- Lesego Legobane, who has become known as Thickleeyonce, sent a strong message to those guilty of body-shaming
- Thickleeyonce emphasised that their negativity would not deter her from wearing tight-fitting clothing
- The plus-size model also encourages women to love themselves unconditionally
Thickleeyonce, whose real name is Lesego Legobane, has become a bit of a tour de force via social media. The plus-size model already boasts more than half a million followers ion Instagram.
She's known for proudly showing off her voluptuous figure, but it sometimes attracts negative attention and comments.
However, the Calvin Klein model shared a stern response to the body-shamers recently:
“All the rude remarks about my stomach on my previous post are so annoying! Y’all are so rude omg, also, your fat phobia isn’t going to stop me from wearing tight-fitted clothes so bye.”
Thickleeyonce boasts an impressive YouTube following as well and regularly encourages women to love themselves unconditionally.
Using the power of social media, Thickleeyonce spreads the benefits of a positive mindset:
“I love photographing myself because I’m my biggest hype man – I always feel like no one sees and understands my beauty the way that I do.
“I want to know how you see yourself and your beauty. I want you to be your own hype man and #StirCreativity within yourself during this lockdown.”
Briefly.co.za gauged the overwhelming response to Thickleeyonce's body-shaming post.
"Ignore all the haters, they just projecting their own insecurities, I'm inspired by you. You are beautiful, smart and I loooove your sense of style dear... you rock."
"They can't get enough of you... that's why they always on your page."
"Yes hunnay, keep serving them, you got the sauce."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported on a clip that shows Mzansi's curvy ladies rocking their before and after glam looks.
In just a couple of hours, the footage managed to gather over 65 000 views.
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