Size 14 Model Jennie Runk: “Being considered plus size is not something to be ashamed of”

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On why she thinks the term ‘plus-size’ should not exist:

I definitely think our culture has put a negative connotation on the term. It shouldn’t be offensive to call someone plus size, it’s just a word used to describe a body type. It should be no more offensive than calling someone tall, short, blond, or brunette. The word itself isn’t the problem, it’s those stubborn connotations attached to it. We need to change the way people think about and react to the word. Being considered plus size is not something to be ashamed of. If that’s your body type, that’s part of who you are, and you should never be ashamed of who you are.

… says size 14 US Jennie as part of her involvement in the ‘Drop the Plus’ campaign meant to eliminate the label ‘plus’ in regards to models.

 

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