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Amy Schumer Upset That Glamour Called Her Plus-Size

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Source: AdWeek

Author: Shawn Wood / April 7, 2016

http://www.adweek.com/prnewser/no-joke-plus-size-amy-schumer-shows-whats-wrong-with-the-media/122666

Women’s Glamour Magazine faced some harsh critisim alongside a Public Relations fail.  Glamour magazine’s “Special Edition” focused on Plus-Sized celebs without their discretion. This month’s magazine wanted to focus on Women’s empowerment and what better way to show empowerment then with so called “plus-size” celebrities according to Glamour. Amy Schumer (Comedian) got winded of this after seeing her name on the cover and wasn’t to empowered with what Glamour had to say. Amy took to Instagram to share here concerns. After posting a picture of the cover of the magazine that said “Women who inspire us” amongst the names was Amy, and a few other Celebs. Schumer’s Instagram post read “I think there’s nothing wrong with being plus size. Beautiful healthy women. Plus size is considered size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8. Glamour put me in their plus size only issue without asking or letting me know and it doesn’t feel right to me. Young girls seeing my body type thinking that is plus size? What are your thoughts? Mine are not cool glamour not glamorous”(Schumer: PRNewser). Glamour magazine received even more flack from people tweeting, and commenting back on instagram tagging them in posts. This is an issue that just won’t seem to go away in the media (body shaming), and overall hurt the presence of Glamour magazine. Even though Glamour was trying to portray the light on empowerment I believe this hurt them for the worst. Instead of being looked upon in a powerful light they got more criticism then positivity. Was Glamour in the wrong what are your personal thoughts?

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3 comments on “Amy Schumer Upset That Glamour Called Her Plus-Size

  1. Taylor Young
    October 3, 2016

    In my opinion, Glamour is definitely in the wrong. We live in a world where body shaming is a norm. The media drowns us with thin models everyday. Now, Glamour thinks they are trying to change this issue by putting up a picture of a “plus size” celebrity. Putting Amy Schumer on the cover does nothing but make matters worse. Who is Glamour to just throw her on the cover with no agreement? It is unfair to Amy who does not want to portray her body as “plus size” because clearly, it is not!

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  2. francescajo
    October 3, 2016

    I agree with you what Glamour magazine did was wrong because they should have not just used her in the plus size section because there will be girls out here whom will be questioning their body size and think they are too big and will get insecure and feel uncomfortable with how they are. They could have at least told her what they were doing to put her there they have no right to tell any woman what kind of body size she has.

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  3. cagecoleman
    October 24, 2016

    Completely agree with these opinions and articles. Not only did they not ask her permission to label Schumer as “plus size,” but the fact that they use that the term in the first place bothers me. I say this because I think if we eliminate the term “plus size” and just use the word model, it wouldn’t be an issue. You don’t see the term “minus size model” anywhere. I applaud Glamour magazine for attempting to make progressive articles, but not like this.

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