School of Rock
The clip quickly went viral, racking up almost 10 million views. Countless users who had negative body image issues growing up said that seeing a character reject the need to adhere to strict, outdated notions of what constitutes a “healthy” body helped them on their journey towards self-love. And considering how dangerous fat-shaming children can be for their long-term mental and physical health, Black’s character does a great job helping Tamika set aside her shame and feel confident in herself as a singer and, more importantly, as a human being.
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