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Thickleeyonce takes aim at beauty industry for selling ‘unattainable perfection’
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Thickleeyonce takes aim at beauty industry for selling ‘unattainable perfection’

South African model and body positivity activist Lesego “Thickleeyonce” Legobane recently had her followers shouting “yes” and “amen” on her Instagram when she took aim at the beauty industry and its “impossible” beauty standards. The star took to her social media to share the latest campaign she’s a part of with Dove to help create awareness around the effects of unattainable beauty standards. The model posted several "raw" and retouched pictures of herself to illustrate her points about what society has normalised as "Instagram worthy", or beautiful, versus the pictures people are most likely to hide. Thickleeyonce relayed her personal journey with self-love in the face of industry-fueled beauty standards. "I’ve been sharing my photographs on Instagram for 10 years and so...
“It’s wild how I’ll wear what everyone else wore but I’ll catch the smoke because I’m bigger” – Thickleeyonce
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“It’s wild how I’ll wear what everyone else wore but I’ll catch the smoke because I’m bigger” – Thickleeyonce

Model Lesego “Thickleeyonce” Legobane has again lashed out against body shamers, telling them to mind their own “wardrobe”. The star was out here posting pictures of herself living her best life recently, when a critic started dragging her outfit. Thickleeyonce is no stranger to being body shamed and told the hater to fetch her own life before commenting on hers. “Y’all are so pressed about what I put on my body. If it fits me, it’s for my body type. You look hella crusty to be commenting about my outfits. Mind your own wardrobe.” Lee then sent a message out to everyone else who had a problem with her, saying that they were “delusional” to think that skimpy clothing was “only for thin people”. “My mentions are annoying me. Y’all hate to see fat women happy and wearing w...
“All the rude remarks about my stomach are annoying!” – Thickleyonce
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“All the rude remarks about my stomach are annoying!” – Thickleyonce

Influencer Lesego Legobane popularly known as Thickleyonce has found herself having to defend herself once again from body shamers. Thickleyonce posted a picture on Instagram asking her followers which one is their favourate but some people were quick to point out her flaws The 26-year-old posted another picture saying that all the rude remarks about her stomach are annoying and no one is going to sop her from wearing tight fitted clothes. “All the rude remarks about my stomach on my previous post are so annoying! Y’all are so rude omg, also, your fat phobia isn’t going to stop me from wearing tight fitted clothes so bye, she posted.” Complitements flouded in from her followers, others also sharing that she has helped them deal with thier body insecurities. @Nokubo...
SA Plus-size Model Thickleeyonce Bags Calvin Klein Gig
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SA Plus-size Model Thickleeyonce Bags Calvin Klein Gig

She's been accused of using her "fat girl chronicles" to seek attention, and her body positivity activism isn't always met with kind words. But for plus-size model and photographer Lesego "Thickleeyonce" Legobane, being a leading voice in the body positivity movement has brought her nothing but great opportunities. She recently bagged a gig with international clothing brand Calvin Klein — as the first South African plus-size model/influencer roped in to work on the campaign for Calvin Klein Women eau de toilette. "It's crazy and I actually still have to pinch myself a couple of times every time I think about it. To say I am a Calvin Klein influencer in itself is just insane," she said this week. "I got an e-mail from Calvin Klein, telling me they were looking for a plus-size ...

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