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Why plus-size women are more confident in bikinis than skinny girls
You know, the billboard, Instagram-celeb type. Skinny girls with amazing bone structure, and legs that go on for days. I have nothing against skinny girls either if its genetic jackpot or product of hardwork, congrats , but what about the rest of us? And so growing up, just like many of you, I did struggle with accepting my body for what it is.
The ads show a woman playing tennis, posing in workout gear including tank tops, bikini bottoms, a dress and a skirt. The brand stated the model weighed 9st 8lbs and was 5ft 10ins tall, giving her a BMI of Despite that, the ASA ruled that while she appeared to be in proportion, there were certain scenes which drew attention to her svelte frame, particularly ones showing her ribcage. The ASA said: "We considered that the model appeared unhealthily underweight in those scenes and concluded that the ads were therefore irresponsible.