Swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker is rapidly building a film resume with the release of her latest movie “Battleship,” but she did what she still does best in the latest issue of Vanity Fair magazine.
Decker breaks it down in glamorous photo spread, wearing ’50s-style retro swimwear, including a bikini.
While these aren’t the barely there suits she usually wears, Decker’s lithe bikini body looked stunning, nonetheless.
Check out Brooklyn’s photos; click to enlarge.
Surprisingly, the 25-year-old model, who is 5’9″ tall, faced a lot of rejection early in her career.
“There were countless jobs I didn’t get because of my figure,” Decker told the magazine. “I wasn’t that successful as a model, ever. I just had a few clients that really embraced my curves.”
Her big breakthrough came in 2010 when she landed on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and was featured in Victoria’s Secret’s swimswear collection.
Among many readers of the magazine were tennis star Andy Roddick, who saw the photo and asked her out. They eventually got married.
Brooklyn, who once struggled with eating disorders to get runway-skinny, is now healthier than ever. To maintain her athletic figure, she runs three to four miles several days a week.
At the height of her modeling career, Decker decided she wanted to act. “The Sports Illustrated cover was the last thing I shot [as a model],” Brooklyn says.
“That week, I told my agent, ‘You know what, I don’t want to be a model anymore. I really want to do movies.’ And I think he wanted to wring my neck at the moment.”
She debuted in Adam Sandler’s movie “Just Go With It,” along with Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman. She played a bikini babe, what else?
But in “Battleship,” and the romantic comedy “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” she’s expanded her range. Both movies are in theaters now.
“Battleship” co-stars Alexander Skarsgard and Rihanna.