Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson‘s older sister, Anna Marie “Chickadee” Cardwell, is talking out after Alana’s recent Teen Vogue photo shoot prompted a stir, with not all the feedback being constructive.
The 16-year-old actuality star, who rose to fame on TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras, rocked fierce excessive vogue appears to be like within the glamorous photograph shoot and spoke out about body shaming within the accompanying interview. Anna spoke to The Sun after web trolls focused Alana’s measurement.
“Alana is gorgeous,” Anna, Alana’s 27-year-old half-sister, informed The Solar. “There are fashions like Ashley Graham who’re 200 kilos, and he or she has big contracts.”
“I imply, hell Victoria Secret is working with plus-sized fashions. Does weight even matter?” she continued. “The modeling trade has gotten a lot backlash for not having plus-sized fashions, now they’re doing range with all several types of individuals and cultures.”
Anna praised her teenage sister’s braveness.
“Alana truly stood up and did it, and hopefully she provides others the braveness to do it,” she stated. “Mainly, she is placing herself on the market, and all the teenagers who’re obese now — she has given them the encouragement.”
Anna famous that every one of her sisters — which incorporates 21-year-old Lauryn, aka “Pumpkin,” and 24-year-old Jessica — are enticing.
“We’re nuts for certain, however we’re all lovely,” she stated. “All of us may very well be fashions.”
In her interview with Teen Vogue, Alana stated that Gen Z is not as accepting of several types of our bodies as some would possibly assume.
“I really feel like my technology might be making it worse. All people’s all about physique positivity, physique positivity, till they see a physique they do not like,” she defined. “I do not perceive why individuals assume this manner. Simply because I obtained a bit bit of additional meat on my bones, you wish to hate me? I will by no means get physique shaming.”
“Like, I do know I am lovely, and I do know I obtained a banging physique, so…I do not care,” Alana continued.
The truth star additionally stated she wasn’t affected by unrealistic magnificence requirements on social media.
“I do not ever have a look at individuals and I am like, ‘Oh, I want I used to be like her,'” she famous. “As a result of I do not ever want to be like no one. I’m my very own particular person.”