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‘I Was Sent Home By Designers For Being Too Fat’, Says Lisa Snowdon Talking About Her Journey As A Model

Lisa Snowdon has been quite successful in her career as a model. But her journey was full of struggles as she faced a lot of sexism and became a victim of body-shaming when she started her career .

Lisa Snowdon Talks About Being Body-Shamed At 19

The successful model has recently opened about some dreadful experiences she had when she started her career. Snowdon recently appeared on ‘The Secret To Podcast hosted by Vicky Pattinson.

Lisa Snowdon
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And here she spoke about how she began her career. But Snowdon also mentioned the humiliation she had to face when she was 19. As she revealed that the had gone to Milan to participate in a popular fashion show. But things didn’t go well with her because she couldn’t fit into the designer clothes.

So she was fat shamed by the designers and was asked to pack her backs and go home. Snowdon revealed the sheer humiliation and disgust she had to go through. And that too just because she didn’t fit into their so called ‘fashion norms’ that only a skinny girl can be a model.

Snowdon narrated everything during the podcast. She spoke about all the mean comments she got and she was merely 19 then. Moreover the worst part which she shared was that she was asked to strip off her clothes. Because they wanted to see him. And this was nothing less than a nightmare.

She revealed that they asked as to lose weight because apparently she was too fat to be a model.

Her Career

In spite of many obstacles Snowdon managed to be one of the best models. Thus it is a tight slap to those who said that she is too fat to be a model. Although she returned disappointed from Milan at the age of 19, she didn’t give up hope.

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Lisa Snowdon
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Thus with her hard work she bagged her first work as a model for a swimwear brand at the age of 22. And there was no looking back for her. She went on modelling with big brands.

And has become a big name in the modelling industry.

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