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Chantel Jeffries is much more than just Justin Bieber's ex. The gorgeous Los Angeles model and actress is big in the digital world, garnering more than one million followers on Instagram, 400k+ followers on Vine, tons of fans on Snapchat (chanteltaleen), and 59k+ subscribers to her YouTube channel, where she shares her makeup and workout routines, and hangs out with famous friends, including Kylie Jenner.
At yesterday's Billboard Music Awards, we caught a Thomas Wylde-dressed Jeffries on the red carpet, where she revealed exactly what she eats for breakfast: "Every morning, I have oatmeal with chia seeds and berries, and a cup of green tea. I really have this every single morning!"
She also loves working out ("I do cardio and sprints, and I love walking, riding bikes, and roller skating—I'm just a really active person") and rewards herself by splurging on designer boots. Although Jeffries is a big fan of Rihanna and picked "Work" as her go-to karaoke song, she tells us that she just can't justify spending $4,000 on RiRi's infamous Manolo Blahnik boots. "I don't know if I could do those," she explains. "Those boots are probably a one-time thing, like if I got them from my stylist for a shoot."
Before heading into the show, we also asked Jeffries to weigh in on fellow model-actress Emily Ratajkowski's thoughts about being too sexy to be considered for serious roles. "I think it's a little bit of a pillar to overcome because people sometimes judge you and think, 'Oh they're putting her in the movie because she's pretty' or whatever the stereotype may be," she tells us. "So, I think that it's important to get those roles that show you can do other stuff. Halle Berry's done it. Cherize Theron did it with the film Monster. Once you get passed it, I feel like it opens up a whole new world of possibilities."