Pregnant Ashley Graham Shows Off Stretch Marks In Empowering Nude Selfie
Ashley Graham, who introduced days in the past that she is pregnant along with her first youngster with husband Justin Ervin, shared an empowering nude selfie on Sunday that exposed her stretch marks.
“Identical identical however a bit completely different,” the mannequin wrote within the caption of her Instagram publish, which drew reward from her movie star pals and followers alike.
“My Lord, THANK YOU for this,” wrote singer Hillary Scott of the nation group Woman Antebellum. Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge left three coronary heart emojis.
“This made me tear up. I actually wanted this at the moment,” a fan who mentioned she was pregnant commented on Graham’s photograph. One other added: “You make me love myself extra.”
The 31-year-old mannequin has been outspoken in asking photographers and editors to depart her stretch marks in images, and he or she often posts unedited photos on her Instagram account.
“That is the type of dialog I’m nonetheless struggling to have on set: ‘You see these pink stretch marks on the within of my thigh? Go away these,’” Graham mentioned at a New York Instances “Reshaping Magnificence” occasion earlier this 12 months, as reported by Well being.
“These are new and people are actual, and we have to speak about these. Folks will take them out, however I’m not afraid to speak about it. I’m not afraid to indicate it on social media,” she added.
Graham has revealed she will get a few of her confidence from having a mantra. She mentioned she got here up with a number of sentences when she was an adolescent and folks have been telling her to shed some pounds.
“I’m daring. I’m sensible. I’m stunning. I’m worthy of all. I like you,” she repeats day by day to take care of her confidence.
“This actually simply began shifting my mind as a result of I do know phrases have energy,” Graham mentioned on the identical convention in April. “If you happen to’re telling your self you’re dumb, when you’re telling your self you’re ugly, when you’re telling your self you’re unfit sufficient to have something that you really want, then that’s going to be your future. So I needed to change my phrases.”
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