When you think about yoga, you traditionally think about skinny women stretching on the beach. Before this year people would never have thought about a plus size woman or a fat girl being a yogi. But, 28-year-old fat happy girl Valerie Sagun is looking to change that by showing the world that plus-size women can do anything, including yoga.
If you are a fan of Project Runway, then you probably already know about the amazing Ashley Nell Tipton, who won season 14 of the popular show. As part of her win, Tipton is working with retail giant JCPenney to release a clothing line targeted specifically at plus size women. This line is incredibly important to her because she hopes that it will help young women to understand that there are no limits to what they can do and wear.
If you have ever listened to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s “Same Love,” then you have heard the voice of the incredibly talented Mary Lambert. But, Lambert did not just provide vocals for the chorus of the song—she helped to write it. And this is just one of Lambert’s many accomplishments that give her something to truly be happy and proud of these days. She is truly an inspiring woman, one that plus size women should proudly admire for everything she has been able to do. Read more
GabiFresh is not the only woman that J.C. Penney’s features in their new #HereIAm campaign. In fact, the company’s campaign is full of beautiful, amazing plus size women who want you to know how great fat girls really are. So, what is another name in the campaign you should know? Jes Baker.
In recent months, plus size women have been asking to be heard by retailers and society alike, and retail giant J.C. Penney’s has heard them. The company has recently released an ad campaign that promotes body positivity and features a number of plus size women who are well known in the fashion industry and social media. One notable figure is the popular fashion blogger GabiFresh whose beauty, strength, and confidence make her an amazing role model for fat girls everywhere. Read more
Australian comedian and actress Rebel Wilson first made international headlines as the hilarious Brynn in the 2011 romantic comedy Bridesmaids. She again made headlines the following year when she starred in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect as Fat Amy. From there, she has continued to find major movie roles, some of them Pitch Perfect sequels, and shows no signs of slowing down as she becomes one of the major plus size celebrities of today’s day. With a crazy schedule like the one she has, it is no doubt that dating is a challenge- not that she has let it stop her from trying.
Gabourey Sidibe first made headlines in 2009, when she starred in the movie Precious. But, that was just the beginning of her rise to fame. Since then, she has starred in two different seasons of the popular FX series, American Horror Story. And now, she has claimed a role in the main cast of Fox’s hit show Empire, where she plays Becky Williams. But, when not acting and fending off haters, Sidibe is also scanning the dating scene.
Odds are you have heard of plus size celebrity at least once, as the model as made headlines after being signed to her first modeling agency, Wilhelmina Models. Her popularity continued to escalate when she signed on as a Layne Bryant model in 2010- the same year that her love story with Justin Ervin went to the next level: getting engaged. Read more
You might recognize Melissa McCarty from the popular show Gilmore Girls, or the very funny CW sitcom Mike & Molly, or even from the hilarious Bridesmaids. No matter where you know her from, you likely know how much of a force she is to be reckoned with as one of the bigger plus size celebrities. What you may not be as familiar with is her love story and the dating story the comes with it! This funny, talented lady’s love story is one that many woman dream of, that is for sure.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard about Adele. At 28, this Grammy-winning British singer as three studio albums to her name, and a massive fan following. But, even as an internationally famous celebrity, Adele did not find relationship success quickly.