Jenny Shimizu: Mechanic-turned-supermodel
Born in San Jose, California, Jenny was a mechanic before she was asked to model for Calvin Klein’s CK1 ads. She also modelled for Donna Karan, Jean Paul Gaultier and Thierry Mueller. Once in the public eye, Jennie was asked to dabble in movies and television. It was on the movie of Foxfire that she met Angelina Jolie. Angelina admitted that it was ‘love at first sight’ when she saw Jenny. They entered into an affair
Angelina famously said about her ex in a 1997 interview with Girlfriends magazine: ‘I fell in love with her (Jenny)the first second I saw her. I would probably have married Jenny if I hadn’t married my [first] husband.
Later, Jenny had a supporting role in the lesbian film, “Itty Bitty Titty Committee,” and was part of the third season of the television series “Dante’s Cove.”
Breaking Barriers and Traditions
Jenny was the first “Asian” to walk the Prada catwalk. She is Japanese-American born. She is 5 ft. 7″ and her androgynous look is unique. She has never denied that she is a lesbian.
Jenny has always been true to herself and her sexuality. She became known for her successful modelling and acting as well as for her colourful lesbian love life. Ione Skye left her husband (Adam Horowitz of the Beastie Boys) to be with Jenny.
Madonna’s Sex Slave
Jenny has called herself “Madonna’s sex-slave.” She admitted that the pop dealer would fly Jenny out to wherever she was performing for secret sex sessions.
Happily Married Jenny
In 2014, Jenny married socialite Michelle Harper who is fashion designer.