Schoolgirl bullied over appearance wins modelling contract
Ellie Burton goes from bullied schoolgirl to billboard model
UK: A schoolgirl who took up modelling after she was bullied
about her appearance has landed a modelling contract.
Ellie Burton, 14, was persuaded to take up modelling by her mother
after a group of cruel school bullies left her with low self-esteem.
The teenager signed up with a local modelling agency and was stunned
when she was invited to take part in a casting for Marks & Spencer.
Ellie beat hundreds of other youngsters and impressed judges so much
that she was invited to model the department store’s Back To School