gemmaward_retire.jpgThe blog-o-sphere is all in a tizz today with the news that Gemma Ward may be retiring from modelling for good (eek!)

With a couple of significant acting roles now on her CV, e.g. The Strangers (with Liv Tyler) and The Black Balloon (with Toni Colette) it comes as little surprise that the young Aussie wishes to pursue the bright lights of Hollywood instead.

It makes sense in some ways, especially if you watch this recent video interview with her, in which she admits that she has wanted to be an actress ever since she was seven.

Video after the jump...