But it’s all OK because I’m comfortable with myself now.
It’s about being healthy and active and having a crazy schedule and running after my three kids, so I probably eat very sporadically – lots of smaller meals and snacks.
‘It’s like The Office,’ she says, referring to the Ricky Gervais-inspired series, ‘but a lot more organized.’Part of her appeal to women lies in her self-confidence and her positive body image (admittedly not difficult to muster when you’re as striking as she is), ‘but I’ve faced rejection time and time again and I’ve been lots of different sizes,’ she says.
‘I’ve had times when I’ve been much bigger and much smaller so that you could see my ribs and I look back at some pictures and it was awful to me.
As she herself explains: ‘I’m very determined, honest, open and definitely very energetic.
I expect a lot as a boss and I’m very demanding, but I ask that of myself too.’ ‘After Life in the Fab Lane [Kimora’s previous show] which had sprinklings of my family life in it, I really wanted to show the workings of an office and how a team works together to build a brand,’ she says, altogether softer and more quiet than her on-screen persona.
It’s just much more love that you pour into your kid I think and just acknowledge that and understand that,” Hounsou told us exclusively. In 2009, the model gave birth to she and Djimon’s first child together, Kenzo Lee.
The couple never legally married in the United States, but took part in a traditional commitment ceremony in Hounsou’s native country, Benin.
The couple eventually split and announced their separation in November 2012.
It’s just about having an active lifestyle.’It has spawned books (Fabulosity: What It Is and How to Get It) and perfumes (Baby Phat Fabulosity) and, says Kimora, ‘I came up with that phrase many years ago and people just seem to love it.
is Hounsou’s first animated film which he says he did for his 5-year-old, Kenzo; whom he proudly co-parents with his ex, Kimora Lee Simmons.
Hip Hollywood caught up with the 50-year-old to talk about co-parenting and any advice he may have for parents going through the same thing.