Star says media needs to represent full-figured woman
If you check Danielle Brooks’ Instagram account, you’ll see plenty of poses that ooze self-confidence, from shots of the “Orange is the New Black” star in glamorous outfits to a selfie of her with her midriff exposed.
But full-figured Brooks says it has taken some mind manipulation to get her to feel as happy with herself as the vibe she projects.
“I kind of like tricked myself into this love, and positive affirmations that I have for myself, which has been really good,” said Brooks. “I don’t wanna walk around this world feeling like I don’t feel worthy, or I don’t feel like I’m beautiful because society has shown me that I am not enough, because they don’t put me on the cover on the magazines or I don’t see myself reflected in media enough.”
Brooks is doing her part to make