“They think I shouldn’t be here because according to their books I’m Fat and Sloppy” Plus-Sized Rapper Stands Up To Fat Shamers By Going Bare

Fat-shaming, unfortunately, is pervasive, especially online. Fat-shamers are notorious for expressing concerns about the health of the people they shame, but we all know it’s a load of bull. How concerned are we really about the health of complete strangers?

Dank Demoss

Self-described singer-rapper song writer, Dank Demoss, challenged this viewpoint with a single, and now viral, photo and caption:

They tried to break me ! They tried to be friend me because of who I am ! They tried to drive me in sane ! They want me in that whole again !!! They want me to hate myself !!! They think I shouldn’t be here because according to their. Books I’m FAT AND IM SLOPPY ! What if i was 150 lbs and I took this picture would I get negative or positive ? What if I had the body of a goddess ? Those pple still don’t have as much confidence as I do !! I took this picture bc I want everyone to know that they are beautiful !!! Y’all have purpose ! Y’all can change the world you are great you are powerful u are smart you are intelligent MOST OF ALL YOU ARE DIFFERENT !!! I know I’m going to get a lot of negativity from my picture but I don’t. Care man !!! Because y’all will never ever take me back to that dark place again !!!

Dank DemossThe responses to Dank’s post were a mixed bag:

 

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