Ashley Graham has always been an advocate for size diversity on and off the track, and in a recent interview, opens up about his ongoing struggle.
The 35-year-old model and mum-of-three spoke to People about the ongoing and uphill battle over the lack of diversity in model sizes on the runway.
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She told the outlet that she “has worked as a model for over 20 years, and I still fight to this day for equal size diversity on the runway on the covers of magazines, movies and TV. And it never felt complete.
“I think there is still a lot of work to do. And that’s why I tell younger women and women who are also fighting for what they believe to be just keep going,” Ashley added. “Keep fighting, keep fighting for what you want to change.”
Ashley also talked about her personal mantra she has for herself as a pick-me-up when she no longer feels safe with her boy.
“‘It’s okay. We don’t feel safe. I’m not pretending. I’ve been pretending. But I think it’s good to have those moments. And it’s good to live there- inside,” she shares.
Ashley continued, “We don’t have to take ourselves and try to be something that we’re not. And I think the most important thing is to allow those feelings, but not revel in them. It’s about managing stress. How are you going to handle this in moments?
In a previous interview, Ashley talked about embracing and loving all of her curves. See what she said here…