Chrissy Teigen Speaks Out Against Fat Shaming

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Supermodel Chrissy Teigen battled with weight issues while making her mark in the modeling industry. But you wouldn’t know it from her amazing bikini feature with Sports Illustrated.

7Photo credit: CHRISSY TEIGEN in Sports Illustrated 2014 Swimsuit Issue

The 28-year-old, who is married to John Legend, told DuJour magazine that during a shoot for Forever 21 when she was ‘much younger’, she was suddenly told to leave because she was ‘too fat’.

‘I showed up on set and they asked me if they could take a photo,’ she recalls. ‘And they shoot that photo off to my agency, who then calls me as I’m sitting in the make-up chair, and they say, “You need to leave right now. They just said that you are fat and you need to get your measurements taken.”‘

9Photo credit: Chrissy Teigen

Known for her outspoken nature and funny sense of humor, Chrissy has long been lauded for her healthy approach to food, especially compared to a lot of the dangerous diets followed by other models. However, some of her followers on Instagram unleashed on her after she posted the following Instagram photo.

8Photo credit: Chrissy Teigen

“Apparently I looked a little bit bigger than normal, which is – listen, I got my Sports Illustrated cover, I got my Cosmo cover. I’m gonna live it up a little bit for a bit, sorry. I’m gonna enjoy my meals. Everyone knows I love food. I have a food blog, I love cooking, and maybe I wasn’t in the best shape, but my goodness. Come on!” she told Access Hollywood’s Kit Hoover

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