Me? A supermodel?? Part II

"Me and my girl Amber Chia :p
google her. "

~13th of November 2009 : 10.30pm~

Dear Diary,

It's the 11th happy anniversary for our 11th minute Amber and I have been together. Joking. Amber's such a sweet person with a very open mind, funny I was sleeping and she sat right next to me and we talked for quite a while.

(You should probably google Amber Chia by now if you don't know her, AND read the older 2 posts if you havent.)

Diary, it was a really new field I was entering, I had no idea what modelling could be like until today.

"7:10, walked over to..."

"Diva Production, it was a really neat place"

"Left side were hair stylists, right side were make-up artists."

"Met cute Greenie and Maggie today"

"My Banana gang, Heidesh, Tims, Edwin and Agent no.2"

"Other hopeful male models,
80% of us have never modelled before."

"Before: Sad me"

"After: woot funky new Hair styled"

"Best shot of the day :) That's Greenie preparing the makeup"

"After: I really liked the makeup Greenie gave me,
I've always wanted flawless skin so this is the closest I'll get."

"She even shaded my cheekbones :D "

"Briefing before heading out to the profile photoshoot"

"Back at the Catwalk, Amber's sisters and
her Hong Kong manageress dropped by"

"Getting ready for Profile photos.. whatever that is"

"Profile photo session in action"

"It's Greenie and Maggie again, so small and cute. :p "

Bloody phone ran out of juice, we went to the rooftop and learned some topless catwalk.. yes, that means I took my shirt off along with the rest of the 19 models. Topless photoshoot was at 7.30pm so I went back home for a nice shower, got sunburned doing topless catwalk :/

"Oh baby, they gave me the brand I'm annoyed at most,

"Came back to the photoshoots"

"Well, thanks to Mr. Azrul's creativity,
one person took about 15 minutes to complete a photoshoot
and I was there from 7.30 till 10pm just waiting"

I've escaped elimination once again and, now I'm in the top 20 after 10 more contestants were sent home. I was shocked that tommorow (Saturday) 10 more contestants would be eliminated and it really put me in a pinch.

I feel abit angry and regretful on this night I went home, because I knew I could have done so much better, and it could very well cost me a win to the next top 10 male models tommorow. I hope I'll make it in but I wouldn't put too much hopes, people who do that get devastated so I might as well expect to lose.

I know they've gave me great compliments on my rare oriental eyes and unique features/looks but it isn't enough, I am unsatisfied, if I could I would turn back the time and redo that photoshooting session. I could have done so so so so much better if I put in my own spice and more effort. I'll need all the luck in the world for this next elimination on Saturday morning.

"Oh well, 2010 is closing in. Time to enjoy 2009 while I can."


Ford Supermodels of the World Malaysia 2009: A participant's insight.

"I..made it?"

Round 1

"Charmed by my unique looks broad shoulders rare oriental eyes nice pouty lips and strong personality, plus the slippers I was wearing,
(who on earth wears slippers to a competition?)
I gave them a lasting impression.
All 4 judges gave 4 yes votes for round 1."

1)Azrul Kevin, 2)Gillian Hung, 3)Amber Chia, 4)I have no idea.

Round 2

"There were like, 240-ish pretty people there"

"Greatest rival, 7 foot tall pretty boy!"

During Round 2

"Oh god I haven't stood still for so long since National Service"

"Trying my best.. not to laugh,
It's hard to not giggle when I'm taking photos this way"

End of round 2

"I was the 3rd dude called and I made it in,
the rest of the 31 guys had to stand and wait.. haha.
7 more dudes were eliminated. I was calm and confident.
Funny the others were so paranoid in front of them."

"Sitting among the girls since I was picked early
after standing 15minutes, other guys were done after half an hour LOL"

Now it's their turn to stand

"Since they had to wait for the guys to finish,
it musta been a loooong day.
See that Green shirted girl?
yeah that was me standing there earlier"

"Adios, girls."

Back at home

"First time ever with 0% model experience,
I am in the top 30 men picked out of 200+
Pretty awesome I'd say."

I wonder..
"Just how far I can go.

Anyone got modelling tips?"



Me? A supermodel??

"I sent this desktop photo made weeks ago,
and I got picked."

~5th of November 2009 : 7.40pm~

Dear Diary,

My ass.

I sent in a half-ass application to Ford's Supermodel and check out what I weeded outta my inbox.

Dear Contestant


You have been shortlisted for the Ford Models’ Supermodel of the World Malaysia 2009 audition
this coming Saturday and Sunday.

Detail of the auditions as follows:
Date : 7th & 8th November 2009
Time : 10am to 7pm
Venue : Jackie Chan's Cafe (2nd Floor, Lot 10 Shopping Centre, 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur)

You are required to be present by 9am & bring along your Identity Card for registration purposes.
Dress sexy, dress smart! Your a MODEL and have gorgeous figure so show it off... but NO swim suits pls!
See you there & good luck!

Miki Chin
Admin Manager
Amber Creations Sdn Bhd

Well, it wouldn't hurt to go. But I still have doubts over the final decision. Let's see what happens this Saturday shall we?


Talking to old people. .

"You must be happy all the time,
but not happy-go-lucky.
There's a big difference."

~5th of November 2009 : 2.40am~

Dear Diary,

Working under my dad these past 3 years I have been unhappy, frustrated, physically and mentally drained, working conditions have been stressful, aggravating, annoying, boring, depressing, afflicting, agonizing, excruciating, disheartening, obstructing, gloomy and time consuming. I actually mean every single word I say, so I've gone through alot during the working period. But most importantly, it was not a waste of time at all, it was not all in vain.

I honestly think that if I were the very same person as I was 3 years ago, I would have ended up as a college-drop out failure in life. I don't want to be a failure. I have dreams, big big dreams, and I am never going to end up like those homeless people on the streets, or those bloody sons who inherit restaurants from their fathers.

Next year I'll be taking a test and am very hopeful to get into college. It's all or nothing, sink or swim. If I don't get in, it'll mean another damn year working at the office again, which I would rather fucking strangle myself than go through again. It'll mean me earning a degree at around 25 or 26, that's the freaking age people get married around.

Few days ago I had to fetch some old dude to the bank (part of my job) and we had some small talk in my car. I asked him for some advice in life and of course he had an abundant for me.

At your age, don't think about love.
You have to focus on stabilizing your money, then when you're ready to raise a family, you're ready.
You must be happy all the time while you're living, but not happy-go-lucky. If you're happy-go-lucky then you're carefree, and you will never succeed in life.
If you're happy, stay happy, but don't forget to be responsible.

Lesson learned? When I was about 14 or 16ish, I was happy-go-lucky while at school. Unmotivated, goalless and ignorant, I went about my own way thinking 'I'd rather work now than study to earn more money.' That was probably the biggest mistake I've made (so far) in my life. Now I have the heart to really study. I'm going to ace that damn test and get into college, maybe one day I'll follow 'his' road. All this pain and hardship will finally start the way I want it.