March 23, Model, entrepreneur, mum - there isn't much Elle Macpherson hasn't done. This week marks the models 50th birthday and she's looking better than ever! Australian Women's Weekly. Elle Macpherson has posed naked for a magazine cover as she approaches her 50th birthday. The supermodel recreated her famous Playboy cover for the Australian edition of Harper's Bazaar magazine. Elle looks stunning in the cover shot, but she's far from the first big star to strip off for the cover of a magazine.
Elle 'The Body' Macpherson, has revealed that she was happy to strip for Playboy, but 'on her own terms'. The year-old supermodel recently explained why she decided to pose nude for the cover of the men's magazine in After appearing naked in the film Sirens opposite Hugh Grant, the press launched a hunt for nude pictures of the statuesque Australian model, even pursuing ex-boyfriends. Dared to bare: The statuesque supermodel decided to pose nude for Playboy but chose her own photographer and did it on her terms. In an effort to take control of the situation she thought: 'OK, you want naked? I'll give you naked - but on my terms', she told the Daily Telegraph. She added that she rang photographer Herb Ritts to take the racy snaps. Elle, now a successful businesswoman, also told the paper that the Playboy job earned her enough money to buy her mum a house. The idea to start doing more than just modelling came to her in her twenties after she realised that working for a business in which she didn't have a profit share was not the way to go.
It may be almost twenty years on but Elle Macpherson shows she earned her nickname. She is known as The Body and twenty years on she still has gone a mighty fine figure. In the sizzling model stunned for her nude playboy cover — with her arms decorously covering her chest — she was 30 years old when made her Vogue modelling debut. I am not seasonal in my health. Drink lots of water and sleep at least seven hours a night — and that is hard for me. But my body works best if I sleep.