If I wasn't a model I would have liked to be a gardener. It is still a puzzle to me that I ever became a model. I am an extremely private person and I do not have the temperament for fame. I think I was rather ashamed of this trivial way of earning a living.

— Jean Shrimpton

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It was great fun becoming famous, but I got tired of it.


I never liked being photographed. I just happened to be good at it.