By Roxy Simons For Mailonline
Published: 19:12 GMT, 16 November 2019 | Updated: 19:12 GMT, 16 November 2019
Naomi Campbell claimed she refused a 'ton of money' to take part in 'an all-black show' as she is keen to promote 'balanced inclusion' in the fashion industry.
The supermodel, 49, spoke candidly about her experiences in the modelling world with The Guardian's Weekend magazine on Saturday.
Discussing how someone called the increase in diversity a 'cult', and her annoyance with this misguided view, she said: 'To hear this called a 'cult', that was like, "wait a second: so you want me to feel back now that things are turning the other way?" No.
Candid: Naomi Campbell revealed on Saturday she refused a 'ton of money' to be part of an 'all-black fashion show' as she wanted to promote 'balanced inclusion' within the industry
'We just want balance, end of story. I won't do an all-black show, for instance, because it would be hypocritical given what I've stood for, for so long. Balanced inclusion.'
Going on to reveal that she had been asked to do an exclusively black catwalk show, but refused despite the offer of 'tons