Hello! I took a walk this afternoon and saw something about the only ‘normal’ bikini body at the Miss USA pageant on my newsfeed. This so-called normal girl is Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl.
I love that people really rallied around her on twitter and praised her ‘not super skinny’ body! One of the arguments against having more ‘normal sized’ models is that it’s not what people want to see. Hey, if people on twitter are raving about a curvier girl – maybe it is what we want to see!!
I LOVE that she OWNS it and is proud. She should be!! She is GORGEOUS.
I do think we should remember Diehl is a size 2 and HOT HOT HOT! Hello. If that’s normal, God Bless it.
The devil’s advocate might say… “Sure, it’s easy to own it when you are that beautiful.”
But, as a lifestyle blogger who feels pressure to look a certain way, I can’t imagine the pressure she had to be perfect. I just want to tell her “Thank you” for what exactly, I’m not sure. But I appreciate… um, her?
I’m pretty sure she still busted her ass to look that amazing. It takes a lot of work. And I know some girls are just thinner than others – so some of the other contestants may not have had to starve for this craft, but some did. And that’s kinda part of the competition – looking great in a bikini.
But, you can look GREAT with curves or different sized boobs (ideally not different sized from each other, but different from the girl next to you) or big hair or a six pack or a little jiggle or whatever. Let’s be more accepting of what “looking great in a bathing suit” means.
And now we can go back to our regularly scheduled programing of awkward Monican pictures
Question: What do you think? Is there a ‘normal’ body type?