Ashley Graham is a plus-size supermodel who continues to impress us by embracing and promoting body positivity.
Days after her pregnancy announcement, she shared a very intimate and up-close image of her pregnant body. Showing stretch marks on her stomach and her thighs, breasts hanging over the folds of her belly and her thighs with a caption that says “same same but a little different.”
Some people would call this an “unflattering photo” but this is as real as it gets; the real look of becoming a mother up-close.
The post gathered 1.3 million likes with people telling her the post made them love themselves more. Ashley Graham chose to show the real side of pregnancy, specifically its non-glamorous side, contradictory to what Hollywood portrays.
Ashley Graham’s advocacy
If you feel ashamed of your flaws, don’t. We are human, we get to have flaws. When you learn to love yourself and everything that comes with it, you won’t feel inadequate no matter what other people say about you.