Thursday 23 February 2017

Nadia Forde on modelling: 'There’s no playboy shoot right now... FHM is enough for now'

Published 03/04/2015 | 23:39

Model and singer Nadia Forde on tonight's Late Late Show.
Model and singer Nadia Forde on tonight's Late Late Show.

Irish model and singer Nadia Forde has admitted that a near-miss in a car crash last year has changed her life.

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The stunning model (25) was driving on a British motorway last July when her car skidded due to bad weather and flipped over six times.

Nadia Forde
Nadia Forde

Nadia told Ryan Tubridy tonight that she booked herself a trip to Disneyland straightaway to celebrate her good health.

“I obviously had a guardian angel looking over me,” she said. “[The car crash] has probably been the biggest thing for me [last year]. It was a very serious car accident.”

Model Nadia Forde seen arriving at Dublin Airport
Model Nadia Forde seen arriving at Dublin Airport

“I had a couple of niggles and I still have an injury in my right leg but I was blessed to walk away from it... It puts things in perspective. You realise how close it was for a minute.”

“I went to Disneyland that weekend because I was so happy and I had a bucket list,” the stunning model told the Late Late Show host.

Nadia, who was a covergirl for FHM magazine recently, said the hardest thing about showbusiness is the “loneliness”.

“Being away from home and just the loneliness... I have to make a sacrifice to be away from my family and friends.”

However, she added: “I have an amazing life. I’m 25 and getting to live this incredible life... but of course I miss home. It’s just missing home is the tough part.”

The FHM covergirl ruled out a Playboy shoot for now, because she’s so happy with the FHM photo shoot.

Nadia Forde
Nadia Forde

“FHM were great and they had me in their mag last year, and after the [‘I’m a Celebrity’] jungle they asked me to be their cover girl.”

“There’s no playboy shoot right now. FHM is a lot and I think that’s enough for now. But I don’t know what’s going to happen. I didn’t know I was going to have a car accident last year [for example].”

Nadia Forde. Picture Tony Gavin
Nadia Forde. Picture Tony Gavin

But she added: “I look at girls like Rosanna Davison who did [Playboy] and she was amazing.”

Nadia once again put to bed the rumours which linked her with golfer Rory McIllroy,

“To me he’s just a friend, one of the guys.”

Asked if she would date him, she said: “No, he has a girlfriend.”

And in relation to growing older, she said: “I’m a little bit ballsier now than I was a couple years ago and definitely have tougher skin.”

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