Heidi Klum Shares Rare Photo With Mother and Daughter Leni

Heidi Klum Shares Rare Photo With Her Mother Erna and Look-Alike Daughter Leni
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Birds of a feather! Heidi Klum gave followers a uncommon glimpse at three generations of her household in a candy selfie.

The previous America’s Subsequent High Mannequin host, 50, cozied up alongside her eldest baby, Leni, and her mom, Erna, on Sunday, June 11. Klum captioned the social media put up with three crimson coronary heart emojis.

Within the snap, the supermodel wore a blush high and had an enormous grin on her face. She opted for a delicate magnificence look with mascara and eyeliner as her blunt bangs and lengthy blonde locks fell down in tussled waves.

Look-alike Leni, 19, struck a pose beside her mom, carrying a white shirt. Her lengthy blonde tresses had been parted down the center and had been paying homage to the Germany native’s colour and texture.

The matriarch bookended her granddaughter within the photograph. Erna, who wore a floral shirt, diamond necklace and diamond ring, grinned from ear to ear as she posed for the digicam. Like her daughter, she donned blunt bangs however had a lot shorter sun-kissed hair.

Klum introduced in December 2003 that she was pregnant along with her and then-boyfriend Flavio Briatore’s first baby. The pair break up earlier than their daughter, Leni, was born in Might 2004. The America’s Bought Expertise decide moved on with Seal, whom she wed in 2005. The British crooner, 60, adopted Leni when she was 5 years outdated.

The Heidi Klum’s Physique of Data writer welcomed three youngsters with Seal: sons Henry, 17, and Jonah, 16, and daughter Lou, 13, earlier than their break up in 2012.

The exes have continued to coparent their 4 children within the decade that has adopted — and the “Kiss From a Rose” singer was even noticed with Leni on the Shotgun Wedding ceremony crimson carpet in January.

Whereas Klum, who wed Tom Kaulitz in July 2019, has tried to maintain her children’ lives non-public, she has turn into extra public about her relationship with Leni for the reason that younger mannequin landed her first joint cowl along with her mom for Vogue Germany in December 2020.

“She’s at all times telling me, ‘Simply be true to your self and don’t let what different persons are saying have an effect on you or change what you’re doing. And it’s at all times OK to say no,’” Leni mentioned of the previous Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit mannequin’s greatest recommendation in Rollacoaster’s Autumn/Winter 2021 subject, which was revealed in September 2021.

The New York native is at present following in her mom’s footsteps, however she admitted that Klum beforehand forbade her daughter to mannequin when she was approached at age 12 to be in a Brandy Melville marketing campaign.

Seal, for his half, solely informed Us Weekly in Might 2021 that he thought Leni’s profession alternative was unwise as she was simply 17 when her skilled pursuits actually took off.

“That’s a precarious street to take,” the musician mentioned on the time. “Seldom does it finish in happiness, however what do I do know? It’s not my first alternative. It’s a must to [let them do] no matter makes them glad. You’re keen on them. You retain them secure to the most effective of your capability, you then let go. They don’t have challenges within the grand scheme of issues. … They dwell in a pleasant home. They don’t have to fret about meals on the desk. They benefit from a fantastic training.”

Leni, nevertheless, appears to be succeeding in her chosen path. In reality, earlier this month each she and Klum shared photographs from one other joint photograph shoot for Tremendous Journal in honor of the one centesimal birthday of late photographer Richard Avedon.

Within the black-and-white footage, the twosome hugged, giggled and struck fierce poses. On the time of the shoot, the Germany’s Subsequent High Mannequin host sported her iconic blonde hair, whereas her mini-me had brief brunette locks.