Four years later, Yahoo checks in with Gloria Shuri Nava to find out if she and Ali Lawrie are still together and whether the prevailing body-positive movement has quieted the bullies a bit.
I've always dated bigger women. They're who I find attractive, the same as some prefer blondes or women who are petite. Yet society says this is strange.
A Bella Hadid cookie from Cupcake Market in New York City was part of a DKNY contest with the model. Budding young model Bella Hadid has started 2017 with a handful of lucrative contracts, elevating her star status to the level of her sister, Gigi. On Jan. 27, the fashion brand DKNY announced a new spring campaign featuring Bella, to praise from media and fans alike.
Like Marilyn Monroe, Loni Venti wears bold red lipstick, loves winged eyeliner, dyes her hair platinum blonde and styles it in a shoulder-length bob, loves ‘50s-inspired dresses, and favors cat-eye sunnies. But, like her idol, the beauty editor struggles with crippling insecurity. “I’ve tried hypnotism, therapy, personal trainers, and The Secret. But any time things lighten up a bit, my confident outlook quickly fizzles and I’m back in an endless hole of self-doubt,” she said.
I had no clue how much space this situation was about to take up. I closed the stall door, rested the box of Stand Ups on the toilet paper holder, stood facing the toilet, and dropped trou — just as another woman walked into the bathroom. Now… we can stand up.