Gemma Ward was once a successful model with million dollar campaigns for Herm¨s, Louis Vuitton and Dior. But when she began gaining wright, she was done.

Her body started getting some shape in 2007 and in 2008, the death of her friend Heath Ledger pushed her over the edge acceptable model size.

Of course, Ward is hardly close to being fat, and she’s certainly still beautiful. Now she’s working on a career in a slightly more forgiving field:  acting.

To read her full story, check out the New York Post article.

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Ashley Dean is a Blast staff writer

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