Instagram Model Claims She Was ‘Too Pretty’ To Sell Crack

Jena Greene | Reporter

Instagram model and pop culture sensation Amber Rose tried to be a drug dealer when she was younger, but to no avail.

The former wife of rapper Wiz Khalifa, 35, revealed on Van Lathan’s “The Red Pill” podcast Tuesday that her upbringing was more “hood” than people understand, and she had to get creative to provide for her family. (RELATED: Amber Rose Says ‘Trump Is Kanye In A White Man’s Body)

 

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“I usually don’t tell people this but I tried selling crack in my neighborhood,” the model said. “They said I was gonna get robbed, I was a girl and I was too pretty, and it wasn’t going to happen.”

Amber added that she stayed involving with drug dealers, but she did it in the back office weighing substances and bagging them so she wouldn’t be as vulnerable.

“I don’t really think people understand how ‘hood’ I grew up,” she continued. “The s**t that I had to overcome, and even overcome after I became famous. My life has never been easy. [But] it did push me to that limit to go feed my family.”

 

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Amber Rose, real name Amber Levonchuck, was born to an African-American mother and a white father in Philadelphia. She began stripping at the age of 15 after her parents separated to help provide for her family. But things are looking much better for her these days. With an estimated net worth of $12 million and nearly 19 million Instagram followers, she’s one of the most famous personalities in Hollywood today.

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