You may recognize Tess Holliday from, oh, everywhere. In the last year, Tess has gone from Instagram sensation to international celebrity to (according to People) the world's first size 22
supermodel. Most of all, she is one of our most powerful and vibrant icons of body positivity. She takes no bullshit and she gives none, either. Tess is a role model, indeed, but she's an
individual who won't bend to anybody's definition of what a role model should be. That's what makes her such a vital one.
Huffinton Post reports academy award winning actress Octavia Spencer is suing Sensa for $700,000 dollars due to breach of contract according to the actress.
Sensa is a powder that when spinkled on food, it cause the person to feel full faster thus creating a full feeling while eating.
Ms. Spencer stats the company tried to blame her for a failed advertising campaign which had tweet stipulations and various other elements. The original contract was made for $1.25 Million. The company has used Ms. Spencers famous face and public endorsements but is now bilking the actress out of $700,000.
Tyrese Gibson, has done it now! In an interview with Allhiphop.com he saw fit to insult the Plus Size community. Unbeknownst to him, there was a whole plus sized backlash behind the comment. Mr. Gibson saw fit to call overweight people "Fat & Nasty" and would not apologize afterward.
But now, after an outpouring of outrage from the Plus Size community, Mr. Gibson re-negged on his comment via twitter according to the Examiner.com . Mr. Gibson insisted he does not "Hate" fat people.
Its just a shame in these days and times, that people still have the same ole outdated ideals in their heads when it comes to the plus size community.