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Plus-size model on cover of Sports Illustrated

2016-02-16 12:32
Ashley Graham

Cape Town - British plus-size model Ashley Graham has hailed Sports Illustrated for challenging narrow and unrealistic perceptions of beauty after being chosen to appear in a groundbreaking front cover.

According to the Independent, Graham was selected alongside UFC fighter Ronda Rousey and model Hailey Clauson to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated, becoming the first UK size 16 woman to grace the front of the magazine’s annual swimsuit edition.

She already made history by being one of the first ever curve models to feature in an advert that ran in the magazine last year.

Graham shared a picture of the cover that comes just months after that achievement on Instagram:

 

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