4 days back

                                      What she don't like modeling? I can't understand? Does she like modeling?why she start this if she didn't like it

                                      • Elif Alara
                                        Elif Alara  3 days back

                                        she wanted it at the beginning but if you watch all video you can understand. she was 16 when she came to NYC and she felt homesick because she was alone in USA and she is from Netherlands. She was separated from her fam and boyfriend. Also she got panic attacks in hotel rooms when she was 16. It's all about being younger and being alone in different country at 16 :(

                                    • Santiago Revol
                                      Santiago Revol  5 days back

                                      Im from Argentina. Thank you very much. keep on your way an style. you ar doing it right. Thanks and well done. Congratulations.

                                      • Pointe Shoe
                                        Pointe Shoe  5 days back

                                        I struggle with many of the issues you talked about and it gives me confidence in myself to hear that I am not the only one. As a ballet dancer about to audition for companies, I struggle with my weight, and being motivated besides knowing I’m talented, and have so many great opportunities (which is all in my head). It’s time I start trusting my gut/heart. :) Thank you Romee for sharing your story!

                                        • Ladyyy Black
                                          Ladyyy Black  5 days back

                                          Heey girl, wauw u really made me cry with showing us how pure you are, i loved you already but now i love you even more, your my fav angel💘 Stay true to who you are. And what Laurens did for you, never let that man go😘 Xoxo a big fan

                                          • Adrian Nuñez Rosario
                                            Adrian Nuñez Rosario  5 days back

                                            Love u Romee my fave 🖤

                                            • Paulina VDP
                                              Paulina VDP  5 days back

                                              Thank u for shearing a lill bit of u! U r amazing and so inspiring for me ❤️ #dutchgirlinmexico

                                              • Cécilia
                                                Cécilia  5 days back

                                                Awww don't cry :(

                                                • Anuja Gawali
                                                  Anuja Gawali  5 days back

                                                  @ 5:25 u mean u want to keep professional and personal life separate in simpler words

                                                  • E L
                                                    E L  6 days back

                                                    Lauren is literally dream boy like move across the country to support his girl

                                                    • Martha Hunt
                                                      Martha Hunt  6 days back

                                                      You're so strong Romee! The sacrifices can be so hard! Love this and you!

                                                      • Feelings
                                                        Feelings  2 days back

                                                        Love u Martha 💋💋

                                                    • First Love Record Co.
                                                      First Love Record Co.  6 days back

                                                      Sorry to hear that romee go home !!!

                                                      • ca68 promail
                                                        ca68 promail  6 days back

                                                        Hey RS,
                                                        Thank you for this. 👍✌👏💓😘💖I also left my life behind in N'orleans to pursue a better life for myself in Calif. It wasn't difficult, due to my MOM had help with me while she pursued working and taking care of her CHILD (me hehehehe)...
                                                        because of that, I knew leaving N'orleans would be best way to go at life. Like you, glad I did...fast forward to TODAY!...
                                                        I see another person (on my job, actually) who is there on an internship far away from where he's from. ...(Actually, Japan)...well versed young man...
                                                        Makes you appreciate that so many PPLS are going through, this very same issue you speak of...Your presentation really does help PPL, let's them understand/appreciate,
                                                        Opportunities come with sacrifices (never known/observed, that are hidden) but are necessary for growth/advancements and yes, Happiness!
                                                        You mentioned that V.S. allowed you to become and ANGEL! with them and what an "ANGEL" your are....👌👏👍
                                                        Stay Well/Stay Informed, cuz by you creating your YT channel, I can be also...Peace Out!👍✌👌💖😏

                                                        • Feliz G
                                                          Feliz G  6 days back

                                                          Thanks for sharing your story Romee and being so open! Sending hugs :)

                                                          • Dan Smith
                                                            Dan Smith  6 days back

                                                            I like your personality Romee, would your sister be interested in a middle aged,obese, 👓 wearing man. LoL👍😂🖖🙊🙈🙉

                                                            • Jamil Gotcher
                                                              Jamil Gotcher  7 days back

                                                              Romee, I know how you feel. Can you believe when I modeled Paris Haute Couture in the early 90's, I was married and had a child? I missed them so much. One time I even flew my Mom and daughter to Paris during the shows. And even before I was married, I'm super close to my family and I would cry for my Mom when I moved to New York and I remember John Casablancas telling me it's okay lol ( I was signed to Elite). People don't realize that modeling can be lonely. I never got famous because I couldn't continually stay away from my loved ones. My agency in Paris asked me to move my husband and daughter there. But as much as I love Paris, I'm American and I love America, it's my home. But sometimes I still think I should have stuck it out because I may have become as popular as the top high fashion models of that day. I didn't have anyone telling me to stick it out because they missed me too. I totally know how you feel. I think you are very strong for sticking it out. My daughter and I are your fans. xo - Jamil

                                                              • Valen Mmm
                                                                Valen Mmm  7 days back

                                                                You're so beautiful but of corse u look but i say as a person, you're amazing just the Wat u r okey

                                                                • Berly Noriega
                                                                  Berly Noriega  7 days back

                                                                  Now this is a self made women 😊

                                                                  • l6ilaa
                                                                    l6ilaa  7 days back

                                                                    i wanna be a vs model when i’m older sooo bad but my dad would never let me be a model while i’m still in school LMAOO

                                                                    • Adhya .R
                                                                      Adhya .R  7 days back

                                                                      I want be a model when I’m older but idk :/

                                                                      • Nikki Crisp
                                                                        Nikki Crisp  5 days back

                                                                        Adhya .R don’t. Unless you have the gift, thick thick skin, and know how to protect yourself and your money. I was a model and decided I’d rather be the director- learn cinematography, photography, create art, and help models and others actors because that shit is tough. I did it as a child, and it can create some mental issues in the future fr. If you’re a kid/teenager- be a kid and don’t worry about anything else because time fucking flies and the grass ain’t always greener on the other side.

                                                                    • Emma Jakobsen
                                                                      Emma Jakobsen  1 weeks back

                                                                      You seem so nice. You are a true represent of beauty. Inside and outside.

                                                                      • alexandra
                                                                        alexandra  1 weeks back

                                                                        Wow, I can relate so hard - I was also made to travel the world with someone, but I'd do it by myself if I had to because as long as I have myself I'm never alone ✨🌠

                                                                        • Liza Prize
                                                                          Liza Prize  1 weeks back

                                                                          Love love love u❤️ oh that’s my dream to do show VS😍 you are amazing

                                                                          • Tanya Van Sloun
                                                                            Tanya Van Sloun  1 weeks back

                                                                            Such a sweetheart 💗 we love you Romee!

                                                                            • dani Dani
                                                                              dani Dani  1 weeks back

                                                                              Leuke meid ben je! Xxx

                                                                              • Elisabeth Margaretha
                                                                                Elisabeth Margaretha  1 weeks back

                                                                                Love you romee ❤️

                                                                                • Sarina Hanai
                                                                                  Sarina Hanai  1 weeks back

                                                                                  I've been working since i was in high school. Not to the extent as her but still working. And my god is there so much to relate to. The issues separating external value from internal. Feeling insecure in yourself and fearing your decisions. Feeling so, inexplicably lonely all the time and wondering if the success and the joy and passion for work are worth it when you always celebrate alone.

                                                                                  • Desire` Correa
                                                                                    Desire` Correa  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Romee I love how into this you are! This is on of the most open and honest “how I became a model” video that I have ever seen! Thank you so much for this video💙

                                                                                    • lilacsss
                                                                                      lilacsss  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Who is the model she mentions before she says Daphne? @ 14.23

                                                                                      • Anabel Vera
                                                                                        Anabel Vera  1 weeks back

                                                                                        You are sooo kind hearted ♥️

                                                                                        • Choose_love_
                                                                                          Choose_love_  1 weeks back

                                                                                          I am so impressed right now truly admiring how much opened up. I appreciate it so much and feel like I understand you much better as a person now then before.

                                                                                          • Sarah Elisabeth
                                                                                            Sarah Elisabeth  1 weeks back

                                                                                            What a beautiful video Romee!