Model Ashley Graham on FOX not airing Lane Bryant ad: 'It's a bit prejudiced'
A Lane Bryant lingerie ad has been making headlines recently, as the company claims that both ABC and FOX declined to air their ad during "Dancing With the Stars" and "American Idol." FOX asked for the ad to be re-edited three times because it had too much cleavage, but has finally agreed to let it run during "American Idol" on April 28.
Model Ashley Graham, the woman in said commercial, has responded. "It's a bit prejudiced. The Victoria's Secret girls can flaunt around in their panties all day long, but when it's a bigger woman with a little bit extra, they snip it out immediately," says the plus-sized model. "They told me that it was too much skin and that they weren't going to air it on FOX."
"Honestly, it's sad. It's sad to me. I feel sad for all the women that are plus-sized ... I think the majority of women in America are my size, 12, 14, 16 and they want to see themselves on television, they want to see themselves being beautiful in a bra and underwear."
What do you think? Agree with Ashley Graham's assessment of the situation?
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