Daisy Lowe reveals how she struggled with her looks

She’s been modelling since she was just 15-years-old, but Strictly Come Dancing star Daisy Lowe says she struggled to learn to love her appearance.

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“One of the reasons I did Strictly was to help others feel good about their bodies,” the 27-year-old model told The Sunday People. “Every day we’re shown images about the perfect body and what it should be – but we just have the ones that we live in.

“We don’t have a choice in the matter. We are going to get older, it’s inevitable. And I think there is so much being thrown at us.

“The older I get the more comfortable I am in my own skin and therefore I get to enjoy what I do.”

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Opening up about her own insecurities, Daisy revealed she was once sent home from an Italian fashion show – for being too big.

“I think feeling insecure can be completely crippling,” she continued. “I have had times in my life when I have been unable to get out of bed because I have felt so insecure.

“But I think the most important lesson I’ve learned is that you have only one body, so you might as well enjoy it. My weight yo-yos so much. It always has. I am now a bit trimmer because I’ve been dancing four hours a day.

“What I have always been so grateful for is that I have gone against the grain a little bit and been someone who has a little bit of a chunk on me. I did once lose weight and that was after my first heartache. My agent burst into tears.

“Actually I have been very lucky in my career as it has embraced me for who I am.”

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Daisy admits she’s having the time of her life on Strictly, and is desperate to make it to the final. “ I never thought I would be asked to do it,” she said. “I have always loved the show.”

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