10 Reasons To Love Doutzen Kroes
Here are 10 reasons to love Doutzen Kroes. How can you love someone whose name you can't even pronounce? Say it out loud; "doubts-in crews". Once you've mastered that, you'll find plenty more reasons to love Doutzen Kroes, the adorable Dutch model who has posed for Victoria's Secret since 2006.
- She doesn't take her business too seriously. In a 2007 interview for Vogue magazine, she made fun of the fashion paparazzi for getting excited about what she wears around town.
She's a farm girl, so she's not afraid to get dirty. Doutzen was born in a rural Netherlands village called Eastermar in the province of Friesland and spent her days climbing trees and playing with animals.
She finished high school. In fact, she didn't start modeling until after she graduated.
Doutzen likes to ride. Horses, that is: she and her younger sister spent a lot of time on horseback growing up.
- She got thighs of steel. Instead of being twiggy and emaciated, they're strong and muscular from years of speed-skating.
She'll make out in the ocean. Doutzen and boyfriend DJ Ruckus, the prodigal cousin of Lenny Kravitz, were caught romping in Miami's waves in 2009.
She's got a brain. Doutzen keeps up with politics and important issues. She was deeply troubled when Dutch feminist and politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali was exiled.
She's superstitious. In fact,.she's been known to wear a crystal around her neck to protect her from mean guys.
She's punctual. Proud to be the first girl in hair and makeup chair.
- Fashion fans love her. In 2005, Vogue readers voted her "Model of the Year."