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Whitney Way Thore From My Big Fat Fabulous Life Gets Real About Size: “Let Fat People Call Themselves Fat”

Whitney Way Thore, the star of TLC’s My Big Fat Fabulous Life, stirred some internet users up recently when she posted a throwback photo of herself on Instagram.

She shared a photo of herself in an animal print one-piece suit, along with, “Bringing you high fashion since 1988.”

“But seriously, can I get this suit in size fat?”

What she had to say had quite a few of her followers calling her out for putting herself down. “Beautiful then, beautiful now. Don’t you dare smack talk yourself,” one person commented.

“Size fab you mean?” another person said. Another woman exclaimed, “Please quit calling yourself fat!!”

Responding to the comments she got, Whitney made another post with 4 different reasons why she’s ok with, well, the word fat.

Instagram; pictured above is the photo from her childhood Whitney posted

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