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Pictures: Model Candice Swanepoel Gets Revenge on Bullies

| by Michael Allen

Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel, 23, recently revealed that she was bullied at school for her small size. However, these days she poses in a hot shoot for GQ UK for some sweet revenge (pictures below).

Swanepoel revealed to the magazine that she felt like an outsider while growing up in South America: "A year before I got scouted, I would watch a lot of FashionTV. At school, I got teased because I was so thin and awkward-looking. But the girls on TV looked similar to me."

The Daily Mail reports that she was discovered in 2003 at age 15 at a Durban flea market: "I would say to my mom 'The girls at school are teasing me, but I look like those girls on TV'. A year later, someone took me to an agency and that's it."

"I put all my eggs in one basket when I left South Africa. I put my head down and worked my ass off. And look where it got me."

"Revenge is always… I know it sounds terrible, but it does feel good to show those people."

She added: "Whenever you feel down, you can check on Twitter and feel better about yourself, because it's only people who like you," Swanepoel said.

 
Swimsuit body: Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel shows off her impressive physique in her latest shoot for GQ magazine, gaining revenge on her school bullies

 
She may as well have been naked! The 23-year-old also modelled a thong and bizarre black heels