Lara Bingle strikes deal with US modelling agency

Updated: Aug 11, 2010, 15:52 PM IST

Melbourne: Australian model Lara Bingle has signed a contract with a US modelling agency.

Putting her career back on track after 4 months of turmoil, the 23-year-old has joined Elite Model Management, one of New York’s top modelling agencies.

The deal means Bingle can realize her dreams of working in the US and Australia.

“I have an agency over there. I really enjoyed myself over there. I just got a break from everything,” quoted Bingle as telling a Sydney radio station.

“In a perfect world, I’d like to continue going back. New York is one of my favourite places,” she added.

Sources said that Bingle is happy to start from scratch in the US and is believed to have shot a completely new portfolio for Elite.