Plus-Size Woman Wants To Change Perceptions
What really is the difference between “thick” or “curvy” or “plus size”? Over the past fifteen years, the definition of those who don’t normally fit the traditional size has changed. One curvy woman stripped down on Hollywood Boulevard to protest the way L.A. thinks about bodies.
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Amani Terrell, who weighs 260 lbs, strutted down Hollywood Boulevard in a brightly colored bikini to prove she has nothing to hide.
“You cannot seek validation from other people. The world is very cruel,” Terrell said in a FOX news television interview. “You must seek validation within yourself and be kind to yourself.”
She also says she’s trying to fight the idea that bigger women always feel bad about their bodies. “There’s a misconception that big women have low self-esteem. I don’t have low self-esteem.”