American model and actress Kate Upton has slammed Victoria's Secret for only featuring women with the same body type repeatedly in its fashion shows. Kate who has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue thrice, said that there is a need for inclusivity. She has briefly worked with Victoria's Secret, which is known for its annual fashion show featuring top models and celebrities.
Kate Upton made the statement on the Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, on Sunday night. She was asked: "What was your reaction to the rumours that Victoria's Secret may not have a fashion show this year." To which Kate replied saying, " We are sick of seeing the same body types, you have to be body inclusive now. Every woman needs to be represented or else it's just a snoozefest." Earlier this month, Australian model Shanina Shaik had revealed that the annual show will not be happening this year. Ashley Graham Flaunts Stretch Marks with Another Pregnancy Post; 4 Times the Supermodel Promoted Body Positivity.
Kate Upton Talks About the Need For Body Inclusivity:
This is not the first time Kate slammed Victoria's Secret. In 2013, she was in the news for comments she made against the fashion house. She recently launched #sharestong on social media encouraging women to support one another on social media. Kate had also published unretouched photos of herself in Health Magazine a month after giving birth. Kate Upton married professional baseball player Justin Verlander in 2017. She gave birth to a baby girl in 2018. Nike Launches First-Ever Plus-Size Mannequins to Promote Inclusivity and Body Positivity! Internet Is Divided.
Victoria's Secret's fashion show is all about plush costumed lingerie, music, design and entertainment. Hundreds of celebrities come together to perform according to different themes of the year. The fashion house had held its first annual show in 1995.