Doutzen Kroes Doesn't Want Her Daughter to Become a Model

The model has other aspirations for her first baby girl.
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The model has other aspirations for her first baby girl.
Photo: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

Photo: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

Model Doutzen Kroes is about as beautiful as humans come, and so it's highly likely that the daughter she's expecting with her husband, Dutch DJ Sunnery James, will be scouted very early on in life — perhaps even offered a pair of those coveted Victoria's Secret Angel wings once she hits her teens. But, although Kroes has been there, done that, she's not sure she wants her daughter to follow in her modeling footsteps.

Kroes told Page Six over the weekend: “Instead of saying, ‘You’re so beautiful,’ I’ll say, ‘You’re smart,’ so she’ll have different aspirations in life than beauty and modeling. Though I love my job, I’m not changing the world. I’d love for her to study and to have different aspirations. We need to teach girls they can become presidents, and it’s not about beauty all the time.”

The model has spoken openly in the past about the mixed feelings she has about her career — she recently told the New York Post that "it makes [her] feel guilty now that [she is] in this profession that makes certain girls insecure" — as well as about the rampant Photoshopping that goes on behind the scenes. We're sure she'll share all of her wisdom with her little girl as soon as she's old enough to pick up a copy of Vogue.

Kroes and James's second child is due in July.