I don't buy that an A list model would openly say that. You don't get to be A list without people telling you to steer clear of that crap, and you certainly wouldn't give the game away in such a calm manner, though people like Braveheart obviously have trouble keeping up the mask.
Yes and you would make an enemy of America's powerful R&B community. Except for the handful of super rich ones, most Supermodels are dependent on others for their careers. All she had to say was "Thanks but no thanks".