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Tamara Ecclestone

Ecclestone in 2013.
Born Tamara Ecclestone
(1984-06-28) 28 June 1984 (age 32)
Milan, Italy
Occupation Model, socialite, television personality
Years active 2006–present
Employer Formula One Group
Spouse(s) Jay Rutland (m. 2013)
Children 1
Parent(s) Bernie Ecclestone
Slavica Ecclestone
Relatives Petra Stunt (sister)
Website www.tamaraecclestone.com

I understood from an early age what being competitive means.
On my foot it says, 'The best is yet to come,' and that's there because I really believe it.
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Everyone has a past, and the downside to my life is that the past gets dragged up.
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I do believe in happy-ever-after.
I enjoy shopping and going on holiday.
I'm aware people will think I've had an easy way into a dream career. My view is, if anyone has opportunities, they'll take them. My surname opens doors, but those doors will slam firmly if I'm no good.
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I love looking at people who have achieved a lot – even Kim Kardashian, who has made a brand out of being a reality TV star; I applaud that.
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As a woman, I believe you have to embrace your body, and feel beautiful both inside and out.
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I don't think that coming from a privileged background makes you this monster who doesn't feel things.
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There's a big difference between being privileged and being spoilt. My parents always said, 'Spoilt means ruined, and you're not ruined, just incredibly fortunate.'
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I was raised to want to work for a living. The idea of just sitting around or going shopping every day appalls me.
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Not every woman has time to go to a salon and have her hair blow-dried every day.
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My hair is naturally really thin and dead straight, with no movement.
I'm not religious, so theres no church on Sunday.
I think I'm a good judge of character.
Id rather have a fake smile than a nasty stare.

My parents are opposites who balance each other out.
I don't need anyone to look after me financially and, while it's hard to trust that a man loves you for the right reasons, you have to take a leap of faith.
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I want people to see that I'm a real person, I overreact, I cry, I'm emotional. If I come across as perfect and in control, that wouldn't be who I really am.
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When you are rich, people try to take advantage of you.
I'm the sort of person who takes a camera to dinner or a nightclub because I enjoy taking pictures of people. I tweet all my pictures, which is bad.
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My sister would say I'm a feeder because I like cooking for people.
There are so many misconceptions about me, and it gets frustrating no matter how thick skinned.
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Formula One has been the backdrop of my life.
If I have 1% of my dad's brain, I'll be happy. He's so quick.
My dream job would be a lawyer. I can talk my way out of anything, and I love cross-examining people. I think I'd be a really good lawyer.
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I know I'm never going to be as successful as my dad, but I get bored doing nothing. I couldn't go from vacation to vacation and have no motivation.
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My boyfriend thinks it's crazy that I wear a different bikini every day on holiday.
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When I'm upset, everyone knows about it, and it's a selfish trait because everyone suffers.
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My parents are opposites who balance each other out.
I do think, even though you are a public figure, I do think you should be entitled to your privacy, and I do think that there are things that go on in relationships and behind closed doors that are completely private.
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People don't get my sense of humour.
Im very nurturing.
When I was younger I wanted to be a gymnast, but they have to be quite short – I was tall.
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Without trust, you have nothing: trust is so important to me.
My father started with nothing and is a self-made man. No matter what I do with my life, I can never match his accomplishments.
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My dad is often horrified by what I've spent my money on.
Before mobile phones, I used to call my parents from a phone box and reverse the charges.
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You don't find happiness by being able to buy everything you want, whenever you want it.
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We all need to slow down and go to acupuncture.
Some people collect vintage cars, I collect Birkins. The leather ones are £20,000.
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My dogs are spoilt for sure. They are pampered pooches. But I love them so much! I guess all dogs need to be washed, but maybe blueberry facials aren't essential. It's quite fun, though. You want to give your children everything; I don't have children, so I want my dogs to have a good life.
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My mum is Croatian, and obviously she's female and she's very emotional, very hot-blooded, very touchy-feely, whereas I think my dad's quite British.
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At the end of the day, I'm not a bad person; I don't hurt anyone.