Naomi Campbell, 49, hates the word 'retire' and will feel 'blessed' to reach 50 ...

She's the world-renowned supermodel who's carved out an impressive career in the industry spanning over 30 years. 

And Naomi Campell, 49, has dismissed the word 'retire' and told how she'll simply walk away from the catwalk when she's ready, stating: 'If I don’t wanna do it any more, I just won't do it'.

The south London-born star also told how she'll feel 'blessed' to reach her 50th birthday amid the coronavirus pandemic and vowed to make changes in her life when it's over. 

When she's ready: Naomi Campell, 49, has dismissed the word 'retire' and told how she'll simply walk away from the catwalk when she's ready, stating: ''If I don’t wanna do it any more, I just won't do it'

When she's ready: Naomi Campell, 49, has dismissed the word 'retire' and told how she'll simply walk away from the catwalk when she's ready, stating: ''If I don’t wanna do it any more, I just won't do it'

Having made her first public appearance in 1978 aged just seven in the video for Bob Marley's Is This Love, Naomi hit the big time in 1986 when she was spotted by a model scout while shopping in Covent Garden.

Since then, her career skyrocketed and she became one of the most in-demand models of her generation, as well as paving the way for others after becoming the first black model to appear on the cover of French Vogue. 

However, as she nears her fifth decade, Naomi told how she despises the word 'retire' and reckons it will be a while before she's ready to to stop working as she's still really 'active'.

Stunning: The south London-born star also told how she'll feel 'blessed' to reach her 50th birthday amid the coronavirus pandemic and vowed to make changes in her life when it's over (pictured in 1991)

Stunning: The south London-born star also told how she'll feel 'blessed' to reach her 50th birthday amid the coronavirus pandemic and vowed to make changes in her life when it's over (pictured in 1991)

She told The Sunday Times' Style magazine: 'I don't like the word 'retire'. If I don’t wanna do it any more, I just won't do it. But I'm never gonna say that. I'm someone who's extremely active. I like to be active and I think I'm always going to be active.'

Meanwhile, amid the worldwide coronavirus crisis, the star admitted that she'd feel 'blessed' to reach her next birthday and will strive to 'get everything out' of what one is supposed to from the pandemic.

She said: 'Frankly, if I am here on May 22, in isolation, I'm

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