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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Doutzen Kroes walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

The 22-year-old Brazilian, Valentina Sampaio, has reportedly been hired to appear in a Victoria’s Secret campaign.

This would make her the first transgender model for the company.

Sampaio posted a photo on her Instagram page of her sitting in a bathrobe backstage in Long Island, New York.

She claimed to be a photo shoot for the company’s PINK line.


Backstage click @vspink ???????? #bastidores #new #vspink #campaign #representatividade #diversity #beauty #selfie #model #life #fashion #usa #vstorm #valentinasampaio #bomdia

36.7k Likes, 1,100 Comments - Valentina Sampaio (@valentts) on Instagram: "Backstage click @vspink ???????? #bastidores #new #vspink #campaign #representatividade #diversity..."


She also posted a selfie video and a pic of her smiling with the caption…

“Life is amazing… Love more and hate less, hate is useless, just do not waste time with it!”

Victoria’s Secret and parent company L Brands have not yet commented on her posts.

This is a part of the company’s attempt to rebrand after declining sales and following controversial comments made last year about the idea of including plus-size and transgender models in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Tracy Marie is one of Beasley Media Detroit's Digital Program Directors. She has an obsession with fun coffee mugs, yoga pants, and Jason Momoa. She enjoys decorating, taking naps and a good coffee buzz. You can hear her on-air, Sundays 10am-3pm. Connect with her on Instagram @ItsTracyMarie.