Interview: Bessie Bardot, Author,
Modeling Manager, Promoter -
21st March 2003
Bardot is one of Australias most successful
Modeling Managers and body models. Bessie has
recently authored Sex, Fame and the casting
couch. Bessie is also a journalist for Media
Search, and regularly writes and consults for Australias
did you get your start?
was a receptionist and Geoff asked if I wanted to
did you choose modeling, or did modeling choose you?
my curves modeling HATED me but the men's mags loved
do you like most about your chosen profession?
professional and personal achievements?
my boy and being happy
me about your ups and downs in the business?
the paper Ups making .... Downs loosing it because
of a corrupt Director....Ups coming BACK AGAIN despite
what people think
do you like to write about, and what is your best
like to write about my experiences so I can warn and
help people who are getting into the industry. My
best piece..... Well READ MY BOOK and YOU decide!!!!
weirdest experience you have ever had?
THE BOOK... Had Plenty
most unusual request you have had?
me you DONT want to know
you afraid of anything?
afraid of fear - I don't entertain it!
do you do to relax?
and cuddle my boy
are your favourite beaches (just in case I / we want
to spot you?)
has the internet helped you?
Not sure it has but I enjoy chatting to people overseas
has the Australian media been good and bad for you?
both equally - It LOVED me Then HATED me and now it
is undecided but I expect that so I just take it with
a pinch of salt.
the course of your career, who have been the best
and worst to work with?
I love people who are true to themselves and can see
through the bullshit - I have met MANY of them but
sadly I am still running across those who believe
the crap that jealous and ignorant people expound
you have any mentors? course of your career, who did
you both most and least enjoy working with?
is my mentor - Rene Rivkin (who I know personally)
is my mentor. All these people are TRUE to themselves
DESPITE the press and that's what I aspire to be
is the best piece of advise you have been offered?
thine own self be true!!!
greatest compliment you have ever been given?
a top photographer:- Women admire you, Men Admire
you, Women Want to be you, Men want to be with you.
biggest misconception about you?
My motto is MEET ME THEN JUDGE ME!!!
else you would like to share with me or our audience?
your life, and BE TRUE TO YOU, if they don't like
it they can get F@#KED
By the way I have a new site www.geoffandbess.com
and dont forget to check out www.bessiebardot.com
note: Beauty with brains. A woman who stands up for
what she believes in. Oh, read the book: Casting Couch
Confidential: True titillating tales of what the modeling
business can really be like "down under".
Just like Media Man Australia, Bessie Bardot is into
promoting good stuff, and tells it like it is. Long
live freedom of speech.
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