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#396385 - 03/21/08 09:53 AM Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey
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16 year old, Chloe Marshall was selected as a finalist for the Miss England contest. Chloe is also a size 16.

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"I want to show girls out there that it is possible to be beautiful and not a standard sized zero," she said.


See a picture of Chloe, see her stats and read more about her and the competition.

What I like about this competition is that Chloe didn't have to enter a competition just for big girls to win. She competed with girls of different sizes and won. Now that's positive.
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#396764 - 03/22/08 08:57 AM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: M o e]
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Shes so pretty, I just love it when people feel good about them selves no matter what size they are.
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#397033 - 03/22/08 07:32 PM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: "Rosie"]
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She is really pretty! That is wonderful news! smile

Good for her smile
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#405395 - 04/10/08 05:17 PM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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This poor girl has been butchered by the British media since it was announced she won. Here's the latest article from ABC News:

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Chloe Marshall's tiara tumbled this week as the British press chided the size-16 Miss England model as "fat, lazy and a poster girl for ill health."

Chloe Marshall defends herself against charges of obesity: "This kind of criticism could give young women complexes that force them into self hate and anorexia."

The curvaceous 17-year-old beautician trainee, who was the first plus-sized model in British history to make the July finals of the annual contest, was the butt of numerous assaults in a story in London's gossipy "Daily Mail.


Read complete article - Backlash Against Big Beauty Queen

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#405408 - 04/10/08 05:34 PM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: M o e]
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I'm not sure - it sounds like it's just one specific writer who picked on Marshall and that everybody is up in arms about this one writer. So it seems like a publicity stunt for that writer to get attention more than anything else? Was it more than that one writer who is being so vocally against her?
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#405411 - 04/10/08 05:36 PM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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What a lovely girl. Good on her.

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#405450 - 04/10/08 06:13 PM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: Jilly]
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Here's a nice article about her in the Sun
* Model Chloe is sweet (size) 16

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#405465 - 04/10/08 06:39 PM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: M o e]
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Yes, you are correct, I've only seen one writer but I haven't see anyone disagree with her other than Chloe fans. It is being played over and over and over again by all the news medias.
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#408720 - 04/18/08 04:39 PM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: M o e]
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More Chloe Marshall

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#409084 - 04/20/08 03:16 AM Re: Size 16 model becomes Miss Surrey [Re: M o e]
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Great articles on Chloe, shes so pretty,
I would feel sooo skinny in a size 16, wish it would happen.
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