Velonika Pome’e Cried When She Heard She Was Going to be a Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit Mannequin
This prolonged Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit concern season has given us a slower trickel of reports about all of the fashions it options. As an example, Fox Information had a very cute story about how Tongan mannequin Velonika Pome’e reacted to studying she made the lower.
“The day that I acquired the decision from MJ Day, I screamed, I dropped my telephone after which I cried,” the plus-size pinup instructed Fox Information. “I forgot she was on the telephone. It’s a kind of experiences the place you don’t actually know what’s occurring, however you will have a lot pleasure, you will have a lot gratitude. … I didn’t even know what to say to her. The very first thing that got here to thoughts was, ‘I can’t wait to inform my dad and mom.’”
That’s how I really feel each time I get a contract writing job till I see what it pays. I want to start out placing footage of my boobs on Instagram.
Yeah, like that.
“I used to be actually nervous,” she defined. “I used to be at all times the larger lady, the larger plus dimension mannequin. [But] having women like Ashley Graham, Hunter McGrady and Tabria Majors, having them pioneer this pressure within the business to be reckoned with… it simply made me really feel a lot extra snug and assured.”
I can solely choose by the visitors we get right here, however the plus sized fashions are simply as widespread because the fashions who’re… what’s the politically appropriate phrase for not fats? Svelte? Conventional?