“Gossip is like the blood that runs in Russian women’s veins” – Eddie
And so begins the second episode of “Russian Dolls.”
For 22-year-old Anna, “modeling is my life.” She claims she’s done not only catalogs but runway, including New York Fashion Week. Anna lives with her mother, father, sister, dog and grandmother in a two-bedroom apartment in Brighton Beach. She moved to New York when she was nine from the Ukraine – not Russia proper.
Her parents don’t speak English, which becomes apparent throughout this episode, when, for the first time, viewers get to actually hear the language.
Anna freely admits that boys are a hobby not to be taken seriously. “I’ve never had a boyfriend I didn’t cheat on,” she explains proudly. Even though she’s admittedly pretty with blue eyes and dark brown hair, Anna knows she can’t model forever. Read More...