Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Fights Back

The body-positive activist took on critics who slammed her supposed weight loss.
2:52 | 08/03/16

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Test Text1 play" Ashley graham starring in the dance music video and now she's taking a stand against body shaming in a newess "Say yes to the dress"ing that she's more than her measurements and not let others dictate the way you look. ABC's Deborah Roberts is here. Has more details for us. Good morning, deb. Hey, robin, the 28-year-old model has been one of the strongest and most passionate voices in a campaign to help women love themselves unconditionally. But she's becoming a bit exasperated so many don't seem to get it and this morning Ashley graham is practically shouting, get over it. For the first time ever, there are three covers. Reporter: She's the first plus size model to make a splash on the cover of "Sports illustrated" and turned heads with this body positive lane Bryant ad. This body is made for starting a revolution. Reporter: Now has her own clothing line at dress barn. I'm a model designer and body activist. Reporter: Still Ashley graham just can't win. This morning fighting back against body shamers who attack her size 14 figure on social media with an aptly titled essay shamed if I do, shamed if I don't for the women's website the Linney letter writing to some I'm too curvy. To others I'm too tall. Too busty, too loud and now too small. Too much but at the same time, not enough. It all started when graham posted this photo on instagram last week. Commenters went on the attack for her seemingly smaller figure saying you want to conform to Hollywood. You believe being skinnier is prettier. And I'm so disappointed in you. But graham shot back. When I post a photo from a good angle I receive criticism for looking smaller and selling out. When I post photos of my cellulite, stretch marks and rolls I'm accused of promoting obesity. The psych of body-shaming needs to end. I'm over it. It doesn't matter what size you are. Doesn't matter if you have cellulite. She's made a number of appearances on "Gma" encouraging women to embrace their bodies, cellulite and all taking the lead as a body activist saying why waste time and energy spewing negative tiflt. Lease worry about our own bodies. My body is my body. I'll call the shots. And she's calling those shots. Anyone who knows graham's story has heard her say she works out regularly, not to become thin but to maintain her health. And like all of us, she fluctuates a few pounds here and there but she emphatically says that is not the point. Her mantra, robin, is #beautybeyondsize but I'll add to it, beauty beyond color. Just beauty. Period and as you said in the piece she's been here many times and she owns it. She embraces it and she empowers others. And wants us to own it. Stop with the shaming. That's it. That's it. Thank you, deb. Always good it see you.

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