The Canadian-born supermodel, 57, from St. Catharines, On, previously opened up about a fat-freezing procedure leaving her “brutally disfigured.”
Evangelista looks like she’s back to her confident self in the new shoot, but she’s keen to make it clear that make-up artist Pat McGrath gently drew her face, jaw and neck back with tape and elastics.
She insists, “That’s not my jaw and neck in real life – and I can’t walk around with tape and elastics everywhere. You know what, I’m trying to love myself as I am, but for the photos.
“Look, for photos I always think we’re here to create fantasies. We’re creating dreams. I think it’s allowed. Also, all my insecurities are taken care of in these pictures, so I got