Priyanka Chopra: “Beauty has nothing to do with me. I was born with it”

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On feminism:

“For eons, women have been told how to be or think or dress. I come from a part of the world where this debate is so heated, especially because we’re a country that has goddesses. We pray to women. But at the same time, we prey on them…Feminism needs men to understand that we don’t want to berate you or kill you or hate you. We just need you to stand by us.”

On beauty:

“Beauty has nothing to do with me. I was born with it. But I don’t want to be known by the fact that I’m beautiful. I want to be known for the fact that I’m an achiever. Not even an actor. I don’t want a label. I don’t want a box. I want a legacy.”

On the phrase ‘woman of color’:

“I know everything is about diversity right now. But I think it should be about humanity. It’s 2016. It’s so easy to separate ourselves and become smaller and smaller pieces of humanity. I don’t like the phrase ‘woman of color.’ I feel like that puts women in a box. I’m a woman, whether I’m white, Black, brown, green, blue, or pink — whatever. I think we need to start looking beyond that. It would be a big win for women, period.”

… says Priyanka.

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Size 14 Ashley Graham and Size 6 Amy Schumer Posed Together

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Amy Schumer on her size:

Plus size is considered a size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8. @glamourmag put me in their plus size only issue without asking or letting me know and it doesn’t feel right to me. Young girls seeing my body type thinking that is plus size?

Pictured: Size 14 Ashley Graham and Size 6/8 Amy Schumer last week.

 

Tess Holliday & Co at the Curve Fashion Festival

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The Curve Fashion Festival, UK’s largest Plus Size Event for women over size 14, took place a few days ago and the star of the show was no other than size 22 (?) Tess Holliday, who rocked the runway in a striped dress, followed by a variety of plus-sized models wearing the season’s latest trends.

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