Plus-Size Model Facing Critics Who Say Cosmo Cover Promotes Obesity

August 30, 2018 - 10:39 am

(KNX 1070) -- An American plus-size model who will be featured on the next cover of Cosmopolitan-UK is facing some backlash. 

Phew, I’m literally a COSMO GIRL!! Can’t believe I’m saying that! ---- Thank you @cosmopolitanuk & @farrahstorr for this incredible opportunity ---- If I saw a body like mine on this magazine when I was a young girl, it would have changed my life & hope this does that for some of y’all -- Issue hits stands 8/31! -------- Photo by the incredible @wattsupphoto #effyourbeautystandards

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Tess Holliday wears nothing but a green swimsuit in the photo and some critics say the magazine is promoting obesity.   

Holliday has been the victim of a sexual assault and rape. Her interview in the October issue talks about her struggle with mental health, the #MeToo movement, and diversity in modeling. 

She wrote on social media that if she had seen a body like her's on a magazine when she was a young girl, it would have changed her life.