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Where Are They Now: Carre Otis

    Carre Otis began hermodeling career at age 16, while hanging out in San Francisco, she wasimmediately sent to Paris where she began to achieve recognition afterappearing on the cover of French Elle in 1986. Over the next several years hercareer sky rocketed with a Calvin Klein Jean Ad that till this day is considerd one of the most famouscampaigns.
    Aroundthis time she also made her acting debut alongside Mickey Rourke who laterbecame her husband in the film Wild Orchid, her beauty and sexuality was undeniably  raw and magical.

    Theconstant very public struggles with her relationship to Mickey Rourke and drugabuse became notorious in the gossip magazines and after a tumultuous 6 year marriageended she found peace and serenity in the practice of Buddhism and began theprocess of getting herself off substances.
    As part of herrecovery process Carre began to gain weight "in the fashion worlds standards" but this did not stop her fromModeling she became a plus size model at size 10/12 imagine being considered as a plus size model when the average size is 12/14. Todayat 43 Carre Otis has become a spokesperson for substance abuse, and eating disorderssomething she too faced in the height of her modeling career. She still remainsas one of the most beautiful women to have ever graced the fashion pages of our time.
    Where is she now? Carre Otis  most recently has written an extraordinaryaccount of her life, struggles and career, a wonderful read which I highlyrecommend Beauty Disrupted, and is a devoted wife, mother and Buddist whostill models from time to time.