‘Please stop calling me pretty for a big girl’
Ashley Graham wants people to stop with the backhanded compliments.
“Please stop calling me pretty for a big girl,” the 33-year-old model said on TikTok to her more than 2 million followers. “I’m pretty period, thank you — and I’m not an SAT question, I didn’t ask you.” She captioned the post, “do i make myself clear??”
Fans took to the comments to praise the body-positive model for standing up for not only herself, but for plus-sized women everywhere who have heard that same phrase.
“She did not stutter,” one fan said.
“Yes yes yes, say that louder for the people in the back,” a commenter wrote.
“How anyone thinks this will make feel good baffles me. I don’t want your opinion. Validation comes from myself and no one else,” another person said, which got an agreeing response…