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Kendall Jenner And Gigi Hadid Transformed This Homeless Kid Into A Hot Model

World, say hello to John Economou.

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Up until pretty recently, Economou was sleeping on the beach in L.A., just hanging out. But then Kendall and Gigi decided to have a picnic near his ~bed~ and developed a mini-crush on him.

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“They sat pretty close but not too close and they started having a picnic," Economou told the Daily Mail. "Then I saw seagulls swarming around the girls because they brought the food out and I started walking over there to shoo them away. One of the girls said to me, ‘You’re cute’, so I turned around and we struck up conversation. I didn’t realise who I was speaking to at first and it finally clicked who it was.”

The 20-year-old had done some modeling in his hometown of Milwaukee but hadn't yet landed with an agency in L.A. "I told them ... how I’m living the hippie life, living out on the beach crashing on the sand right now," he said.

The conversation eventually led to Economou signing with Two Management, where he hopes to one day "be top of the top with Kendall. I’m confident in myself if I can get there.”

Economou still lives on the beach — he prefers living that way, even though he has a good relationship with his family and could go home at any time.

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"I don’t like saying I’m homeless," he told the Daily Mail. "I like saying I’m on an adventure. I’m a traveller."


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