Curvy Spotter: Fiercely Real Sheridan Watson

You may remember from a previous post about Tyra’s newest competition “Fiercely Real Model Search” and she’s found a winner. The curvacious Sheridan Watson from New Jersey won the competition under millions of applicants.

The brown skin diva landed her first photoshoot spread with Seventeen magazine and is loving the modeling life already!  Not only is she representing for the curvy teen models but she is show all young girls that confidence in yourself is key to success!

(photo courtesy of tyra.com)

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Tyra Launches “The Real Size” Contest. . .

“I’ve always felt it was my mission to expand the narrow perceptions of beauty; through ‘America’s Next Top Model,” says Tyra Banks about launching a Teen Plus Size Model Search.  This time around, Tyra is looking for more curvier and fabulous teens ages 13-19 to enter to win the “Fiercely Real Model Search”.  To enter, you must be between the sizes 12-20, and the winner will win a one-year contract with Millinieum modeling, a photo spread and cover photo on Tyra’s online magazine, and a spread on a popular fashion magazine.

I applaud Trya Banks effort to include all types of women, different shapes and sizes. Young teens undergo alot of insecurities involving their personal appearance and this a chance for girls who may not be able to fit into “Forever 21” or “Limited Too” a chance to exploit their beauty.  I’m excited to see what gorgeous girls come forth and embark on this contest.

With society today, the normal sizes are now between 12-16, do you feel that women should no longer be called “Plus Sized” but instead “Real Sized”? Tyra is currently doing a poll and I want to know what you think also.

If you would like to enter to win go to http://tyrashow.warnerbros.com/fun/teenmodelsearch/registration.php and submit for photos to get you started! Goodluck and spread the word!