Tess Holliday get real about why she’s so sexual on social media — and upfront about her sexuality life in general — during a recent appearance on E! ’s “Busy Tonight” late night is demonstrating that aired Wednesday.
“I think it’s important to tell people that fat folks have bomb sexuality, ” the body-positive model told host Busy Philipps.
“Like, we need sexy lingerie … we need alternatives; like, I want to feel sexy, I want to be sexy, whether I’m having sex or not, if it’s just for me in like my house or if I want to go out and reveal it. The world just wants to cover up marginalized bodies, and I’m not here for it.”
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“That’s why I use my social media to basically tell people to, like, stop hiding, stop listening to society, ” the 33 -year-old added. “They want to keep you down because that’s how they keep furthering, like, crap and selling you diet crap.”
“Just be yourself and own it, ” Holliday said — a message her virtually 2 million followers are sure to love.
Holliday’s comments echoed a message she’s shared before on her Instagram account that comes from her book The Not So Subtle Art Of Being A Fat Girl.View this post on Instagram
“When I insured[ the photos that photographer Anastasia Garcia . . took]& how hot (& obviously unretouched) they are, I was reminded of a’ Tess Holliday’s Advice for Life’ that are all throughout my book, ” she wrote on Instagram.
“It runs:’ Fat people have sex. A lot of it. And it’s truly fucking good.’ That’s all.”