Plus-Size Model Gets Shamed for Photo in Active Wear
posted on November 30, 2017
Plus-size model Anna O’Brien has been chosen as the new face for Academy Sports and Outdoors. She says that one of the biggest challenges plus-size women face is the lack of available clothing in their size. This keeps women from becoming active.
Academy has hired Anna to help change the stereotypical image of plus-size women. Even though “O’Brien rocked a sporty photoshoot that has now attracted more than 13 thousand likes, not everyone watching had something nice to say”.
Anna has been able to put internet trolls in their place in the past, but it’s good to see Academy supporting her. “It’s an encouraging step in the right direction towards acceptance of all bodies that strive to be fit”.
To read more about Anna’s story and the comments regarding her photoshoot (both positive and negative), you can read this article.
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