Make it stop: Obese model goes nude for "female empowerment"

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Tess Holliday: Making an “important” statement…or something.


Feminism is not a girl’s friend. There is nothing, absolutely nothing, “positive” or “empowering” about being obese.
Tess Holliday is a model who is 5’5” and weighs 260 pounds, according to bodymeasurements.orgPer the CDC BMI calculator, her BMI is 43.3 – she is obese. Her normal weight range should be 111 to 150 pounds. How in the world did having almost 50 percent body fat become celebrating “body positivity?”
Tess is now posing nude, again, under the guise of “empowerment.”
You know what would be more empowering? Keeping your clothes on and getting control of your obesity.
Ain’t feminism grand?
From Yahoo: Over the weekend, more than one million people are estimated to have joined in the Women’s Marches around the world. Nick and Tess Holliday took a stand of their own for female empowerment: The body positivity activist and her photographer husband each shared a nude photo of Tess on their Instagram accounts to advocate for respect for women, no matter what they look like or how they’re dressed.
“Women deserve respect, whether they are completely naked or covered head to toe,” Nick wrote on Saturday. “I’m too sick to march, so I worked on this photo we shot a few weeks ago to post today. No alterations to her body or bare face have been made. #effyourbeautystandards #nomakeup #unretouched #womensmarch.” On Sunday, Tess reposted the photo and her husband’s caption, adding, “Repost my hubby @nickhollidayco 💘.” In the black and white photo, Tess’s bare back is to the camera. She wears her long hair in a ponytail and stares off into the distance, with lush Californian hills as the photo’s backdrop.
The 32-year-old plus-size model has previously shared nude photos to make other important statements. Last August, she posted a photo in which she wears nothing but sheer underwear as she gazes at the camera. The caption explains that the photo reminded Holliday of her own quote from her 2017 book, The Not So Subtle Art of Being A Fat Girl: Loving The Skin You’re In. “It goes: ‘Fat people have sex. A lot of it. And it’s really fucking good.’ That’s all 💁🏻💅🏻✌🏻,” the caption reads.
In 2016, while pregnant with now 19-month-old son, Bowie Juniper, Holliday posed nude for The Telegraph. “Just because we’re plus-size doesn’t mean we have to prove that we’re healthy, just as someone who is smaller than us or average size doesn’t have to prove they are healthy. We should be able to exist in our bodies. I am technically healthy but my body is no more valid than someone’s who isn’t,” she said in the accompanying interview with The Telegraph. “I was 7 months pregnant in these photos & loved every moment,” Holliday added in her May 2016 Instagram post about the Telegraph shoot.
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Dr. Eowyn
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If being obese is empowering, then this man/woman? must be the most powerful in America:comment image

kommonsentsjane
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Reblogged this on kommonsentsjane and commented:
Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Putting patches (tattoos) on these bodies will not cover up the fat or enhance their (already) beauty. Being over weight does not enhance your health. Some people just like to be a heavy weight and no amount of talking will help – they just LIKE TO INDULGE.
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weezy
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weezy

No self respecting person with morals would pose nude. This female is nothing but blubber!

weezy
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weezy

I thought women already had to much power. Give them an inch and watch them run miles and miles. They have stripped men to nothing and they are still not happy. What next?!

Brian Heinz
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Brian Heinz

OMG there are somethings in life better never seen so can someone tell me how to UN-see this, I don’t want to close my eyes now I see it every time.

Steven Broiles
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Obesity is a real medical condition, and although I’ve always found it to be grotesque (beyond a certain point), it can be dealt with. Much has been learned over the past 20 years about good nutrition and supplements, diet plans and the like. My late mother suffered from life-long obesity and found real hope and real results in the TOPS program (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly), a sort of 12-step cognitive-behavioral program. She lost over 70 pounds and kept it off for the last eight years of her life. I sort of understand Pennington’s situation from my own observation, and I… Read more »

MomOfIV
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MomOfIV

if “empower” means eating, then she is full of it
if the idiot feminists made their own version of ‘the emperor’s new clothing’…this would be it

Maryaha
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Her idiot husband said, “I’m too sick to march”. Can’t say as I blame him, I would be sick too after looking at those rolls of blubber.
Stunts like this are done for money, nothing more. Someone has an agenda.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Please, no.

Youghn
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Empowering has become a another work for sickening? Like in: ‘I can’t come in to work today, I’m empowered. I have a stomach virus’.

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MyBrainHurts
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MyBrainHurts

Funny how it’s ok to fat shame the president because he’s about 10-15 pounds over weight but it’s not ok to fat shame obese women.

Wandering1
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Wandering1

This article makes me feel better about the annoying extra ten pounds I stupidly put on over the holidays. Usually I am more careful but depression hit this season after so many deaths in my family over recent years. Not an excuse to make myself unhealthy, though. So I am adjusting my diet ASAP and monitoring calories while increasing nutrition; already lost three of the pounds. It really is NOT that hard even without exercise; but it is no doubt overwhelming after you are tens or hundreds of pounds overweight because at that point you MUST get major control over… Read more »

marblenecltr
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W. Churchill to G. B. Shaw, “You look as though there is a famine in the land!”
G. B. Shaw to W. Churchill, “You look as though you caused it.”

chemtrailssuck
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This is just the result of the SAD diet (Standard American Diet). Calorie counting low fat no fat “cholesterol” scare that was based on bogus studies to begin with. Not the feminism insanity, that’s freemason zionist propaganda. Until people can stop eating refined sugar, refined flour and other ‘non food’ items like no fat meat and dairy, this will continue. Richard Stare MD was one of the champions of the lies about diet. Look at food and what people ate historically. Look at how healthy the Scottish Highlanders were before the British committed the “clearances” on their lands (while the… Read more »

chemtrailssuck
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That photo reminds me, my shirts need ironed!

brackenkaren
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Women do not deserve anymore respect than any other human being and that includes men and children. This woman would do more to celebrate respect for her body by keeping her clothes on. I don’t want to see her fat obese, unhealthy body anymore than I want to see a thin well built naked body. It is not necessary and makes a mockery of women. She is just doing this for publicity and to make some $$$$ of the backs of the very women she says she is supporting.

True George
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Believe it or not that are some men who live to be with a big fat woman. Ever watch that reality show “my 600 pound life” every time a woman weighing 800 plus pounds start to lose weight their partners, boyfriends or husband leave them…..

chemtrailssuck
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Anyone notice her resemblance to some of those clouds?

Dave
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Dave

Oh barf.
LOL – Any wonder sex robots are becoming so popular?
At least if they roll over on you, you won’t suffocate.
Plus, they have on “Off” button. 🙂

Lophatt
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Lophatt

Obviously, the gist of all this is that things as they are and have been are not “right”. Up is down, left is right, lies are truth. Well,, I want no part of “their world”. How do they plan to enforce this if people refuse to pay them any attention?comment image

CalGirl
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“Only” 260 lbs? At 5’5″—-pretty much think it’s more like 300 or more…like 350 by the looks of the “overhangs” on back, arms, waist, hips…..Having been an art major, I’ve viewed/painted/drawn/etc a ton of naked people. This is NOT a 5’5″ 260 lb person……this is MUCH MORE. WHATEVER. I guess it doesn’t matter….she’s pretty large, no matter what. And, is there any woman in the USA anymore who is NOT tatooed? I’m really “at sea” about this phenomenon. Not judging….just wondering and questioning the motivations behind altering your skin for the rest of your life……I couldn’t do it. I was… Read more »

YouKnowWho
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YouKnowWho

the FATtoos don’t help. too bad about her low self esteem. probably molested as a child.

Chuck Fasst
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Pleez, pleez … My eyes!

japoa
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japoa

Tess is probably only 260 , if she only puts one leg on the scale . As far as the other pic , if anybody ever told her to haul ass , it would take 5 trips .

CP
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CP

The cynical lie that ”fat is fabulous” and why plus size bloggers should never be considered role models for young women
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/11554755/The-cynical-lie-that-fat-is-fabulous-and-why-plus-size-bloggers-should-never-be-considered-role-models-for-young-women.html