A Mississippi native is an overwhelming beauty conventions across the pond.
The cover of Cosmopolitan UK in October 2018 shows the model Tess Holliday.
After Holliday's website she broke boundaries in early 2015 when she was contracted by MiLK Management in the UK, so she signed the first model of her size in a major agency
She appeared on the cover of People Magazine, LA Weekly and became one of the world's best-selling plus-size models from Vogue Italia.
She started 2013 with body movement #effyourbeautystandards and keeps pursuing her this way, Encouraging people from all walks of life to accept the body they are in right now.
In her cover interview, Holliday tells the magazine that she has recently dealt with "the worst mental health condition of her life". 19659016] "I vividly remember driving in the car with Bowie (her 2 year old son) and I thought to myself," I wish I could just go away, I wish I could disappear. " At that point, it felt like I was inflicting so much pain on everyone around me. It felt like an endless black hole. I was so tired of hurting … I just did not want to be here anymore, "Holliday told the magazine
Now she told the magazine," I'm the strongest I've ever had in my life and it's having a hard time made to finally love me. "
Holliday, which has 1.6 million followers on Instagram, has modeled since 2010.
You can read the full interview in the October 2018 issue of Cosmopolitan UK, Friday.  CLOSE