Tess Holliday Rocks Cosmo UK’s Latest Cover
Tess Holliday is no stranger to diversity and self-love.
Her #effyourbeautystandards campaign found her a social media following she never thought possible. There are over 3.2 million posts and counting following the hashtag of women showcasing how they are saying goodbye to typical standards.
Phew, I’m literally a COSMO GIRL!! Can’t believe I’m saying that! 😭😭
Thank you @CosmopolitanUK for this incredible opportunity 🙏🏻 If I saw a body like mine on this magazine when I was a young girl, it would have changed my life 💕
Issue hits stands 8/31! 🎉🎉🎉🎉 pic.twitter.com/sBYWY7nEwZ
— Tess Holliday 🥀 (@Tess_Holliday) August 29, 2018
Followers of Tess responded rapidly with congratulations on the cover landing. In the interview, Tess talks about the campaign, loving herself and how she dealt with mental illness in the middle of it all.
I support this so fucking much. Gorgeous pic.twitter.com/PTKuxFgfb8
— Chef Lelo💛 (@Michelle_Bokote) August 29, 2018
@Tess_Holliday bout to have me walking into all my auditions today in a green bathing suit!!!! SNATCH OUR EDGES SIS! I AM ON THE 405 SCREAMMINNGGGG RIGHT NOW. If I saw this kind of Representation when I was 13 I would be untouchable! Keep paving the way Ms. Tess! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 pic.twitter.com/zfK91r90TN
— Danielle Pinnock (@bodycourage) August 29, 2018
I think this is the actual first time I’ve seen the full body of a fat woman on a magazine cover AND IT IS GOOD https://t.co/dyGyuh7aAS
— Lauren Strapagiel 🦇 (@laurenstrapa) August 29, 2018
Tweets are swarming the model in congratulations and thank you’s for being true to herself and giving them the confidence they need to express themselves as they are. Followers are showing their appreciation for the model for not giving up on raising awareness and herself.
Check out Tess’ cover moment and interview in Cosmopolitan UK’s October issue, hitting stands August 31, 2018.