Nia Jax reveals that her famous cousin, Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, had body image issues himself in Hollywood.
In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the Modern Family star recalls growing up with a stage mom, feeling sexualized at a young age and why she decided to go to college.
Not too far in the past, there was no positive representation of plus-size bodies anywhere, plus-size fashion was basically nonexistent (and if it did exist, it was mediocre at best), and the term itself was almost said in a whisper.
At theCurvyCon 2017, retail executives answered shopper questions about the plus-size market and what they're doing to solve its biggest issues.
This is your livestream of The CURVYcon 2017. Tune in for the Dia&Con fashion show from 6-7 pm on Friday, September 8 and for a day of insightful panels — one starring Chrissy Metz — and previews from 9:45am to 4pm on Saturday, September 9th.
The body-positive, curve-embracing event called theCURVYcon is in NYC on Sept. 8-9, bringing designers, fitness experiences, influencers, and speakers to town.
"I kind of realized the thing that was holding me back was me," she says. "That's when my personal motto became 'don't wait on your weight to live the life you want.'" CeCe theCURVYcon takes place on Sept. 8th and 9th and will be live streamed exclusively on Yahoo Style.
Emme, a former news reporter and the first mainstream plus-size supermodel in the 1990s, referred to herself as “the windshield of the full-figured industry, where you’re going 100 mph and all the bugs get stuck to it.”
Massy Arias is fitness influence, showing her 2.3 million Instagram followers how to embrace their bodies and approach fitness from a functional perspective.
Chastity Garner has taken her little blog and turned it into a massively popular website called GarnerStyle. Garner is also one of the masterminds, alongside CeCe Olisa, behind the annual body-positive conference theCURVYcon, which this year will be happening in conjunction with New York Fashion Week.
Ashley Graham took to social media, asking people not to make comments about health on her page, especially if it's not about their own bodies.
Having chiseled abs isn’t always worth it. That’s according to Jolene Jones, a former bodybuilder, who has recently learned what works best…
Let Molly O’Shea explain what she believes to be the best practices when asking someone about their scars. Molly O’Shea — a body-positive coach, health coach, and personal trainer — recently published a post on her blog addressing just this. O’Shea has prominent scarring on her right arm as a result of a horrible car accident.
Zendaya Coleman often “claps back” on social media – this time it was to rescue a young woman and offer her a gig. Through social media, Zendaya Coleman has become a bit of a clapback queen. After she sent a sharply written letter to Giuliana Rancic for offensive comments she made about her faux locks, and sent a curt response to comedian Julie Klausner for her skinny-shaming, the star has made it clear she has no problem in fighting back in a public forum.
Gabrielle Union recently shared with Harper’s Bazaar that she used to be insecure about her skin color. For women of color like Melodi Parker, a licensed professional counselor, the fact that actress Gabrielle Union shared in a recent Harper’s Bazaar feature that she had felt insecure about her dark skin when she was growing up comes as no surprise. “I didn’t love my skin color.
In short, sometimes making promises to other people can hold you accountable for the promises you make to yourself when it comes to getting in shape and losing weight. Actress Chrissy Metz seems to buy into that ideology, which is why she was happy to sign a weight-loss contract when she landed her role on the NBC show This Is Us, according to TVLine. Metz’s weight loss is crucial to the storyline of her character, Kate, a 36-year-old who is on a journey to shed pounds because she feels that is the only way she’ll fulfill her dream of getting married and having a family.
Khloé Kardashian regularly writes about her workouts in social media posts, which often include her siblings, and she encourages her fans to get active as well.
When Zendaya (left) was presented with the Kids’ Choice Awards prize for Favorite Female TV star on Saturday, she was clearly thrilled. “I’ve been doing this for a long time, and I do it for you guys,” the beaming Disney Channel star, 19, said. “I just want you to know that doing and making positive programming for young people is so important to me, and I will keep doing it. To all the parents out there, thank you for allowing me to be a role model for your children.”