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    Anna Matu

    Model

    DON'T GO TO BANILLA EVER!!!!! this is the worst Agency I've ever been to! There are almost no castings, no work, too, with prices very much deceived, only the apartments were normal, but this does not cover everything else! Terrible attitude to the models, every day they will talk their brains out about the weight, every 100g, I do not exaggerate!!!

    Booker with whom I was there (there were 2 more or less normal), left there at the end of my contract (it just happened), I had a contract from March to may 2019. Now I communicate with the girls who are there, nothing has changed. We even had an ironic phrase in our apartment: for example, a friend made a magazine cover in Singapore, and we catch me with a rumeytka look and such "and we are in banilla". LLC, AND STILL THERE the most Small pockets in Korea, 70,000 Korean, this sooo little, been lacking of course, but the only trip where I almost nowhere not has gone. No pockets (not even to see the city, when there is no work and casting, no casting, no work.

    They cheat very much with a guarantee, they give it a small one that at least someone came, and after 2 weeks, under any pretext, it is removed, you are too thin, you are too fat, you are too sexy, you do not like customers, you have recovered by 500 gr.

    About: Banilla

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