2010 March 15

Quote of The Daily: Gisele, Kung Fu Princess

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One of the most beautifu faces on the planet, Gisele Bündchen graces the April issue of Vogue, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier. The Brazilian super opened up to Joan Juliet Buck, dishing on her mission to save the forest, empower teenagers, her new natural beauty line, and of course, the baby and Brady. Read the entire interview, but behold our favorite Bündchen quips!

"I did kung fu up until two weeks before Benjamin was born, and yoga three days a week. I think a lot of people get pregnant and decide they can turn into garbage disposals. I was mindful about what I ate, and I gained only 30 pounds.”-On battling baby weight


“I got to the studio and I felt like I was E.T.—whoa, what’s going on? Hair and makeup? I hadn’t looked at myself in a mirror for a month and a half…”-On getting back to work


“I wanted him to be called River because I wanted something always flowing, immortal. My husband said, ‘There’s no way we’re going to call him River.’ But my father’s name is Reinoldo, so it’s a homage to him. And it’s like water.”-On naming her son, Benjamin Rein


“I felt like my pregnancy was a sacred moment for me. I stayed in Boston and I didn’t work apart from the contracts I have, and then I only let them use my face.”-On honoring her privacy

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