(UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) Claudia Schiffer attends the Amend Charity Luncheon with Michelle Yeoh at the Hotel Du Cap during the 62nd International Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2009 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Claudia Schiffer (Getty Images)more pics »Claudia Schiffer
appears nude and pregnant on the June cover of German Vogue
, and the 39-year-old star feels more confident than ever. She gave birth to her third child with British film director Matthew Vaughn on Friday, and she couldn't be happier.
Claudia said: "I’m a lot more self-confident than I used to be. To some extent I owe that to my children and my husband. I know what I’m doing and what I want. I have control over myself and that feels good. Claudia Schiffer with her son Caspar (Pacific Coast News)
"I’ve never hidden the fact that I used to be shy, even when I was 30. However, I might have been self-conscious on the inside, but I was never inhibited about my body. I never had a problem with stripping in front of the camera. Maybe that’s because of how I grew up. Back home we never used to knock at the bathroom door. No, I’ve never been prudish."
Claudia hopes her children -- seven-year-old son Caspar, five-year-old daughter Clementine and her newborn -- will grow up seeing her modeling work and be proud of her willingness to bare her body.
She said in an interview with German newspaper Welt am Sonntag
: "Caspar goes to school and his mum goes to photo shoots. If he sees the Vogue
he will probably think ‘Oh, look at mummy. You can still see her big tummy with the baby inside.’
"My daughter Clemmie is more interested in this whole stuff, the new bags and couture dresses that arrive for fittings or the new make-up. She wants to try it all."
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