M&F: What’s it like to be considered a sex symbol?

SH: It’s so funny because even now when I see pictures, I have to take a step back and ask myself if that’s really me. I always have been a sexual person, so I guess it goes hand in hand.

I always say what’s on my mind. I’ve always been the girl who doesn’t care if you call me a slut or whatever. If I did something, I own it. Other girls will deny until they die. Not me.

How did you handle the transition from college to modeling?

SH: I have never been good at school, and not because I’m not smart or anything. I just really do not care to waste my time in a class [where] I’ll learn something and then forget it in a year. I just don’t like to waste time like that. I always knew I was going to do something else. I always told myself I wanted to be a GUESS model, and every night before I went to bed I would “put it out there.” I was definitely a party girl in school—I seriously wasted my parents’ money at Penn State. It just got to a point where I wasn’t going to graduate anytime soon, so I decided to drop out and pursue my modeling career. The whole experience has been crazy. Every day is a new challenge. I’m just winging it…and it seems to be working.

In what ways are you like a man?

SH: I am a tomboy all the way. I’m very aggressive and opinionated. I know what I want and will never take “no” for an answer. I’m the complete opposite of my exterior.

What do you look for in a guy?

SH: I love a guy with confidence but who isn’t cocky about it. I like someone who lets me figure out what’s really going on with him; I like that challenge. My favorite sport is hockey because I’m into those real “manly men” and the aggressiveness.

What do guys like most about you?

SH: Guys definitely love my boobs because they’re always so in your face. They dig that they’re natural too. I have my parents to thank for that.

In what way are you most different from other girls?

SH: I don’t really look at myself and think, “Oh, I’m so hot” or anything like that. A lot of girls have big egos and that’s something I try not to have. It’s always more attractive to be humble.

What else don’t people know about you?

SH: I’m obsessed with quotes. My favorite is “a gentleman never asks and a lady never tells.” [For that matter] I don’t want to know where your penis has been. I’m so raunchy, but this is me and if people can’t handle it, oh well.

Samantha’s Stats:

Age: 23

Height: 5’9″

Residence: Los Angeles, CA

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