Russell appears on the cover of the February 2015 issue of Self magazine. She talks about her TED talk, modelling, and politics.
I was just obsessed with politics. I guess my mom probably enhanced it when I asked her questions like, ‘Why are there homeless people?’ and she’d say, ‘Ronald Reagan.’
Russell appears on the cover of the February 2014 issue of Elle UK magazine. She talks about living in a model apartment and being outspoken.
I came to a fitting and was like, ‘I don’t wear fur, cancel this show!’ Or, ‘I don’t want to go topless.’ A lot of [the clothing] is quite sheer, so I’d ask for a retouch. Remember, I wanted to be president, so I was quite outspoken and aggressive. There were a couple of people who didn’t work with me because of that. They were like: ‘You’re annoying.’