Black and Beautiful: Plus Size Women on Screen
Aug 10, 2012 | Comments 0
Contrary to popular belief the average size for women in the U.S. is a size 14! The need for black plus size beauties is obvious. It is important to have women who are realistic looking on the big screen… someone that the everyday woman can relate to. Modeling agencies, talent scouts, and clothing designers recognize this need, and the plus size model industry is growing.
We are lucky to have the plus size beauties of color that we can recognize. These women are making extreme power moves within the television and movie world winning major awards for their work. This list consists of names such as the late Mia Amber Davis, Kimora Lee Simmons, Toccara Jones, Monique, Queen Latifah, and Octavia Spencer to name a few.
Take a look at the gallery that we have created with some of your plus size favorites on the big screen below!
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