Now she's a fierce 59, but Beverly worries she may have spent too much time focusing on her modeling career. "Early on as a model, I really was just concentrating on this physical appearance and a lot of other things got stunted," she says. "Mentally. Spiritually. Emotionally. ... I think that I made a concerted effort to try to catch up." Today, Beverly's working on starting a business and exercising the aspects of her personality she put on hold for a while.
It's also Beverly's mission to be a voice for domestic violence survivors. "I am a victim of domestic violence," she says. "I just think we've become so desensitized towards women being beaten and abused and murdered that everybody just thinks it's okay, and it's not."
Published on February 04, 2011