7 Gorgeous Models Who Were Told They Weren't Pretty Enough

That's right. There are people out there who told Gisele Bündchen, Tyra Banks, Gigi Hadid and more stunners that they'd never make it

WINNIE HARLOW

Growing up, the model was bullied for her vitiligo, a disease that leads to a loss of skin color in patches across the face. "Kids called me a cow and mooed at me," she told Cosmopolitan. "I remember sitting by my window, wishing upon the stars that my skin condition would go away." Now, the former America's Next Top Model contestant is killing the game, modeling for brands like Desigual and Diesel, and photographers from all over the world want to work with her. "I never would have imagined this future for myself when I was a kid at the school," she said.