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Ashley Graham Talks Cheryl Tiegs Backlash For Her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover

Ashley Graham appeared on Naomi Campbell’s YouTube present and mentioned some backlash that she acquired from fellow mannequin Cheryl Tiegs when she lined Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit concern. Everybody is aware of Ashley Graham for her physique positivity and her outspokenness about being a plus-sized mannequin and touchdown the duvet of Sports Illustrated was a dream come true for Ashley. The 12 months was 2016 and Ashley was the very first plus-size mannequin ever to grace the particular version. Not everybody was excited to see Ashley there. Some felt that Ashley’s measurement (she’s a 16) was “too massive” to be on the duvet as they felt it made a damaging assertion. When the difficulty hit newsstands, a number of folks shared their vital opinions on social media, together with former mannequin Cheryl Tiegs who’s now 72-years-old. After all, in Cheryl’s day, a plus-size mannequin by no means would have landed journal covers however Cheryl’s feedback about Ashley didn’t go over properly.

In truth, Cheryl’s feedback induced a lot controversy and outrage, she needed to concern a public apology!

Ashley didn’t name out Cheryl by identify when she spoke to Naomi Campbell, however everybody knew who she was talking about.

“You realize what, Naomi, really it was proper after that [Sports Illustrated] cowl that I met you. It was on the CFDAs and we have been strolling onto a purple carpet. We had simply had a fast dialog as a result of there was one other mannequin who was so upset that I had gotten the duvet and he or she stated I used to be very massive and that girls my measurement shouldn’t be on the duvet.”

You might even see Ashley Graham’s video interview with Naomi Campbell within the participant beneath.

When Cheryl Tiegs first made the feedback, she sparked outrage nationwide. Cheryl said the next.

“I don’t like that we’re speaking about full-figured girls as a result of it’s glamorizing them as a result of your waist ought to be smaller than 35 [inches].”

Cheryl made it abundantly clear that she didn’t assume Ashley Graham could possibly be wholesome at her measurement. Ashley has said that she works out regularly and is the truth is, wholesome.

Right here is the tweet that Cheryl Tiegs shared issuing an apology after the controversy.

Had been you stunned to listen to that Ashley Graham was damage by Cheryl Tiegs’ feedback?

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