A famous model claims she was told she was "too big" to walk the runway for a major brand.
Lady Jean Campbell, the daughter of the Earl of Cawdor Colin Campbell and former British Vogue editor Lady Isabella Stanhope, has worked for the likes of Burberry, Louis Vuitton and Alexander McQueen.
Even though she's been majorly successful, she said a big brand claimed she couldn't work for them due to her size.
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The model recently posted a picture of herself wearing underwear and a pair of heels.
Writing on Instagram, Lady Jean said: "Here’s a photo of me late at night in my underwear having been cancelled from a job by a huge brand for being ‘TOO BIG’."
The 25-year-old added: "At the time it made me feel pretty worthless.
"I think the idea that this is ‘too big’ is shocking to say the least.
"But looking back I feel compassion for how I felt as I believed it was coming from people with such vision and influence.
"Today I know how unhealthy and dysfunctional that is.
"Now I can say with confidence that there is no greater beauty than love.
"The sadness in my eyes is a result of how disempowered this made me feel, and how reductive it is to measure ‘beauty’ by size.
"It’s an inside job no matter what size you are."
Lady Jean also spoke to British Vogue about the incident and claimed the picture was "taken late at night to prove my size to a well-known luxury brand, who were trying to cancel the exclusive they had with me at the last minute".
She added: "Despite having recently undergone invasive hip surgery in which the left side of my pelvis was broken in three places, readjusted, and fixed in place by three six-inch screws, my measurements were unchanged.
"And yet, here was a respected brand telling me otherwise – telling me that I was not thin enough, not good enough to wear their clothes."
In the past Lady Jean admitted she would spend time focusing on all the things she thought were "wrong" about herself, and she confessed it would be easy to criticise her appearance.
When you're a model she said you're taught "your face and your body add up to the sum of your worth", so it can be easy to feel like you're not enough when people tell you there's something wrong with you.
Since she opened up about the matter, many people stepped up to support the young model.
British model Adwoa Aboah commented: "Thank you Jeanie. I can’t tell you how many people including myself needed this."
Romanian model Andreea Diaconu added: "Thank you for voicing this! It’s insane what people in the industry say about model’s bodies, and expect us to not internalise it somehow.
"My newest favourite one is ‘she’s a healthy girl’ with ‘healthy’ used as a derogatory term.
"Tells a lot about where we are as an industry if we fetishise eating disorders and use ‘healthy’ as a slur.
"I fear the Ozempic era is just going to make this worse, so thank you again for speaking about this so beautifully."
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