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Pattygurl | Gemma Lee Farrell Opens Up On Pursuing A Career Acting

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The New Zealand breed model Gemma Lee Farrell now calls California home, was actually the first New Zealand-born Playmate. “It’s an amazing feeling! I’m proud to be a New Zealander and so proud to be a Playmate.”

At the age of 18, Gemma Lee Farrell got into modeling “I had never thought of being a model, I was a little ugly duckling at school, but I was asked to shoot for Ralph magazine…I guess I grew into my looks.” She came to the attention of Playboy photographers after they saw her photos on Instagram.


Due to a picture where her nipple was visible. Farrell Instagram account was deleted before her Playboy issue was released “Fortunately, I have friends at Monster Energy who helped me get it back.”

Gemma Lee Farrell had a guest spot in New Zealand based reality show called “Girl Racers.” She said, “I was so very young then, about 17-18. It was super dangerous. I did really well. You go so fast in those cars. It’s an incredible adrenaline rush.”

She wouldn’t consider racing as a career now, though. “One accident could ruin it all.”

Once having a job in a parole office at a local jail, she quit after finding out inmates were lusting after her was a bit much “as too many inmates had my poster on their wall and it got a bit creepy.”

The now 28 year old stated when partying at clubs, she doesn’t really get approached by guys. “I guess nobody ever thinks they have a chance and they’re intimated by us, which is weird. I’ve heard a fair few cheesy pick-up lines, but it’s rare for a guy to make a serious attempt to pick me up.”

Gemma Lee Farrell passion is to become an actress. “Acting has always been my #1 but modeling took over my life the past five years.” Aside from modeling, she likes to travel. “I want to travel until I can’t travel anymore.” She loves to spend time on Google.

“I will Google so much every day – everything from how to cook meatballs to things about my body to my dreams at night,”

Gemma Lee Farrell states that she really big on family .

“I speak to my parents almost every day even though they are on the other side of the world.”