Valentina Sampaio Announces Modeling For Victoria's Secret, The First Trans Model To Do So

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Valentina Sampaio has announced that she is working with Victoria’s Secret as its first transgender model.

The Brazilian star, who has been featured in campaigns by L’Oréal and in Vogue editorials, posted last week from what she said was behind the scenes at Victoria’s Secret.

Victoria’s Secret has not made an announcement about Sampaio, but her manager told Entertainment Tonight that Sampaio is “very happy” and hopes to “break barriers and to make a step to more inclusivity and representation for everybody.”

Other stars like Laverne Cox were also overjoyed and immediately congratulated her.

“Wow finally!” Cox wrote.

Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldridge wote, “Stunning,” with a slew of heart emojis. Read the full article HERE.

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