Never one to keep quiet about an injustice, Lizzo posted a TikTok video aimed at her judgmental shamers. The video consisted of work-outs and exercises, with a voice explaining that she's not working out to have your ideal body type. She went on to tell people to mind their own business because that's what she's doing, minding her business.
Instantly earning praise, Lizzo continues to be a leader and advocate for body acceptance, regardless of size, color, or ability.
Dancer Amanda LaCount popped up on America's Got Talent to show off her killer moves in a popping upbeat dance routine. After sharing her story of being told she was too big to dance (we know she's not the only one who has heard this), Amanda took the stage and proved everyone wrong.
Surprisingly (or maybe not), model Heidi Klum slammed the buzzer mid-routine. The internet and audience were outraged at her decision. Check out the routine below and let us know what you think!
We at The Fat Girl Show believe that Black Lives Matter. To lend our support we are amplifying Black talent, including designers and fashion brands.Stylish Curves released a list of over 30 black owned plus size brands that you need to see now!
Check out the list here!
Nailed It! host and comedian, Nicole Byer, shared on IG that she was bullied in a racist post by an anonymous parent. Instead of responding on the offensive, Nicole took the time to help this parent educate themselves and their children to be better.
Read her response below and check out the Instagram post here!
Like many fandoms, plus size fans are often excluded or made to feel unwelcome (just look at the Cosplay world). But a few KPOP fans were not having it and together went viral using the hashtag: #BigKPopBitches.
Check out a few of these beautiful KPOP fans below and read more on their campaign on BuzzFeed.
Lucky Brand has extended their sizing up to a 35!
This upgrade comes years after their 2012 75-item plus size integration which went up to size 24.
Katie Sturino is continuing her collaboration with Stitch Fix by releasing her Winter collection. Check out the new looks below and try them for yourself via Stitch Fix.
Part & Parcel, the network marketing plus size fashion retailer, has just announced the launch of their own inclusive Modeling Agency, Talent. According to Refinery29, "the agency launched with 15 women across the United States with an effort to shake things up in the fashion industry." The agency was “born from the company’s own challenges finding body-diverse plus-size models to showcase its apparel and footwear collections."
Check it out and submit to model here!
-- Yael Tygiel
Known as the creator of the Wrap Dress, Diane von Furstenburg, has finally heard our cries and decided to start producing her iconic look in plus sizes.
The second season of Hulu's Shrill, starring SNL's Aidy Bryant, is coming back with 8 episodes on January 24th. Check out some stills from the upcoming season below!
After previous statements about presenting a "fantasy", which was followed by massive store closures and huge drops in sales, Victoria's Secret has finally decided to use a plus model in their campaigns.
Meet Ali Tate Cutler, Victoria's Secret's first size 14 model, who announced her gig with the launch of their collaboration with UK lingerie brand Bluebella.
-- Yael Tygiel
Katie Sturino, best known for her "Supersize The Look" projects on social media, has collaborated with subscription-based online retailer Stitch Fix, for a Summer collection of styles in sizes xs-3x! Check out some of the styles below and try them for yourself via Stitch Fix!
This Is Us star Chrissy Metz will be guest starring on NBC's Superstore as an HR rep for the Cloud 9 store franchises.
Known mostly for her clever political commentary, late night host Samantha Bee took on the important issue of fat-shaming in the medical field in a segment titled "Thicc Not Sick". Watch the hilarious, and important, clip below: