Ashley Graham made history this past week being the first plus size model to land the cover of Maxim magazine.
As a size 16 model she has shattered several stereotypes of what beauty is really all about. She continues to change the way the fashion industry defines its’ standards of beautiful with her body.
Prior to landing the Maxim cover, Graham also graced the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. She’s also modeled for labels like Forever 21 and Lane Bryant.
Since being featured on Maxim’s cover many people have applauded the model while others are going as far as to say her pictures are photoshopped and some that she doesn’t accurately portray the plus size community.
Fans, magazines and all forms of news outlets alike have taken to Twitter to ridicule and defend the plus size model, putting up a debate that maybe there were more accurate plus size models for the job.
These are the top 10 reactions to Ashley Graham’s Maxim cover.