'The Body' delighted with ease that comes with age

'The Body' delighted with ease that comes with age

Elle Macpherson says she's much more comfortable with her body now that she is in her late 40s.

The 47-year-old supermodel has been in the industry since she was a teenager and while she's had two children, Macpherson has never been happier with the way she looks.

The Australian beauty - who is the new host of 'Britain's Next Top Model' - said: "We are born with our genes but how we present, that is up to us.

"That's why I work better than I did 30 years ago. I still have the same genetics but I have changed as a woman. I am interested in different things and I'm more confident in my body now. I am more confident being me."

Even though she is one of the world's most in-demand models, Macpherson says she is shocked at how successful she still is.

Speaking on British TV show 'Friday Night with Jonathan Ross' - which is to air tonight - Macpherson said: "I never thought I'd be working for 30 years... we just happened to be in the right place at the right time... the 80s was a period of extravagance, there was a need for dynamic women."

On the show she also revealed how she loves her nickname - 'The Body'.

Macpherson - who has her own lingerie and skincare range - explained: "It was a funny catchphrase, then it kept going and going - I turned it into a business."

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