Body Acceptance and Body positivity movements are having a champion in Ashley Graham, who is not shy about showing some skin through her modeling career. The 32-year old took to Instagram on October 18 to share a nude bathroom selfie with over 11 million followers.
Ashely Graham shares nude with her followers
The model dropped her garments while standing in front of a mirror and took a selfie, which she captioned “nakie big girl.” Ashley seems to be out of a bath in the photo as she stands in front of the mirror with her brunette locks dripping moist with parted face. The post has been liked over 1.3 million times, with thousands of comments from fans praising the model for embracing her body.
Ashley, who gave birth to her son Isaac Ervin with her husband of 10 years, Justin Ervin, has been open regarding her post-partum appearances. She confirmed to her followers the stretch marks she had while she was pregnant and hasn’t been shy of showing them. On January 18, she revealed that their lives changed for the better and thanked everyone for the incredible support they had given.
Ashley has experienced body shaming
Following the birth of Isaac, Ashley took to Instagram in February to Share details regarding the aftermath of the pregnancy. In a long post, she said that after years in fashion, she didn’t know that disposable clothing (diapers) could be her favorite clothing. She added that people don’t talk about healing and recovery that even new moms experience. Ashley said that she wanted to show fans that it wasn’t all butterflies and rainbows.
Recently Ashley discussed her experience of being “mom-shamed” with Jessica Alba and the Red Table Talk ladies. She said that since her son’s birth, people have gone from body-shaming her for her curvy figure to humiliating her of her choices as a mom. She said that she has been body-shamed her whole career, but she is proud of her body, and fuller and curvy bodies need to be normalized.