Plus-Size Model Tess Holliday Slams Photo-Editing App For Stealing Her Pic And Slimming Her Body Down
May 25, 2018 16:33 By Fabiosa
American plus-size model, Tess Holliday, can boast about more than a million Instagram followers. But she definitely deserved each one of them.
The 32-year-old advocates body positivity, shares inspiring modeling photos, and is not afraid to talk about controversial topics, such as bullying and mental illness. So, it’s no surprise Holliday was outraged when she discovered that an editing app had stolen her pics and slimmed her body down.
Pip Cam ads are often seen on Instagram. Their purpose is to show that the app can make people look much thinner. To demonstrate the results, the ad used a picture of Tess and other 2 plus-size women.
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Holliday didn’t think too long before sharing a video screen grab for the app. She literally slammed it, explaining why this ad was so damaging to everyone who would see it:
The fact that anyone thinks it's ok to market this to ANYONE is appalling, but like, come on y'all. Secondly, why is @instagram not regulating the sponsored content like this?
The model also mentioned that she had her lawyer on the case and shared a motivational message:
Never let anyone make you feel like you need to alter your appearance or who you are. You are worthy of love in your current body, whatever that body looks like.
And she couldn’t be more right!
Holliday urges women to be comfortable in their own skin. She even devoted a book to body-positivity.
In ‘The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl: Loving the Skin You're In’, the model shares tips to survive and thrive as well as offers inspirational personal stories.
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