• Tyra Banks Was Once Rejected From The Modeling Industry For Her Curvy Figure

    5 monthes ago - By Essence

    Tyra Banks may have been the first Black woman to become a Victoria's Secret Angel and the first Black woman to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, but her accomplishments actually came to fruition after she was body-shamed in the fashion industry.
    Banks, who attended Variety's inaugural Path to Paritywomen's summit this week, explained her unconventional path to becoming a supermodel and eventually becoming a mogul. Banks shared with Variety's managing editor Cynthia Littleton how she was initially rejected from modeling industry because of her brown skin and curvy...
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