In a new column published in the Daily Mail, Brick identifies the reason she says she knows she's beautiful: Her father told her she was.
"Ever since the day I came into this world, my dad, a retired nurse, has showered me with love and affection," she wrote. "His love has been the key to my being able to love myself."
Brick said she immediately turned to her father during the backlash:
Read More »from Samantha Brick: I know I’m beautiful—Daddy told me so
In the middle of last week's media storm, he was the man I instinctively turned to. Yes, Pascal, my loving husband of four years, was behind me all the way, telling me that to him I was the most beautiful woman in the world. But Dad immediately knew—as he always has—what to say to make me feel better.
I called him from my home in France to ask what he thought. As ever, his support was instant and unwavering. First, he reassured