Celebrities 26.9.2013 04:24 pm

Candice Swanepoel visits motherland

Image courtesy of Facebook.com

Image courtesy of Facebook.com

South African supermodel Candice Swanepoel is currently in Cape Town, after jetting to her motherland on Thursday for work on a new campaign for Woolworths.

The Victoria’s Secret model was welcomed at the airport by her mother Eileen, who last had a visit from her 24-year-old daughter over Christmas last year.

Boasting about the famous beauty’s trip to the country especially for them, Woolworths tweeted: “We’re SUPER excited to announce that SA’s very own Candice Swanepoel has just landed in Cape Town to shoot 2 hot new upcoming campaigns for us!”

According to Channel24, the model’s trip will be short-lived though, as she starts work on Friday before returning to Paris on Saturday night.

Candice first tweeted about her trip home on Monday, saying: “1 more day till my trip to the motherland #southafrica #africaunite can’t wait to see my family!…”

She then again took to her Twitter account on Wednesday morning, when she proudly said that “…#greenpassports are the #best passports”.

Born in the small town of Mooi River in KwaZulu Natal, Swanepoel was discovered by a model scout at the age of 15, during a trip to a flea market in Durban.

She has been dating Brazilian male model Hermann Nicoli since she was 17 and is good friends with fellow models Behati Prinsloo and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

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