She will be missed.
After walking in several high profile shows during New York Fashion Week, model Ajak Deng announced on Tuesday that she is quitting the fashion industry for good.
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She wrote on her Instagram:
"Put your best foot forward. I am happy to announce that I am officially done with the fashion industry, I will be moving back to Australia In order to live the life that I fully deserved. Which is real life."
She is quitting modeling because she can no longer deal with the industry's BS.
"I can no longer deal with the fakes and the lies. My life is too short for this dramatic life."
However, she is appreciative for all of her experiences.
"I am thankful and grateful for every sweet souls that I have crossed path with."
After receiving an overwhelming amount of support, she released the following statement the next day to tell her fans that she is doing well.
"Awe you guys are so sweet and kind. Thank you for for your concerns but I am good and very happy with my decision. I am a fighter and a go getta, I will figured out what to do next. I love you all and thank you."
During NYFW, she walked for designers such as Zac Posen and Marc Jacobs.
Ajak is moving on to greener pastures!
[Image via Ajak Deng/Instagram.]
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